Quaternary Industry: Definition & Examples


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The primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary sectors of an economy refer to what?

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1. Which of the following countries would be LEAST likely to have a quaternary industry?

2. People in the quaternary industries rely on what for their employment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo allow you to measure your knowledge of the quaternary sector of the economy. Answer questions about what this sector does and the types of jobs included in it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz and worksheet questions, you'll see what you know about:

  • What the different sectors of the economy refer to
  • An example of a country that wouldn't have a quaternary industry
  • How quaternary industry people make their living

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what types of jobs would be included in the quaternary industries
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what stage of economy a nation with a quaternary industry has achieved
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the four sectors of the economy are and what they each represent

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this part of the economy, read or watch the lesson titled Quaternary Industries: Definition & Examples. You will learn about:

  • Types of jobs in the tertiary sector of the economy
  • Different levels of national development
  • The major processes of industrialization