Service Economy: Definition & Characteristics


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Which of the following is not engaged in a service sector of the service economy?

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1. An economy whose growth is primarily driven by providing services rather than manufacturing and providing goods is known as what type of economy?

2. How many separate sectors of the service economy does the United States Census Bureau recognize?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A service economy is a specific type of economy which you can measure your knowledge of through this combination of quiz and printable worksheet. Subjects discussed by practice questions will include features of service economies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • Service sector of service economy
  • Number of sectors of the U.S. service economy
  • Service economy's characteristics

Skills Practiced

You will demonstrate your skills in these areas:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding service economies and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about sectors of a service economy
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on service economies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characteristics of service economies

Additional Learning

For further information on this economics subject, be sure to review the supplementary lesson entitled Service Economy: Definition & Characteristics. This lesson covers numerous goals, such as:

  • Define service economy and understand its essential features
  • Identify some sectors present in the U.S. service economy
  • Understand how you have interacted with different sectors of the service economy