Consumer Goods: Definition, Types & Examples


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What is not an example of a consumer good?

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1. Consumer goods are further classified into what two categories?

2. Perishable, soft, and semi-durable are all subcategories of what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of the types of consumer goods, which are tangible goods that are directly purchased by consumers. Areas of focus include examples of consumer goods and the classification within consumer goods.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to gauge your knowledge of the following:

  • Examples of consumer goods
  • Two categories into which consumer goods can be split
  • Definition of non-durable goods and producer goods

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business and marketing lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as durable and non-durable goods
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific consumer goods

Additional Learning

To learn more about goods purchased directly by consumers for a specific want or need, review the corresponding lesson titled Consumer Goods: Definition, Types & Examples. The lesson explores the following objectives:

  • Define consumer good
  • Understand the difference between consumer goods and producer goods
  • Provide examples of consumer goods
  • Explore durable and non-durable consumer goods