What is Underemployment? - Definition, Types, Causes & Effects


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Which is an example of underemployment?

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1. Underemployed workers are considered to be visible or invisible, which type of underemployed worker has been identified as visible?

2. Which is an example of an invisible underemployed worker?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of underemployment. When you take the quiz it will cover topics such as the causes and results of underemployment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will assess you on:

  • Causes of underemployment
  • An example of an underemployed worker who is visible
  • The results of underemployment
  • Invisible underemployed workers
  • Underemployment exemplified

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on underemployment
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about an invisible underemployed worker
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of underemployment

Additional Learning

To strengthen your knowledge of underemployment, check the related lesson called What is Underemployment? - Definition, Types, Causes & Effects. The objectives of this lesson include:

  • Identify what underemployment is
  • Recall different examples of underemployed workers
  • Review factors that lead to underemployment
  • Learn about the consequences of underemployment