Q1. Which sector involves professionals who provide their services against payment of their fee?
A. Primary
B. Secondary
C. Tertiary
D. Communication
Ans: C

Q2. The important component in service sector is :
A. Machines
B. Manpower
C. Raw materials
D. None
Ans: B

Q3. Which of the following activites are not directly involved in the processing of physical raw material?
A. Secondary
B. Tertiary
C. Primary
D. Both C & A
Ans: B

Q4.The buying & selling of items produced elsewhere is known as:
A. Trade
B. Purchase
C. Sale
D. Both B & C
Ans. A
The towns where service in retail or wholesale take place for profit are known as trading centres

Q5. The trading centres which cater to nearby settlement and are quasi urban centres :
A. Urban marketing centres
B. Rural marketing centres
C. Both A & B
D. None
Ans. B

Q6. These markets are found in rural areas where there are no regular markets found . Name the market
A. Rural Market
B. Periodic Market
C. Regular market
D. Wholesale market
Ans. B

Q7. Which type of marketing centres offer ordinary as well as as
specialized goods for sale?
A. Rural Marketing centres
B. Periodic Market
C. Urban Marketing centres
D. National Marketing centres
Ans. C

Q8. Business activity concerned with sale of goods directly to the
consumers is known as:
A. Consumer goods activity
B. Wholesale trading
C. Export marketing
D. Retail trading
Ans. D

Q9. Which of the following were the first of large scale innovations in
retail trading?
A. Departmental stores
B. Consumer cooperatives
C. Chain stores
D. Wholesale trading
Ans. B

Q10. Transport distance can be measured as:
A. Km distance
B. Cost distance
C. Time distance
D. All of the above
Ans. D

Q11. The factors affecting transport are:
A. Demand
B. Routes
C. Both A & B
D. None
Ans. C

Q12. Which of the following involves the transmission of words,
messages, facts & ideas?
A. Trade
B. Transport
C. Manufacturing
D. Communication
Ans. D

Q13. Which sort of communication helps to relay news, pics, calls to vast audience?
A. Mass media
B. Personal Communciation
C. Postal communication
D. Both A & C
Ans: A

Q14. Which of the following is an example of regulating services?
A. Maintaining of highways
B. Maintaining of fire departments
C. Supervising education & customer care
D. All of the above
Ans. D

Q15. CBD stands for:
A. Controlled Business Department
B. Crime Bureau Department
C. Central Business Department
D. Central Business District
Ans. D

Q16. The world’s largest tertiary activity in terms of registered jobs & total revenue is:
A. Software Development
B. IT services
C. Communication
D. Tourism
Ans: D

Q17. What has emerged as a profitable business in tourism?
A. Home stay
B. Sale of show pieces
C. Animal keeping
D. Transport
Ans: A

Q18. Which country has emerged as the leading country of medical tourism in the world?
A. India
B. Singapore
Ans: A

Q19. Which activities involves collection, production & dissemination of information & centre around R &D ?
A. Quinary
B. Quaternary
C. Tertiary
D. High tech
Ans: B

Q20. The highest level of decision makers perform which of these
activities ?
A. Quaternary
B. Quinary
C. Tertiary
D. Trade
Ans: B
They are known as gold collar professionals.

Q21. Which services focus on creation, re arrangement &
interpretation of new existing ideas & on the use of new technology?
A. Tertiary
B. Secondary
C. Quinary
D. Quaternary
Ans: C

Q22. The new trends in Quinary activites are:
D. Both A &B
Ans: D

Q23. Contracting out work to an outside agency to improve efficiency &
to reduce costs is known as:
A. Insourcing
B. Out contracting
C. Outsourcing
D. None
Ans: C

Q24. ‘opportunities emerging from the information & communication
technology is unevenly distributed across the globe ‘ this is known as
A. Digital Gap
B. Digital Space
C. Uneven ICT distribution
D. Digital divide
Ans: D

Q25. Which one of the following is a tertiary activity?
A. Farming
B. Weaving
C. Trading
D. Hunting
Ans: C

Q26. Which one of the following activities is NOT a secondary sector
(a) Iron Smelting
(b) Making garments
(c) Catching fish
(d) Basket weaving
Ans: C

Q27. Which one of the following sectors provides most of the
employment in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
(a) Primary
(b) Secondary
(c) Quaternary
(d) Service
Ans: D

Q28. Jobs that involve high degrees and level of innovations are known as:
(a) Secondary activities
(b) Quinary activities
(c) Quaternary activities
(d) Primary activities
Ans: B

Q29. Which one of the following activities is related to quaternary
(a) Manufacturing computers
(b) University teaching
(c) Paper and Raw pulp production
(d) Printing books
Ans: B

Q30. Which one out of the following statements is not true?
(a) Outsourcing reduces costs and increases efficiency.
(b) At times engineering and manufacturing jobs can also be
(c) BPOs have better business opportunities as compared to KPOs.
(d) There may be dissatisfaction among job seekers in the countries that outsource the job
Ans: C

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