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Characteristics of farming - test

Farming is an example of a primary industry. Industries work on a simple system of input, process and output. The three main inputs are:

- Buildings, land and machinery
- Investors, shareholders and bankers
- Workers, managers and directors
- Raw materials, labour and capital
- Planners, land and builders

Answer: Raw materials, labour and capital

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Characteristics of farming - test

Products the farmers sell at market are the:

- Inputs
- Processes
- Outputs

Answer:  Products the farmers sell at market are the outputs

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Characteristics of farming - test

What is commercial farming?
 

- When a farmer rears animals and grows crops to sustain his family
- Rearing animals and growing crops to sell at market for a profit
- When a farm has to be sold because it doesn't make enough profit
- A group of people buying a farm together as a cooperative
- Selling a farm for a good profit

Answer: Rearing animals and growing crops to sell at market for a profit

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Characteristics of farming - test

What are the key areas of employment in the primary sector?

- Teaching, education and schools
- Construction and building
- Manufacturing and production
- Banking and financial services
- Farming, mining and fishing

Answer: The key area of employment in the primary sector is farming, mining and fishing.

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Characteristics of farming - test

Which of the following is not a factor which influences farming?

- Government grants
- Labour
- Climate
- Power supply

Answer: Power supply is not a factor which influences farming.

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Characteristics of farming - test

In which of these locations are you most likely to find hill sheep farming?

- East Anglia
- The M4 corridor
- The Lake District
- Greater London

Answer: You are most likely to find hill sheep farming in the Lake District.

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