The products received by exploiting natural resources come under which one of the following sectors?

(A) Quaternary

(B) Tertiary

(C) Secondary

(D) Primary



So, the correct answer is (D): Primary


  • Primary sector activities are those activities that are undertaken by directly using natural resources.
  • Production of a good is done by exploiting natural resources, biological processes of animals, climatic factors, etc.
  • These are called primary activities because it forms a base for all other products that we subsequently make.

Example - agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, and animal husbandry

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.