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5 Matching questions

  1. site
  2. agricultural village
  3. central place theory
  4. McGee model
  5. Huang He (Yellow) and Wei (Yangtzi)
  1. a theory proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another
  2. b the internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting
  3. c developed by geographer TG McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia
  4. d A relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the population was involved in agriculture. Starting over 10,000 years ago, people began to cluster in agricultural villages as they stayed in one place to tend their crops.
  5. e rivers in present day China; it was at the confluence of the Huang He and Wei Rivers where chronologically the fourth urban hearth was established around 1500 BCE

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the division of a city into different regions or zones (residential or industrial) for certain purposes or functions (housing or manufacturing)
  2. chronologically the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE
  3. homes referred to as such because of their "super size" and similarity in appearance to other such homes; homes often built in place of tear-downs in American suburbs
  4. a discriminatory real estate practice in North America in which memebers of minority groups are prevented from obtaining money to purchase homes or property in predominantly white neighborhoods. The practice derived its name from the red lines depicted on cadastral maps used by real estate agents and developers. Today, redlining is officially illegal.
  5. one of two components, together with social stratification, that enable the formation of cities; agricultural production in exess of that which the producer needs for his or her own sustenance and that of his or her family and which is then sold for consumption by others

5 True/False questions

  1. suburbin ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized, and traded.


  2. trade arearegion adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant


  3. social stratificationthe transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity.


  4. situationthe external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places


  5. Indus River Valleychronologically the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE


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