5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Spaces of consumption
- Primate city
- Sunbelt phenomenon
- Agricultural Surplus
- a Areas of a city, the main purpose of which is to encourage people to consume goods and services' driven primarily by the global media industry.
- b A country's largest city-ranking atop the urban hierarchy-most expressive of the national culture and usually (but not always) the capital as well.
- c The movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions of the US
- d The focal point of ancient Roman life combining the functions of the ancient Greek acropolis and agora
- e One of two components, together with social stratification, that enables the formation of cities; agricultural production in excess 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 Multiple choice questions
- The entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including the most recently constructed suburban appendages. Provides a better picture of the dimensions and population of such an area than the delimited municipality (central city) that forms its heart.
- The very poorest parts of cities that in extreme cases are not even connected to regular city services and are controlled by gangs or drug lords.
- Economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product; as opposed to a formal economy
- In a model urban hierarchy, the idea that the population of a city or town will be inversely proportional to its rank in the hierarchy
- A discriminatory real estate practice in North America in which members 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 True/False questions
Functional Zonation → The division of a city into different regions or zones for certain purposes of functions
Blockbusting → 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.
Central City → The urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older or original city, having the clustering of the newer suburbs.
Mesopotamia → Region of great cities (e.g Ur and Babylon) located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronically the first urban hearth dating to 3500 BCE, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent.
City → The internal physical attributes about a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting.