5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Central City
- Central place theory
- a The urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older or original city, having the clustering of the newer suburbs.
- b Movement of upper and middle-class people from urban core areas to the surrounding outskirts to escape pollution as well as deteriorating social conditions (perceived and actual). In North America, the process began in the early nineteenth century and became a mass phenomenon by the second half of the twentieth century.
- c The internal physical attributes about a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting.
- d The transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity.
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- one of two components, together with agricultural surplus, which enables the formation of cities; the differentiation of society into classes based on wealth, power, production, and prestige
- The rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents.
- The division of a city into different regions or zones for certain purposes of functions
- A subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
5 True/False Questions
Edge cities → a term introduced by american journalist joel garreau in order to describe the shifting focus of urbanization in the united states away from the central business district (CBD) toward the loci of economic activity at the urban fringe (extensive amounts of office and retail space, frew residential areas, modern buildings, less than 30 years old)
City → The internal physical attributes about a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting.
Situation → The internal physical attributes about a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting.
Agricultural village → 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.
Urban Sprawl → A spatial generalization of the large, late-twentieth-century city in the United States. It is shown to be a widely dispersed, multicentered metropolis consisting of increasingly independent zones or realms, each focused on its own suburban downtown; the only exception is the shrunken central realm, which is focused on the Central Business District (CBD).