5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Subsistence agricultural economy
- Animal Husbandry
- Intensive cultivation
- Islamic city
- a Any kind of agricultural activity that involves effective and efficient use of labor on small plots of land to maximize crop yield
- b Any farm economy in which most crops are grown for nearly exclusive family or local consumption
- c An agricultural activity involving the raising of livestock, most commonly cows and goats, for dairy products such as milk, cheese and butter
- d An agricultural activity associated with the raising of domesticated animals, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats
- e Cities in Muslim countries that owe their structure to their religious beliefs. Islamic cities contain mosques at their center and walls guarding their perimeter. Open-air markets (bazaars), courtyards surrounded by high walls, and dead-end streets, which limit foot traffic in residential neighborhoods, also characterize Islamic cities.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Type of agriculture that requires large levels of manual labor to succeed
- Cities in Latin America that owe much of their structure to colonialism, the rapid rise of industrialization and continual rapid increases in population. Similar to other colonial cities, they also demonstrate distinctive sectors of industrial or residential development radiating out from the CBD, where most industrial and financial activity occurs.
- Cities established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.
- Geographical boundaries placed around a city to limit suburban growth within that city.
- Centers of economic, culture and political activity that are strongly interconnected and together control the global systems of finance and commerce.
5 True/False questions
Megalopolis → Several metropolitan areas that were originally separate but have joined together to form a large, sprawling urban complex.
Topsoil Loss → Cities established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.
Salinization → Process that occurs when soils in arid areas are brought under cultivation through irrigation. In arid climates, water evaporates quickly off the ground surface, leaving salty residues that render the soil infertile
Postmodern Architecture → Point of view, wherein cities and buildings are thought to act like well-oiled machines, with little energy spent on frivolous details or ornate designs. Efficient, geometrical structures made of concrete and glass dominated urban forms for half a century while this view prevailed.
Genetically modified foods → Foods that are mostly products of organisms that have had their genes altered in a laboratory for specific purposes such as disease resistance, increased productivity or nutritional value allowing growers greater control, predictability and efficiency.