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  1. European city
  2. Specialty crops
  3. Modern Architecture
  4. Megalopolis
  5. Primate city
  1. a Several metropolitan areas that were originally separate but have joined together to form a large, sprawling urban complex.
  2. b Cities in Europe that were mostly developed during the Medieval period and that retain many of the same characteristics such as extreme density of development with narrow buildings and winding streets, an ornate church that prominently marks the city center, and high walls surrounding the city center that provided defense against attack.
  3. c Crops including items like peanuts and pineapples, which are produced, usually in developing countries, for export
  4. d A country's leading city, with a population that is disproportionately greater than other urban areas within the same country.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. An agricultural activity involving the raising of livestock, most commonly cows and goats, for dairy products such as milk, cheese and butter
  2. Centers of economic, culture and political activity that are strongly interconnected and together control the global systems of finance and commerce.
  3. All agricultural activity generated for the purpose of selling, not necessarily for local consumption
  4. The geographical area that contains the space an individual interacts with on a daily basis
  5. 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.

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  1. BiotechnologyA form of technology that uses living organisms, usually genes, to modify products, to make or modify plants and animals, or to develop other microorganisms for specific purposes

          

  2. Gateway cityCities that, because of their geographic location, act as ports of entry and distribution centers for large geographic centers (i.e. NYC, LA, St. Louis)

          

  3. Subsistence agricultural economyAn agricultural economy found in communist nations in which the government controls both agricultural production and distribution

          

  4. Intensive cultivationAny kind of agricultural activity that involves effective and efficient use of labor on small plots of land to maximize crop yield

          

  5. MegacitiesCities, mostly characteristic of the developing world, where high population growth and migration have caused them to explode in population since World War II. All megacities are plagued by chaotic and unplanned growth, terrible pollution and widespread poverty.

          

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