5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Primate city
- Feudal city
- Urban growth boundary
- Genetically modified foods
- a Cities that arose during the Middle Ages and that actually represent a time of relative stagnation of urban growth. This system fostered a dependent relationship between wealthy landowners and peasants who worked their land, providing very little alternative economic opportunities
- b An agricultural activity involving the raising of livestock, most commonly cows and goats, for dairy products such as milk, cheese and butter
- c A country's leading city, with a population that is disproportionately greater than other urban areas within the same country.
- d 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.
- e Geographical boundaries placed around a city to limit suburban growth within that city.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Person who left the inner city and moved to outlying suburban and rural areas
- Cities that, because of their geographic location, act as ports of entry and distribution centers for large geographic centers (i.e. NYC, LA, St. Louis)
- Cities, 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.
- All agricultural activity generated for the purpose of selling, not necessarily for local consumption
- Those parts of large urban areas that lose significant portions of their populations as a result of change in industry or migration to suburbs. Because of these changes, the inner city loses its tax base and becomes a center of poverty.
5 True/False questions
Pesticides → Cities, 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.
Planned agricultural economy → Any farm economy in which most crops are grown for nearly exclusive family or local consumption
Labor-intensive agriculture → Type of agriculture that requires large levels of manual labor to succeed
Beaux Arts → The movement within city planning and urban design that stressed the marriage of older, classical forms with newer, industrial ones. Common characteristics include wide thoroughfares, spacious parks and civic monuments that stressed progress, freedom and national unity.
Colonial city → Cities established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.