5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- World City
- Animal Husbandry
- City Beautiful Movement
- Primate city
- a Centers of economic, culture and political activity that are strongly interconnected and together control the global systems of finance and commerce.
- b Person who left the inner city and moved to outlying suburban and rural areas
- c A country's leading city, with a population that is disproportionately greater than other urban areas within the same country.
- d Movement in environmental design that drew directly from the beaux arts school. Architects from this movement strove to impart order on hectic, industrial centers by creating urban spaces that conveyed a sense of morality and civic pride, which many feared were absent from the frenzied new industrial world.
- e An agricultural activity associated with the raising of domesticated animals, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Chemicals used on plants that do not harm the plants, but kill pests and can have negative repercussions on other species who ingest the chemicals (including humans)
- 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.
- 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 established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.
5 True/False questions
Postmodern Architecture → A reaction in architectural design to the feeling of sterile alienation that many people get from modern architecture. Postmodernism uses older historical styles and a sense of lightheartedness and eclecticism. Buildings combine pleasant-looking forms and playful colors to convey new ideas and to create spaces that are more people friendly than their modernist predecessors
Subsistence agricultural economy → Any farm economy in which most crops are grown for nearly exclusive family or local consumption
Feudal city → A country's leading city, with a population that is disproportionately greater than other urban areas within the same country.
Segregation → 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
Topsoil Loss → Cities established by colonizing empires as administrative centers. Often they were established on already existing native cities, completely overtaking their infrastructures.