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5 Matching questions

  1. commercialization
  2. gated communities
  3. gentrification
  4. shantytowns
  5. urban morphology
  1. a the transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity
  2. b the layout of the city, its physical form and structure, used to study the city
  3. c the rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents
  4. d restricted neighborhoods or subdivisions, often literally fenced in, where entry is limited to residents and their guests. Although predominantly high-income based, in North America, they are increasingly a middle-class phenomenon
  5. e unplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths
  2. the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places
  3. economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product; as apposed to a formal economy
  4. a discriminatory real estate practice in North America in which members of minority groups are are prevented from obtaining money to purchase homes or property in predominely
  5. the division of a city into different regions or zones (e.g. residential or industrial) for certain purposes or functions (e.g. housing or manufacturing)

5 True/False questions

  1. spaces of consumptionareas of a city, the main purpose of which is to encourage people to consume goods and services; driven primarily by the global media industry


  2. Mesopotamiaregion of great cities located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; chronologically the first urban hearth, dating to 3500, and which was founded in the Fertile Crescent


  3. Indus River Valleychronologically, the third urban hearth, dating to 220 BCE


  4. world citythe urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older and original city that is surounded by newer suburbs


  5. leadership classgroup of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others


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