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5 Matching questions

  1. Nile River Valley
  2. gated communities
  3. suburb
  4. situation
  5. central place theory
  1. a a subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
  2. b the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places
  3. c 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
  4. d proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another
  5. e chronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. agricultural production in exess of that with the producer needs for his or her own substinence and that of his or her family in which is then sold for consumption by others. one of two components together with social stratification that able the formation of cites
  2. region adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant
  3. 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
  4. a spatial generalization of the large, late-twentieth-century city in the U.S. It is shown to be a widely dispersed multicentered metropolis consisting of incereasingly independent zones or realms, each focused on its own suburban downtown; the only exception is the shrunken central realm, which is focused on the CBD
  5. the urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older and original city that is surounded by newer suburbs

5 True/False questions

  1. shantytownsunplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard


  2. edge citiesa conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics


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


  4. acropolisin ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded


  5. functional zonationmovement of upper and middle-class people from urban core areas to the surrounding outskirts to escape pollution as well as deteriorating social conditions (perceived and actual).


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