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5 Matching questions

  1. gated communities
  2. tear-downs
  3. commercialization
  4. urban morphology
  5. suburb
  1. a 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
  2. b a subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
  3. c the layout of the city, its physical form and structure, used to study the city
  4. d homes bought in many American suburbs within intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes, often referred to as McMansions
  5. e the transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. dominant city in terms of its role in the global political economy. Not the world's biggest city in terms of population or industrial output, but rather centers of strategic control of the world economy
  3. region 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
  4. in a model urban hierarchy, the idea that the population of a city or town will be inversely proportional to its rank in the hierarchy
  5. the buildup of the central city and the surburban realm-the city and the surrounding environs connected to the city

5 True/False questions

  1. new urbanismthe buildup of the central city and the surburban realm-the city and the surrounding environs connected to the city

          

  2. agricultural surplusagricultural 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

          

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

          

  4. Indus River Valleychronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE

          

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

          

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