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5 Matching questions

  1. concentric zone model
  2. informal economy
  3. Mesoamerica
  4. new urbanism
  5. urban sprawl
  1. a unrestricted growth in many American urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban planning
  2. b outlined by a group of architects, urban planners, and developers from over 20 countries, an urban design that calls for development, urban revitalization, and suburban reforms that create walkable neighborhoods with a diversity of housing and jobs
  3. c chronologically the fifth and last urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE
  4. d a structual model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by
  2. the focal point of ancient Roman life combining the functions of the ancient Greek acropolis and agora
  3. region adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant
  4. movement 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).
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. urban realma 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


  2. functional zonationthe division of a city into different regions or zones (e.g. residential or industrial) for certain purposes or functions (e.g. housing or manufacturing)


  3. sitea conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics


  4. 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


  5. redlininghomes referred to as such because of their "supersize" and similarity in appearance to other such homes; homes often built in place of tear-downs in American suburb


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