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5 Matching questions

  1. rank-size rule
  2. Mesoamerica
  3. informal economy
  4. urban sprawl
  5. agricultural surplus
  1. a 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
  2. b 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
  3. c 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
  4. d chronologically the fifth and last urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE
  5. e unrestricted growth in many American urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban planning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rivers in present-day China; it was the confluence of these two rivers where chronologically the fourth urban hearth was established around 1500 BCE
  2. 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
  3. area of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).
  4. the urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older and original city that is surounded by newer suburbs
  5. the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. shantytownshomes bought in many American suburbs within intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes, often referred to as McMansions

          

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

          

  4. McGee modeldeveloped by geographer T.G. ____, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium sized cites of Southeast Asia

          

  5. tear-downsunplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard

          

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