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5 Matching Questions

  1. city
  2. McGee model
  3. Indus River Valley
  4. shantytowns
  5. zone
  1. a developed by geographer T.G. ____, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium sized cites of Southeast Asia
  2. b area of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).
  3. c a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics
  4. d 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. e chronologically, the third urban hearth, dating to 220 BCE

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by
  2. the downtown heart of a central city, it is marked by high land values, a concentration of business and commerce, and the clustering of the tallest buildings.
  3. the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places
  4. literally "high point of the city." the upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes
  5. group of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others

5 True/False Questions

  1. primate citya country's largest city--ranking atop the urban hierarchy--most expressive of the national culture and usually (but not always) the capital city as well.


  2. edge citiesdominant 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. first urban revolutionthe innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths


  4. Huang He and Weirivers in present-day China; it was the confluence of these two rivers where chronologically the fourth urban hearth was established around 1500 BCE


  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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