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5 Matching questions

  1. first urban revolution
  2. agriculture village
  3. site
  4. Mesopotamia
  5. informal economy
  1. a the innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths
  2. b 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
  3. c the people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by
  4. d 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. e the internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. area of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).
  3. a 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.
  4. the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places
  5. the rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. suburbthe internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting

          

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

          

  4. blockbustinga 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

          

  5. zoning lawsarea of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).

          

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