5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What were middle atlantic colonies' settlements like?
- What were the disadvantages to dispersed settlements?
- What 2 things determine the size of a market area?
- What is a central place?
- What is the rank-size rule?
- a Range and threshold
- b lost time moving between fields, had to build more roads to connect the small lots, and farmers had been restricted to what they could plant
- c the country's nth-largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement (the 2nd largest is 1/2 the size of the largest)
- d A market center for the exchange of goods and services by people attracted from the surrounding area
- e Since there was a wide variety of cultures, and most came as individuals dispersed settlements became popular.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Circles leave gaps and can cause overlapping. With a square, the distance from the center varies among points along a square
- Ranking settlements from largest to smallest (in population)
- farmers living on individual farms isolated from neighbors rather alongside them
- When settlements developed, they needed protection and developed public services
5 True/False Questions
What happened in clustered rural settlements when the population grew too large for the fields? → New settlements- called satellite settlements, were established nearby because not all land was under cultivation
What is the market area/hinterland? → the area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted
What does a regular hierarchy mean for the U.S and a lack of rank-size in LDCS? → the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service- small range: convenience store, large range: sports stadium
What is a nodal region → the minimum number of people needed to support the service
What is the central place theory and who proposed it? → In the Great Plains- aren't heavily industrialized or interrupted by major physical features (rivers/mountains)