5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the market area/hinterland?
- What are the 2 patterns the gravity model takes into account?
- Why did dispersed rural settlements become more popular?
- What were the disadvantages to dispersed settlements?
- What 2 things determine the size of a market area?
- a the area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted
- b Range and threshold
- c 1. the greater the number of people living in an area, the greater the number of potential customers 2. the farther people are from a particular service, the less likely they are to use it
- d 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
- e They are considered more efficient
5 Multiple choice questions
- Ranking settlements from largest to smallest (in population)
- 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)
- Hamlet or village
- began in settlements with hunters and gatherers. Permanent settlement was made to store these goods and then the resources were traded
- the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service- small range: convenience store, large range: sports stadium
5 True/False questions
What pattern should a rank-size rule have on a graph? → 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)
What were middle atlantic colonies' settlements like? → Since there was a wide variety of cultures, and most came as individuals dispersed settlements became popular.
What is a service → Something that fulfills a want or need to return $ to those who provide it
What type of service are the majority of people in and why? → Tertiary
What is the primate city rule → the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the 2nd ranking settlement