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5 Matching questions

  1. site
  2. leadership class
  3. McGee model
  4. disamenity sector
  5. informal economy
  1. a developed by geographer TG McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia
  2. b the internal physical attributes of a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting
  3. c group of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others
  4. d economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product (GNP); as opposed to a formal economy
  5. e the very poorest parts of cities that in extreme cases are not even connected to regular city services and are controlled by gangs or drug lords.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. unplanned slum developments on the margins of cities, dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard
  2. region adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant
  3. rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks in American cities that occurs when real estate agents and others stir up fears of neighborhood decline after encouraging people of color to move to previously white neighborhoods. In the resulting outmigration, real estate agents profit through the turnover of properties.
  4. The movement of millions of Americans from northern and northeastern States to the South and Southwest regions(Sunbelt) of the United States.
  5. in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized, and traded.

5 True/False questions

  1. spaces of consumptionareas of a city, the main purpose of which is to encourage people to consume goods and services; driven primarily by the global media industry


  2. agricultural villageA relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the population was involved in agriculture. Starting over 10,000 years ago, people began to cluster in agricultural villages as they stayed in one place to tend their crops.


  3. rank-size ruleregion adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant


  4. Forumthe focal point of ancient Roman life combining the functions of the ancient Greek acropolis and agora


  5. urban sprawlunrestricted growth in many American urban areas of housing, commercial development, and roads over large expanses of land, with little concern for urban plannin