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central place theory assumes the
terrain is featureless and plain
to the minimum level of purchasing power necessary for the establishment of a given activity.
a basic distinction in patters of rural settlement
may be made between dispersed and agglomerated
economic base analysis is used to
study a city's economic structure
in contrast to the developed countries, most develping world countries are experiencing deproportionate population concentration in national and regional capitals
are experiencing disproportionate population concetration in national anf regional capitals.
in the competitve bidding forurban land, the most accessible parcels command the highest price
which of the following statements regarding basic and non basic activities is true?
basic activites bring in money from outside the town
population density in North American central citty
is low at the center, highest in the zone just outside the center, and decreases gradually toward the suburbs
social areas of large, complex U.S. cities show residential segregation based on social status, fmaily status and ethnicity
the model that holds that the land0use pattern of major cities
developed arounf more than one center of activity is teh multiple-nuclei model
the continuously built up landscaped with reference to the political boundaries that limit the legal city of it is the extension is called the
the term that describes the functional complexity of the various size classes of cities is the
CHristaller concluded that towns of the same size class will be
which of the follwoing types of employees is most representative of a basic worker?
in the competative bidding for land, which type of use usually obtains the most accessible sites?
the main shopping and financial heart of a city
central business district
according to the concentric zone model, land uses are arranged in which order, moving outward from the center of the city
CBD, zone of transition, zone of industrial workers, zone of better residences, commuters' zone
all of the following statements about primate cities are tru EXCEPT that
they are located close to the geographic center of the country
zoning regulations serve all of the following legitimate pruposes EXCEPT to ensure the homogeneity of ethnicity
in keeping with already exsting neighborhood characteristicsq
network cities are two or more complementary centers linked by transpor and cmmunication facilities.
all of the following fostered suburbanization in the United States EXceptn
the higher end-of-century energy prices.
"megalopolis" is the term used to describe a coalescence of several metropolitan areas
which of the follwoing cities contunies to bear the imprint of Communist-era planning
which city is known as America's best designed cityq
when comparing and contrasting Canadian cities with their US counterparts one finds
residents in canadian cities have higher average per capita income than residents in the US cities
which of the follwoinf statements identifies a difference between Western and Eastern European cities?
Eastern European cities tend to have government offices in their CBD, while Wester European cities tend to have retail markets located in their CBD
many american cities are experiencing wwhat is knwn as gentrification. this implies that
wealthier midddel and upper income people are moving back towards the CBDS of these cities.
the united nations estimates that population growth from 2000-2020 will be concentrated in
the urban model that contains a spine with tree-lined boulevards surrounded by an elite residential areawhile squatter settlements are found on the urban periphery is best exhibited by
Mexico city, Mexico using the Latin American Model
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