5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Feudal city
- Modern Architecture
- Beaux Arts
- Animal Husbandry
- City Beautiful Movement
- a The movement within city planning and urban design that stressed the marriage of older, classical forms with newer, industrial ones. Common characteristics include wide thoroughfares, spacious parks and civic monuments that stressed progress, freedom and national unity.
- b Point of view, wherein cities and buildings are thought to act like well-oiled machines, with little energy spent on frivolous details or ornate designs. Efficient, geometrical structures made of concrete and glass dominated urban forms for half a century while this view prevailed.
- c An agricultural activity associated with the raising of domesticated animals, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats
- d Cities that arose during the Middle Ages and that actually represent a time of relative stagnation of urban growth. This system fostered a dependent relationship between wealthy landowners and peasants who worked their land, providing very little alternative economic opportunities
- e Movement in environmental design that drew directly from the beaux arts school. Architects from this movement strove to impart order on hectic, industrial centers by creating urban spaces that conveyed a sense of morality and civic pride, which many feared were absent from the frenzied new industrial world.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Cities, mostly characteristic of the developing world, where high population growth and migration have caused them to explode in population since World War II. All megacities are plagued by chaotic and unplanned growth, terrible pollution and widespread poverty.
- Crops including items like peanuts and pineapples, which are produced, usually in developing countries, for export
- Person who left the inner city and moved to outlying suburban and rural areas
- The process that results from suburbanization when affluent individuals leave the city center for homogenous suburban neighborhoods. This process isolates those individuals who cannot afford to consider relocating to suburban neighborhoods and must remain in certain pockets of the central city.
- Those parts of large urban areas that lose significant portions of their populations as a result of change in industry or migration to suburbs. Because of these changes, the inner city loses its tax base and becomes a center of poverty.
5 True/False questions
Urban growth boundary → Geographical boundaries placed around a city to limit suburban growth within that city.
Extensive agriculture → An agricultural system characterized by low inputs of labor per unit land area
World City → Centers of economic, culture and political activity that are strongly interconnected and together control the global systems of finance and commerce.
Subsistence agricultural economy → Any farm economy in which most crops are grown for nearly exclusive family or local consumption
Ghettoization → Process that occurs when soils in arid areas are brought under cultivation through irrigation. In arid climates, water evaporates quickly off the ground surface, leaving salty residues that render the soil infertile