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  1. Biotechnology
  2. Intensive cultivation
  3. Labor-intensive agriculture
  4. Animal Husbandry
  5. Urban growth boundary
  1. a A form of technology that uses living organisms, usually genes, to modify products, to make or modify plants and animals, or to develop other microorganisms for specific purposes
  2. b An agricultural activity associated with the raising of domesticated animals, including cattle, horses, sheep and goats
  3. c Any kind of agricultural activity that involves effective and efficient use of labor on small plots of land to maximize crop yield
  4. d Type of agriculture that requires large levels of manual labor to succeed
  5. e Geographical boundaries placed around a city to limit suburban growth within that city.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A reaction in architectural design to the feeling of sterile alienation that many people get from modern architecture. Postmodernism uses older historical styles and a sense of lightheartedness and eclecticism. Buildings combine pleasant-looking forms and playful colors to convey new ideas and to create spaces that are more people friendly than their modernist predecessors
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Cities in Europe that were mostly developed during the Medieval period and that retain many of the same characteristics such as extreme density of development with narrow buildings and winding streets, an ornate church that prominently marks the city center, and high walls surrounding the city center that provided defense against attack.

5 True/False questions

  1. ExurbaniteCities in Europe that were mostly developed during the Medieval period and that retain many of the same characteristics such as extreme density of development with narrow buildings and winding streets, an ornate church that prominently marks the city center, and high walls surrounding the city center that provided defense against attack.

          

  2. Genetically modified foodsCrops including items like peanuts and pineapples, which are produced, usually in developing countries, for export

          

  3. Specialty cropsLoss of the top fertile layer of soil through erosion. It is a tremendous problem in areas with fragile soils, steep slopes or torrential seasonal rains.

          

  4. DomesticationA process occurring in many inner cities in which they become dilapidated centers of poverty as affluent whites move out to the suburbs and immigrants and people of color vie for scarce jobs and resources.

          

  5. SuburbGeographical centers of activity. Large cities (like Los Angeles) may have many nodes.