chapter 11 mult choice questions
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Which of the following statements with regard to poverty in U.S. cities is not true?
Men depend more than do women on public transportation.
Before the advent of railroads all major cities were associated with
Of the following urban structures, which is the largest in a real extent?
In the concentric zone model of urban forms, what is the dominant characteristic in the third ring?
older homes for blue-collar workers
Which of the following statements concerning the multiplier effect is correct?
The size of the effect is determined by the city's basic/nonbasic ratio.
Which of the following statements is an example of the site of the city?
Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers.
Urbanization increases in direct proportion with:
The overwhelming primacy of the capital city in many developing countries is in part a result of:
past colonial heritage
The Boston-to-Washington corridor, where metropolitan areas are coalescing, is an example of:
Approximately what percentage of the United States and other western nations is urban?
Which of the following statements concerning Christaller's Central Place Theory is incorrect?
The number of larger towns and the number of smaller towns are roughly equal.
In a city with a basic/nonbasic ratio of 1:2.5, an increase of 10,000 basic sector jobs would generate how many new total employees in the city?
The total economic structure of the city equals:
the sum of its basic and nonbasic activities
Social areas within a city are defined by:
family status, ethnicity and social status
Which of the following continents has at least one metropolitan area with over 15 million people?
At the beginning of the 20th century only 13 cities exceeded 1 million in population. By 2008, that figure had reached:
Which of the following countries generally exemplifies the rank size rule for an urban hierarchy?
The land use type that usually occupies the most accessible sites in the city is:
What term refers to the location of a city where cargoes and people must interrupt a journey?
break of bulk
in which region of the United States are the majority of the country's fastest growing metropolitan areas?
The most important factor necessary to the formation of the earliest cities was:
In the urban hierarchy of world cities, which three cities rank at the very top?
London, New York, Tokyo
Self-sufficient residential areas, or microdistricts, are an urban characteristic of cities located in:
The spatial distribution based on family status is similar to which urban form model?
Which of the following is an example of a capital city being relocated outside the core region of its country?
What term refers to large nodes of office and retail activities at the margin of an urban area?
Which of the urban form models focuses on transportation arterials?
How does the U.S. Census Bureau define urban places?
Places having 2,500 or more inhabitants
The majority of the top 20 megacities (10 million or more inhabitants) are located in which region?
According to the United Nations, for a city to be designated a "megacity" it must a have a minimum population of:
The term used to describe a place settlement in relation to the physical and cultural characteristics of other areas is:
The sector of an urban area's economic structure made up of export activities is the:
The geographer who developed the Central Place Theory to explain the size and location of settlements was:
If the largest city in an urban hierarchy has a population of 1 million, then according to the Rank-Size rule, the 5th largest city will have a population of:
The model of urban land use patterns that states that large cities develop by peripheral spread from several nodes of growth is the:
multiple nuclei model
While African-Americans constitute about 12% of the US population, they comprise about what percent of all homeless?
Government programs to limit sprawl through the development of walkable neighborhoods with a mix of land uses is known as:
The only large city in the United States without zoning regulations is:
In comparison to cities in the United States, which of the following characteristics of Canadian cities is not correct?
Canadian city has taller buildings
The phenomenon by which the poor and minorities are trapped in a central city while job creation takes place in the suburbs is called a(n):
The largest city in the world, in terms of population size, is:
Collectively, the settlement points at which upriver travel was no longer possible due to rapids and waterfalls on the eastern US seaboard, is known as the:
Which of the following is not one of the three main functions of any urban settlement?
Which geographer developed the central place theory to explain the size and location of settlements?
What is the name of the model that takes into account the major changes in urban form that have taken place since World War II?
The rehabilitation of housing in the oldest and now deteriorated inner-city areas by middle- and high-income groups is known as:
Approximately one in six Americans - some 48 million people - lives in which of type community?
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