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5 Matching questions

  1. city
  2. concentric zone model
  3. spaces of consumption
  4. central place theory
  5. McMansions
  1. a homes referred to as such because of their "supersize" and similarity in appearance to other such homes; homes often built in place of tear-downs in American suburb
  2. b proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another
  3. c areas of a city, the main purpose of which is to encourage people to consume goods and services; driven primarily by the global media industry
  4. d a structual model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
  5. e a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rivers in present-day China; it was the confluence of these two rivers where chronologically the fourth urban hearth was established around 1500 BCE
  2. unplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard
  3. chronologically the fifth and last urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE
  4. area of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).
  5. a discriminatory real estate practice in North America in which members of minority groups are are prevented from obtaining money to purchase homes or property in predominely

5 True/False questions

  1. disamenity sectorchronologically the fifth and last urban hearth, dating to 200 BCE

          

  2. world citydominant city in terms of its role in the global political economy. Not the world's biggest city in terms of population or industrial output, but rather centers of strategic control of the world economy

          

  3. Griffin-Ford modeldeveloped by geographers Ernst Griffin and Larry Ford, a model of the Latin American city showing a blend of traditional elements of Latin American culture with the forces of globalization that are reshaping the urban scene

          

  4. edge citiesa conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics

          

  5. suburbanizationthe external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places

          

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