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5 Matching questions

  1. first urban revolution
  2. Nile River Valley
  3. Indus River Valley
  4. zone
  5. agriculture village
  1. a chronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE
  2. b the people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by
  3. c the innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths
  4. d chronologically, the third urban hearth, dating to 220 BCE
  5. e area of a city with a relatively uniform land use (e.g. industrial or residential ).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a structual model of the American central city that suggests the existence of five concentric land-use rings arranged around a common center
  2. in ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized and traded
  3. the very poorest parts of cities that in extreme cases are not even connected to regular city services and are conrolled by gangs or drug lords
  4. the transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity
  5. dominant 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Huang He and Weiregion adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant


  2. central citythe urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older and original city that is surounded by newer suburbs


  3. citya conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics


  4. blockbustingrapid change in the racial composition of residential clocks in American cities that occurs when real estate agents and others stir up fears of neighborhood decline after encouraging people of color to move to previously white neighborhoods. In the resulting outmigration, real estate agents profit through the turnover of properties.


  5. zoning lawslegal restrictions on land use that determine what types of building and economic activities are allowed to take place in certain areas. In the U.S., areas are most commonly divided into separate zones of residential, retail, or industrial use.