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5 Matching questions

  1. What is the central place theory and who proposed it?
  2. What pattern should a rank-size rule have on a graph?
  3. What is wrong with using circles or squares for market areas?
  4. What produces a regular pattern of hierarchy?
  5. What were the pros and cons of the enclosure movement?
  1. a Circles leave gaps and can cause overlapping. With a square, the distance from the center varies among points along a square
  2. b explains how services are distributed and why a regular pattern of settlements exists (in MDCS)-proposed by Walter Christaller
  3. c Ranking settlements from largest to smallest (in population)
  4. d Pros: greater agricultural efficiency, Cons: destroyed the self-contained world of village life
  5. e Should be a straight line- if it isn't, that means the society doesn't have a rank-size distribution of settlements

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. consumer, business, and public services
  2. centers of military power
  3. Began with nomads who focused on burying dead
  4. small, dispersed farms at first. Then plantations grew
  5. 1. largest growth in professional services especially engineers because of demand 2. Growth in health care industry 3. Stable growth in retail 4. Slow growth in finance and transportation

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a range and exs of small and large onesthe maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service- small range: convenience store, large range: sports stadium


  2. what do business services do and examplesprovide services for people who desire it (don't NEED it) and can pay for it (ex: Retail, leisure activities- restaurants and hotels, education-private and college, health- fitness and plastic surgery)


  3. What do consumer services do and examplesa service that facilitates other businesses- FIRE (finance, insurance, real estate), professional management (lawyers, accounting, architecture, design) and transportation (trucking-semis and metra, broadcasting, electricity)


  4. Why did New England cluster settlements become dispersed?cultural bonds had weakened, descendants of original settlers grew less interested in the religious and cultural values.


  5. What were New England colonies' clustered settlements like?-built on an open area called a common. -Clustered settlements favored by New Englanders for traveling in a group and to reinforce common cultural/religious values.
    -Land was not sold, but awarded to an individual


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