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Quiz chapter 11

Central place theory assumes

consumers will purchase goods and services from the nearest store

In central place theory, threshold refers to

the minimum number of consumers necessary for the supply of a product or service

Basic to the well-being of any urban settlement is

an efficient transportation system

The estimated urban share of the world population today is approximately

50 percent

In the social area analysis of cities, social status is based on all the following factors EXCEPT


The continuously built-up landscape with no reference to the political boundaries that limit the legal city of which it is the extension is called the

urbanized area

The main shopping and financial heart of a city is called the

central business district

The movement of middle-class people to deteriorated portions of the inner city and restoration of deteriorated housing is called


The urban share of the total population is highest in

North America and Western Europe

The three most dominant world cities are

London, Tokyo, New York

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