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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Centrality
  2. Gateway City
  3. Census Tract
  4. Concentric Zone Model
  5. Central-Place Theory/Christaller, Walter
  1. a explains how services are distributed & why there are distinct patterns in this distribution; involves market area/hinterland and threshold
  2. b a settlement which acts as a link between two areas
  3. c strength of dominance of urban center over surrounding area, larger than MSA or agglomeration
  4. d government designated areas in cities that each have ~5,000 people, often correspond to neighborhoods (data is used to analyze urban patterns)
  5. e (E.W. Burgess) city grows outwards from central area (CBD in middle, zone of transition, workers' homes, zone of residences, commuter's zone)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the layout of a city, physical form and structure
  2. a neighborhood, usually a slum or lower class (Latin American cities)
  3. a city that is more than two times greater than the next largest city in a nation, is usually very expressive of the national culture, and is often the capital city
  4. a term that relates the structure of towns within an area
  5. process of white families selling their homes because of fear that blacks would move in & lower property value (explains white flight of 1950's & growth of suburbs)

5 True/False questions

  1. World Citythey function at the global scale as a service of world economy


  2. Commercializationmovement of people, capital, services, and government into central city


  3. Rank-Size Rulein a modern urban hierarchy, the population of a city or town is inversely proportional to its rank in the hierarchy


  4. Threshold/Rangenot giving funds to poorer neighborhoods


  5. Edge citythey function at the global scale as a service of world economy


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