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5 Matching questions

  1. Describe a "Circular Rural Settlement" and a "Linear Rural Settlement"
  2. Name 3 types of services one might find in the CBD of a city or settlement
  3. What is meant by the "Hierarchy of Services"?
  4. What is the "Rank-Size Rule"?
  5. Give 3 reasons why manufacturing has declined in the CBD
  1. a Small settlements are limited to consumer services that have small thresholds, short ranges and small market areas. A business cannot manage in a place where it cannot be supported.
  2. b The typical modern industry requires a large percent of land for operation
    Transformed their waterfronts from industry to commercial and recreational activities
    tourists attractions
  3. c The circular form consists of a central open space surrounded by structures
    Linear rural settlements feature buildings clustered along a road, river or dike to facilitate communications
  4. d -Shops with....high threshold, long range, that serve people who work in the center
  5. e In whihc the country's nth-largest settlement is 1/2 the population of the largest settlement. Serveral MDCs in Europe

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Basic industries-is a settlements distinctive economic structure derives which export primarily to consumers outside of the settlement
    Non-basic industires are enterprises whose customers live in the same community, essentially consumer services
  2. The best location is the one that minimizes the distance to the service for the largest number of people
  3. They provide goods for sale to consumers
  4. -1750 through 1850 in Great Britain
    -To improve agricultural production, a number of European countries converted their rurals landscapes from clustered settlements to dispersed patterns
  5. A permanent collection of buildings where people reside, work and obtain services

5 True/False questions

  1. What is a "Market Area of a Service"?They provide goods for sale to consumers


  2. Name 3 reasns why businesses have moved to the suburbs since WWII-Less transportation
    -Able to improve
    -Cheaper to maintain


  3. What 2 factors are needed to determine the extent of a market area?Its range and its threshold


  4. Name 4 services that have a "High Threshold"-expenisve shops -movie theaters -restaurants -theme parks


  5. Define "World City" and give 3 examples.Wrold citites are most closely integrated into the global economic system because they are the center of the flow of information and capitol
    -London -New York -Tokoyo