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5 Matching questions

  1. Name 4 cities in ther "third tier"
  2. What are "Retail Services"?
  3. What is a "Central Place"?
  4. What is a "Market-Area Analysis" and why is it important?
  5. Name 4 services typically found in "clustered Rural Settlements"
  1. a -religious structures -schools -shops -homes
  2. b -Houston -Miami -San Franciso -Tornoto
  3. c Is a market center for the exchange of goods and services by the people in the area
  4. d They provide goods for sale to consumers
  5. e Retailer and other services provides make use of market-area studies to determine if locating in the market would be profitable and where the best location would be

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A service is any activity that funfills a human want or need and returns money to those who provide it
  2. -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
  3. -Chicago -Los Angeles -Washington -Brussels
  4. the largest settlement in serveral MDCs; the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the second ranking settlement
  5. A permanent collection of buildings where people reside, work and obtain services

5 True/False questions

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


  2. What is the difference between "Basic Industries" and "Non-basic Industries"?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


  3. Describe a "Circular Rural Settlement" and a "Linear Rural Settlement"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. Define the term "Range"the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service


  5. What is meant by "Optimal Location" within a market?the minimum number of people needed to support a business