Project #89021 - Urban region studies

Question 1

  1. The lack of water treatment and fresh water in industrial cities caused
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points   

Question 2

  1. If the basics of circular and cumulative causation apply, what would be the economic future of a city like Youngstown, that does not engage in economic development? 
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points   

Question 3

  1. Is the Concentric Zone model an appropriate growth model for cities in developing countries?  

    a.

     Yes

    b.

     No

    c.
    d.

     Only in Manchester

2 points   

Question 4

  1. Subtracted Cities (Shrinking Cities) are cities that

    a.

    experience population decline

    b.

    experience economic decline

    c.

    have potential for urban farming

    d.

     All of the above

2 points   

Question 5

  1. Ancient cities formed where  
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points   

Question 6

  1. What drives population growth in cities?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points   

Question 7

  1. Edwin Chadwick drew a connection between public health and poverty.  
    a.
    b.

2 points   

Question 8

  1. The composition of the labor force in a city provides clues about its economic base.

     

     

2 points   

Question 9

  1. Challenges related to urban growth can include
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points   

Question 10

  1. Which model best represents urban growth patterns in the US and England during the early Industrial Era?

    a.
    b.

     Concentric Zone Model

    c.

     Sector Theory

    d.

     None of the above

2 points   

Question 11

  1. Which model represents zones of urban expansion which are often linked to social characteristics and the distinction of social classes?

     
     

     Sector Theory

     

     Both

     

     Neither

2 points   

Question 12

  1. Transportation technology during the industrial revolution led to the expansion of 
    a.

    trade

    b.
    c.

2 points   

Question 13

  1.  Most of the recent growth of cities has occurred in 
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

Question 14

  1. Economic growth and technology have introduced new divisions of labor.  Explain how modern urban economies are different from the industrial cities of the past in terms of the divisions of labor that serve as the economic base. 

     

    Question 1

    1. K economies are those that are based in intense manufacturing sectors like auto assembly plants. 

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 2

    1. A controversy over the IMF is linked to its economic policies imposed on borrowing countries.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 3

    1. Urban growth can lead to environmental problems. For example
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 4

    1. In Jamaica, trade liberalization undermined the local farmers' ability to sell their products locally and internationally.
       
       

    2 points   

    Question 5

    1. Globalization is a fairly recent phenomenon taking place with the expansion of global communications technology and the internet.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 6

    1. The advancement and availability of information technology has 
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 7

    1. Describe how globalization can impact economic equity in cities.  Provide an example.  

                   
         
                         
                       
         
       
         
       
         
       
         
           
                                                                 
         
       
           
       
                                                 
                 
       
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    4 points   

    Question 8

    1. Globalization is currently driven by

      2 points   

      Question 8

      1. Challenges related to urban growth can include
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

      Question 1

      1. South America was colonized by

        a.

        Africa and Asia

        b.

        Spain and Portugal

        c.

        The United States

        d.

        England and Spain

      2 points   

      Question 2

      1. Most countries in South America have a dominant primate city. 

         

         

      2 points   

      Question 3

      1. All countries in South America are more than 60% urbanized. 

         

         

      2 points   

      Question 4

      1.  What were three major parts of the plan for urban sustainability in Curitiba, Brazil?  Why are they important in achieving urban sustainability?
        Hint:  Use what you know about the 3 Es of sustainability to answer this question correctly.  
                     
           
                           
                         
           
         
           
         
           
         
           
             
                                                                   
           
         
             
         
                                                   
                   
         
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      4 points   

      Question 5

      1. European conquests and colonization impacted urban formation in many non-European areas. What was the nature of the geographical impact (the location of cities)?

        a.

        the location of cities

        b.

        the culture of cities

        c.

        the function of cities

        d.

        All of the above

      2 points   

      Question 6

      1. Carnival is a popular cultural event in Brazil.  But its roots are in the Catholic Church in Europe, and it has been enhanced by Africans and Native South Americans.

         

         

      2 points   

      Question 7

      Hyperurbanization can cause urban sustainability problems because 
      a.
      b.
      c. d.
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 9

    1. The concentric zone model is inverted in LDCs. This means that
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 10

    1. For most cities of the world, excessive and rapid population growth is manageable. Especially for cities in LDCs where labor is need for an expanding post industrial wave.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 11

    1.  Consider the conditions of self-help housing in informal slums.  Describe how residents of informal slums experience environmental injustice.  
                   
         
                         
                       
         
       
         
       
         
       
         
           
                                                                 
         
       
           
       
                                                 
                 
       
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    4 points   

    Question 12

    1. In South America, economic polarization is reduced when macro economic indicators improve.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 13

    1. South America's economic polarization can be seen in the form of

      a.

      informal markets

      b.

      informal slum housing on the outskirts of cities

      c.

      high-rise luxury apartments in the city center

      d.

      all of the above

2 points   

Question 9

  1. Why do cities in LDCs have more severe pollution problems?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points   

Question 10

  1. Challenges related to urban growth can include
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

2 points   

Question 11

  1. The three 'E's of sustainability stand for ecology, equity and economy.

     

     

2 points   

Question 12

  1. For most cities of the world, excessive and rapid population growth is manageable. Especially for cities in LDCs where labor is need for an expanding post industrial wave.

     

     

2 points   

Question 13

  1. The ecological impact of cities reaches far beyond the city limits. 

     

     

2 points   

Question 14

  1. Hyperurbanization can cause urban sustainability problems because 

    a.

    more people create more unmanaged waste

    b.

    public infrastructure cannot support the population growth

    c.

    the economy cannot support the massive in migration

    d.

    All of the above

     

    Question 1

    1. Apartheid rule in South Africa is responsible for urban development patterns that are still seen today.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 2

    1. Early urbanization in the middle east was driven by its physical geography.  Most of the regions urban populations benefited from access to water and agriculture.  Historically, however, other influences have driven urbanization in the middle east.  They are :
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 3

    1. Growing urban populations in the Middle East are depleting the fresh water supply in the entire region.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 4

    1. Generally, colonial development in sub-Saharan Africa was similar to colonial development in South America.  
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 5

    1. In SSA, structural adjustment has created a need for multiple livelihood strategies. Formal workers also participate in the informal economy as a form of moonlighting.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 6

    1. The Middle Eastern city structure is comprised of 5 zones (or cities). Included are:
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 7

    1. The model of the internal structure of the Middle Eastern City is one that shows a progression of transportation infrastructure, housing, commercial activity and social orientation over time. According to the Zeigler model, the Middle Eastern Metropolis reveals its history through transects. The transportation transect
      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.

    2 points   

    Question 8

    1. In the Middle -East, markets and restaurants are prevalent on the landscape of its Physical geography.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 9

    1.  The Rick Steve's video explored Iran.  What impressed you about Iranian people, politics, cities or culture the most.  Provide an example. 
                   
         
                         
                       
         
       
         
       
         
       
         
           
                                                                 
         
       
           
       
                                                 
                 
       
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    4 points   

    Question 10

    1.  ____________  is the social policy in South Africa that created pass laws, keeping black South Africans from entering cities without permission.  

    2 points   

    Question 11

    1. Primate cities represent educational and financial opportunities for rural dwellers.

       

       

    2 points   

    Question 12

    1. The Middle East is the birthplace of the largest monotheistic faiths.  They are

      a.

      Budhism, Judaism and Mori

      b.

      Christianity, Judaism and Islam

      c.

      Budhism, Hinduism and Baha'i

      d.

      Hinduism, Sikhism, Islam

    2 points   

    Question 13

    1. Solutions to informal housing and slum development issues have been successful in South Africa.  What are the two major initiatives that address these issues (introduced in this course)?  Describe them briefly. 

      Hint:  This was covered in the video "My Mother Built This House". 

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