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Title: Chapter 10 Urban, urban origions, urbanization


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Chapter 10Urban, urban origions, urbanization

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  • 10.01 The condition in which the population of
    the largest city in an urban system is
    disproportionately large in relation to the
    second- and third-largest cities in that system
    is called
  • 1. centrality
  • 2. primacy
  • 3. counterurbanization
  • 4. overurbanization
  • 5. reurbanization

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  • 10.01 The condition in which the population of
    the largest city in an urban system is
    disproportionately large in relation to the
    second- and third-largest cities in that system
    is called
  • 1. centrality
  • 2. primacy
  • 3. counterurbanization
  • 4. overurbanization
  • 5. reurbanization
  • Explanation According to the rank-size rule,
    the largest city in an urban system should have a
    population twice that of the second-largest city.
    When the largest city is much larger, such as
    Buenos Aires in Argentinawhich is ten times the
    size of the second largest citythe condition is
    known as primacy and the city as a primate city.

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  • 10.02 A city that serves as a link between one
    country or region and others because of its
    physical situation is called a
  • 1. colonial city
  • 2. primate city
  • 3. world city
  • 4. gateway city
  • 5. shock city

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  • 10.02 A city that serves as a link between one
    country or region and others because of its
    physical situation is called a
  • 1. colonial city
  • 2. primate city
  • 3. world city
  • 4. gateway city
  • 5. shock city

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  • 10.03 Which of these is one of the four
    fundamental aspects of the role of towns and
    cities in human economic and social organization?
  • 1. mobilizing function
  • 2. decision-making capacity
  • 3. generative functions
  • 4. transformative capacity
  • 5. all of the above

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  • 10.03 Which of these is one of the four
    fundamental aspects of the role of towns and
    cities in human economic and social organization?
  • 1. mobilizing function
  • 2. decision-making capacity
  • 3. generative functions
  • 4. transformative capacity
  • 5. all of the above
  • Explanation All of these factors make towns and
    cities essential elements in human economic and
    social organization.

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  • 10.04 In broad terms, the first independent
    urbanism, or growth of cities, began in
    Mesopotamia and the Nile valley at about what
    time?
  • 1. 7000 BC
  • 2. 3500 BC
  • 3. 100 AD
  • 4. 800 AD
  • 5. 1300 AD

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  • 10.04 In broad terms, the first independent
    urbanism, or growth of cities, began in
    Mesopotamia and the Nile valley at about what
    time?
  • 1. 7000 BC
  • 2. 3500 BC
  • 3. 100 AD
  • 4. 800 AD
  • 5. 1300 AD
  • Explanation Mesopotamian cities, such as Ur,
    and Egyptian cities, such as Thebes, were formed
    around this time or shortly thereafter.

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  • 10.05 Which of these cities began as an
    ecclesiastical or university center?
  • 1. Canterbury and Cambridge
  • 2. Urbino and Bellinzona
  • 3. Cologne and Mainz
  • 4. Falkland and Toulouse
  • 5. all of the above

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  • 10.05 Which of these cities began as an
    ecclesiastical or university center?
  • 1. Canterbury and Cambridge
  • 2. Urbino and Bellinzona
  • 3. Cologne and Mainz
  • 4. Falkland and Toulouse
  • 5. all of the above
  • Explanation Canterbury began as an
    ecclesiastical center, while Cambridge owes its
    origins to its university. The other towns began
    as defensive strongholds or as administrative
    centers.

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  • 10.06 Which of these regions has the highest
    percentage of its population living in urban
    areas?
  • 1. South Asia
  • 2. East Asia
  • 3. Australia
  • 4. Africa
  • 5. Eastern Europe

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  • 10.06 Which of these regions has the highest
    percentage of its population living in urban
    areas?
  • 1. South Asia
  • 2. East Asia
  • 3. Australia
  • 4. Africa
  • 5. Eastern Europe

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  • 10.07 A city in which a disproportionate part of
    the worlds most important business is conducted
    is called a
  • 1. shock city
  • 2. gateway city
  • 3. colonial city
  • 4. world city
  • 5. megacity

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  • 10.07 A city in which a disproportionate part of
    the worlds most important business is conducted
    is called a
  • 1. shock city
  • 2. gateway city
  • 3. colonial city
  • 4. world city
  • 5. megacity
  • Explanation Some world cities today are New
    York, London, and Singapore.

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  • 10.08 In which of these regions is the urban
    population annual growth rate the greatest?
  • 1. Western Europe
  • 2. Eastern Europe
  • 3. Russia
  • 4. North America
  • 5. Africa

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  • 10.08 In which of these regions is the urban
    population annual growth rate the greatest?
  • 1. Western Europe
  • 2. Eastern Europe
  • 3. Russia
  • 4. North America
  • 5. Africa

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  • 10.09 In which of these regions is more than 20
    of the urban population living in cities of 5
    million or more people?
  • 1. North America
  • 2. Africa
  • 3. Oceania (includes Australia)
  • 4. Europe
  • 5. Asia

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  • 10.09 In which of these regions is more than 20
    of the urban population living in cities of 5
    million or more people?
  • 1. North America
  • 2. Africa
  • 3. Oceania (includes Australia)
  • 4. Europe
  • 5. Asia

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  • 10.10 In 1980, and in projections for 2010,
    which of these cities is the worlds largest in
    terms of population?
  • 1. New York
  • 2. Tokyo
  • 3. London
  • 4. Mexico City
  • 5. Shanghai

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  • 10.10 In 1980, and in projections for 2010,
    which of these cities is the worlds largest in
    terms of population?
  • 1. New York
  • 2. Tokyo
  • 3. London
  • 4. Mexico City
  • 5. Shanghai
  • Explanation Tokyo is, and is expected to
    remain, the worlds largest city, with a
    population of 28.5 million in 1980 and an
    estimated population of 35.8 million in 2010.

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  • 10.11 The growth of population in metropolitan
    central cores, following a period of decline in
    population, is known as
  • 1. counterurbanization
  • 2. reurbanization
  • 3. splintering urbanism
  • 4. deindustrialization
  • 5. overurbanization

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  • 10.11 The growth of population in metropolitan
    central cores, following a period of decline in
    population, is known as
  • 1. counterurbanization
  • 2. reurbanization
  • 3. splintering urbanism
  • 4. deindustrialization
  • 5. overurbanization
  • Explanation This trend is being driven by both
    new immigrants moving into urban areas, and by
    Baby Boomers seeking urban, rather than
    suburban, lifestyles.
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