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In Burgess’ concentric zone model, the zone of transition became
a) a gentrified upscale new urban neighborhood.
b) a working class area.
c) deteriorated with more CBD encroachment.
d) suburb.

The multiple nuclei model of urban structure developed by Harris and Ullman arose from the idea that _______ was losing its dominant position in the metropolitan city.
a) the suburb
b) public transportation
c) the inner city.
d) the CBD.

The core of a city is called the
a) central city
b) exurb
c) urban zone
d) central business district

Mexico City and Sao Paolo are examples of
a) capital cities.
b) South American cities.
c) megacities.
d) colonial cities.

A structural element of many Latin American cities, the disamenity sector, is illustrated by the
a) mall
b) barrios or favelas
c) industrial park
d) commercial spine

The focal point of the Southeast Asian city is the
a) old colonial port zone
b) CBD
c) alien commercial zone
d) suburbs

The huge influx of population from rural to urban areas in peripheral or semi-peripheral areas find housing in
a) public housing
b) edge cities
c) deteriorating CBD’s
d) shantytowns

Which of the following is both the least urbanized and the most rapidly urbanizing realm of the world?
a) Middle America
b) Africa south of teh Sahara
c) East Asia
d) South Asia

Ethnic neighborhoods in European cities reflect migrants from
a) Eastern Europe
b) poor Mediterranean Europe
c) former colonies
d) Latin America

According to the concentric zone model, a city develops in a series of
a) rings
b) corridors
c) sectors
d) nodes

According to the sector model, the best housing is located in
a) a corridor from downtown to the edge of the city.
b) renovated inner-city neighborhood
c) nodes near universities and parks.
d) an outer ring surrounding the city

According to the multiple nuclei model, an airport is likely to attract nearby
a) residences and large homes
b) warehouses and hotels
c) shops and malls
d) hospitals and urgent care centers

The multiple nuclei theory best explains why different neighborhoods of a city attract people of different
a) ethnicity
b) income
c) ages
d) educational experiences

All three models of urban structure
a) help explain where different types of people live in an urban area
b) help explain why people live where they do in cities.
c) all of these
d) depend on the use of data, like that of the US Census.

3. In Burgess and Park’s concentric model, the residential section closest to the CBD is:
a) Low income welfare-based r
b) Middle income blue collar
c) Middle income white collar
d) Upper income white collar

Asian, African, and South American cities:
a) Contain dominant centers surrounding a building of religious significance
b) Contain large industrial sectors within the city
c) Display mostly modern forms of architecture
d) Contain many architectural styles from colonialism

12. ___________ cities typically have open-air markets, dead-end streets, and walled courtyards.
a) Renaissance
b) Islamic
c) Hindu
d) Colonial

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