Multiple Choice Questions: The City part II

Multiple Choice Questions: World Urban Diversity
Directions: Select the most correct answer from the alternatives given.
Most Latin American cities are focused on a
5. In the developing world, population data in
many large urban areas is incomplete because
central plaza.
zone of heavy industry.
government housing project.
skyscraper office building.
squatter settlement.
(A) records are kept by a well-organized
central government.
(B) the multiple-nuclei model of urban
development does not lend to data
(C) most developing cities are immense
expanses of sprawling suburbs.
(D) the wide-use of the automobile creates
a spatially disaggregated urban
(E) there is a constant flow of poor
migrants from rural areas who live in
2. What has had the greatest impact on the historical
development of Asian and African cities?
European colonialism
Ancient river valley civilizations
Dramatic population shifts toward
sprawling suburbs
6. Which of the following has greatly impacted
Eastern European cities over the past 100 years?
3. Today, most of the United States and Canadian
population lives in which of the following?
Small towns
Farming areas
Metropolitan areas
Rural non-farming areas
Central cities
4. What is a major difference between Western
European cities and U.S. cities?
the market mechanism
unchecked mega-city growth
the lack of large residential housing
the need for a strong central business
district (CBD)
7. Asian, African, and South American cities
(A) European city streets were designed for
mass transportation.
(B) Western European cities are more compact
and occupy less total land.
(C) Due to the longer history of European
cities, Europe’s urban areas are often
(D) European cities have undergone massive
out-migrations from city centers.
(E) Home and work are generally closer for
residents of U.S. cities.
(A) contain dominant CBD’s.
(B) contain many structural relics from
(C) contain strong manufacturing and
industrial sectors within the city.
(D) display “modern” forms of
(E) usually have a church at the center of
the city.