Chapter 7 Bonus Quiz

Real Estate Economics – 5th Edition - by Huber, Messick, and Pivar
Chapter 7 Bonus Quiz
Copyright January 2011, Educational Textbook Company
1. A nuclear family refers to:
a. a family in the nuclear age.
b. two parents and children.
c. two parents, children and grandchildren.
d. a family that extends to cousins.
2. Suburban developments of higher density, mixed use and greater height are called:
a. sprawl.
b. exurbia.
c. urban village concept.
d. planned suburbs.
3. Frank Lloyd Wright proposed:
a. a high rise city.
b. urban village cities.
c. new towns.
d. abolishing cities in favor of suburban towns.
4. The following are true statements about Reston, Virginia except:
a. it was privately funded.
b. it was a planned city.
c. it was planned as a racially restricted development.
d. it was mixed use development.
5. A land bank is used to:
a. finance low income housing.
b. buy land so it cannot be developed.
c. provide low rent housing for seniors.
d. keep zoning for agricultural use.
6. Effects of Proposition 13 in California have included all except
a. a better utilization of the housing stock.
b. seniors reluctant to relocate to retirement communities.
c. taxes to be low for long time residents.
d. average age in the suburbs to increase.
7. Collector roads in the suburbs are:
a. alleys used for trash pickup.
b. private driveways.
c. roads that gather traffic from developments and lead to highways.
d. roads leading from suburb to suburb.
8. A Boomburg is a:
a. suburb that went bankrupt.
b. suburb with less than 2,500 people.
c. fast growing large suburb.
d. a suburb that shares a boundary with the central city.
9. Exurbia refers to:
a. land beyond the suburbs.
b. urban village development.
c. suburbs under 100,000 people.
d. a utopian planning concept.
10. People living in suburbs are more likely to:
a. have a below-average income.
b. live in a traditional two parent and children household.
c. be less educated than average city dwellers.
d. be renters rather than homeowners.
11. A suburb where most residents commute to a central city to work would be called:
a. a bedroom community.
b. a collector city.
c. an urban village.
d. exurbia.
12. In Los Angeles, the former Red Cars were:
a. a car sharing program.
b. the metropolitan taxi service.
c. the train form Phoenix to Los Angeles.
d. Henry Huntington’s trolley cars.
13. To increase their tax base, many suburbs want to attract:
a. more homebuilders.
b. agriculture.
c. shopping centers.
d. retirees.
14. A single parcel sale involves:
a. agricultural land.
b. bulk sale by developers to builders.
c. sales of individual lots or homes.
d. a sale by homeowners of a group of homes to a developer.
15. The development of land beyond city facilities was made possible by the:
a. septic tank.
b. telephone.
c. Internet.
d. fax machine.
Real Estate Economics – 5th Edition - by Huber, Messick, and Pivar
Chapter 7 Bonus Quiz Answers
Copyright January 2011, Educational Textbook Company
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