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Norton, Ninth Edition: Chapter 12

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Question 1:


a) decline as a negative exponential function of distance from the centre of the city
b) increase as an exponential function of distance from the centre of the city
c) vary spatially, but not in any formal relation to the centre of the city
d) vary spatially in relation to industrial areas
e) None of the above

Question 2:


a) are typically centred around a plaza
b) are typically some mix of indigenous, Islamic, colonial, and European influences
c) typically contain only formalized housing
d) typically have outer regions connected by a perimeter road
e) None of the above.

Question 3:


a) rooflessness
b) the cycle of poverty
c) deindustrialization
d) conurbation
e) edge poverty

Question 4:


a) Living in a house that is overcrowded
b) Sleeping regularly at a shelter
c) Living in a home that will likely be lost if the rent is raised
d) All of the above
e) Both A and B

Question 5:


a) skilled occupations
b) repetitive office operations
c) are located in major office buildings
d) performed through face-to-face interaction
e) All of the above

Question 6:


a) a high-quality residential subdivision or community with access limited to residents and other authorized people
b) a planned area of open, partially rural land, surrounding an urban area
c) a planned settlement designed to combine the advantages of urban and rural living to emphasize spaciousness and quality of life
d) a city which emphasises environmental justice
e) None of the above.

Question 7:


a) the development of a centre of office and retail activities located on the edge of a large urban centre
b) a continuously built-up area formed by the coalescing of several expanding cities that were originally separate
c) the opposite of suburbanization
d) a lack of environmental justice
e) a lack of mobility in cities

Question 8:


a) public ownership and massive multi-story buildings
b) pedestrian movement and mass transit, rather than private vehicles
c) access limited only to residents and authorized people
d) telecommunications and an increase in space-time convergence
e) None of the above.

Question 9:


a) accessibility
b) mobility
c) conurbation
d) motility
e) None of the above

Question 10:


a) a reduction in the need for personal mobility
b) differentiation between back office and front office activities
c) new divisions of labour
d) All of the above
e) None of the above