Mid-term 3A KEY

Mid-term 3A KEY - Geography 1992 Fall 2007 Introduction to...

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Geography 1992 Fall 2007 VERSION A Introduction to human geography Mid-term 3. 1) Mechanical solidarity is A. social cohesion based on persons sharing similar lifestyles and rituals, supposedly found in rural societies B. social cohesion based on the dependence people have on others to perform certain tasks, supposedly found in urban societies. C. social cohesion based on the shared dependence people have on plants and animals for sustenance, supposedly found in rural societies. D. None of the above. 2) Retail, education, health, and leisure are all examples of which type of services? A. Consumer. B. Public. C. Business. D. Professional. Problems 3 and 4 use the following diagram of city land use. Where A= Central Business District, B= Warehousing and Factories, C= Poor Residential, D= Middle Class Residential, E= High Income Residential, and F is not known. 3) What land use model is this diagram most consistent with? A. Concentric Ring. B. Sector. C. Urban Realms. D. Multiple Nuclei. 4) Which of the following land uses is most likely to be found in region “F”? It may or may not be a land use that is also found elsewhere. A. Poor Residential. B. High Income Residential. C. Suburban business district.
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5) Which of the following is characteristic of swidden agriculture? A. The periodic flooding of fields for rice cultivation. B. Agriculture conducted primarily by males. C. Monocropping (usually soybeans). D. Shifting cultivation consisting of cycles of burning the forest, cultivation, followed by extensive periods of rest. 6) The United States has experienced increasing suburbanization since the 1930s. Which trend has occurred rapidly since the 1970s that sets it apart from the 1930-1960s? A. Rapid growth of commercial and retail clusters toward the edges of cities. B. Decreasing prominence of automobile transportation. C. Decreasing usage of zoning ordinances. D. All of the above. 7) The first applications of land use zoning ordinances were for the purpose of A. Maintaining ethnic segregation in cities. B. Allowing Jewish immigrants to live near to their workplaces in San Francisco. C. Creating a minimum lot size for construction of new homes. D. Separating polluting factories from residences. 8) Gentrification is characterized by A. Reinvestment in low income neighborhoods. B. The arrival of wealthier residents in low income neighborhoods. C. The expansion of the tax base in central cities. D.
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Mid-term 3A KEY - Geography 1992 Fall 2007 Introduction to...

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