The City Reader Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Richard T. LeGates
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I: The Evolution of Cities.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "How to Study Cities," LeGates writes that the borderlines between the objects of study, methods, theory and work product of different disciplines are what?
(a) Unimaginable.
(b) Vastly different.
(c) Fuzzy.
(d) Clearly drawn.

2. What civilization's community was more geographically centered, and citizens were expected to contribute to the justice system, seeing it as their community duty according to the author of "The Polis"?
(a) Italian.
(b) Ottoman.
(c) Greek.
(d) Roman.

3. Engels describes the working-class districts and the public health consequences of these horrors where in "The Great Towns"?
(a) Manchester.
(b) Berlin.
(c) London.
(d) Dublin.

4. Engels writes that it is what that has crammed the people into squalor in "The Great Towns"?
(a) The philosophical epoch.
(b) The critical epoch.
(c) The industrial epoch.
(d) The musical epoch.

5. The editors of The City Reader have taught at the San Francisco State University, University of California, Berkley and what other institution, according to the Introduction from the Editors?
(a) Coloumbia University.
(b) Yale University.
(c) Rutgers University.
(d) Stanford University.

Short Answer Questions

1. What city does the author of "The Polis" use as an example of the peak of the polis?

2. What periodical first published "The Urban Revolution"?

3. Who wrote the article "The Urbanization of the Human Population"?

4. What kind of computer software permits users to map data and is useful in studying cities?

5. Who does LeGate write developed a "broken window" theory and community policing ideas in "How to Study Cities"?

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