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. What kind of academic programs are referred to as those which bring the expertise of specialists from multiple disciplines together?
(a) Megadisciplinary programs.
(b) Doctorate programs.
(c) Interdisciplinary programs.
(d) Combidisciplinary programs.

2. Who does LeGate write developed a "broken window" theory and community policing ideas in "How to Study Cities"?
(a) Michael Porter and James Q. Wilson.
(b) George L. Kelling and William Julius Wilson.
(c) James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling.
(d) Michael Porter and William Julius Wilson.

3. What conquistador wrote an eyewitness account of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards under Hernán Cortés?
(a) H.D.F. Kitto.
(b) Marco Polo.
(c) Henri Pirenne.
(d) Bernal Diaz.

4. When was author and theorist Albrecht Dürer born?
(a) 1475.
(b) 1471.
(c) 1470.
(d) 1467.

5. What kind of research does not necessarily look at numbers or statistical analysis?
(a) Political.
(b) Industrial.
(c) Quantitative.
(d) Qualitative.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was author and theorist Albrecht Dürer from?

2. The editors write in the Introduction from the Editors that their students have asked for the past how many years what the best writings in urban development are?

3. Rather than using the traditional three ages of Stone, Bronze and Iron, V. Gordon Childe writes that development is better seen as occurring in the Paleolithic, Neolithic, urban, and what eras?

4. Engels describes the working-class districts and the public health consequences of these horrors where in "The Great Towns"?

5. What examples of cities and civilizations from the Stone era does V. Gordon Childe describe in "The Urban Revolution"?

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