The City Reader Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Richard T. LeGates
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Prologue.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What research method involves the analysis of statistical data?
(a) Political.
(b) Qualitative.
(c) Number crunching.
(d) Quantitative.

2. Who introduces urban history in the article "New Perspectives on American History"?
(a) Frederic Stout.
(b) Larry S. Bourne.
(c) Kevin Lynch.
(d) Raymond Mohl.

3. Whose insights on urban planning in the face of conflict does LeGate claim to be intellectually rigorous in "How to Study Cities"?
(a) John Forester's.
(b) James Q. Wilson's.
(c) Lewis Mumford's.
(d) Frederic Stout's.

4. What urban designer and his students conducted surveys of residents of Boston and other cities to understand how they perceived the city environment?
(a) Kevin Lynch.
(b) William Julius Wilson.
(c) Frank Lloyd Wright.
(d) Kingsley Davis.

5. Urban sociologists tend to study the sociology of cities using what kind of methods, according to LeGate in "How to Study Cities"?
(a) Qualitative.
(b) Industrial.
(c) Political.
(d) Quantitative.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does LeGates write "have their advantage that they are based on consistent methods for acquiring knowledge and a more or less agreed upon body of knowledge"?

3. The First Edition of The City Reader was published by Routledge in what year?

4. At what institution is Richard LeGates a Professor of Urban Studies?

5. LeGates writes in "How to Study Cities" that there are "social, spacial and _____ aspects to urban poverty as well as economic ones."

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