The City Reader Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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. Who was a Moroccan Berber Islamic scholar and traveller who is known for the account of his travels and excursions called the Rihla?
(a) Ibn Battuta.
(b) Henri Pirenne.
(c) Bernal Diaz.
(d) H.D.F. Kitto.

2. Who wrote "Of the Noble and Magnificent City of Kin-sai"?
(a) H.D.F. Kitto.
(b) Ibn Battuta.
(c) Henri Pirenne.
(d) Marco Polo.

3. What is the name of the book in which "The Polis" was first published?
(a) The Greeks.
(b) The Ottomans.
(c) The Gods.
(d) The Romans.

4. Who wrote "The Drive-In Culture of Contemporary America"?
(a) Ibn Battuta.
(b) Henri Pirenne.
(c) Kenneth T. Jackson.
(d) W.E.B. Dubois.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Richard LeGates points out that colleges and universities today have a tendency to do what to knowledge, according to "How to Study Cities"?

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

4. Who wrote "City Origins" and "Cities and European Civilization"?

5. V. Gordon Childe discusses the evolution of cities in Spain, Britain, and Germany during what period in "The Urban Revolution"?

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