The City Reader Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Richard T. LeGates
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II: Perspectives on Urban Form and Design.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. 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) Fuzzy.
(b) Clearly drawn.
(c) Vastly different.
(d) Unimaginable.

3. 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) Greek.
(c) Ottoman.
(d) Roman.

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

5. What refers to entry points or points of transportation in a city in "The City Image and Its Elements"?
(a) Nodes.
(b) Stems.
(c) Doors.
(d) Tunnels.

Short Answer Questions

1. What author excerpted in The City Reader is recognized as an expert in the social science discipline of history, according to "How to Study Cities"?

2. Where are the slums and factories located in the city from "The Almost Perfect Town"?

3. When was "The Almost Perfect Town" first published?

4. Who edited the book The Internal Structure of the City?

5. What refers to the boundaries of the city in "The City Image and Its Elements"?

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