The City Reader Test | Final Test - Easy

Richard T. LeGates
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the fourth of the four kinds of power described by the author in "Regime Theory and Urban Politics"?
(a) Command/social.
(b) Preemptive.
(c) Systematic.
(d) Coalition.

2. Who authored "The City as Image"?
(a) John Mollenkopf.
(b) William Julius Wilson.
(c) Oscar Lewis.
(d) Burton Pike.

3. When was "Public Parks and the Enlargement of Towns" first published?
(a) 1864.
(b) 1870.
(c) 1865.
(d) 1868.

4. What city did Patrick Geddes cite for its "mistakes, disasters, even vandalisms" in "City Survey for Town Planning Purposes, of Municipalities and Government"?
(a) Paris.
(b) Genoe.
(c) Rome.
(d) Edinburgh.

5. According to the author of "Public Parks and the Enlargement of Towns," parks combat vice and what?
(a) Obesity.
(b) Social degeneration.
(c) Internal rage.
(d) Boredom.

6. What term refers to a system of persons or things arranged in a graded order?
(a) Hierarchy.
(b) Seniority.
(c) Pecking order.
(d) Rank.

7. When was "A Contemporary City" first published?
(a) 1936.
(b) 1926.
(c) 1929.
(d) 1937.

8. Who are the authors of "Cities and Uneven Economic Development"?
(a) Robin Hambleton and Alan Warde.
(b) Alan Warde and Saskia Sassen.
(c) Mike Savage and Alan Warde.
(d) Saskia Sassen and Mike Savage.

9. How many residents live in the hypothesized city in "A Contemporary City"?
(a) 3 million.
(b) 1.5 million.
(c) 4 million.
(d) 2.5 million.

10. What current trends of the urban life does Mumford refer to as the "postnucleated city"?
(a) Dissociation and demoralization.
(b) Demoralization and decentralization.
(c) Demoralization and dismay.
(d) Dissociation and decentralization.

11. Who wrote "How to Study Urban Political Power"?
(a) Burton Pike.
(b) John Mollenkopf.
(c) William Julius Wilson.
(d) Raymond Unwin.

12. When was Patrick Geddes born?
(a) 1862.
(b) 1851.
(c) 1854.
(d) 1861.

13. Who wrote "Regime Theory and Urban Politics"?
(a) Gerry Stoker.
(b) William Julius Wilson.
(c) Frank Lloyd Wright.
(d) Robin Hambleton.

14. Within the city, what are most important to Lewis Mumford in "What is a City?"
(a) Utilities.
(b) Building codes.
(c) Social needs.
(d) Emergency service.

15. When was "Regime Theory and Urban Politics" first published?
(a) 1988.
(b) 1985.
(c) 1995.
(d) 1992.

Short Answer Questions

1. When was "Of Cooperation in Site Planning, and How Common Enjoyment Benefits the Individual" first published?

2. What publication is Ebenezer Howard most well-known for publishing?

3. Who wrote "Broadacre City: A New Community Plan"?

4. How many boulevards would shoot off the city center in Ebenezer Howard's "The Town-Country Magnet"?

5. What kind of streets does the author of "Of Cooperation in Site Planning, and How Common Enjoyment Benefits the Individual" argue have reduced urban overcrowding?

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