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 second city plan described by Louis Wirth in "Urbanism as a Way of Life" planned around?
(a) Efficient consumption.
(b) Security.
(c) Managing power.
(d) Eliminating the difference between producers and consumers.

2. Who wrote "Place and Production in the Global Economy"?
(a) William Julius Wilson.
(b) Saskia Sassen.
(c) Robin Hambleton.
(d) Raymond Unwin.

3. "Kinship and Community" and "Keeping Themselves to Themselves" describe the relationships of the working class in what British area?
(a) Bethnal Green.
(b) Williamshire.
(c) London.
(d) Staffordshire.

4. When was "The Black Underclass" first published?
(a) 1984.
(b) 1985.
(c) 1983.
(d) 1980.

5. Who wrote "Future Directions for Urban Government in Britain and America"?
(a) Robin Hambleton.
(b) Raymond Unwin.
(c) Frank Lloyd Wright.
(d) Saskia Sassen.

6. Who is the author of "Of Cooperation in Site Planning, and How Common Enjoyment Benefits the Individual"?
(a) Robin Hambleton.
(b) William Julius Wilson.
(c) Raymond Unwin.
(d) Frank Lloyd Wright.

7. Where was Patrick Geddes from?
(a) Iceland.
(b) Greenland.
(c) Scotland.
(d) Ireland.

8. When was Ebenezer Howard born?
(a) 1850.
(b) 1836.
(c) 1848.
(d) 1838.

9. When was Patrick Geddes's "City Survey for Town Planning Purposes, of Municipalities and Government" first published?
(a) 1912.
(b) 1909.
(c) 1913.
(d) 1915.

10. When was "What is a City?" first published?
(a) 1924.
(b) 1937.
(c) 1940.
(d) 1936.

11. What is the third city plan described by Louis Wirth in "Urbanism as a Way of Life" planned around?
(a) Managing power.
(b) Efficient consumption.
(c) Eliminating the difference between producers and consumers.
(d) Security.

12. Who rejects economic and social controls and see politics as the study of systematic power in "How to Study Urban Political Power"?
(a) The realists.
(b) The structuralists.
(c) The pluralists.
(d) The communists.

13. 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?
(a) Wide, straight streets.
(b) Narrow, straight streets.
(c) Wide, curved streets.
(d) Narrow, curved streets.

14. Who wrote "A Contemporary City"?
(a) Le Corbusier.
(b) Hambleton.
(c) Olmsted.
(d) Wilson.

15. Who wrote "Broadacre City: A New Community Plan"?
(a) William Julius Wilson.
(b) Robin Hambleton.
(c) Frank Lloyd Wright.
(d) Raymond Unwin.

Short Answer Questions

1. What current trends of the urban life does Mumford refer to as the "postnucleated city"?

2. When was "Urbanism as a Way of Life" first published?

3. Who discuss the implications of social complexities and question what the advantage of interests implies, according to the author of "Regime Theory and Urban Politics"?

4. What is referred to as the relationship and interaction between governmental and non-governmental bodies, seeing how they interact and get results in "Regime Theory and Urban Politics"?

5. Who authored "The City as Image"?

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