HiSET: Settlement Patterns Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Euphemistically, the inner city is defined as:

Question 2 2. Why can it be difficult to define urban areas with population thresholds?

Question 3 3. Densely populated settlements are called _____ settlements.

Question 4 4. What do we call it when a large group of people move from the country to the city?

Question 5 5. What do we call an organized human habitation?

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Question 6 6. In what way does a rural community differ from an urban one?

Question 7 7. How does a downtown differ from a city center?

Question 8 8. What do we call migration from city centers to the suburbs?

Question 9 9. The small village of Deerfield is located in southeast Michigan. It includes a few businesses, a gas station, a school, and a post office along with some single-family homes on large lots. What settlement pattern would be most closely associated with Deerfield?

Question 10 10. In a large city such as Philadelphia, how would the pattern of settlement be classified?

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Question 11 11. The city of Clairville recently experienced a severe drop in its population, with many former residents moving to the suburbs. Identify the term that BEST describes this scenario.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT an influence on city land use?

Question 13 13. Which of the following would NOT be characteristic of an inner city neighborhood?

Question 14 14. What is possible disadvantage to locating a business in a CBD?

Question 15 15. What is the model that identifies five zones of a city arranged in an organized manner?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a characteristic of a CBD?

Question 17 17. Henry is good at teaching others how to swim, and John is good at growing food. John swaps food with Henry in exchange for swimming lessons. What is this an example of, and why?

Question 18 18. Government restrictions on land include all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. What would you expect to see frequently in a central business district?

Question 20 20. Many Asian cities have _____ and _____ than many cities in the United States.

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Question 21 21. Formally, an inner city is defined in what manner?

Question 22 22. What is the model that says that urban zones lie along transportation lines?

Question 23 23. _____ explains how a city is surrounded by a ring of suburbs.

Question 24 24. Jerry lives in a city that is becoming larger, expanding into the nearby suburbs. What is happening to Jerry's city?

Question 25 25. What occurs when the demographics of a neighborhood shift from poor to wealthier?

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Question 26 26. One of the earliest models about urban structures in the U.S. is the:

Question 27 27. The city of Detroit, Michigan is working to attract businesses such as Whole Foods into the area. What is the city trying to accomplish by pursuing these kinds of initiatives?

Question 28 28. Larger and more populated areas are called _____ settlements.

Question 29 29. A city or metropolitan area is a type of _____.

Question 30 30. What do we call a region of high population density and mostly non-agricultural jobs?

HiSET: Settlement Patterns Chapter Exam Instructions

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