The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization

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A city or metropolitan area is a type of _____.

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1. What do we call mass movement from rural areas to urban areas?

2. 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.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the historical and current patterns of urbanization. The questions on the quiz will test you on vocabulary related to urbanization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be asked to identify the definitions of the following terms and phrases:

  • Urban renewal
  • Suburbanization
  • Urban society
  • Urbanization

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information on urbanization from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key terms and phrases 'urban renewal,' 'suburbanization,' 'urban society' and 'urbanization'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of urbanization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about urbanization

Additional Learning

To learn more about the historical and current patterns of urbanization, review the accompanying lesson titled The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define an urban society and the process of urbanization
  • Discuss the historic trends in urbanization
  • Understand the effect of current trends in urbanization on major cities
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