Hidden EP Quiz No.02

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Hidden EP Quiz No.02

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Scottish biologist who authored the masterpiece entitled "Cities in Evolution" (1915) and who coined the terms 'folk- work-place', 'city-region' and 'conurbation' is acknowledged as the 'father of regional planning' 
    • A. 

      Sir Patrick Leslie Abercrombie

    • B. 

      Sir Patrick Geddes

    • C. 

      Lewis Mumford

    • D. 

      Barry Parker

  • 2. 
    He led the crafting of the regional 'Greater London Plan of 1944', he designed some of 30 post-war New Towns approved by the British Parliament, including Doncaster area and East Kent, in which he used open space as structuring element. 
    • A. 

      Sir Patrick Leslie Abercrombie

    • B. 

      Sir Patrick Geddes

    • C. 

      Lewis Mumford

    • D. 

      Charles Abrams

  • 3. 
    She was called a 'superwoman' who single handedly sparked environmental activism in the 1960s-70s with her research ('Silent Spring) on biomagnification of pesticides and chemicals in the human food chain; her advocacies bore fruit in the creation of US Environmental Protection Agency and Environmental Impact Assessment system in the 1970s. 
    • A. 

      Gro Harlem Brundtland

    • B. 

      Catherine Bauer Wurster

    • C. 

      Rachel Louise Carson

    • D. 

      Marthc1 C. Nussbaum

  • 4. 
    If 'Earth Hour' is observed on the last Saturday of March, 'Earth Day USA' is celebrated annually on April 22, 'World Town Planning Day' falls on November 8, 'World Environment Day' is marked on the 51h day of the month of 
    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      June

    • C. 

      September

    • D. 

      October

  • 5. 
    If 'World Heritage Day' is marked each year on April 18, 'World Biodiversity Day' is observed on May 22, 'World Ocean Day' on June 8, 'World Indigenous Peoples Day' on August 9, 'World Animal Day' on October 4, and 'World Food Day' on October 16, when is 'World Water Day' celebrated? 
    • A. 

      January 13

    • B. 

      March 22

    • C. 

      June 24

    • D. 

      October 31

  • 6. 
    Based on his landmark book, "Design with Nature," 'map overlay' to identify 'ecological constraints' was a tool devised in 1967 by the first modem environmental planner.
    • A. 

      Ian L. McHarg

    • B. 

      Konstantinos Doxiadis

    • C. 

      Francis Stuart Chapin Jr

    • D. 

      Erma Bernbeck

  • 7. 
    This started as a US federal program in 1949 which aimed to rehabilitate the outworn or decaying sections of any town by extending fund assistance to LGUs to undertake improvements in streetscapes, parks, green ways, housing, community centers, etc based on anticipation that future tax revenues from real estate will pay for present costs. 
    • A. 

      Land re-adjustment

    • B. 

      Urban restructuring

    • C. 

      Infill and densification

    • D. 

      Urban renewal

  • 8. 
    As chief planner of New York City, he collaborated with Thomas Adams in crafting the "Regional Plan of New York and its Environs 1922-1931 ;" he also conceived, and executed public works costing $27 billion between 1324 and 1968 and was responsible for virtually every parkway, expressway, and public housing project in New York metropolitan area. 
    • A. 

      William Levitt

    • B. 

      Fiorello La Guardia

    • C. 

      Robert Murray Haig

    • D. 

      Robert Moses

    • E. 

      Warren Buffett

  • 9. 
    The design of this city by Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer (1957) features large open areas relating to one other to demonstrate 'freedom' and an overall city layout resembling a 'dove in flight'. 
    • A. 

      Brasilia

    • B. 

      Sydney

    • C. 

      Chandigarh

    • D. 

      Canberra

    • E. 

      Islamabad

  • 10. 
    'Ekistics' or the 'science of human settlements' by Dr Konstantinos Doxiadis (1951) was built upon the concept of "basic needs," which were later categorized by Johann Galtung into "material survival & security needs," "social or enabling needs," and non-material "human needs". Which grouping of needs was elaborated on by Abraham Maslow? 
    • A. 

      Food, water, clothing, shelter, sanitation, health care, energy/fuel, employment, peace and order,

    • B. 

      Self-expression, sex, procreation, recreation, education, communication, and transportation

    • C. 

      Physiological needs, physical safety, love and belongingness, esteem, self-actualization/self-realization

    • D. 

      Freedom, security, identity, well-being, ecological balance

  • 11. 
    The  following are the basic elements of 'human settlements' according to Dr. Konstantinos Doxiadis. Which one pertains to the built environment or physical capital? 
    • A. 

      Anthropos

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Shells and networks

    • D. 

      Society

    • E. 

      Social structure

  • 12. 
    What is the smallest unit in the 'human settlements planning' or Ekistics by Dr Konstantinos Doxiadis (1951 )? 
    • A. 

      House

    • B. 

      Anthropos

    • C. 

      Organism

    • D. 

      Neighborhood

    • E. 

      Hamlet

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not part of typology of cities under Ekistics school of Dr Konstantinos Doxiadis (1951 )? 
    • A. 

      ecumenopolis

    • B. 

      Megalopolis

    • C. 

      Metropolis

    • D. 

      Agropolis

    • E. 

      Eperopolis

  • 14. 
    In "Death and Life of Great American Cities" (1961) and "Economy of Cities" (1969), this planner maintains that 'diversity' promotes innovation among proximate firms and spurs the growth of cities, thus s/he advocated for heterogeneity, variety, and mixture in the geographic clustering of firms as well as in the composition of city districts and neighborhoods.  
    • A. 

      Herbert Gans

    • B. 

      James Howard Kunstler

    • C. 

      Joel Garreau

    • D. 

      Jane Jacobs

  • 15. 
    An approach in urban planning that puts premium on people and nature by building upon the historic city or traditional neighborhood in such a way that workplaces, shops, and homes would be within walking distance of each other. 
    • A. 

      Nee-Populism

    • B. 

      Eco-Village

    • C. 

      New Urbanism

    • D. 

      Dynapolis

    • E. 

      Transit-Oriented Development

  • 16. 
    All of the following schemes are associated with 'New Urbanism' except: 
    • A. 

      Mixed Use Zoning

    • B. 

      Neo-Traditional Design

    • C. 

      Exclusionary Zoning

    • D. 

      Pedestrianization

  • 17. 
    Because Pre-Spanish aboriginal communities in the Philippines were relatively small and based on kinship relations, the most common practice of land tenure in pre-colonial society, wherein one would merely enjoy the 'fruits' of land, was called 
    • A. 

      Primitive communism

    • B. 

      Islamic feudalism

    • C. 

      Usufruct

    • D. 

      Tenancy

    • E. 

      Swidden slash-and-burn

  • 18. 
    This was the Spanish spatial strategy of forming dense settlements from scattered dwellings for purposes of greater, military defense and political control - literally bringing together dispersed population within hearing distance of church bells -- which policy was applied on most Spanish colonies from 16th to18th centuries. 
    • A. 

      El Alcance del Campanario

    • B. 

      Presidio y Fortaleza

    • C. 

      Reduccion

    • D. 

      Evangelizacion

  • 19. 
    Under the plaza complex pattern described in 'Le yes de las lndias' ( 1573), what would be located next to each other around a Greco-Roman quadrangle of a Spanish colonial settlement? 
    • A. 

      Garden, fountains, monuments, statues, gallery and promenade

    • B. 

      Governor's mansion, bishop's palace, general's manor, hacendero's villa, military garrison

    • C. 

      Church, town hall, school, public market

    • D. 

      Houses of peninsulares, insulares, creoles, mestizos, principales and ilustrados

  • 20. 
    Through Presidential Letter of Instruction 367 in 1950 combining National Urban Planning Commission, Real Property Board, and Capital City Planning Commission, the government created this first physical planning body. 
    • A. 

      National Planning Commission

    • B. 

      National Disaster Coordinating Council

    • C. 

      National Environmental Protection Agency

    • D. 

      Human Settlements Regulatory Commission

  • 21. 
    In 1964, Republic Act 4341 established this center to create a pool of professional planners in the Philippines. 
    • A. 

      Local Government Academy

    • B. 

      Development Academy of the Philippines

    • C. 

      Institute of Planning

    • D. 

      UPLB Institute of Environmental Science and Management

  • 22. 
    Presidential Decree No. 01 Integrated Reorganization Plan on September 24, 1972 increased the number of Philippine regions to 11, regionalized key ministries and line departmerts, and created a major planning agency of government which is known today as 
    • A. 

      Philippine Economic Zone Authority

    • B. 

      National Land Use Committee

    • C. 

      Congressional Planning and Budget Office

    • D. 

      National Economic and Development Authority

  • 23. 
    In 2012, how many administrative regions does the Philippines have? 
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      17

  • 24. 
    Under RA 7160 LGC Sec. 25, which of the following is not among the types of cities in the Philippines.
    • A. 

      Highly Urbanized Cities

    • B. 

      Independent Cities

    • C. 

      Megacities

    • D. 

      Component Cities

  • 25. 
    In 2011, which Philippine city had the biggest population,net income and IRA?
    • A. 

      City of Manila

    • B. 

      Makati City

    • C. 

      Quezon City

    • D. 

      Cebu City