Planning 01

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Planning 01

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    They understood the importance of transportation and thus emerges as the first regional planners of the world
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Romans

    • C. 

      Sumerians

    • D. 

      Egyptians

  • 2. 
    He developed the first theoretical basis for physical planning
    • A. 

      Nicodemus

    • B. 

      Hippodamus

    • C. 

      Nostradamus

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 3. 
    Urbanization began around 4,000 BC in the area known as the
    • A. 

      Fertile Crescent

    • B. 

      Mediterranean

    • C. 

      Babylon

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 4. 
    Rectangular streets are examples of the
    • A. 

      Axial

    • B. 

      Ribbon-type

    • C. 

      Grid-iron

    • D. 

      Radial

  • 5. 
    What was the most important factor in designing settlement patterns during the Spanish Period in the Philippines
    • A. 

      Plaza

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Economy

    • D. 

      Transportation

  • 6. 
    He postulated that population increases in a geometric ratio while food production increases arithmetically and that unless natural catastrophes, war or sexual restraint control population increase, worldwide famine or war will follow
    • A. 

      Von Thunen

    • B. 

      William Alonso

    • C. 

      Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    • D. 

      Robert Malthus

  • 7. 
    The sole regulatory body for housing and land use development. It is charged with encouraging greater private sector participation in low-cost housing through liberalization of development standards, simplification of regulations and decentralization of approvals for permits and licenses.
    • A. 

      Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC)

    • B. 

      Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB)

    • C. 

      Urban Development and Housing Act (UDHA)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The most frequent shape of a city, a large circle with radial corridors of intense development emanating from the center.
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Radiocentric

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      NOTA

  • 9. 
    This two corridors of intense development crosses at the center and is usually found in small cities
    • A. 

      Linear

    • B. 

      Branch

    • C. 

      Rectilinear

    • D. 

      NOTA

  • 10. 
    A street pattern that provides ease of orientation adopted to right angle
    • A. 

      Linear

    • B. 

      Grid

    • C. 

      Concentric

    • D. 

      Star-shaped

  • 11. 
    An area intended for regional shopping centers such as large shopping malls and other regional commercial activities, high-rise hotels, sports stadium or sports complexes.
    • A. 

      C-1

    • B. 

      C-2

    • C. 

      C-3

    • D. 

      C-4

  • 12. 
    Zoning takes the form of a locally enacted ordinance which embodies among others, regulations affecting:
    • A. 

      Uses allowed or disallowed in each zone or district

    • B. 

      Conditions for allowing them

    • C. 

      Deviations legally allowed from the requirements of the ordinance.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The ratio of the total building floor area to the total lot area
    • A. 

      Gross floor ratio

    • B. 

      Net floor area ratio

    • C. 

      Floor area ratio

    • D. 

      NOTA

  • 14. 
    This zone is for particular types of institutional establishments e.g. welfare homes, orphanages, home for the aged, rehabilitation and training centers, military camps/reservation/bases/training grounds, etc.
    • A. 

      Special Institutional Zone

    • B. 

      General Institutional Zone

    • C. 

      Social Institutional Zone

    • D. 

      Sectoral Institutional Zone

  • 15. 
    A residential motor court around which housing may be arranged.
    • A. 

      Collector

    • B. 

      Links

    • C. 

      Cul-de-sac

    • D. 

      NOTA

  • 16. 
    He is the author of the 10-volume treatise “de Arkitektura” which relates experience of Roman architecture and town planning
    • A. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • B. 

      Hipodamus

    • C. 

      Nicoletus

    • D. 

      Vitruvius

  • 17. 
    Arturo Soria y Mata suggested this type of development running from Cadiz, Spain across Europe through St. Petersburg in which he proposed that the logic of linear utility line should be the basis of all city lay-out
    • A. 

      Broadacre

    • B. 

      Linear City

    • C. 

      Radiant City

    • D. 

      Cosmic City

  • 18. 
    Le Corbusier proposed this type of development that is anchored on the objective of decongesting the centers of our cities by increasing their densities by building high on small part of the total ground area.
    • A. 

      Radburn

    • B. 

      City Beautiful

    • C. 

      Radiant City

    • D. 

      Garden city

  • 19. 
    The minimum population necessary to support a service
    • A. 

      Threshold population

    • B. 

      Population pyramid

    • C. 

      Demography

    • D. 

      Conurbation

  • 20. 
    This is the golden era of urban design in the U.S. characterized with a totally designed system of main circulation arteries, a network of parks, and clusters or focal buildings or building blocks of civic centers.
    • A. 

      Radburn

    • B. 

      City Beautiful Era

    • C. 

      Garden City Movement

    • D. 

      Neighborhood Unit

  • 21. 
    The science of Human Settlements
    • A. 

      Demography

    • B. 

      Ekistics

    • C. 

      Anthropocosmos

    • D. 

      Conurbation