Pns Planning Quiz No.03

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Today we’ll be taking a look at the topic of regional planning, which deals with the efficient placement of land-use activities, infrastructure and settlement growth across a large area of land. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Region?
    • A. 

      Region refers to a city or central place plus the outlying territories that are functionally integrated with it.

    • B. 

      Region is based on natural/physical as well as economic/ political relationships between urban areas and its surrounding rural territories

    • C. 

      Economic linkages

    • D. 

      Nfrastructure linkages

    • E. 

      All of the Choices

  • 2. 
    Is a branch of land use planning and deals with the efficient placement of land use activities, infrastructure and settlement growth across a significantly larger area of land than an individual city or town. It concerns planning for a sub-national territory with known scale (size) and extent (scope), normally a contiguous area whose parts have common orcomplementary characteristics and are linked byintensive interaction or flows
    • A. 

      Regional Planning

    • B. 

      Town Planning

    • C. 

      City Planning

    • D. 

      Provincial Planning

  • 3. 
    Aspects of Regional Planning. except one
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Cultural

    • E. 

      Environmental

    • F. 

      Natural

  • 4. 
    Geographical area which displays a certain functional coherence, an interdependence of parts, defined on the basis of certain criteria;
    • A. 

      Functional Region

    • B. 

      Economic Region

    • C. 

      Natural Region

    • D. 

      Bio-Region

  • 5. 
    Bound by economic linkages, interflows of factorsand materials, inputs-and outputs. Regions are often carvedout by Trans-National Corporations and other agents of Globalizationby their interlinking of industrial clusters, districts, zones and ports.
    • A. 

      Economic Region

    • B. 

      Natural Region

    • C. 

      Functional Region

    • D. 

      Bio-Region

  • 6. 
    A geographic area of interdependent ecosystems and natural communities (this will be discussed in subsequent sessions under Ecosystem-Based Planning)
    • A. 

      Natural Region

    • B. 

      Economic Region

    • C. 

      Functional Region

    • D. 

      Bio-Region

  • 7. 
    Types of Natural Region that interdependence and natural connectedness of ecosystems and their communities
    • A. 

      Bio-Region

    • B. 

      Eco-Region

    • C. 

      Economic Region

    • D. 

      Functional Region

    • E. 

      Historic Region

  • 8. 
    Father of Town planning in western civilization
    • A. 

      Hippodamus of Melitus

    • B. 

      Frederic Law Olmstead Sr.

    • C. 

      Daniel H. Burnham

    • D. 

      Abercrombie

  • 9. 
    Region as Network: the model for ‘growth polygons’ New strategies treat Regions as alternatives to markets and hierarchies. except one
    • A. 

      Self-organizing

    • B. 

      Collaborative

    • C. 

      Non-hierarchical

    • D. 

      Flexible

    • E. 

      Topological spatiality

    • F. 

      Consultation

  • 10. 
    Under Theoretical Basis for Regional Development, The reduction of regional disparities in terms of supply and demand of factors of production (labor, capital, technology) through increase in accessibility between regions towards mobility of production factors and commodities. Also, Reduction of regional gap through acceleration of growth in the leading region and encouraging migration of unemployed and low productivity laborto this region from lagging regions.
    • A. 

      Neo-Classical Economics

    • B. 

      Agriculture vs Industry Debate (Balanced vs Unbalanced Growth)

    • C. 

      Rural vs Urban Development

    • D. 

      Centralization vs Decentralization

  • 11. 
    Theories of regional planning by Francois Perroux:______A spatial agglomeration of related industries which contains a growing number of propulsive firms, which, through their expansion, induce growth in the surrounding hinterland.
    • A. 

      Growth Pole

    • B. 

      Growth Center

    • C. 

      Regional growth center

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 12. 
    Social systems are not self-equilibrating (Circular and cumulative causation). Attention going back to core region; retards growth and widens economic gap between regions
    • A. 

      Backwash effect

    • B. 

      Spread effects

    • C. 

      Backward effects

    • D. 

      None of the Choices

  • 13. 
    Positive effects initially felt e.g. raw materials but backwash is stronger.
    • A. 

      Backwash effect

    • B. 

      Spread effects

    • C. 

      Backward effect

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 14. 
    Under theory of cumulative causation: Outputs or sales from one intermediate firm/industry is maximally utilized by another firm/industry.
    • A. 

      Forward linkage

    • B. 

      Backward linkage

    • C. 

      Linkage

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 15. 
    Theory of cumulative causation: Factors of production or intermediary inputs from one firm/industry is maximally utilized by another firm/industry
    • A. 

      Backward linkage

    • B. 

      Forward linkage

    • C. 

      Linkage

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 16. 
    Theory of Uneven Development (Center-Down Paradigm) :Happens in the early stages of economic growth. As polarization becomes unfavorable, “trickle down” effect willstart.
    • A. 

      Polarization

    • B. 

      Trickle down effect”

    • C. 

      Polarized

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 17. 
    Economic growth would occur through a highly developed andinterconnected functional hierarchy of cities and towns and suchgrowth is proportional to the size of agglomeration. by John Friedmann in 1978
    • A. 

      Core-Periphery Model

    • B. 

      Industrial Linkage Model

    • C. 

      Hierarchical Diffusion Model

    • D. 

      None of the choices

  • 18. 
    4 stages of growth of Core-Periphery Model. except one.
    • A. 

      Stage 1: Preindustrial Economy.

    • B. 

      Stage 2: Transitional Economy.

    • C. 

      Stage 3: Industrial Economy.

    • D. 

      Stage 4: Post-Industrial Economy.

    • E. 

      Stage 5: Agri-Industrial Economy.

  • 19. 
    Under Stages of Growth of Core-Periphery Model, Country has a number of relativelyindependent local centres, each serving a small region. No hierarchy
    • A. 

      Stage 1: Preindustrial Economy.

    • B. 

      Stage 2: Transitional Economy.

    • C. 

      Stage 3: Industrial Economy.

    • D. 

      Stage 4: Post-Industrial Economy.

  • 20. 
    Elements of Sustainable Development. except one
    • A. 

      Intra-generational Equity

    • B. 

      Inter-generational Equity

    • C. 

      Biogeographic Equity

    • D. 

      Spatial Equity

    • E. 

      Social Equity

  • 21. 
    It is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” – Bruntland Commission (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987)
    • A. 

      Sustainable Development

    • B. 

      Social Development

    • C. 

      Community Development

    • D. 

      Natural Development

  • 22. 
    Elements of Sustainable Development that balance among diverse ecosystem in terms of human use and treatment.
    • A. 

      Biogeographic Equity

    • B. 

      Inter-generational Equity

    • C. 

      Intra-generational Equity

    • D. 

      Spatial Equity

  • 23. 
    Elements of Sustainable Development: Obligation to the future, to ensure future well-being, leave to future generations the capacity to be as well-off as we are
    • A. 

      Inter-generational Equity

    • B. 

      Intra-generational Equity

    • C. 

      Biogeographic Equity

    • D. 

      Spatial Equity

  • 24. 
    Three Schools of Thought in Socio-Economic Development and Poverty Alleviation
    • A. 

      Increase Income

    • B. 

      Meet Needs

    • C. 

      Build Capacities

    • D. 

      None of the choices

    • E. 

      All of the choices except none

  • 25. 
    Spontaneous and inevitable process of development of backward areas because of pulls in input demand from developed regions.
    • A. 

      “Trickle down effect”

    • B. 

      ‘Polarization’

    • C. 

      ‘Polarize

    • D. 

      None of the above

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