Rural-urban Migration Quiz

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Rural-urban Migration Quiz

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  • 1. 
    In LEDCs, where are the majority of slums found?
    • A. 

      Around the outer edges of cities

    • B. 

      In the centre of cities

    • C. 

      In rural areas

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is correct about the majority of squatter settlements?
    • A. 

      They are unplanned and often illegal

    • B. 

      They are legal dwellings built by city planners

    • C. 

      Services are readily available and easily accessed.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are accepted approaches to improving the quality of life of squatters living in slum conditions?
    • A. 

      Investment in services and resources for rural communities

    • B. 

      Eviction to ensure people are not living in unsanitary conditions

    • C. 

      Legalizing drug use to create greater income for dealers in slums

  • 4. 
    What are the main reasons for the growth of the population of Sao Paulo?
    • A. 

      Urbanisation and migration of rural population

    • B. 

      A natural increase

    • C. 

      A longer life expectancy and an ageing population

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are 'push factors' driving rural communities to migrate towards Sao Paulo?
    • A. 

      More jobs in the city

    • B. 

      Better housing in the city

    • C. 

      Poor housing conditions in rural areas

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are 'pull factors' driving rural communities to migrate towards Sao Paulo?
    • A. 

      Flooding of land and the failing of crops

    • B. 

      More schools and services in the city

    • C. 

      High infant mortality due to a lack of services

  • 7. 
    True or False: Of the billion people designated 'very poor' 750 million of them live in urban areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following region has the greatest slum population?
    • A. 

      Sub-Saharan Africa

    • B. 

      South-Central Asia

    • C. 

      Latin America

  • 9. 
    True or false: The number of slum dwellers globally is expected to rise by 100 million by the year 2020.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False