Theory Of Early Urbanization Quiz

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By definition, urbanization is the emergence and growth of towns and major cities. Have you ever thought how does an urban area comes to be? This quiz on theory of early urbanization focuses on this very question in details. All the best.


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  • 1. 
    Religious Model under Theory of Early Urbanization by Paul Wheatley 
    • A. 

      Religion was a major factor behind urbanization. Cities were religious ceremonial centers (temples and ziggurats) and were seen as defenses against supernatural forces

    • B. 

      Priestly class exercised political and social control; political leader had to claim to be a “high priest” with special and unique knowledge

    • C. 

      Shift from elder-based kinship organization to complex political system

    • D. 

      All of the choices

    • E. 

      Development of writing enabled “god-kings” to codify laws

  • 2. 
    Hydraulic Civilization under Theory of Early Urbanization by Karl Wittfogel, except one
    • A. 

      Large-scale irrigation systems was prime mover behind urbanization

    • B. 

      Labor specialization developed; a class of non-farming workers - -bureaucrats /administrators, High Priests, Shamans (healers), Craftsmen, Traders

    • C. 

      Strong, centralized government emerged, backed by an urbanbased military

    • D. 

      Farmers who resisted king’s authority were denied water

    • E. 

      Model was applicable to Mesopotamia, India, Pakistan, and China but not to all “urban hearths” in Antiquity because urban civilization blossomed even without irrigation in Meso-america

    • F. 

      Analysis of Oriental despotism which emphasized the role of irrigation works

  • 3. 
    Lawyer-architect (c. 407 BC) is known as the“Father of Town Planning” in Europe.
    • A. 

      Hippodamus of Miletus

    • B. 

      Leone Battista Alberti

    • C. 

      William Penn

    • D. 

      Thomas Holme

  • 4. 
    Priestly class exercised political and social control; politicalleader had to claim to be a “high priest” with special andunique knowledge. (Religious Model under Theory of Early Urbanization)
    • A. 

      Paul Wheatley

    • B. 

      Karl Wittfogel

    • C. 

      John Dewey

    • D. 

      Charles Lindbloom

    • E. 

      None of the Choices

  • 5. 
    Large-scale irrigation systems was prime mover behindurbanization. (Hydraulic Civilization under Theory of Early Urbanization)
    • A. 

      Karl Wittfogel

    • B. 

      Paul Wheatley

    • C. 

      Norbert Wiener

    • D. 

      Robert Dahl

  • 6. 
    It is the Worship of the totalitarian ‘god-kings’ and Totalitarian ‘god-kings’ sought to live forever through huge monuments and burial complexes. Also known as Cities of the Dead
    • A. 

      Necropolis

    • B. 

      Agropolis

    • C. 

      Megalopolis

    • D. 

      Metropolis

  • 7. 
    French Architect-theorist, Prefect of Seine,commissioned by Emperor Napoleon III toredesign Paris, the first architect to significantlychange a city
    • A. 

      Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann

    • B. 

      Pierre Charles L’Enfant

    • C. 

      William Penn

    • D. 

      Thomas Holme

  • 8. 
    Four Basic Parts of Composite HumanSettlements, except one.
    • A. 

      Homogeneous Parts

    • B. 

      Central Parts

    • C. 

      Circulatory Parts

    • D. 

      Special parts

    • E. 

      Spare Parts

  • 9. 
    Used in geography and regional science, Consists of 15 Ekistic units ranging from Man to Ecumenopolis and these units turn into 4 basic groups. It is the Basis for measuring and classifying many dimensions in human settlements
    • A. 

      Ekistic Logarithmic Scale (ELS)

    • B. 

      Ekistic Elements

    • C. 

      Evolutionary Phases

    • D. 

      Ekistic measurement scale

    • E. 

      Geographic Information System

  • 10. 
    One of the Classifications of Human Settlements  by Ekistic units whose largest possible expression is the Ecumenopolis
    • A. 

      Macro-settlements

    • B. 

      Meso-settlements

    • C. 

      Micro-settlements

    • D. 

      Minor Shells

  • 11. 
    One of the Classifications of Human Settlements  by Ekistic units, The units smaller than, or as small as, the traditional town where people used to do and still do achieve interconnection by walking. for Ex. Housegroup (Hamlet), Small Neighbourhood, Neighbourhood.
    • A. 

      Micro-settlements

    • B. 

      Macro-settlements

    • C. 

      Meso-settlements

    • D. 

      Minor Shells

  • 12. 
    A region comprising a number of cities, large towns, andother urban areas that, through population growth and physicalexpansion, have merged to form one continuous urban and industriallydeveloped area.
    • A. 

      Conurbation

    • B. 

      Anthropos

    • C. 

      Eperopolis

    • D. 

      Ecumenopolis

  • 13. 
    Under Classification of Human Settlements By Ekistic Elements, ____ is a geologic and topographic resources, soil and water resources, plant and animal life, climate
    • A. 

      Nature

    • B. 

      Man

    • C. 

      Society

    • D. 

      Shells

    • E. 

      Networks

  • 14. 
    Under Classification of Human Settlements By Ekistic Elements,____ is a population composition and density, social stratification, cultural patters, economic development, education, health and welfare, law and administration.
    • A. 

      Society

    • B. 

      Shells

    • C. 

      Networks

    • D. 

      Man

    • E. 

      Nature

  • 15. 
    Under Classification of Human Settlements By Ekistic Elements,____is a biological needs; sensation and perceptions; emotional needs; moral values
    • A. 

      Man

    • B. 

      People

    • C. 

      Society

    • D. 

      Nature

    • E. 

      Shells

  • 16. 
    Athens and Acropolis has a two (2) distinctive functional zones which were physically separated. Which one has a sacred sites and religious temples; built to harmonize with natural landscape?
    • A. 

      Acropolis

    • B. 

      Agora

    • C. 

      Megapolis

    • D. 

      Eperopolis

  • 17. 
    Athens and Acropolis has a two (2) distinctive functional zones which were physically separated. Which one has civic sphere and secular politics; “arenas” in the agora were venues for public participation in social life?
    • A. 

      Agora

    • B. 

      Acropolis

    • C. 

      Megapolis

    • D. 

      Eperopolis

  • 18. 
    2 distinctive functional zones Athens and Acropolis which were physicallyseparated:
    • A. 

      Acropolis and Agora

    • B. 

      Parthenon and Pantheon

    • C. 

      Forum and Basilica

    • D. 

      Flora and Fauna

  • 19. 
    City was bisected by 2 main streets that met at the center calledthe “Forum” where temples, government buildings, theatre,arena, market, warehouses, libraries, schools, venues forcommon assembly were located. Also called "The Eternal City"
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Acropolis

    • D. 

      Cairo

  • 20. 
    Rome - The "Imperial City".Basic street pattern useful for military movement whole city was enclosed by a wall
    • A. 

      Grid-iron

    • B. 

      Concentric

    • C. 

      Radial - Concentric

    • D. 

      Radiocentric pattern

  • 21. 
    4 Goals of Baron Georges Eugene Hausmann’s Plan, except one.
    • A. 

      Economic

    • B. 

      Aesthetic

    • C. 

      Military

    • D. 

      Sanitary

    • E. 

      Polity

  • 22. 
    He designed12 grand avenues radiating from the ‘Arc de Triomphe’; Wide boulevards prevented mob behavior; first plan to address traffic flow
    • A. 

      Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann

    • B. 

      Charles Dickens

    • C. 

      Pierre Charles L’Enfant

    • D. 

      Leone Battista Alberti

  • 23. 
    Father of American Landscape Architecture wrote comprehensive park planning book Public Parks and the Enlargement of Towns (1870). He's Famous for the design of NY Central Park
    • A. 

      Frederick Law Olmsted Sr.

    • B. 

      Sir Ebenezer Howard

    • C. 

      Sir Raymond Unwin

    • D. 

      Louis de Soissons

  • 24. 
    Advanced concept of “Social City” – a polycentric settlement or cluster, surrounded by greenbelt wherein a central city of 58,000 people was to be surrounded by “garden cities” of 30,000 people, each city separated by permanent green space or farmlands. Rails and roads would link the cities with industries and nearby towns supplying freshfood
    • A. 

      Sir Ebenezer Howard

    • B. 

      Frederick Law Olmsted Sr.

    • C. 

      Sir Raymond Unwin

    • D. 

      Louis de Soissons

  • 25. 
    Letchworth and Welwyn Garden Cities were influential in the development of 30 "New Towns" after World War II by the British government: Stevenage, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.Sir Raymond Unwin - designed Letchworth garden city, 35miles (56 km) north of London from 1903 to 1920, andLouis de Soissons - designed Welwyn from 1920 to 1934
    • A. 

      Garden City Movement

    • B. 

      City Beautifull Movement

    • C. 

      City Functional Movement

    • D. 

      Contemporary City

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