Urbanization Final 3

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Urbanization Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The overall idea that scarcity of resources (particularly oil) creates tensions among nations belongs to which author?
    • A. 

      Atout

    • B. 

      Billon

    • C. 

      Weber

    • D. 

      Gregory

  • 2. 
    The idea that "oil exploration, exploitation, and consumption increase various forms of violence, ranging from disputes over rent allocation as well as social and environmental impacts, to international hostilities over oil access and control” is known as what?
    • A. 

      Oil curse

    • B. 

      Oil conflict

    • C. 

      Oil dependency

    • D. 

      Conflict oil

  • 3. 
    According to lecture, Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou are linked through (3) of the following:
    • A. 

      Global marketing

    • B. 

      International commerce

    • C. 

      Economics

    • D. 

      Political change

  • 4. 
    China is the largest economy based on GDP and PPP statistics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The idea that "oil dependence negatively affects the quality of institutions and results in economic shocks and long-term underperformance” is known as what?
    • A. 

      Oil curse

    • B. 

      Oil conflict

    • C. 

      Oil dependency

    • D. 

      Conflict oil

  • 6. 
    Since China's 1978 economic reform, it has become the world's fastest growing major economy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The idea that "oil shapes the tactics, opportunities, and behavior of belligerents by financing their activities and influencing their relations with local populations and external actors” is known as what?
    • A. 

      Oil curse

    • B. 

      Oil conflict

    • C. 

      Oil dependency

    • D. 

      Conflict oil

  • 8. 
    According to lecture, which following (3) answers refer to significant urban periods in China's history?
    • A. 

      Traditional (ancient)

    • B. 

      Socialist (prior 1949)

    • C. 

      Communist (prior 1955)

    • D. 

      Contemporary (after 1949)

  • 9. 
    According to lecture, which following (4) answers are major urban areas of change for China?
    • A. 

      Rural surplus

    • B. 

      Land-use specialization

    • C. 

      Circulation

    • D. 

      Internal privatization

    • E. 

      Building height

    • F. 

      Abstract foundations

  • 10. 
    Three of the following are competing visions of overall future urban growth for China:
    • A. 

      To preserve and protect traditional forms of housing

    • B. 

      To heighten the stability of marginal markets

    • C. 

      To provide a higher standard of living for residents

    • D. 

      To increase profit-generating potential of central city neighborhoods