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Question 1: The term "conurbation" was coined as a neologism in 1915 by ________ in his book Cities In Evolution.
ScotlandArchitectureTel AvivPatrick Geddes

Question 2: [3] In the mid-1950s the ________ was introduced to stem the further urbanisation of the countryside in England.
Urban sprawlGreen beltOttawaUrban growth boundary

Question 3: The ________ in Belgium, by contrast, is an agglomeration centered on one city.

Question 4: (It should be noted that the Greater London Urban Area contains the whole of what is commonly called ________, but ONS definitions divide London into a large number of smaller localities of which the largest is Croydon.)

Question 5: In most cases, a conurbation is a polycentric urban agglomeration, in which transportation has developed to link areas to create a single urban ________ or travel to work area.
Labour economicsHeterodox economicsEconomicsJEL classification codes

Question 6: The ________, which is a densely populated area in the Netherlands consisting of a cluster of the four biggest cities of the country and several smaller cities, towns and urbanized villages, is another appropriate example of a conurbation.
AmsterdamRotterdamThe HagueRandstad

Question 7: As the term is used in North America, a metropolitan area consists of a central city and its ________, while a conurbation consists of adjacent metropolitan areas that are connected with one another by urbanization.
New York CitySuburbLondonLos Angeles

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