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Slum: Quiz


Question 1: These were generally still inhabited until the 1940s, when the government started slum clearance and built new ________.
Council houseBirminghamWolverhamptonLeeds

Question 2: Other terms that are often used interchangeably with "slum" include shanty town, ________, skid row, barrio, and ghetto although each of these may have a somewhat different meaning.
Rio de JaneiroBelo HorizonteRocinhaFavela

Question 3: See, for example, ________ in Durban, South Africa.
Abahlali baseMjondoloWestern Cape Anti-Eviction CampaignTake Back the LandLandless Workers' Movement

Question 4: In many slums, especially in poor countries, many live in very narrow alleys that do not allow vehicles (like ________ and fire trucks) to pass.
Emergency medical servicesAmbulanceParamedicEmergency medical dispatcher

Question 5: [7] Many academics have vigorously criticized UN-Habitat and the ________ arguing that their 'Cities Without Slums' Campaign has led directly to a massive increase in forced evictions.
Bretton Woods systemInternational Monetary FundWorld BankWorld Bank Group

Question 6: Slums are often associated with ________, particularly in industrial, northern towns.
United KingdomGeorgian eraVictorian eraEngland

Question 7: There are still many examples left of former slum housing in the ________, however they have generally been restored into more modern housing.
United KingdomCanadaEnglandWales

Question 8: Slum clearance often takes the form of ________ and urban renewal projects, and often the former residents are not welcome in the renewed housing.
Tower blockEminent domainApartmentNew town

Question 9: [21] According to a UN-Habitat report, over 2 million people in the Philippines live in slums[22], and in the city of ________ alone, 5% of the over 11 million inhabitants live in slum areas.
Metro ManilaValenzuela CityManilaQuezon City

Question 10: ________ refers to an urban area with a high homeless population and a term is most commonly used in the United States.
SeattleDowntown EastsideVancouverSkid row

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