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Urban planning: Quiz


Question 1: [31] The ________ can be an important tool to the urban planner by identifying early in the planning process any geographic areas or parcels which have toxic constraints.
Water pollutionSoil contaminationAir pollutionPhase I Environmental Site Assessment

Question 2: Other social theories point out that in Britain and most countries since the 18th century, the transformation of ________ from rural agriculture to industry caused a difficult adaptation to urban living.
DemocracyJürgen HabermasSocietyPolitical philosophy

Question 3: In ________, the Fascists in the 1930s created ex novo many new suburbs in order to concentrate criminals and poorer classes away from the elegant town.

Question 4: Many conventional planning techniques are being repackaged using the contemporary term ________.
New townNew UrbanismUrban sprawlSmart growth

Question 5: ________ is another notable environmental determinist and is associated with the "eyes on the street" concept.
Robert MosesTorontoNew York CityJane Jacobs

Question 6: ________ is a process by which a city, or a part of a city, falls into a state of disrepair and neglect.
Urban decayGentrificationUrban planningWhite flight

Question 7: It wasn't until the 1920s that ________ began to surface.
Late modernismModernismPostmodern artWestern painting

Question 8: The ________, for example, was largely an initiative pushed by private developers to redevelop the waterfront into a high-end residential and commercial district.
Melbourne City CentrePort Melbourne, VictoriaSouthbank, VictoriaDocklands, Victoria

Question 9: Urban planning can include ________, by adapting urban planning methods to existing cities suffering from decay and lack of investment.
New townNew York CityUrban renewalLos Angeles

Question 10: No large-scale plans were implemented until after ________ however.
Soviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese War


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