Urban Geography and Planning
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Urban Geography and Planning

Test your knowledge of urban hierarchy, city planning, and shopping centers. Questions cover urban expansion, specialized goods, and shopping center locations.

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What is the concept of urban hierarchy?

An urban hierarchy is a system of cities and towns where larger cities have a wider range of goods and services, while smaller towns have a more limited range of goods and services.

What would prevent the town from expanding in a northerly direction?

The presence of Highway ED 900 would hinder the town from expanding in a northerly direction.

Would more specialized goods be found in city A rather than city B?

Yes, more specialized goods would be found in city A.

Why would more specialized goods be found in city A rather than city B?

<p>Because city A is a larger city and has a higher population threshold, which can support a wider range of goods and services.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Is the new shopping centre a regional or neighbourhood shopping centre?

<p>Based on the location, it is likely a regional shopping centre.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary factor that determines the range of goods and services offered in a city?

<p>Size of the population</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of road is shown cutting through the conurbation in the diagram?

<p>Highway road</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of a higher-order city in an urban hierarchy?

<p>To provide more specialized goods and services to surrounding lower-order cities</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does the presence of a new shopping centre in CITY A affect its threshold population?

<p>Increases it</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the relationship between the size of a city and the range of services it offers?

<p>Positive correlation</p> Signup and view all the answers

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