Geography Answers - Changing Urban Environments

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  • Created on: 01-04-11 06:41

 

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Question Number One...

  • Define the word Urbanisation...

The process where an increasing proportion of the population live in the towns and cities and there are fewer people living in the countryside.

Question Number Two...

  • What is the North-South Divide...

The North-South divide is a line that divides the poor countries in the South and the rich countries in the North with the exception of  Australia  and New Zealand.

Question Number Three...

  • What are the four zones of a city...

CBD, Inner City, Surburbs, Rural-Urban Fringe

Question Number Four...

  • What does CBD stand for...

Central Business District

Question Number Five...

  • Give Three mainland uses in a town...

Residential (housing), Retail (shops), Parks & Opens spaces

Question Number Six...

  • Define the word Gentrification...

Middle class people buying old Victorian terraced housing etc in the Inner City & modernising/ upgrading them.

Question Number Seven...

  • What is an Emmigrant...

People who leave a country to settle in another. (To Exit)

Question Number Eight...

  • What is an Immigrant...

People who arrive and live in another country.(To come Into)

Question Number Nine...

  • What is a Sustainable City...

An area where the residents have a way of life that will last a long time. The environment is not damaged and the economic and social fabric, due to local involvement, are able to stand the test of time.

Question Number Ten...

  • State 2 problems with the CBD and 2 solutions...

Probs: Overcrowding on pavements, Pollutions - Air, noise 

Solution: Indoor Shopping centres, Pedestrian areas

Question Number Eleven...

  • Give Three problems to an increase in traffic in Urban areas...

Residents find it difficult to get in and out of the area, accidents, congestion 

Question Number Twelve...

  • Give Three solutions...

Provide alternatives to cars - Bikes, cheaper public transport, park & ride schemes

Make it easier for cars - flexible working hours, one way systems 

Restrict cars/ make it more difficult - increase parking costs, double red and yellow lines, bus and cycles lanes

Question Number Thirteen...

  • Name a Case Study about Issues Facing the Inner City...

Attempts to manage traffic in Glasgow.

Question Number Fourteen...

  • Write Three facts to

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Sarah

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In question 12, won't the one way systems discourage people from using cars which is an effective way of reducing traffic?

Other than that, great a bit challenging but that's what I wanted! (:

Jack

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That's fantastic- thank you for taking the time to make this.

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Geography Answers - Changing Urban Environments

  • Created by: Zoeeee
  • Created on: 01-04-11 06:41

 

Ready Steady Study!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Question Number One...

  • Define the word Urbanisation...

The process where an increasing proportion of the population live in the towns and cities and there are fewer people living in the countryside.

Question Number Two...

  • What is the North-South Divide...

The North-South divide is a line that divides the poor countries in the South and the rich countries in the North with the exception of  Australia  and New Zealand.

Question Number Three...

  • What are the four zones of a city...

CBD, Inner City, Surburbs, Rural-Urban Fringe

Question Number Four...

  • What does CBD stand for...

Central Business District

Question Number Five...

  • Give Three mainland uses in a town...

Residential (housing), Retail (shops), Parks & Opens spaces

Question Number Six...

  • Define the word Gentrification...

Middle class people buying old Victorian terraced housing etc in the Inner City & modernising/ upgrading them.

Question Number Seven...

  • What is an Emmigrant...

People who leave a country to settle in another. (To Exit)

Question Number Eight...

  • What is an Immigrant...

People who arrive and live in another country.(To come Into)

Question Number Nine...

  • What is a Sustainable City...

An area where the residents have a way of life that will last a long time. The environment is not damaged and the economic and social fabric, due to local involvement, are able to stand the test of time.

Question Number Ten...

  • State 2 problems with the CBD and 2 solutions...

Probs: Overcrowding on pavements, Pollutions - Air, noise 

Solution: Indoor Shopping centres, Pedestrian areas

Question Number Eleven...

  • Give Three problems to an increase in traffic in Urban areas...

Residents find it difficult to get in and out of the area, accidents, congestion 

Question Number Twelve...

  • Give Three solutions...

Provide alternatives to cars - Bikes, cheaper public transport, park & ride schemes

Make it easier for cars - flexible working hours, one way systems 

Restrict cars/ make it more difficult - increase parking costs, double red and yellow lines, bus and cycles lanes

Question Number Thirteen...

  • Name a Case Study about Issues Facing the Inner City...

Attempts to manage traffic in Glasgow.

Question Number Fourteen...

  • Write Three facts to

Comments

Sarah

Report

In question 12, won't the one way systems discourage people from using cars which is an effective way of reducing traffic?

Other than that, great a bit challenging but that's what I wanted! (:

Jack

Report

That's fantastic- thank you for taking the time to make this.