Thursday, May 29, 2008

Review Questions Planning3 Part2

1. It shall refer to a town deliberately planned and built which provides, in addition to houses, employment, shopping, education, recreation, culture and other services normally associated with a city or town.
a) New Town
b) PUD
c) Radburn
d) Neighborhood Unit

2. A special type of bar chart that shows the distribution of a population by age and sex.
a) Population Pyramid
b) Population Projection
c) Population Density
d) Population Implosion

3. The ability of an area’s resource system to support the activities of a given population.
a) Threshold Population
b) Resource Use
c) Carrying Capacity
d) Demography

4. The elements of the human settlements.
i. Nature
ii. Man
iii. Society
iv. Shells
v. Network
vi. Hamlet
vii. Community
a) i, ii, iii, v, vi
b) ii, iii, iv, v, vi
c) i, ii, iii, iv, v
d) i, iii, iv, v, vi

5. The period in history wherein towns grew around either a monastery or castle assuming a radiocentric pattern.
a) Renaissance
b) Ancient Rome
c) Medieval Times
d) Ancient World

6. Leonardo da Vinci described in this book a new concept of urban planning that was suited for Milan, a city straddling a river where upstream, the river was directed into 6 or 7 branches, all parallel to the main stream and rejoining it below the city.
a) Milan Plan
b) De Arkitektura
c) Linear City
d) Codex Atlanticus

7. He wrote the Chicago Plan which was heavily criticized and referred to as centro-centrist
a) Pierre Charles L’Enfant
b) Daniel Burnham
c) Frederick Law Olmstead
d) Clarence Stein

8. The golden era of urban design in the US
a) Garden City Era
b) The Park Movement Era
c) City Beautiful Era
d) The Conservationists Era

9. It is the division of a community into districts or zones according to present and potential uses of land to maximize, regulate and direct their use and development.
a) Comprehensive Development Planning
b) Zoning
c) Land Use Planning
d) Police Power

10. He advocated the concept of the “Social City”, a polycentric settlement, where growth is without limit, surrounded by a greenbelt.
a) Ebenezer Howard
b) Daniel Burnham
c) Frederick Law Olmstead
d) Arturo Soria Y Mata

11. Which one is bigger in the hierarchy of settlements
a) City
b) Metropolis
c) Conurbation
d) Megalopolis

12. He believed in the use of open space as element of urban system.
a) Pierre Charles L’Enfant
b) Daniel Burnham
c) Frederick Law Olmstead
d) Clarence Stein

13. The links within the settlement and with other settlements.
a) Shells
b) Networks
c) Norms
d) Hamlet

14. Father of American Town Planning.
a) Clarence Perry
b) Daniel Burnham
c) Frederick Law Olmstead
d) Clarence Stein

15. A central business district usually has a.
i. High Daytime Population
ii. Large Concentration of Office and Retail Activities
iii. Large Daily Inflow and Outflow of Commuter
a) i, ii, iii
b) i, ii
c) i only
d) iii only

16. Urban development tends to occur along major transportation routes because.
a) Population Tends to Concentrate Where Transportation is Available
b) Transportation Facilities Tend to Service Areas Where There is Population Concentration
c) Both a and b
d) None of the above

17. An area with a minimum income of P20M, at least 10,000 has. in land area or minimum population of 150,000.
a) Component city
b) Highly urbanized city
c) Independent component city
d) City

18. Metro Manila is considered a primate city because
a) It is the largest urban center of the country
b) It contains the country’s primary central business district
c) It has a very large population compared to all other urban centers of the country
d) It is a metropolitan center

19. A single detached dwelling unit is defined as a house
a) Good for one household
b) Intended for ownership
c) Completely surrounded by yards
d) With one or more of its sides abutting the property line

20. A single detached dwelling unit is defined as a house
a) good for one household
b) intended for ownership
c) completely surrounded by yards
d) with one or more of its sides abutting the property line

21. Growth in the proportion of a population living in urban areas
a) Urbanization
b) Demography
c) Megalopolis
d) Component

22. The agency responsible for coordinating the housing program is
a) NHA

23. An urban planning approach that puts priority on people and environment wherein the model is the traditional city neighborhood that existed before where workplaces, shops and houses where within walking distance of each other
a) Garden City
b) New Urbanism
c) Letchworth
d) Welwyn

24. He postulated that land use diminish intensively in reverse relationship to increased distance
a) Von Thunen
b) William Alonso
c) Lowdon Wingo Jr.
d) Robert Malthus

25. Where can we find the highest level policy statements on environmental protection?
a) Constitution
b) PD 1151
c) RA 5454
d) LOI 90

26. This refers to all barangays or portion/s of which comprise the poblacion and other built-up areas including the urbanizable land in and adjacent to said areas and where at least 50% of the population are engaged in non-agricultural activities:
a) Central business district
b) Urban area
c) City center
d) Suburban area

27. What is zoning?
a) It is the designation and delineation of specific areas of a community as functional land use zones which uses of land may be allowed or regulated in accordance with the goals and objection of the development plan
b) It is a tool to implement the development plan
c) It is a means of redistributing land acquisition and disposition
d) None of the above

28. An urban area becomes a central business district because this is an area where
a) Infrastructure is most concentrated
b) Economic activities and transactions are concentrated
c) The formal economy is present
d) Income is highest

29. The most efficient type of hierarchy of settlements is one wherein
a) There is no single, dominant urban center
b) All settlements are equal in size
c) All settlements are distributed equally in space
d) None of the above

30. Often, a hierarchy of settlements is characterized by the presence of
a) a few large cities, some medium-sized cities, and many small settlements
b) only medium-sized and small settlements
c) equally-sized large cities in every region
d) only one large city and many small settlements

31. A city pattern usually formed of a central core surrounded by a freely arranged constellation of satellite clusters.
a) Grid
b) Star
c) Galaxy
d) Concentric

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