Thursday, May 29, 2008

Review Questions Planning3 Part3

1. It was during this period that the concept of urban design was established
a) Renaissance
b) Bronze Age
c) Medieval Period
d) Atomic Age

2. They understood the importance of transportation and thus emerges as the first regional planners of the world
a) Greeks
b) Romans
c) Sumerians
d) Egyptians

3. He developed the first theoretical basis for physical planning
a) Hippodamus
b) Nicodemus
c) Nostradamus
d) Aristotle

4. Urbanization began around 4,000 BC in the area known as the
a) Fertile Crescent
b) Mediterranean
c) Babylon
d) Asia

5. Rectangular streets are examples of the
a) Axial
b) Ribbon-type
c) Grid-iron
d) Radial

6. What was the most important factor in designing settlement patterns during the Spanish Period in the Philippines
a) Religion
b) Economy
c) Transportation
d) Plaza

7. He postulated that population increases in a geometric ratio while food production increases arithmetically and that unless natural catastrophes, war or sexual restraint control population increase, worldwide famine or war will follow
a) Von Thunen
b) William Alonso
c) Lowdon Wingo Jr.
d) Robert Malthus

8. The sole regulatory body for housing and land use development. It is charged with encouraging greater private sector participation in low-cost housing through liberalization of development standards, simplification of regulations and decentralization of approvals for permits and licenses.
d) none of them

9. The most frequent shape of a city, a large circle with radial corridors of intense development emanating from the center.
a) Star
b) Radiocentric
c) Ring
d) None of them

10. This two corridors of intense development crosses at the center and is usually found in small cities
a) Linear
b) Branch
c) Rectilinear
d) None of them

11. These are ways in which the main elements within the city are arranged to form a pleasing and memorable pattern.
a) ornament
b) decoration
c) a & b
d) none of them

12. A street pattern that provides ease of orientation adopted to right angle
a) linear
b) grid
c) concentric
d) star-shaped

13. An area intended for regional shopping centers such as large shopping malls and other regional commercial activities, high-rise hotels, sports stadium or sports complexes.
a) C-1
b) C-2
c) C-3
d) None of them

14. Zoning takes the form of a locally enacted ordinance which embodies among others, regulations affecting:
a) Uses allowed or disallowed in each zone or district
b) Conditions for allowing them
c) Deviations legally allowed from the requirements of the ordinance.
d) All of the above

15. It shall refer to areas designated principally for trade, services and business purposes.
a) Commercial
b) Built-up area
c) CBD
d) None of them

16. The ratio of the total building floor area to the total lot area
a) Floor area ratio
b) Gross ratio
c) Net floor ratio
d) None of them

17. This zone is for particular types of institutional establishments e.g. welfare homes, orphanages, home for the aged, rehabilitation and training centers, military camps/reservation/bases/training grounds, etc.
a) AZ
b) AIZ
c) GIZ
d) SIZ

18. A residential motor court around which housing may be arranged.
a) Collector
b) Links
c) Cul-de-sac
d) None of them

19. He is the author of the 10-volume treatise “de Arkitektura” which relates experience of Roman architecture and town planning
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Hipodamus
c) c.) Nicoletus
d) Vitruvius

20. Arturo Soria y Mata suggested this type of development running from Cadiz, Spain across Europe through St. Petersburg in which he proposed that the logic of linear utility line should be the basis of all city lay-out
a) Boadacre
b) Linear City
c) Radiant City
d) Component City

21. This type of development pattern emerged as towns grew around a monastery or castle during the medieval times.
a) Radiocentric
b) Rectilinear
c) Ekistics
d) Nodes

22. Le Corbusier proposed this type of development that is anchored on the objective of decongesting the centers of our cities by increasing their densities by building high on small part of the total ground area.
a) Radburn
b) City Beautiful
c) Radiant City
d) Garden city

23. The minimum population necessary to support a service
a) Threshold population
b) Required population
c) Demography
d) Conurbation

24. This is the golden era of urban design in the U.S. characterized with a totally designed system of main circulation arteries, a network of parks, and clusters or focal buildings or building blocks of civic centers.
a) Radburn
b) City Beautiful Era
c) Garden City Movement
d) Neighborhood Unit

25. The science of Human Settlements
a) Demography
b) Ekistics
c) Logistics
d) Conurbation

26. It is a merging of two or more metropolises with a population of 10 million or more
a) Conurbation
b) Megalopolises
c) Metropolitan
d) Threshold population

27. Each successive district admits the uses of all the more restricted districts
a) Spot zoning
b) Bonus zoning
c) Non-cumulative zoning
d) Inclusionary zoning

28. Exponents of the systems view of planning
i. Brian McLoughlin ii. George Chadwick iii. John Glasson iv. Alan Wilson
a) i, ii, iii
b) ii, iii, iv
c) i, iii, iv
d) i, ii, iv

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