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The most appropriate land use model to describe Chicago’s two Black ghettos is the
A) concentric ring model. B) sector model. C) multi-nuclei model.
Match the following land uses in Chicago with their neighborhood place names.
major department stores A) State Street
current port B) Calumet River
"swingles” area C) Northshore
wealthiest neighborhoods D) Southside
public housing project E) Old Town
Based on a preference survey, which group has the highest percentage of wanting to live in racially-balanced integrated neighborhoods?
A) African-Americans B) Whites C) Hispanics D) American Indians
Where in Chicago would you see African-American women with shopping bags on north-bound trains and white men in business suits on south-bound trains?
A) Loop B) Chinatown C) Old Town D) Northshore E) Riverside
What distinguishes racism and sexism from prejudice?
The most Hispanic metropolitan area east of the Mississippi River is
A) New York City. B) Miami. C) Tucson. D) San Antonio.
Identify each of the cities on Map 1.
One way of determining whether places are “authentic” is how a city council reacts to the places through ordinances and policies.
Match the reaction to each type of place.
negative, restrictive reactions A) authentic places
positive, supportive reactions B) placeless places
Three components of placeless geography were identified in class. For each component, match the most appropriate example.
other-directedness in places A) urban renewal
uniformity and standardization in places B) mega-malls
Everyone agrees what sexism is and can identify its institutional, attitudinal, and personal manifestations. A) True B) False
According to Riccio, many streetwalkers are relocating in all of the following areas, except one.
strips B) low-income, racial minority neighborhoods
What does gambling, booze, floor shows, and 24 hour-services in Las Vegas illustrate about US culture?
A) the cowboy myth B) the decay of US culture C) lack of Christian morality D) fun-loving culture
Casinos on The Strip in Las Vegas can be identified on topographic maps by all of the following features, except one.
A) Large, irregular black shapes are concentrated along Las Vegas Blvd.
B) Each casino is labeled with its name.
C) Many of the main streets have casino names.
D) Elongated structures are usually attached to the irregularly-shaped buildings.
E) Black-shaded buildings indicate human occupancy.
State lotteries give lower odds for winning than illegal bookies. A) True B) False
Identify the one aspect of legal prostitution in Nevada that is not true.
A) Prostitutes work
12-hour shifts for three weeks at a time.
D) Prostitutes are fingerprinted.
E) Each prostitute
must wear a pink triangle over her left breast.
Match the land uses in New Orleans with the most appropriate street.
antique shops A) Royal Street
strip-tease shows B) Bourbon Street
Where or what kinds of cemeteries do large number of tourists not visit?
A) military ones
B) ones in the open countryside C) 18th-century ones in Boston
Who said that “entertainment is education; education is ideology?”
A) Herbert Schiller B) Walter Disney C) Erica Jong D) Ben Stein E) Wilburt Zelinsky
Walt Disney proclaims that “Disneyland is your land.” Given the themes and content of Disneyland, who does he really mean by “you?”
A) Chippewa Indians B) rural Blacks C) WASPs (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant) D) Disney movie viewers E) Norwegian Unitarians
attendance is much less than that of all National Football League
games. A) True B) False
What cities in foreign countries have a Disneyland?
A) London and
Paris B) Tokyo and Mexico City C) Orlando and Tokyo
A) French Canadian
Roman Catholics B) Mormons C) executives at Disneyland
Disney World consists of
A) the Magic Kingdom, MGM Studios, and EPCOT Center.
B) the Magic
Kingdom, Frontierland, and Tomorrowland.
5/8-high buildings A) fantasy
pastel colors B) actual
litter and abandoned buildings
only Victorian architecture
a variety of architectural styles from different eras
What evidence does not indicate that Disneyland is a racist landscape, given our discussions in class?
A) A picture
showing a (white settler’s) log cabin burning next to an Indian village.
D) A fort that is
designed to invite visitors to play in and on it, including shooting toy
guns pointed at the surrounding forest that contains an Indian village.
A) movie stars and rodeo champs. B) movie stars and historical cowboys. C) ordinary cowboys and cowgirls.
D) ranchers and
their cowhands. E) famous western outlaws
What differentiates “authentic” from “tourist” abandoned mining and ghost towns? For this question, think of these two types of towns as polar opposites.
neglected cemetery A) authentic towns
historical and commercial signs B) tourist towns
empty city lots
very few tourists