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For a named example of a town or city which you have studied, explain how urban sprawl has changed the surrounding area. (7)

Nottingham

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For a named example of a town or city in an MEDC which you have studied, describe the problems which occur in the rural-urban fringe as a result of urban sprawl. (7)

Nottingham

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For a named town or city which you have studied, describe the location and characteristics of two contrasting housing areas. (7)

Nottingham - Old Meadows (inner city) and Clifton (outer city council estate)

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In many towns and cities there have been changes in shopping facilities in recent years. Describe one recent change in shopping facilities in a named town or city which you have studied. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this change for the people who live in the town or city. (7)

Meadowhall Shopping Centre (Sheffield) or Merryhill Shopping centre (Dudley)

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Name two settlements of different population size which you have studied. Compare the shops and services provided in the two settlements which you have named. (7)

Nottingham and Quorn (or a village of your choice)

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Describe the hierarchy of settlements in a named country or area which you have studied. (7)

England

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Name a city in an LEDC and describe what has been done to improve the quality of life of the people who live there. (7)

Rio de Janerio

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Many settlements have grown over the years into large urban areas. For a named example of a large settlement, explain the reasons for its growth. (7)

Nottingham

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For a named example of a large area which you have studied, explain the reasons for its growth. (7)

Nottingham an industrial city

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Many towns and cities are growing rapidly. With reference to a named urban area which you have studied, describe the problems in the rural – urban fringe which are being caused by its growth. (7)

Nottingham

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In all towns and cities there have been changes in land use. These include the development of transport, areas of housing,industry, leisure & shopping facilities. Briefly describe one recent change in land use in or close to a town or city which you have studied. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this change in land use for the people who live in the town or city. (7)

MeadowHall Shopping Centre (Sheffield) or Merryhill Shopping Centre (Dudley)

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Another urban problem is the growth of squatter settlement. Name a city in an LEDC and describe what has been done to improve the quality of life for the people who live in the squatter settlements. (7)

Rio de Janerio

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For a named urban area which you have studied, describe the main features of its Central Business District. (7)

CBD Nottingham

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Choose an example of rural to urban migration in an LEDC which you have studied. Name the areas between which people moved and explain why people migrated. You should refer both to pull and push factors. (7)

Upper Egypt to Cairo

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Name an example of a rural area in an LEDC from which many people have migrated. Explain why many people have migrated from this area. (7)

Upper Egypt to Cairo

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For a named urban area, describe the impacts of its growth on the environment. (7)

Nottingham or Cairo

16

In many urban areas there are problems of housing shortages. Name an urban area which you have studied where there is a shortage of houses. Describe the causes of this problem and the attempts which have been made to solve the problem. (7)

Rio de Janerio or Cario

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In many urban areas there are problems of traffic congestion. Name an urban area which you have studied where there is traffic congestion.
Describe the causes of this problem and the attempts which have been made to solve the problem. (7)

Traffic in Nottingham

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The building of new housing, roads and services often result in urban sprawl. Name an example of a town or city which you have studied where urban sprawl has taken place. Describe its effects on people and the natural environment. (7)

Nottingham

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Name an urban area in an LEDC where there are squatter settlements. Describe what has been done to improve the quality of life for the people who live in these settlements. (7)

Rio de Janerio

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International migration the movement of people from one country to another. Choose any example of international migration and name the countries between which people moved. Explain why many people made the decision to migrate. You should refer both to pull and to push factors. (7)

Poland to England

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The area surrounding towns and cities is known as the rural-urban fringe. What problems are likely to occur in the rural-urban fringe as a result of the growth of towns and cities? You should refer to an example which you have studied. (7)

Nottingham or Cairo

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In all large urban areas attempts have been made to solve the problems faced by people who live there. These include problems such as traffic congestion, squatter settlements, housing shortages or urban sprawl. Choose either one of these problems faced by people who live in urban areas. For a named urban area, describe the attempts which have been made to solve the problem which you have chosen. (7)

Traffic in Nottingham

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Many settlements have grown over the years into large urban areas. These include towns and cities with main functions such as: ports, Industrial towns, tourist resorts, administrative centres capital cities. For an example of a large settlement which you have studied, identify its main function and explain the reasons for its growth. (7)

Nottingham an industrial city