Geography Grade 11/12 Flashcards

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Flashcards made for Grade 11 and Grade 12 on the topic of Sustainability, Eco cities and infrastructure.
Adina Shaw
Flashcards by Adina Shaw, updated more than 1 year ago
Adina Shaw
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WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF AN ECO CITY? AN ECOLOGICALLY HEALTHY CITY
WHAT IS AN EXAMPLE OF AN ECO CITY? MASDAR CITY CURITIBA COPENHAGEN
TRUE OR FALSE? AN ECO CITY IS TOXIC TO NEIGHBOURING ECOSYSTEMS AND CONSUMES MORE THAN IT PRODUCES. FALSE
WHAT FIVE CHARACTERISTICS MAKE UP AN ECO CITY? (THINK OF THE PHYSICAL SURROUNDINGS, ECONOMICS ETC.) CONTEXT SOCIO-ECONOMICS ENERGY AND MATERIAL FLOWS URBAN STRUCTURES TRANSPORT
AN ECO CITY MUST EXIST AT A HUMAN SCALE, CREATE RENEWABLE ENERGY BE ACCESSIBLE TO EVERYONE AND HAVE A STRONG LOCAL ECONOMY. TRUE OR FALSE? TRUE
WHAT FEATURES HAVE TO DEVELOP BEFORE INTERCONNECTEDNESS WORKS EFFICIENTLY? ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMIC SOCIAL
OUT OF THESE THREE OPTIONS, WHICH STATION IS BEFORE SURFERS PARADISE BUT AFTER CYPRESS AVENUE? 1. NORTHCLIFFE 2. SURFERS PARADISE NORTH 3. CAVILL AVENUE 3. CAVILL AVENUE
OUT OF THESE THREE OPTIONS, WHICH STATION IS BEFORE GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY BUT AFTER NERANG STREET 1. PARKWOOD EAST 2. GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL 3. QUEEN STREET 2. GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
OUT OF THESE THREE OPTIONS, WHICH STATION IS AFTER BROADBEACH NORTH BUT BEFORE MERMAID WATERS 1. NORTHCLIFFE 2. BROADBEACH SOUTH 3. FLORIDA GARDENS 2. BROADBEACH SOUTH
WHERE IS MASDAR CITY LOCATED? ABU DHABI UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
WHAT DOES MASDAR CITY AIM TO DO? LOWER CARBON FOOTPRINTS REDUCE WASTE TO 0 RESEARCH EDUCATION INTO SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY SMART ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
TRUE OR FLASE? GASOLINE POWERED VEHICLES ARE ALLOWED ON THE NARROW STREETS OF THE CITY. FALSE. COMPUTER-DRIVEN ELECTRIC CARS WILL NAVIGATE COMPLEX TUNNELS INSTEAD.
WHAT IS THE TRANSPORT SYSTEM CALLED IN MASDAR CITY? PRT (PERSONAL RAPID TRANSIT)
WHAT ASPECTS OF MASDAR MAKE IT AN ECO CITY? TERRACOTTA COLOURED BUILDINGS MOTION CENSORED LIGHTS SMART TECHNOLOGY TRANSPORT SOLAR PANELS
WHERE IS CURITIBA LOCATED? BRAZIL BRAZILIAN CITY STATE
WHAT IS CURITIBA'S TRANSPORT NETWORK CALLED? BRT OR RIT (BUS RAPID TRANSIT)
WHAT IS THE KEY WORD USED TO DESCRIBE CURITIBA'S BUS? (THINK HOW THEY FIT MORE PEOPLE ON BUSES THAN OTHER CITIES) BI-ARTICULATED ARTICULATED
HOW DOES THE ONE-FARE SYSTEM HELP THE RESIDENTS OF CURITIBA? HELPS WITH THE POOR RESIDENTS AS THEY CAN GO INTO THE CITY AND TO THE OUTER SUBURBS FOR THE SAME PRICES AS ANY OTHER PERSON.
WHY IS THE CURITIBA TRANSPORT NETWORK SO BENEFICIAL FOR THE RESIDENTS? EFFICIENT TIMELY AESTHETICALLY PLEASING CHEAP ACCESSIBLE
WHAT COLOUR OF THE BUSES IS THE EXPRESS LINE IN CURITIBA? RED
WHEN WAS THE TIBETAN RAIL OPENED TO THE PUBLIC? (CIVIL USE) 2006
TRUE OR FALSE? CHINA RECOGNISES TIBET AS AN INDEPENDENT STATE, A PART OF THE CHINESE PROVINCE. TRUE
WHAT YEAR WAS THE FIRST PHASE OF THE TIBETAN RAIL COMPLETED? 1979 OR 1984 (CIVIL USE IN 1984)
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE ELEVATION OF THE TIBETAN RAILWAY LINK? 4,500M OR 4.5KM
WHAT IS THE TOTAL ROUTE LENGTH OF THE TIBETAN RAILWAY LINK? 1,956KM
WHAT IS THE ROUTE LENGTH FROM GOLMUD TO LHASA? 1,142KM
HOW MANY KILOMETRES OF THE RAILWAY IS LAID ON PERMAFROST? 550KM
WHAT ARE SOME IMPACTS OF THE RAILWAY LINK? TOURISM HABITAT LOSS INCREASE OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CONTROL (CHINA) PROPAGANDA AND ADVERTISING
WHAT ARE THE THREE MAIN PROBLEMS THEY ENCOUNTERED WHEN CONSTRUCTING THE TIBETAN RAILWAY LINK? LACK OF OXYGEN HOW TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT PERMAFROST
WHAT ARE THREE EXAMPLES OF HOW THEY SOLVED THEIR LACK OF OXYGEN PROBLEM ON THE TIBETAN RAILWAY LINK? MEDICAL INSURANCE MEDICAL FACILITIES OXYGEN MAKING STATIONS CLINIC EVERY 10KM REGULAR BREAKS OXYGEN TANKS
WHAT ARE THREE SOLUTIONS THAT WERE EMPLOYED TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE CONSTRUCTING THE TIBETAN RAILWAY LINK? WATER/SOLID WASTE PROCESSED PASSAGEWAYS CONSTRUCTED ANIMAL OVERPASSES GRASS SEEDS PLANTED ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY EQUIPMENT ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY TRAIN CARS STOPPED DURING ANTELOPE SEASON
WHAT ARE THREE SOLUTIONS THAT WERE EMPLOYED TO CONSTRUCT THE TIBETAN RAILWAY LINK ON PERMAFROST? GRAVELLED EMBANKMENTS BUILDING A BRIDGE VENTILATION PIPES
HOW DID THE RAILWAY LINK BENEFIT THE RESIDENTS OF TIBET? EASY ACCESS TO MODERN WORLD INCREASED TOURISM CHEAPER TRAVEL
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