Squatter Settlements

Edward Aris
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A quiz on everything you need to know about squatter settlements for aqa GCSE geography

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Question 1

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[blank_start]Squatter[blank_end] settlements develop when urbanisation occurs [blank_start]rapidly[blank_end] in [blank_start]poorer[blank_end] areas. People are attracted to the city and [blank_start]illegally[blank_end] make make-shift accommodation on [blank_start]unoccupied[blank_end] land. The urbanisation is too [blank_start]fast[blank_end] to provide [blank_start]suitable[blank_end] housing and too fast to provide suitable jobs. People usually end up working in the [blank_start]informal[blank_end] sector or are self employed (e.g. trading and offering services.
Answer
  • Squatter
  • slum
  • poorer
  • richer
  • rapidly
  • slowly
  • illegally
  • legally
  • unoccupied
  • occupied
  • fast
  • slow
  • suitable
  • luxury
  • informal
  • formal

Question 2

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What are some push factors for migration from rural places to urban places?
Answer
  • there is poverty in poor areas
  • lack of job diversity
  • well-paid jobs in the city
  • clean and safe water supply in the city
  • rural environments are often very remote

Question 3

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What are some of the pull factors causing migration from rural environments to urban environments?
Answer
  • better paid jobs
  • Reliable sources of food
  • the rural environments often have a lack of land
  • little hope for change and improvement in the rural environments
  • the promise for electricity

Question 4

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Is Sao Paulo (Paraisopolis Favela) in Brazil?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Does Sao Paulo have a population of...?
Answer
  • 80,000
  • 120,000
  • 90,000
  • 75,000

Question 6

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Hazards of living in Sao Paulo
Answer
  • Landslides
  • No sewers or similar waste disposal system
  • tsunamis and vast flooding is common
  • disease is common
  • corrupt mayor and law system

Question 7

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What are the 3 schemes that are in use that help develop the parasopolis favela?
Answer
  • Rural investment
  • site and service
  • self-help schemes
  • waste disposal program
  • flood prevention program
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