By identifying patterns and changes in rural areas, we can understand the characteristics of rural settlements and how they change over time.
What is a settlement?
A place where people live
A place where people go to shop
A place where people go to work
Which of these is a rural settlement pattern?
Central business district
What is marginal land?
Land around the edge of a city
Land that is difficult to cultivate so it is only used as a last resort
Why is maintaining hedgerows a good thing for the environment?
Because they stop people from trespassing on farmers' fields
Because they are cheap and easy to maintain
Because they provide food and shelter for wildlife
Which function would more typically be found in a village in the past?
A restaurant pub
A blacksmith (someone who shoes horses)
A housing estate
What is rural depopulation?
People moving from urban to rural areas
People moving out of rural areas
Farmers housing other rural residents
What type of pattern is illustrated by a settlement is clustered together around a village green?
A nucleated pattern
A dispersed pattern
A linear pattern
What pushes house prices up in rural areas?
Conflicts between established residents and new residents
The decline of local services
People buying second homes in rural areas
If a farmer sets up a bed and breakfast on the farm to make more money, what is this called?
What term defines the travelling to and from work?