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From The Countryside To The Big Cities - Urban And Rural Lives
All the big cities in the world have large airports.

From The Countryside To The Big Cities - Urban And Rural Lives

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There are lots of big cities worldwide. Life in a city is described as urban. A lot of people still live in villages or in the countryside. Life in the countryside is described as rural. What are the differences? In geography you find out about people and the places where they live. This quiz is about the different places people live worldwide and the different jobs they do.

What are the differences between urban and rural lives? Let's see.

1.
In many countries, some people are leaving the countryside. Where are they going?
High mountains
Villages
Big cities
Hamlets
Millions of people are arriving in big cities in China, India, Brazil and Mexico
2.
Why are so many people moving from the countryside to big cities?
To go shopping
To look for work
To stay at home
To go to the movie theater
Most people hope to find a job and earn money
3.
In big cities around the world there are a lot of _________. These are where things are made.
Farms
Factories
Offices
Shops
A toy factory makes toys. A computer factory makes computers
4.
Just under half the people in the world still live in the countryside. Which one of these is a describing word for the countryside and villages?
Rural
Urban
Suburban
Empty
Hundreds of years ago, most people lived in rural areas
5.
Sam has a lot of toys. Where were most of these toys made?
Australia
Brazil
South Africa
China
China has a lot of factories. The factories in China make a lot of things, from toys to computers
6.
In India, a lot of people still live in rural areas. Which job do most people have in the countryside in India?
Train driver
Teacher
Farmer
Nurse
What job do farmers do?
7.
All the big cities in the world have large airports. What fly into and out of airports?
Trains
Cars
Boats
Airplanes
Where is your nearest airport?
8.
Life can be very hard in many big cities. Many people live in poor housing. These houses are in areas called ________.
Estates
Villages
Hamlets
Shanties
Have you seen pictures of shanties?
9.
Just over half the people in the world live in towns and cities. Which one of these is a describing word for towns and cities?
Rural
Urban
Agricultural
Empty
In many countries a lot of people are moving to the cities
10.
Mexico City, São Paulo in Brazil, Tokyo in Japan and Shanghai in China are all very big cities. They all have underground railroads called the Metro. Why do they need underground railroads?
To carry cars across the city
To carry people around the city
To keep the streets clean
To bring clean water to the city
London has a Metro. It is called the Underground
Author:  David Bland

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