Suburb Housing Design
Listen to part of a lecture in an architecture class. The professor has been discussing housing designs.
- What is the lecture mainly about?
- A. Trends in housing designs in United States cities in the 1940s.
- B. The spread of the Levittown model across the United States.
- C. Ways that a building company met a demand for affordable housing.
- D. The importance of floor plans in meeting the needs of people.
- What feature of the Cape Cod house made it attractive for young families?
- A. A living room that could be divided into bedrooms.
- B. Attic space that could be transformed into rooms.
- C. A backyard that was extremely spacious.
- D. A plumbing system that could easily be extended.
- Why does the professor discuss the living room window of the ranch house?
- A. To explain that it helped families save money on heating costs.
- B. To point out that it helped families focus on their private lives.
- C. To compare it to the picture window in the Cape Cod house.
- D. To point out that it provided a view of the street in front of the house.
- What enabled Levitt &Sons to build houses economically?
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- A. They were able to create new designs very quickly
- B. They used the same materials for every house.
- C. They constructed houses near large cities.
- D. They trained workers to perform specialized tasks.
- What was a result of the building methods used to construct Levittown?
- A. Similar towns were formed in other areas.
- B. Housing developments took a long time to complete.
- C. Levitt Sons became known for their artistic vision.
- D. Housing became less affordable in the 1950s.
- What can be inferred about the professor when he says this: 🎧
- A. He believes that the second design was an improvement over the first.
- B. He doubts that the second design was as efficient as the first.
- C. He believes that the two designs were similar.
- D. He doubts that the change in the roof was necessary.
答案：C B B BD A C