1. What is the lecture mainly about?
A. The reasons why Olmsted was selected to design Central Park
B. The impact that Olmsted’ s designs had on the growth of cities
C. Ways that Olmsted’s design for Central Park influenced the design of Riverside, Illinois
D. Olmsted’s design goals as revealed in two of his projects
2. What does the professor imply about the increase in the population of urban areas in the middle of the nineteenth century?
A. It caused difficulty in the design and creation of city parks
B. It was one of the reasons that Central Park was created
C. It forced Olmsted to build more roads in Central Park than he had originally planned.
D. Olmsted viewed the increase in population as a positive trend
3. What is one of the features of Olmsted’s design of Central Park that the professor particularly admires?
A. The use of trees as boundaries between recreational and non-recreational areas
B. The emphasis of naturally occurring contrasts
C. The quality of the materials used for streets and buildings
D. The wide variety of styles used for its tunnels
4. What design feature did Olmsted incorporate into both Central Park and the town of Riverside, Illinois?
A. Forest areas that were left undisturbed
B. Streets at lower levels than other ground areas
C. The removal of large rocks that obstructed views
D. The expansion of naturally occurring ponds
5. What does the professor say about the town of Riverside today?
A. It has stayed true to Olmsted’s original design
B. It regarded as Olmsted’s most successful project
C. It even more parkland than Olmsted had created
D. It has nicer parks than the city of Chicago does
6. What can be inferred about the woman when she says this.
A. She believes t here is more than one correct answer to the professor’ s question
B. She realizes she is repeating a point the professor made earlier
C. She recognizes that she is not giving a correct answer
D. She thinks the answer to the professor’ s question is obvious.
答案：D B B B A C