Try this 10-question A level quiz to see how much you know about this conflict, its causes and some key Changing Places themes.

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2nd MAA 18
3rd a c 13
4th ari 12
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QUIZZES // Investigating the London riots

Q1. In which year did the London riots occur?

2011

2010

2012

2016

Q2. What was the name of the man shot by the police that led to the first protest?

Mike Duggan

Mark Duggan

Mark Diggen

Mike Diggen

Q3. What is the definition of ‘looting’?

Stealing goods from a place.

Smashing windows or cars during a riot.

Stealing from the police.

Charging at the police during a riot.

Q4. Which of these statements about the London riots is correct?

The riots were confined to London.

100 people died in the riots of 2011.

Nearly 200 households were displaced in London because of damage to their homes.

All of the protests following Mark Duggan’s death were violent.

Q5. Tottenham was the centre of the London riots. Which London borough is Tottenham in?

Newham

Enfield

Haringey

Tower Hamlets

Q6. Which of these statements about Tottenham and the surrounding areas is correct?

Many of the areas in and around Tottenham were within the 10% least deprived areas of the country in 2015.

Many of the areas in and around Tottenham were within the 10% most deprived areas of the country in 2015.

Many of the areas in and around Tottenham have a lower-than-average child poverty rate.

Many of the areas in and around Tottenham have a lower-than-average poverty rate.

Q7. A lack of political engagement within some communities is a suggested cause of the London riots. Which of the following is a definition of political engagement?

Being actively involved in the running of an organisation, community or country.

Being represented in political processes.

Being fairly treated within the community regardless of race, gender or ethnicity.

Being able to vote in elections.

Q8. It is hoped that large scale regeneration of the area might help deal with some of the issues linked to the riots. Which of these is a definition of regeneration?

The long-term upgrading of existing places or drastic renewal schemes for areas.

How the image of a place is changed and portrayed in the media.

The marketing aspect of changing a place designed to attract businesses, residents and visitors.

Lacking resources considered to be the basic necessities in a society.

Q9. The Mayor of London’s website states that the regeneration of Tottenham will provide a ‘skills and jobs programme boosting growth and helping to restore local pride.’ A boost to the number of jobs in the area would aim to deal with which possible cause of

Ethnic tensions

Contrasting views for the need for regeneration

Shortage of good quality housing

Lack of economic opportunity

Q10. A lack of political representation within some communities is a suggested cause of the London riots. Which of the following is a definition of political representation?

Being actively involved in the running of an organisation, community or country.

Being represented in political processes. Feeling that somebody is speaking on behalf of your viewpoints and representing your opinions when making decisions.

Being fairly treated within the community regardless of race, gender or ethnicity.

Being able to vote in elections.

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