Try this 15-question GCSE quiz to see how much you know about food, water and energy resources in the UK.

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HIGH SCORES

Rank Name Score
1st JDM 30
2nd BBB 30
3rd LGG 30
4th RMW 30
5th jdp 30
6th JSB 30
7th WJR 30
8th RHU 30
9th CEC 30
10th CEC 30

QUIZZES // Managing the UK's resources

Q1. What is the term used to describe resources like food, energy and water that are linked or interdependent?

Nimbus

Confluence

Nucleus

Nexus

Q2. What is the term for the distance travelled by food from its area of production?

Air miles

Food miles

Food travel

Long haul

Q3. Which of the following is not used in organic farming?

Machinery

Irrigation

Artificial chemicals

Manure

Q4. Which of the following terms best describes agribusiness farming?

Extensive

Subsistence

Intensive

Sustainable

Q5. As a whole country, which of the following describes the UK water resources?

In balance

In surplus

In flood

In deficit

Q6. Which of the following areas currently receives water supplies by water transfer from Kielder Water?

Newcastle

Leeds

Liverpool

Manchester

Q7. What is the percentage of ‘poor quality’ water in UK rivers?

Q8. What is the percentage of ‘poor quality’ water in UK rivers?

50%

70%

80%

90%

Q9. How often does the Environmental Agency monitor water quality?

Weekly

Daily

Monthly

Annually

Q10. What is happening to the demand for water in south-east England?

It is sustainable

It is remaining the same

It is decreasing

It is increasing

Q11. Which of the following is not a renewable source of energy?

Hydro-electric power

Tidal power

Shale gas

Solar energy

Q12. Which of the following fossil fuels will be banned in the UK after 2025?

Coal

Oil

Gas

Wave

Q13. What is the projection for the change in the UK’s energy imports from 2000 to 2025?

They will fall

They will double

They will stay the same

They will not be needed

Q14. Which of the following is the name of the renewable source for bioenergy production in the UK?

Biomass

Biotech

Biosphere

Biome

Q15. Which of the following describes the long-term potential of fracking shale for gas and oil?

Cheap

Risk free

Sustainable

Non-sustainable

Q16. Fracking extracts oil and gas from which of the following?

Quarries

Drift mines

Shale pits

Shale rocks

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