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QUIZZES // Urban case study - London

Q1. Which of these is not a borough of London?

Kingston upon Thames

City of London

Newham

Reading

Q2. The average UK house price is £272,000. What is the average in London?

£272,000

£514,000

£356,000

£790,000

Q3. In the UK the average salary is £22,044. What is the average salary in London?

£22,044

£17,100

£34,473

£50,000

Q4. What causes counter urbanisation in London?

The movement of people out of London due to reasons such as house prices, traffic, crime and pollution.

The movement of people into London after the redevelopment of East London for the Olympic Games in 2012.

The movement of people from the countryside into the city of London.

The movement of people from the centre of London to the suburban boroughs, such as Kingston Upon Thames.

Q5. Which of these motorways circles London?

M1

M27

M6

M25

Q6. According to the Mayor of London’s office, how many new homes are needed in London each year?

50,000

66,000

30,000

10,000

Q7. Social deprivation is where people lack basic services such as housing or employment. Approximately how many of London’s population are socially deprived?

1 million

2 million

3 million

4 million

Q8. What is the difference between site and situation?

Situation is the physical characteristics of the location you are studying, whereas site is the location of the place in relation to its physical and human surroundings.

Site is the ability to see the physical characteristics of the location whereas situation is a position you may find yourself in.

Site relates to the physical characteristics of the location you are studying, whereas situation is the location of the place in relation to its physical and human surroundings.

Site refers to the factors that lead to the growth of a town or city, and situation is about the processes involved.

Q9. Which of these describes a greenfield site for new housing development in London?

Land that has been used, usually for industry, but is now abandoned and awaiting redevelopment.

A ring of protected land around a major town or city preventing further urban sprawl.

An area of land that is undeveloped, usually at the edge of a town or city.

Any area of the town or countryside which is grassed over, including gardens and parks.

Q10. Which of these describes a brownfield site for new housing development in London?

Land that has been used, usually for industry, but is now abandoned and awaiting redevelopment.

A ring of protected land around a major city preventing further urban sprawl.

An area of land that is undeveloped, usually at the edge of a town or city.

Any area of the town or countryside which is grassed over, including gardens and parks.

Q11. Study the population pyramid for London. Which of the following statements is true?

The most populous age category in London is 25–29.

The most populous age category in London is 10–14.

The most populous age category in London is 65–69

The most populous age category in London is 30–34

Q12. Study the population pyramid again. Which of the following statements is true?

There are more men aged 65–69 than women.

There are more women aged 65–69 than men.

There are the same percentages of men and women aged 65–69.

There are twice as many men aged 65–69 as women.

Q13. Study the population pyramid again. Which of these statements is true?

There are the same number of men and women in London.

There are 106,700 more women than men in London.

There are 107,500 more men in London than women.

There are 107,500 more women in London than men.

Q14. When answering a GCSE style question what should you always include?

Place names from a case study or named example.

Data, such as facts and figures and dates.

Ensure you answer the actual question set (for example describe, explain, evaluate)

All of the above.

Q15. Parts of East London were redeveloped after the London 2012 Olympics. Which of these was not part of the plan?

New school: Chobham Academy

New housing estate: East Village

International Quarter Business development

Widening of the M25 motorway

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