AQA GCSE Geography Pre-release Resources

AQA GCSE Pre-release Figure 2 Multiple Choice Quiz

What is the name of the organisation that proposed the energy from waste incinerator for Cambridge?

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What is the name of settlement closest to the site for the proposed energy from waste incinerator?

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How large is the existing waste management park owned by Amey?

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True or false? The existing waste management park owned by Amey offers recycling, biological treatment, composting, and landfill.

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How many tonnes of waste ends up in landfill at the Amey site each year?

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Who would monitor emissions from the proposed energy from waste incinerator?

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What proportion of waste currently going to landfill could be incinerated at the new facility?

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If 80% of the 200 000 tonnes of waste currently going to landfill could be incinerated, how many tonnes of waste would still need to go to landfill?

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If 80% of the 200 000 tonnes of waste currently going to landfill could be incinerated, how many tonnes of waste could be burnt each year?

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If the new facility can handle 250 000 tonnes of waste per year, how much extra waste could be brought to the new facility from outside the local area?

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If currently 80% of landfill waste could be incinerated - then this works out at 160 000 tonnes of waste (this is 80% of 200 000 tonnes). If the capacity os 250 000 tonnes per year then an additional 90 000 tonnes could be brought in from outside the area.

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How many homes could the energy from waste incinerator provide electricity for?

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How many jobs could be created during the construction and operational phases?

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The proposed energy from waste incinerator will provide over 300 jobs during the construction and operational phases. What type of benefit is this?

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What can ash from waste incineration be used for?

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How much has the amount of waste sent to landfill in Lincoln reduced since the opening of an energy from waste plant?

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Local people are concerned about the impact of the proposed energy from waste incinerator will damage the look of the countryside. What type of impact is this?

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Green energy is one justification for the new energy from waste incinerator. What type of benefit is this?

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True or false? Local people feel the 80-metre chimney and the huge building will be very intrusive in the low-lying landscape.

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Using the OS map extract, identify the 6 figure grid reference for the site of the proposed waste incinerator.

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Using the OS map extract, identify the straight-line distance between the site of the proposed waste incinerator and the site of the new town built on former barracks.

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