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Chew Valley Lake: Quiz


Question 1: Farms and buildings still remaining in private hands were acquired by ________.
Eminent domainNew townTower blockApartment

Question 2: ________ (Riparia riparia) arrive early and can usually be seen hawking over the water for insects in the second or third week of March.
Sand MartinCommon House MartinCliff SwallowBarn Swallow

Question 3: The A37 and A38 are slightly further away, providing access from ________.

Question 4: [22] These forests contain Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), ________ (Quercus robur), Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) and the Silver Birch (Betula pendula).
Quercus petraeaQuercus roburQuercus bicolorQuercus macrocarpa

Question 5: Chew Valley Lake in the Chew Valley at the northern edge of the Mendip Hills, surrounded by meadows and woods and close to the villages of Chew Stoke, Chew Magna and ________.
Bishop SuttonCompton MartinBlagdonEast Harptree

Question 6: Some restricted use for recreational activities is permitted by the owner, Bristol Water, including ________ and fishing, primarily for trout.
JacksnipeInternational 14Flying Dutchman (dinghy)Dinghy sailing

Question 7: Providing further protection, much of the area around the lake also falls within the ________ Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
River ChewWellsMendip HillsShepton Mallet

Question 8: [11] During the ________ farming was the most important activity supported in the area covered by the lake, supported by four flour mills powered by the River Chew.
High Middle AgesLate Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesMiddle Ages

Question 9: It was funded by ________ Council with the support of Sustrans and the Chew Valley Recreational Trail Association.
BristolNorth SomersetBath, SomersetBath and North East Somerset

Question 10: The lake is owned and operated by Bristol Water, which created it in 1956 when the demand became too large for nearby ________.
Blagdon LakeHarptree CombeChew Valley LakeBurledge Hill

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