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Question 1: German bombing during the Second World War caused massive damage to the docks with 380,000 tons of ________ destroyed in the Surrey Docks in a single night.
Pulp (paper)LumberWood preservationWood

Question 2: See ________ and Lower Lea Valley for further information on this trend.
KentEssexThames GatewayGreater London

Question 3: From 1909, they were managed by the ________, or PLA, which amalgamated the companies in a bid to make the docks more efficient and improve labour relations.
City of LondonMetropolitan Police ServiceTower BridgePort of London Authority

Question 4: ________ and Deptford are undergoing large-scale redevelopment, chiefly as a result of the improved transport links making them more attractive to commuters.
Charlton, LondonElthamGreenwichWoolwich

Question 5: In the early 21st century redevelopment is spreading into the more suburban parts of East London, and into the parts of the counties of Kent and ________ which abut the Thames Estuary.

Question 6: ________ mainline link between Canary Wharf, central London and north Kent.
Farringdon stationStratford stationCrossrailLiverpool Street station

Question 7: Under the terms of the ________, McArdle was released on June 28, 2000.
Northern Ireland AssemblySt Andrews AgreementBelfast AgreementNorthern Ireland

Question 8: This was addressed by the LDDC with the construction of the ________ (DLR), which connected the Docklands with the City.
Stratford stationDocklands Light RailwayWest Ham stationStratford International station

Question 9: The clearest symbol of the whole effort was the ambitious ________ project that constructed Britain's tallest building and established a second major financial centre in London.
Canary Wharf8 Canada SquareRiverside South (Canary Wharf)Citigroup Centre, London

Question 10: To address this problem, in 1981 the Secretary of State for the Environment, ________, formed the London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC) to redevelop the area.
John MajorAnthony EdenMargaret ThatcherMichael Heseltine

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