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The Broads: Quiz


Question 1: Special legislation gives the ________ of the waterways equal status with the conservation and public enjoyment of the area.
NavigationAmateur radio direction findingCompassGlobal Positioning System

Question 2: The River Bure is a tributary of the River Yare which rises near ________ in Norfolk and joins the Yare just downstream of Breydon Water.
WroxhamReepham, NorfolkAcleAylsham

Question 3: The children's novels "Coot Club" and "The Big Six", both by ________, are set on the Broads.
Joseph ConradEric NewbyArthur RansomeJohn D. MacDonald

Question 4: Norfolk reed from the broads has been a traditional material for ________ houses.
JapanUnited KingdomLondonThatching

Question 5: The navigable section of the river is entirely urban and runs from the centre of Norwich, past ________ to the confluence with the River Yare.
Wells CathedralGloucester CathedralNorwich CathedralExeter Cathedral

Question 6: The ________ is a tributary of the River Yare, joining that river just upstream of Breydon Water.
River NeneRiver WaveneyRiver Great OuseRiver Little Ouse

Question 7: An ________ was passed on 28 May 1827, creating the Norwich and Lowestoft Navigation Company, and the work of construction and dredging of the River Yare and the Oulton Dyke was completed in 1833.
Common lawLegal systems of the worldAct of ParliamentLaw

Question 8: Oulton Broad is part of the Broads tidal system, but is immediately adjacent to Lake Lothing which acts as a harbour for ________ and connects to the North Sea.
LowestoftWoodbridge, SuffolkSudbury, SuffolkBeccles

Question 9: The Broads are Britain's largest protected ________ and are home to a wealth of wildlife, especially birdlife.

Question 10: A specific project being considered under the UK ________ is re-introduction of the Large Copper butterfly, whose habitat has been reduced by reduction of fens.
Biodiversity Action PlanConvention on Biological DiversityOverpopulationConservation biology


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