A Quarry Case Study - facts and figures

This is to test knowledge of the case study for ordanary quarrying, this is NOT FOR QUARRY RESTORATION

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1. Where is this quarry? (County)

  • Derbyshire
  • Wenslydale
  • North Yorkshire
  • Surrey
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2. What was this made into and how much was made of this?(per year)

  • 1.3 million tons of Brick
  • 1.3 million tons of Cement
  • 1.2 million tons of Brick
  • 1.5 Million tons of Cement

3. How many people are employed at the quarry?

  • 178
  • 182
  • 282
  • 82

4. How much limestone is quarried from there?

  • 2 million tons per Year
  • 1 million tons per Month
  • 2 million tons per Month
  • 1 million tons per Year

5. Which one of these did not happen there?

  • Quiet machines have been used to cause minimum disturbance to nearby houses
  • Landscaping, by planting trees and plant to reduce visual pollution.
  • Efforts have been made to reduce dust, washing the lorries regularly.
  • One old quarry is used as a nature reserve

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