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When did China establish the one-child policy?

1979

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What was China's rate of population change in 1950?

1.9%

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What is China's current rate of population growth?

0.7%

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What percentage of aborted foetuses were femal in 2000?

90%

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By how many do men outnumber women in China?

Over 60 million

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What was China's total population in 2008?

1.3 billion

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When did Poland join the EU?

2004

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How many Poles registered for work in the UK between 2004 and 2008?

850,000

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How much do migrants send back to Poland each year?

£4 billion

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From what year have migrants had to register for work?

2004

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How many internal migrants went to the SE between 2008 and 2009?

203,000

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How many people moved from London to other regions between 2008 and 2009?

216,700

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How much did the government give Scotland in grants?

£335 million

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In what year were cars banned from Freiburg's city centre?

1973

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How many km of cycle paths are in Freiburg?

500km

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What fraction of journeys are made by bike in Freiburg?

One third

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In what year was Meadowhall built?

1990

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How many free parking spaces does Meadowhall have?

12,000

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How many people does Meadowhall employ?

7,000

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How many shoppers does Meadowhall attract a year?

25 million

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How many independent shops does Meadowhall have?

280

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How much will the extension being planned for Meadowhall cost?

£320 million

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How many people did the L'Aquila earthquake kill?

297

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What type of plate boundary caused the L'Aquila quake?

Destructive

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How many were injured in the L'Aquila quake?

1500

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How many were made homeless by the L'Aquila quake?

66,000

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When did the L'Aquila quake happen?

6th April 2009

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How much did it cost to rebuild L'Aquila?

$14.2 billion

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What type of boundary caused the Haiti quake?

Conservative (same direction)

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How many were killed in the Haiti quake?

230,000

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How many were injured in the Haiti quake?

300,000

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How many were made homeless by the Haiti quake?

1.5 million

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When did the Haiti quake happen?

12th January 2010

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How much did the damage cost in Haiti?

$10 billion

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What is the capital of Haiti?

Port au Prince

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What magnitude was the Haiti quake?

7.0

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What previous disasters had recently occured in Haiti?

Hurricanes

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Where did Cyclone Nargis affect?

Burma

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How many people were killed by Nargis?

140,000

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What area did Nargis affect?

The Irrawaddy delta

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What percentage of buildings were destroyed?

95%

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How many were made homeless by Nargis?

2 million

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By how much did the cost of rice increase?

50%

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How much was needed to rebuild after Nargis?

$10 billion

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What was the government of Burma suspicious about?

Foreign aid

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When did Nargis happen?

2nd May 2008

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When did Hurricane Katrina happen?

29th August 2005

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Where did Hurricane Katrina affect?

New Orleans, USA

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How many were killed by Katrina?

1800

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What percentage of the city was under 3m of water?

80%

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How many were made homeless by Katrina?

1 million

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How many people had no electricity after Katrina?

1.7 million

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How many people lost their jobs due to Katrina?

230,000

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What percentage of the population had not returned 5 years later?

13%

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How much did the damage from Katrina cost?

$10.5 billion

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Where is Cobalt Park?

Newcastle

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How many jobs does Cobalt Park provide?

9,000

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How many bedrooms does Cobalt Park's hotel have?

157

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When is Shenzen expected to become the world's third wealthiest city?

By 2020

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What status was Shenzen the first Chinese city to achieve?

Developed

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What is the name of the world's largest electronics factory?

Foxconn

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How many suicides were there at Foxconn?

10

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What is the life expectancy in Shenzen?

77 years

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How much did MNCs invest in Shenzen?

Over $30 billion

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What percentage of people in Shenzen are migrants?

70%

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When did the Deepwater Horizon explosion happen?

20th April 2010

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Where did the Deepwater Horizon explosion happen?

Gulf of Mexico

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How many species were put at risk by the explosion?

400

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How much did the clean up from the explosion cost?

$10 billion

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How many workers were killed by the explosion?

11

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How much did the US government ask for in damages from BP?

$20 billion

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How were Louisiana's erosion rates affected for 3 years?

They doubled

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