The Olympics: Rebranding the East End

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1. What was the environmental benefit to building the stadium on a brownfield site?

  • It reduced visual pollution by demolishing old factories
  • Green belt land was preserved
  • People did not have to drive as far, so there was less air pollution
  • Materials from the old buildings were recycled.
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2. What is the role of the International Olympic Committee?

  • To monitor drug taking by athletes
  • To decide who will host the Games
  • To provide financial assistance to athletes who want to host the Games
  • To provide funding for a country to host the Olympics

3. How many tourists did London recieve during the Games?

  • 2 million
  • 1 million
  • 0.5 million
  • 0.25 million

4. How many leisure sites for local people were demolished?

  • 155
  • 450
  • 140
  • 230

5. Who was the mayor of London in 2012?

  • Vladimir Putin
  • Ken Livingstone
  • Gordon Brown
  • Boris Johnson

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