Unit 2: Crowded Coasts

40 questions, mainly on case studies for Unit 2: Coasts. Hope it's useful :)

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1. Which of these species do not live in the Dorset SSSI sand dunes?

  • Ladybird Spider
  • Dorset Heath Nightjar
  • Black Widow Spider
  • Marsh Gentian
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2. Which of these is not a problem caused by the Fawley Oil Refinery?

  • June 2010 20 barrels of vacuum gas oil leaked into Southampton Water
  • 50,000 trees and shrubs planted
  • Salt marsh reduced by the growing refinery
  • A 1989 oil spill that killed 800 birds
  • Warm effluent affecting the foodweb and ecosystem

3. Which of these countries has the highest coastal population (% of population)?

  • Australia
  • UK
  • USA
  • Spain

4. What hard engineering strategy did Holderness build at a cost of £2m?

  • Rock groynes
  • Revetments
  • Gabions
  • Beach replenishment

5. Which of these is not a pressure for development at the Southampton "honeypot" location?

  • Nuclear industry development
  • Expansion of suburbs and villages
  • Sailing and leisure craft
  • Industrial development of oil and shipping


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