The UK economy is undergoing many changes. As the UK approaches a post-industrial era, the country is looking to be economically and environmentally sustainable, with greater links to the wider world.
Which of the following statements is true of the UK's changing economy?
The UK is less dependent on other countries
The UK doesn't need other countries
The UK is more dependent on other countries
How has the government been managing the UK economy since 2010?
It has introduced a programme of austerity
It has privatised state-owned businesses
It has deregulated markets
Which of the following area have provided new IT jobs in the UK?
Where are business parks found?
In the city centre
In the countryside
On the edge of cities
What type of businesses are found at the London Sustainable Industries Park?
Research and IT
Tourism and hospitality
Recycling and biogas
What is the UK government doing to improve roads?
Creating smart motorways
Building new runways at airports
Improving rail lines
What is the UK north-south divide?
The north of the country is richer than the south
The north and south of the country have equal wealth
The south of the country is richer than the north.
How might devolution reduce the divide between the north and south?
By allowing the government in London to make decisions
By giving more power and money to the north
By providing new road and rail links
Which of the following statements is true?
The Commonwealth consists of 53 countries with strong links to the UK
The Commonwealth consists of 53 countries that are located close to the UK
The Commonwealth consists of 28 countries with strong links to the UK
How does the UK culture strengthen links with other countries?
Internet cables link the UK to other countries
The UK has modern port facilities
More tourists visit the UK