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QUIZZES // Lagos urban case study quiz

Q1. Which of these countries does Nigeria not share a border with?

Liberia

Benin

Niger

Cameroon

Q2. What is the capital city of Nigeria?

Kano

Port Harcourt

Abuja

Lagos

Q3. Where is Lagos located in Nigeria?

Central Nigeria

Northern Nigeria

On the Niger Delta

At the western end of Nigeria’s Atlantic coast

Q4. Which of these is not a bridge connecting mainland Lagos to the islands?

Eko Atlantic

Eko Bridge

Carter Bridge

Third Mainland Bridge

Q5. When did Lagos officially become a megacity of 10 million people?

1960

1980

1990

2010

Q6. Where would you find the central business district of Lagos?

Eko Atlantic

Victoria Island

Lagos Island

Mainland

Q7. What is the difference between top-down and bottom-up management?

Top-down is action taken by local people, whereas bottom up is action taken by those in charge, such as the government.

Top-down is action taken by those in charge in an area, such as the government, whereas bottom-up is action taken by local people themselves.

Top-down is a form of management that requires cranes or helicopters, whereas bottom-up can be done from the ground surface.

Top-down management is more expensive than bottom-up management.

Q8. What is sustainable urban development?

Improving the urban areas by making sure that water and energy are not wasteful.

Improving a rundown area so it attracts new businesses.

This is where new trees are planted in a city.

Improving life for residents now without destroying the opportunities and environment for later generations.

Q9. Which of these is does not contain a squatter settlement in Lagos?

Ajegunle

Makoko

Maroko

Victoria Island

Q10. What is an NGO?

Non-governmental organisation.

Non-giving organisation.

Net gain organisation.

National giving organisation.

Q11. Study the graph. Which of the following statements is true?

Between 1970 and 2020, the population of Lagos doubled.

Between 1970 and 2020, the population of Lagos trebled.

Between 1970 and 2020 the population of Lagos increased by 20 million people.

Between 1970 and 2020, the population of Lagos increased by 11 million people.

Q12. Study the graph again. Which of the following statements is true?

The population increased less in the 20 years from 2000 to 2020 than it did in the 20 years from 1950 to 1970.

The population increased by the same amount in the 20 years from 2000 to 2020 as it did in the 20 years from 1950 to 1970.

The population increased more in the 20 years from 2000 to 2020 than it did in the 20 years from 1950 to 1970.

The population doubled from 1950 to 2020.

Q13. Study the graph again. Which of the following is true?

Lagos became a megacity in 1990

Lagos became a megacity in 1950

Lagos became a megacity in 2010

Lagos became a megacity in 2020.

Q14. Which of these is not a feature of the Makoko floating school?

Solar panel on the roof to generate electricity

Open space area for playing

Wind turbine on the roof

Floating platform base

Q15. Approximately how many of the 14 million Lagos inhabitants live in squatter settlements?

1.7 million

0.5 million

8.5 million

10.2 million

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