Try this 15-question GCSE quiz to see how much you know about Lagos in Nigeria.
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On the Niger Delta
At the western end of Nigeria’s Atlantic coast
Third Mainland Bridge
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.
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.
Net gain organisation.
National giving organisation.
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.
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.
Lagos became a megacity in 1990
Lagos became a megacity in 1950
Lagos became a megacity in 2010
Lagos became a megacity in 2020.
Solar panel on the roof to generate electricity
Open space area for playing
Wind turbine on the roof
Floating platform base