QUIZ - Oil

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1. Where is Ogoni? (one of the most polluted places in the world):

a) Australia b) Nigeria c) Germany

2. Why are people protesting in Ogoni?


a) They want more money b) They want more oil c) They want less pollution

3. How long have they had oil pollution in Ogoni?:

a) 50 years b) 10 years c) 5 years

4. How much money did Shell pay the Ogoni community in 1970 when the pollution was very bad?:

a) £168 b) £1680 c) £16,800

5. Who was Ken Saro-Wiwa?:

a) A Shell worker who suffered from pollution b) A Nigerian murderer who didn’t like Shell c) A protester who the Nigerian government killed

6. The levels of dangerous chemicals in the water in Ogoniland are:

a) 9 times b) 90 times c) 900 times more than the maximum WHO (World Health Organisation) limit.

7. Life expectancy in the Niger Delta is:

a) 45 b) 52 c) 59

8. After the oil spills in 2008 and 2009 that destroyed the area, Shell offered to pay about:

a) $5 million b) $50 million c) $500 million

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