Lake Victoria: Troubled Waters

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Lake Victoria: Troubled Waters

What have you learned about the water crisis that the Lake Victoria Basin is facing?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much freshwater is available for human use?
    • A. 

      0.7%

    • B. 

      0.07%

    • C. 

      0.007%

    • D. 

      7%

  • 2. 
    What is not a main factor for Lake Victoria’s water problems?
    • A. 

      Ecosystems inside the lake

    • B. 

      Pollution of the lake

    • C. 

      Rapid loss of water from the lake

    • D. 

      Lack of support from foreign countries

  • 3. 
    What are the three countries that border Lake Victoria?
    • A. 

      Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda

    • B. 

      Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania

    • C. 

      Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania

    • D. 

      South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania

  • 4. 
    How many people live in/around the Lake Victoria Basin?
    • A. 

      3 million

    • B. 

      30 million

    • C. 

      300 million

    • D. 

      3 billion

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a long term solution to the water problems?
    • A. 

      Distributing bottles of water

    • B. 

      Putting regulations in place for lake use

    • C. 

      Improve technologies to increase water efficiency

    • D. 

      Buildings wells to access more water

  • 6. 
    What fish is causing many problems in the lake?
    • A. 

      Nile Perch

    • B. 

      Singidia Tilapia

    • C. 

      Nile Tilapia

    • D. 

      There are no problems with fish.

  • 7. 
    What is currently being done to help these people?
    • A. 

      Nothing.

    • B. 

      Lots of things are being done, but not enough.

    • C. 

      Everything that can be done is being done.

    • D. 

      Some small scale things, but not enough long term things.

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