Economics Past Questions | JAMB

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81.  The full meaning of NNPC is?

  • A. Nigerian National Population commission
  • B. Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
  • C. National Number of Petroleum Companies
  • D. None of the above

82.  Occupational distribution of information is mainly influenced by___________

  • A. economic factor
  • B. religious factor
  • C. geographical factor
  • D. social factor

83. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been slow in achieving its objective because of______________

  • A. The activities of multinationals
  • B. inadequate personnel at the secretariat
  • C. political instability
  • D. inadequate international support

84.  The economic term used to refer to human wants, desires or needs is known as?

  • A. Ends
  • B. Alternative means
  • C. Scarce
  • D. Means

75. Consider the following statements:

  1. Climate and availability of water largely determines the pattern of the population distribution.

  2. Density of population helps in getting a better understanding of the spatial distribution of population in relation to land

  Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct

  • A. Only 1
  • B. Only 2
  • C. Both 1 and 2
  • D. Neither 1 nor 2

  86.  Calculate the population density of Nigeria, having a total population of 180 million with a total land area of 923,768 sq km?

  • A. 195 million people per sq km
  • B. 5132 people per sq km
  • C. 195 people per sq km
  • D. 1.7 million people per sq km
  • D. Allocate scarce resources to satisfy human wants

87.  Factors affecting size of Labour Force include the following EXCEPT?

  • A. Level of technology
  • B. Retirement age
  • C. Government policies
  • D. Trade Union activities

88.  Which of the following is an advantage of localization of industry?

  • A. Development of subsidiary firms
  • B. creation of parallel market
  • C. development of slums
  • D. attraction of foreign capital

89. In other to enhance the utility of a particular commodity, it was moved from a place where it has little utility to another area where its utility is higher. This form of utility is referred to as?

  • A. Marginal utility
  • B. Form utility
  • C. Place utility
  • D. Total utility




What is the median of the distribution?

  • A. 5
  • B. 4
  • C. 3
  • D. 2
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