Government 2020 Past Questions | JAMB

Study the following Government past questions and answers for JAMBWAEC  NECO and Post-JAMB. Get prepared with official past questions and answers for upcoming examinations.

16. Africans were first elected to the legislative council in British West Africa in _________

  • A. Ghana
  • B. Sierra Leone
  • C. The Gambia
  • D. Nigeria

17.  When a state is subject to no other authority, it is said to be _________

  • A. powerful
  • B. legitimate
  • C. authoritative
  • D. sovereign

18. While pressure groups aim at influencing government decisions, the primary aim of political parties is to ______

  • A. promote the welfare of their members
  • B. execute particular programmes
  • C. influence legislation in order to benefit their members
  • D. control political power

19. In the tradition, Hausa-Fulani political system, political authority was vested in the ___________

  • A. Emir
  • B. Talakawa
  • C. Alkali
  • D. Emirate Council

20. Southern Nigeria was divided into Eastern and Western provinces for administrative purposes in _________

  • A. 1935
  • B. 1937
  • C. 1939
  • D. 1941

21. Within the United Nations, the vote power is exercised in __________

  • B. WHO
  • C. the General Assembly
  • D. the Security Council

22. A set of internalized norms which guides political action is called ________

  • A. power
  • B. value
  • C. law
  • D. symbol

23. A condition for judicial independence is the appointment of judges by the __________

  • A. Civil Service
  • B. Judicial Service Commission
  • C. Law Review Commission
  • D. Code of Conduct Bureau

24. Which of the following is not associated with local government elections?

  • A. Constituency
  • B. Ballot Box
  • C. Electoral Officer
  • D. Ward

25. Warrant Chiefs were appointed to __________

  • A. Prevent tribal wars
  • B. supervise native courts
  • C. decide divorce cases
  • D. take charge of local administration

26. The application of the rule of law may be constrained by ________

  • A. securing the tenure of office of judges
  • B. insulating judges from partisan politics
  • C. employing men of proven integrity as judges
  • D. invoking emergency powers

27. The highest court in Nigeria before 1963 was the _________

  • A. Supreme Court
  • B. High Court
  • C. Judicial Committees of the Privy Council
  • D. Court of Appeal

28. A feature unique to General Murtala Muhammed’s Supreme Military Council as compared to that of General Yakubu Gowon was the _________ 

  • A. inclusion of the civilians as members
  • B. exclusion of military governors from the council
  • C. inclusion of the chief justice as a member
  • D. the exclusion of the Inspector General of police from the council

29. In the First Republic, Nigeria was very reluctant to have meaningful interaction with ________

  • A. Italy
  • B. the Soviet Union
  • C. the United States of America
  • D. Germany

30. The Gulf War of 1990 is an indication that the U. N. O. is unable to _______

  • A. ensure free world trade
  • B. stop colonialism
  • C. control armament
  • D. ensure permanent world peace
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