Government 2021 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.

  1. The Nigeria’s head of government in 1963 was _____
  • A. Chief Nnamdi Azikiwe
  • B. General Yakubu Gowon
  • C. Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa
  • D. Major Gen. Aguiyi Ironsi

2. Who re-organised the Nigeria’s four regions into twelve states in May 1967?

  • A. General Yakubu Gowon
  • B. Lieutenant-Colonel Ojukwu
  • C. Philip Effiong
  • D. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

3. Government by the wealthy is known as _________

  • A. Democracy
  • B. Plutocracy
  • C. Oligarchy
  • D. Aristocracy

4. Professor lbrahim Gambari was the Special Assistant to the United Nations Secretary General on____________

  • A. Security matters
  • B. African affairs
  • C. Political and social matters
  • D. The Economic Commission of Africa.

5. Which of the following is a founding member of OPEC?

  • A. Indonesia
  • B. Algeria
  • C. Venezuela
  • D. Nigeria

6. The main function of the Code of Conduct Bureau is to……

  • A. Give the police more powers to make arrests.
  • B. Ensure accountability in government business.
  • C. Give the judiciary more powers to discipline erring judges.
  • D. Protect public officers from the press

7. The two military coups that toppled civilian regimes in Nigeria were those of ……

  • A. February 1976 and December 1983
  • B. July 1966 and August 1985
  • C. January 1966 and July 1975
  • D. January 1966 and December 1983

8. Under the 1999 constitution of Nigeria, the power to create local governments is vested in the …..

  • A. State Assembly
  • B. National Assembly
  • C. Office of the deputy governor
  • D. Presidency

9.  The first Nigerian constitution to provide for the Fundamental objectives and directive principles of the state policy was the _________

  • A. 1999 Constitution
  • B. 1979 Constitution
  • C. 1960 Constitution
  • D. 1989 Constitution

10. The fees collected by local governments at motor parks represent ______

  • A. Income tax
  • B. User charge
  • C. Fines
  • D. Levies

11. The lbadan Conference of 1950 was convened to discuss the provisions of the ….

  • A. Richards Constitution
  • B. Macpherson Constitution
  • C. Clifford Constitution
  • D. Lyttleton Constitution

12. The absence of the rule of law in government will bring about …

  • A. Human rights abuse
  • B. Political apathy
  • C. Corrupt practices
  • D. Treasonable offences

13. The Economic Community of West African States has made progress in the area of ….

  • A. Increased trade among members
  • B. Providing financial aid to members
  • C. Political integration of the region
  • D. Free movement of persons and right of residence

14. Nigeria’s withdrawal from the Edinburg Commonwealth Games in July 1986 was in protest against British…..

  • A. Failure to impose sanctions on South Africa
  • B. Negative utterances on Nigeria
  • C. Supply of arms to Rhodesia
  • D. Support for UNITArebels in Angola

15. During the Civil War, the major power that expressed moral support for Biafra’s self- determination was ……

  • A. Great Britain
  • B. China
  • C. France
  • D. The United States
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