Government 2021 Past Questions | JAMB

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16. ____was the first Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

  • A. Chief Samuel Adebo
  • B. Professor Ibrahim Gambari
  • C. Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule
  • D. General Joseph Garba

17. The Barclay’s Bank and the British Petroleum Company in Nigeria were nationalized in the late 1970s for transacting business with …

  • A. Libya
  • B. South Africa
  • C. France
  • D. Portugal

18. Thé Murtala/Obasanjo regime in Nigeria to increased the number of states from….

  • A. 30 to 36
  • B. 19 to 20
  • C. 12 to 19
  • D. 4 to 12

19. The ……. is responsible for advising the president of Nigeria on the sovereignty and territorial Integrity of the country.

  • A. National Defence Council
  • B. Council of State
  • C. National Security Council
  • D. Federal Executive Council

20. The independent National Electoral Commission has the power to prepare and maintain the register of.____

  • A. Electoral candidates
  • B. Constituencies
  • C. Political parties
  • D. Voters

21. Before Nigeria became a republic, the highest body charged with the administration of justice was the……

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

22. A major issue that distinguishes pressure groups from political parties is the …

  • A. Ideology
  • B. Objective
  • C. Membership drive
  • D. Voting pattern

23. When Nigeria achieved independence in 1960, the head of state was the _____

  • A. Queen of England
  • B. President
  • C. Prime Minister
  • D. Governor-General

24. After 1945, the demand of African nationalists changed from reform to independence because …..

  • A. The Second World War enhanced colonial rule
  • B. Colonial rule became less oppressive
  • C. Colonial rule was in disarray
  • D. The Second World War boosted their morale

25. ____________was the method used by the British to facilitate the administration of Southern Nigeria.

  • A. Trade association
  • B. Divide and rule
  • C. Dialogue
  • D. Persuasion

26. Some pre-colonial Nigerian societies are described as stateless because ……

  • A. They had no formal governmental institutions
  • B. They were not independent
  • C. They had no definite political boundaries
  • D. Their population was too small

27. One argument against a multi-party system is the _______

  • A. Inability to attract foreign assistance
  • B. High cost of conducting elections
  • C. Banning of interest groups
  • D. Encouragement of opposition and instability

28. ________refers to the manipulation of boundaries of constituencies in order to win more seats,

  • A. Delimitation
  • B. Devolution
  • C. Determination
  • D. Gerrymandering

29. The fundamental rights of citizens include the following EXCEPT…….

  • A. Association, property and social security
  • B. Life, liberty and property
  • C. Free education, employment and freedom of thought
  • D. Life, speech and association.

30. In the legislative process, a bill is a ….

  • A. Proposal before the legislature
  • B. Law passed by the legislature
  • C. Motion accepted for debate
  • D. Motion rejected after debate
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