Government 2018 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.

21. The major difference between a state and a nation is that the latter presupposes a _______

  • A. heterogeneous
  • B. Homogeneous population
  • C. well-defined territory
  • D. more organized system

22. The primary function of the judiciary is to ______

  • A. interpret laws
  • B. make laws
  • C. regulate behaviour
  • D. execute laws

23. A constitution of any country is basically___________

  • A. a mere piece of paper
  • B. a guide to how the country should be governed
  • B. a document stating what the leaders should do
  • C. a document stating how to acquire power

24. The highest decision-making body in Nigeria under the Buhari’s military regime was the ________

  • A. Armed forces ruling council
  • B. Supreme military council
  • C. National council of states
  • D. Federal executive council

25.  A system of government in which the central government is supreme over other levels is

  • A. totalitarian
  • B. confederal
  • C. federal
  • D. unitary

26. The main source of local government finance since the 1976 reform has been___________

  • A. local rates
  • B. levies
  • C. revenue from court fines and licences
  • D. the federal government

27. Nigeria is a member of____________

  • B. OAU, the UNO and ECOWAS
  • D. The Commonwealth of Nations, OPEC and the OAS

28. In the old OYO empire, the Ajele

  • A. mobilized the army
  • B. ensured good governance of the district
  • C. was the head of the army
  • D. ensured the safety of the trade routes

29. A bye-law is made by

  • A. parliament
  • B. congress
  • C. an electoral college
  • D. the local government

30. A human community that is usually cohesive and homogeneous is a

  • A. clan
  • B. state
  • C. nation
  • D. kingship
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