Government 2019 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. In a democratic system _______

    • A. Majority Vote
    • B. Legal Sovereignty shouldn’t be unquestionable
    • C. Electoral college is always necessary
    • D. Minority vote but majority rule

2. That type of sovereignty that thrives on legitimacy is__________

  • A. external sovereignty
  • B. vested on any form of government
  • C. legal sovereignty
  • D. within the people’s mandate

3. The right of a citizen to seek redress means the right to________

  • A. fair hearing
  • B. free access to legal materials
  • C. seek an appeal under another judgement
  • D. exercise his political liberty

4. An order compelling a lower court or public corporation to perform in accordance with legitimacy is called_________

  • A. the writ of mandamus
  • B. the great writ
  • C. the writ of ombudsman
  • D. none of the above

5. A form of government which has its slogan to be ‘ruling of the best’ is__________

  • A. democracy
  • B. aristocracy
  • C. timocracy
  • D. plutocracy

6. Deconcentration of power means the_______

  • A. sharing of powers among tiers of government
  • B. creation of semi autonomous units to govern other parts of a state
  • C. process of setting strategies or policies for the subsidiary territories in the state by putting recognized personnel in place
  • D. act of delegating powers and authority to component units that exist in a state

7. The concept of the independence of the judiciary means that________

  • A. The judiciary must not attempt to meddle into legislative and executive affairs
  • B. The powers of the courts can not be subjected of executive re-assessment
  • C. The sanctity of the office of the Judges and Justices must be preserved without prejudice
  • D. All means of legislative or executive influence on judicial decision making must be disabled

8.  The political party serves as________

  • A. A platform upon which the rights and liberties of the people can be attained
  • B. The group aggregating the interest of all in the state
  • C. A platform for rebelling against military rule
  • D. A platform for interest representation

9. A party can be said to have national outlook if________

  • A. it is ethnic based but has branches all over the state
  • B. its membership cut across ethnic boundaries
  • C. it is registered by the electoral commission as a national party
  • D. it is headed by individuals who are famous within and without the country

10. Argumentation, negotiation and deliberation on the subject matter of a bill begins at the_______

  • A. third stage
  • B. first reading
  • C. committee stage
  • D. second reading

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