Government 2019 Past Questions | WAEC

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 constitutional power given to the judiciary to interpret legislative acts, executive and administrative actions and to declare its constitutionality or otherwise is _____
  • A. judicial power
  • B. separation of power
  • C. judicial review
  • D. administrative processes

2. The ultimate duty of a citizen is to demonstrate his/her __________

  • A. allegiance to the sovereign
  • B. loyalty to the state
  • C. respect for the national flag
  • D. contribution to government expenditure

3. Conventions and usages are rules based on ________

  • A. traditions and customs
  • B. previous constitutions
  • C. legal documents
  • D. decisions of commoners

4. The body responsible for the execution of the policies of government is the ______

  • A. Pressure group
  • B. Civil service
  • C. Constitutional Conference
  • D. Electoral Commission

5. The Electorate is defined as ________

  • A. intended candidates for voting
  • B. elected party members
  • C. elected civil society group
  • D. citizens that are qualified to vote

6. The right to govern and administer the affairs of the people of a country is ________

  • A. power
  • B. diplomacy
  • C. authority
  • D. influence

7. One of the following is a characteristic of a unitary system

  • A. Heterogeneous society
  • B. Homogeneous society
  • C. Communal society
  • D. Feudal society

8. The mass type of party is ________

  • A. broad-based
  • B. capitalist
  • C. feudalist
  • D. conservative

9.  Who among the following provided the detailed work on sovereignty?

  • A. Jean Bodin
  • B. Fredrick Englels
  • C. Bolaji Akinyemi
  • D. Thomas Hobbes

10. The family and peer groups are important agents of _________

  • A. political culture
  • B. political socialization
  • C. charismatic authority
  • D. traditional authority

11. The confederal system of government is unpopular because ___________

  • A. the government operates oligarchy system
  • B. it does not follow due process
  • C. it discourages rapid development
  • D. all the component units are sovereign

12.  Local government is relevant because it provides political ______

  • A. discussion among electorate
  • B. discipline among party members
  • C. representation in the judiciary
  • D. participation at the grassroots

13.  Provide group provide _______

  • A. manifestoes for political parties
  • B. sponsorship of candidates
  • C. aims and objectives for a wider to the electorate
  • D. means by which government ascertain public reactions to their policies

14.  The authority of the state is collectively exercised by the _______

  • A. executive, legislative, judiciary
  • B. president, governor and chairman
  • C. police, army and navy
  • D. government, people and civil servants

15.  In a presidential system of government, legislative approval is not necessary for the ________

  • A. appointment of supreme court judges
  • B. rectification of treaties
  • C. granting of pardons
  • D. appointments of civil servants
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