Government 2018 Past Questions | WAEC

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21. Which of the following factors usually leads to the collapse of a con-federal state

  • A. weak central government
  • B. absent of a confederal parliament
  • C. ill equipped armed forces
  • D. absence of a ceremonial head of state

22. In the presidential system of government, the chief executive is responsible to the?

  • A. judiciary
  • B. monarch
  • C. electorate
  • D. senate

23. A federal government is a form of?

  • A. decentralization
  • B. centralization
  • C. confederation
  • D. revolution

24. Which of the following alternatives is a feature of a federation

  • A. unwritten constitution
  • B. unicameral legislature
  • C. supremacy of the constitution
  • D. right to secede

25. To preserve individual liberties, the judiciary should?

  • A. consist of honest and impartial judges
  • B. be appointed by the executives
  • C. be prosecuted for judgement against the executive
  • D. participate in partisan politics

26. Citizens can seek redress against injustice from the state through the?

  • A. ombudsman
  • B. head of civil service
  • C. civil service commission
  • D. titular executive

27. Which of these functions is performed by both political parties and pressure groups?

  • A. interest aggregation and articulation
  • B. source of mediation in a state
  • C. provision of specialized information
  • D. seeking to manage the affairs of the state

28. Which of these is not a source of revenue for political parties?

  • A. dues
  • B. grants
  • C. tolls
  • D. donations

29. Pressure groups seek to influence the polices of government.

  • A. to the advantage of their members
  • B. so that all citizens can benefit
  • C. to suit the manifestos of political parties
  • D. to conform with electoral act

30. Which of the following agencies helps the most in shaping public opinion?

  • A. pressure groups
  • B. mass media
  • C. college and universities
  • D. peer groups
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