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Question 11
A
South Africa
B
Britain
C
Benin Republic
D
the United States of America
Explanation.

It is at once a legislature and a constituent assembly. The constitution of England is a typical example of a flexible constitution. The British Parliament is competent to pass, amend or repeal any constitutional law in an ordinary legislative process as both constitutional laws and ordinary laws are treated alike.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 12
A
equality before the law
B
supremacy of the law
C
Limited power
D
absolute power
Explanation.

The rule of law is a principle of the UK constitution that means politicians govern within their powers, the law applies equally to all and that the law is certain. No arm of government is superior to the other. In the face of the law, the president is the same as the ordinary citizen being governed. no one enjoys absolute power. we are all equal before the law


Correct Option:
D
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Question 13
A
fused
B
incorporated
C
separated
D
rotated
Explanation.

The separation of powers is a model for the governance of a state. Under this model, a state's government is divided into branches, each with separate and independent powers and areas of responsibility so that the powers of one branch are not in conflict with the powers associated with the other branches.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 14
A
president
B
governor
C
parliament
D
judiciary
Explanation.

Delegated Legislation is law made by a person or body to whom Parliament has delegated law-making power; hence the term delegated legislation

Delegated legislation is law that is not passed by an Act of Parliament but by a government minister, a delegated person or an entity

Delegated legislation: Legislation made by some person or body under authority given to that person or body by Act of Parliament - such an Act is termed an enabling or parent Act. Examples of delegated legislation are statutory orders, statutory instruments and bylaws.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 15
A
Attract people's attention
B
protects the interest of members
C
captured political power
D
fight corrupt officials
Explanation.

The aim of all pressure groups is to influence the people who actually have the power to make decisions. Pressure groups do not look for the power of political office for themselves, but do seek to influence the decisions made by those who do hold this political power.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 16
A
assimilation
B
paternalism
C
socialism
D
indirect rule
Explanation.

Assimilation was one ideological basis of French colonial policy in the 19th and 20th centuries. In contrast with British imperial policy, the French taught their subjects that, by adopting French language and culture, they could eventually become French. The famous 'Four Communes' in Senegal were seen as proof of this.


Correct Option:
A
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Question 17
A
constitution
B
educational institution
C
mass media
D
electoral college
Explanation.

Mass media helps shape public opinion. It is a powerful force yet many people do not realize what effect it has in shaping their opinion. Mass media is intended to be informative.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 18
A
security considerations
B
economic reasons
C
religious reasons
D
cultural factors
Explanation.

The primary reason for European colonization of Africa was capitalism. European nations saw opportunity for new trade routes and potential wealth in some of Africa's natural resources. The geographical limitations of Europe were also a factor.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 19
A
NEC
B
FEDECO
C
INEC
D
NECON
Explanation.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was established by the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to among other things organize elections into various political offices in the country.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 20
A
A hakimi
B
a dagaci
C
an alkali
D
a waziri
Explanation.

No official Explanation yet!


Correct Option:
A

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