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Question 21
A
Checks and balances
B
Fusion of power
C
individual responsibility
D
the rule of law
Explanation.

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Correct Option:
A
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Question 22
A
Absolute majority
B
Simple majority
C
proporational representation
D
indirect election
Explanation.

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems in which divisions in an electorate are reflected proportionately in the elected body. If n% of the electorate support a particular political party, then roughly n% of seats will be won by that party. The essence of such systems is that all votes contribute to the result - not just a plurality, or a bare majority.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 23
A
political impasse
B
dissolution of parliament
C
vote of no confidence
D
prorogation of parliament
Explanation.

Prorogation is the end of a parliamentary session in the Parliament of Canada and the parliaments of its provinces and territories.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 24
A
economic right
B
civil right
C
political right
D
social right
Explanation.

Political rights include natural justice (procedural fairness) in law, such as the rights of the accused, including the right to a fair trial; due process; the right to seek redress or a legal remedy; and rights of participation in civil society and politics such as freedom of association, the right to assemble, the right to petition etc.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 25
A
Bureaucracy
B
public corporation
C
ombudsman
D
political party
Explanation.

Bureaucracy refers to both a body of non-elective government officials and an administrative policy-making group. Historically, a bureaucracy was a government administration managed by departments staffed with non-elected officials. Today, bureaucracy is the administrative system governing any large institution, whether publicly owned or privately owned. The public administration in many countries is an example of a bureaucracy, but so is the centralized hierarchical structure of a business firm.


Correct Option:
A
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Question 26
A
primary election
B
general election
C
mid-term election
D
bye-election
Explanation.

A primary election is the process by which voters, either the general public (open primary) or members of a political party (closed primary), can indicate their preference for a candidate in an upcoming general election or by-election, thus narrowing the field of candidates.


Correct Option:
A
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Question 27
A
Aminu Kano
B
Herbert Marcaulay
C
Nnamdi Azikiwe
D
Mbonu Ojike
Explanation.

Herbert Macaulay.Olayinka Herbert Samuel Heelas Badmus Macaulay(14 November 1864 7 May 1946) was a Nigerian nationalist, politician, engineer, architect, journalist, and musician and is considered by many Nigerians as the founder of Nigerian nationalism.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 28
A
Edward Blyden and Payne Jackson
B
Casely Hayford and James Horton
C
W.E du Boise and H.O Davies
D
Marcus Garvey and Casely Hayford
Explanation.

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Correct Option:
C
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Question 29
A
Elected directly by the people
B
Elected by electoral college
C
Nominated by regional and federal governments
D
Norminated by the president of the house
Explanation.

No official Explanation yet!


Correct Option:
C
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Question 30
A
Kano State
B
Katsina State
C
Zamfara State
D
Sokoto State
Explanation.

In Nigeria, Sharia has been instituted as a main body of civil and criminal law in 9 Muslim-majority and in some parts of 3 Muslim-plurality states since 1999, when then- Zamfara State governor Ahmad Sani Yerima began the push for the institution of Sharia at the state level of government. It started inZamfara State (27 January 2000)


Correct Option:
C

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