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Question 1
A
president
B
prime minister
C
Governor-General
D
Queen of England.
Explanation.

When Nigeria achieved independence in 1960, the Head of state was the governor General.
One of the main provisions of the constitution of 1960 was that the governor general was made the constitutional ceremonial Head of state and a representative of the Queen of England.
G.A.I Ofoegbu (1999) described the Queen of England as the "Over all head of the country" that is called Nigeria.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 2
A
Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule
B
General Joseph Garba
C
Professor Ibrahim Gambari
D
Cheif Samuel Adebo
Explanation.

The first Nigerian Permanent Representative to United Nations was General Joseph Garba.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 3
A
Somalia
B
Chad
C
Ethiopia
D
Zaire
Explanation.

In 1981, Nigeria participated in an Organization of African Unity peace-keeping force to replace Libyan forces in Chad.

Five African nations formally agreed to the the deployment of peacekeeping troops in Chad. the first such force assembled by the Organization of African Unity.

President Goukouni Oueddei of Chad metwith Kenya's President, Daniel arap Moi, and officials from four of the six African nations that have pledged to contribute troops to the force. The O.A.U. soldiers will replace Libyan troops that have withdrawn.


Correct Option:
B
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Question 4
A
functioning of the entire social formation
B
organization of the executive arm of government
C
governance of human societies
D
observance of fundamental human rights
Explanation.

The study of goverment will shield us from ignorance towards the body governing our country. It is really important for anyone to know, how his/her country is being managed. Of course, when we know a lot about the systems governing our country, then, we will also know our responsibilities as a citizen of that country, enlightens citizens on their basic fundamental human rights and avoid the abuse of such rights.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 5
A
persuasive while influence is directive
B
coercive while influence is harmful
C
coercive while influence is persuasive
D
arrogant while influence is corruptive
Explanation.

Power differs from influence in that it is coercive while influence is persuasive. Influence can be defined as the ability to create an impact on the beliefs and actions of an individual. Influence evokes respect. Unlike Power, influence contains such a magic that those under the influence keep working in the desired manner even in the absence of the influential person. Influence is a desirable trait in any leader.
G. A. I. Ofoegbu (1999) defined power as the ability of a person or a group of persons to enforce his or their decisions on other people by use of sanctions, punishment or penalties against disobedience. On the other hand, through persuasion and conviction an individual could be made to accept and to obey the views of other persons.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 6
A
free education, employment and freedom of thought
B
life, speech and association
C
life, liberty and property
D
association,property and social security.
Explanation.

The fundamental rights of citizens include rights to life,speech and association.

J. U. Anyaele (1991) enumerated some rights such as:

1. Right to life which no body shall intentionally deprive a citizen.

2. Right to peaceful assembly and association.

3. Right to freedom of expression and press.

other rights include;

  1. The right to dignity of person
  2. The right to fair hearing
  3. The right to freedom of movement
  4. The right from freedom of discrimination
  5. The right to personal liberty
  6. The right to vote and be voted for during an election
  7. The right to private family life
  8. Right to ownership of properties

Correct Option:
A
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Question 7
A
Kenya,South Africa and Senegal
B
Nigeria,Senegal and South Africa
C
Ghana,Sierra Leone and Nigeria
D
Tanzania,Burkina Faso and Egypt
Explanation.

TheNew Partnership for Africa's Development(NEPAD) is an economic development program of the African Union. NEPAD was adopted at the 37th session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in July 2001 inLusaka,Zambia. NEPAD aims to provide an overarching vision and policy framework for accelerating economic co-operation and integration among African countries.

NEPAD is a merger of two plans for the economic regeneration of Africa: the Millennium Partnership for the African Recovery Programme (MAP), led by Former PresidentThabo MbekiofSouth Africain conjunction with Former PresidentOlusegun ObasanjoofNigeriaand PresidentAbdelaziz BouteflikaofAlgeria; and the OMEGA Plan for Africa developed by PresidentAbdoulaye WadeofSenegal


Correct Option:
B
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Question 8
A
commitment to end colonialism
B
influence on African proxy wars
C
connection with South Africa
D
anti-apartheid stance
Explanation.

Nigeria became a frontline state in the Southern African Liberation struggle because of her anti-apartheid stance.

It should be recalled that Nigeria nationalized the Assets of British Petroleum because the company supported Apartheid Policy in South Africa which was highly against Nigeria's interests. Nigeria also championed the boycott of countries that supported and aided racism and apartheid in Africa.


Correct Option:
D
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Question 9
A
between the central government and the local authorities
B
among the major regions of federation
C
among the major regions of the country
D
between the central government and other co-ordinate units
Explanation.

No official Explanation yet!


Correct Option:
D
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Question 10
A
superior to the other components
B
inferior to the other components
C
equal to the other cmponents
D
of unlimited jurisdiction
Explanation.

No official Explanation yet!


Correct Option:
A

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