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Question 11
A
weakening of the central authority
B
incursion of the jihadists
C
British encroachment into Yorubaland
D
dominant influence of Bashorun Gaha.
Explanation
The other options are the effects of the selected answer.

Correct option: A
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Question 12
A
absence of a strong and effective army
B
bitter struggle for the throne by the ruling families
C
strained relations between Benin and Agbor
D
British abolition of the trans- Atlantic slave trade.
Explanation
Civil strife broke out among rival claimants to the Benin throne thus weakening her central authority

Correct option: B
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Question 13
A
they wanted British protection
B
of their desire to accept Christianity
C
of their quest for Western education
D
they wanted to established trade with the British.
Explanation

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Correct option: A
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Question 14
A
King Jaja of Opobo
B
Nana of Itsekiri
C
sultan Attahiru
D
king Dappa Williams.
Explanation
Jaja entered into a treaty with the British but did not fully comprehend the content of the agreement. When the
implications later dawned on him, Jaja
renounced the treaty.

Correct option: A
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Question 15
A
British West African Company
B
United African Company
C
Lever Brothers NigeriaPlc
D
Leventis Nigeria Plc.
Explanation

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Correct option: B
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Question 16
A
encourage the educated elite to participate in local administration
B
make the indigenous political institutions adapt to British system of Government
C
use indigenous political institutions to serve British interest
D
promote co-operation between the educated elite and the indigenous rulers..
Explanation
The British saw no reason to dismantle the administrative system on ground before their coming as it was efficient.

Correct option: C
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Question 17
A
Warrant chiefs
B
European traders
C
Christian missionaries
D
Court clerks.
Explanation
The Warrant chiefs were approved by the British without regard to the culture of the Igbo people.

Correct option: A
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Question 18
A
Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia and Liberia
B
Cameroon, Togo, Egypt and Ghana
C
Sierra Leone, Gambia, Nigeria and Ghana
D
Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa
Explanation
Cameroon was a German colony; Togo and Senegal French colonies while Liberia was never a colony.

Correct option: C
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Question 19
A
ease local transportation problem of women
B
encourage visits among distant relations
C
support the movement of raw materials and the army
D
provide employment for the people
Explanation

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Correct option: C
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Question 20
A
the Europeans
B
the Labanese
C
peasant farmers
D
indigenous middlemen
Explanation
Indigenous middlemen purchased the crops from the peasant farmers and sold them to European merchants

Correct option: C

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