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Question 11
A
boundary disputes between them
B
succession to the Ijebu throne
C
British annexation of Lagos
D
Ibadans attempt to reach the coast.
Explanation
The Ijebu and Egba were fiercely opposed to Ibadans attempt to procure arms and ammunition directly from
Lagos to prosecute her wars.

Correct option: D
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Question 12
A
checking European inroad into Yorubaland
B
restoring the dignity of the Alaafin
C
reducing the powers of Ibadan
D
forming a federated government.
Explanation
Ibadan had grown to become the most powerful Yoruba state whose administrative over other Yoruba states
and towns had become oppressive and therefore unpopular.

Correct option: C
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Question 13
A
advising the Oba in the administration of the Kingdom
B
punishing erring members of the royal family
C
defending the Kingdom from external attacks
D
settling disputes between the Oba and other chiefs.
Explanation

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Correct option: A
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Question 14
A
there was no more market for slaves in America
B
it had become very inhuman
C
the Christian missions preached against it
D
it became unfavourable to her industrial progress.
Explanation
Following the Industrial Revolution, the European countries needed raw materials for their industries not slaves who used to provide cheap manual labour.

Correct option: D
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Question 15
A
destroy the Ibini-Ukpabi oracle
B
eliminate all opposition to their presence in the hinterland
C
pave the way for the Christianization of Igboland
D
liberate the Igbo from Aro bondage.
Explanation

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Correct option: B
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Question 16
A
ensure perfect control of the economy
B
further weaken the position of the elite class
C
assist the Christian missionaries in their activities
D
secure cheap labour for railway construction.
Explanation
Control of the economy would grant them unhindered access to raw materials for the European industries
and ready markets for the products from the industries.

Correct option: A
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Question 17
A
British colonies were accorded equal status with Britain
B
Britain had more colonies than France
C
African chiefs in French colonies were highly respected
D
of the systems of administration adopted by the colonial powers.
Explanation
The British colonial system allowed nationalist activities while the French in early stage strongly opposed it.

Correct option: D
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Question 18
A
discovery of tin in Jos area
B
discovery of a deep sea harbor at Port-Harcourt
C
discovery of coal at Udi
D
need to evacuate export crops from the hinterland.
Explanation
Coal is a very heavy mineral which cannot be carried by road transport

Correct option: C
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Question 19
A
raise the financial base of the country
B
make the economy compete favourably in the world market
C
provide raw materials for British industries
D
demonstrate Britains concern for the development of its colonies.
Explanation
This was done by the encouragement of Nigerian farmers to cultivate cash crops.

Correct option: C
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Question 20
A
its failure to win elections
B
shortage of funds to run its affairs
C
the harassment of its leadership by government
D
the break-up of its leadership.
Explanation

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Correct option: D

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