SS 2 Government 3rd Test
  • 1. 1. Which of the following is not the responsibility of the Electoral Commision in Nigeria ?
A) Swearing in of the members of the House of Assembly
B) Compilation of electoral register
C) Delimitation of constituencies
D) Counting and publication of election results
  • 2. 2. Direct democracy emanated from the ______
A) German
B) Greeks
C) Americans
D) Romans
  • 3. 3. Public corporations are controlled by all the following except ______
A) Tax payers
B) Convicts
C) Legislators
D) Ministers
  • 4. 4. Citizens who are legally qualified to vote form _____
A) Political parties
B) A ward
C) Members of House of Assembly
D) The electorate
  • 5. 5. Elections among candidates from the same party before the final elections are called _____
A) Running mates
B) Party conventions
C) Second ballots
D) Primaries
  • 6. 6. Which of the following is not a public corporation?
A) Niger National Shipping Line
B) Nigeria Ports Authority
C) Nigeria Teachers Institute
D) Nigeria Steel Development Authority
  • 7. 7. Which of the following best describes public opinion?
A) Political views of important groups
B) Opinion of the rulling party
C) Important political views of large segment of the population
D) Opinion of the elites
  • 8. 8. An elected politician represents all the following except _____
A) His political party
B) The government
C) His constituency
D) The electorate
  • 9. 9. The electoral officer charged with the responsibility of announcing election results is the _______
A) Resident Electoral Commisioner
B) Presiding Officer
C) Returning officer
D) Supervisory Presiding Officer
  • 10. 10. Voting at elections is one of the ways to ______
A) Maintain law and order
B) Be a good politician
C) Ensure a representative government
D) Avoid gerrymandering
  • 11. 11. Which of the following hinders the expression of public opinion?
A) Uniformed citizenry
B) Well equipped police force
C) Labour unions
D) Presence of pressure groups
  • 12. 12. Features of public opinion include _____
A) It is the opinion shared
B) It involves public issues
C) Specific issues
D) All of the above
  • 13. 13. A body or department in the executive arm of government with the duty of assisting the executive in the planning and implementation of government policies is _______
A) Political party
B) Public Service
C) Civil Service
D) Ministry
  • 14. 14. Features of civil servants include ______
A) Impartiality
B) All of the above
C) Anonymity
D) Neutrality
  • 15. 15. The civil service is divided into departments called ______
A) Constituencies
B) Units
C) Ministries
D) Region
  • 16. 16. The anonymity of a civil servants means ______
A) A civil servant is not expected to join any group
B) They are not expected to give information to the public
C) They are not expected to form any association
D) Civil servant is not expected to reveal or speak to the Press
  • 17. 17. The work of the clerical class in the civil service include _____
A) Running errands
B) Cleaning of the offices
C) Moving of files
D) Driving the staffs
  • 18. 18. The executive class of the civil service are holders of ______
A) P.hd
C) 2nd degree
  • 19. 19. The civil service ensures that the policies made are ______
A) Passed to the executive
B) Executed
C) Selected by the parliament
D) Implemented
  • 20. 20. The bills drafted by civil service are prepared by some experts in the ______
A) House of Assembly
B) Cabinet meeting
C) Ministry of justice
D) Ministry of information
  • 21. 21. The civil service commision recruit high level manpower into the civil service through _____
A) Nomination
B) Merits
C) Election
D) Open competition and by interview
  • 22. 22. Public corporation is owned by the ______
A) Government
B) Ministers
C) Private organization
D) Individual
  • 23. 23. Features of Public corporation include _____
A) All of the above
B) Independent decisions
C) Created by a special Act
D) Board of directors
  • 24. 24. One of the main reason for setting up Public Corporations is _____
A) To generate investments for both local and foreign businessman
B) To satisfy government's interest
C) To encourage privatization
D) For the development of the corporation
  • 25. 25. Reasons for setting up Public Corporations include ______
A) Strategic projects
B) All of the above
C) Huge capital investment
D) To prevent exploitation
  • 26. 26. Functions of the civil service include ______
A) Preparation of budget
B) All of the above
C) They advice the government
D) Handling correspondence.
  • 27. 27. Favouritism as part of the factors that can hinder the effectiveness of the civil service in Nigeria means _______
A) When they allow only Graduate into the service
B) When they favour the civil servants over each other
C) When they favour the government over the civil servants
D) When they favour other Nations over Nigerians
  • 28. 28. One of the factors that can hinder the effectiveness of civil service in Nigeria
A) All of the above
B) Bureaucracy
C) Political instability
D) Low incentive
  • 29. 29. Civil rights in a country are enjoyed by _____
A) Aliens
B) Prisoners
C) Citizens
D) Refugees
  • 30. 30. What is the meaning of free and fair elections?
A) Electorate should not be intimidated during election
B) The electoral body should select the best candidates
C) The electoral commision should allow all citizens to vote
D) The political parties should nominate best candidates
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