Government 3rd C.A. for SS2
  • 1. Local government laws are known as___
A) orders
B) acts
C) decrees
D) Bye-laws
  • 2. The major function of an electoral commission is to____
A) make arrangement for the conduct of elections
B) appoint the staffs of local government
C) appoint staffs
D) support parties
  • 3. An election conducted to resolve important political issues facing a country is called____
A) referendum
B) bye-election
C) general election
D) primary election
  • 4. Free and fair election can exist where there is a____
A) plebiscite
B) referendum
C) double voting
D) secret balloting
  • 5. One of the important functions of political parties is _____
A) educating the people on how to rig election
B) hiring personnel for political leaders
C) advising on the appointment of judges
D) educating the electorate through rallies and campaigns
  • 6. Public opinion enables the government to____
A) find out what the people think about its activities
B) employ more workers
C) organize political conferences
D) punish political opponents
  • 7. Elections are held for the purpose of___
A) strengthening the powers of the political leaders
B) creating more political parties
C) uniting the people
D) ensuring a peaceful change of government
  • 8. The appointment, promotion, and discipline of civil servants are the responsibility of____
A) Civil Service Union
B) Civil Service Commission
C) Electoral Commission
D) Judicial Service Commission
  • 9. One of the functions of local government is to____
A) interpret laws
B) make bye-laws
C) mint currency
D) defend the nation
  • 10. Public corporations are setup by ___
A) board of directors
B) governors
C) ministers
D) an act of parliament
  • 11. One of the reasons for the establishment of local government is to___
A) bring government nearer to the people
B) win support of local chiefs
C) give more powers to the traditional rulers
D) divide the people in order to rule them
  • 12. Local government administration promotes____
A) governors
B) democracy at grassroot
C) partisan politics
D) politicians
  • 13. Which of the following is a feature of electoral commission?
A) political neutrality
B) privately funded
C) support for the ruling party
D) control by government
  • 14. Citizenship in a modern state expresses the status of a person who possesses _____
A) Full political right
B) social rights only
C) exclusive economic rights
D) Some religious rights
  • 15. Which of the following manages a public corporation?
A) Chambers of Commerce
B) Board of Directors
C) An Accountant-General
D) An Auditor-General
  • 16. Local governments are essential because they____
A) make laws for a nation
B) train local people in the art of governing
C) encourage division in a country
D) implement government policies at national levels
  • 17. Which of the following is an example of a general election?
A) Presidential election
B) Bye-election
C) Student union election
D) Local election
  • 18. The purpose of an election is to____
A) provide social amenities for the electorate
B) give political education to the rich
C) allow people to participate in choosing their leaders
D) allow the counting of votes in public
  • 19. The head of the caliphate in the Hausa/Fulani pre-colonial political system was called____
A) Village head
B) Emir
C) King
D) Waziri
  • 20. In the Hausa/Fulani pre-colonial political system, the emir was assisted by____ advisers.
A) 8
B) 4
C) 5
D) 3
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