AIC SS 2 Government 3rd Term Exam 2022/23
  • 1. 1. One of the following is the reason for conducting election
A) Uniting the people
B) Creating more political parties
C) Strengthening the powers of the political parties
D) To ensure peaceful changing of government
  • 2. 2. The appointment, promotion and discipline of the civil servants are the responsibilities of _____
A) Civil service commission
B) Electoral commission
C) Civil service union
D) Government
  • 3. 3. Public opinion enables the government to ____
A) Punish political opponents
B) To know the people's opinions about its activities
C) Allow the public to have freedon
D) Organize political conferences
  • 4. 4. An election conducted to resolve important political issues facing a country is called ____
A) General election
B) Bye- election
C) Primary election
D) Referendum
  • 5. 5. Local government laws are known as_____
A) Decrees
B) Acts
C) Bye laws
D) Orders
  • 6. 6. The policy of control by one people or power over other people or areas by establishing colonies and generally with the aim of economic dominance is _____
A) Federalism
B) Colonialism
C) Imperialism
D) Nationalism
  • 7. 7. One of the following is not the reason for colonialism
A) Investing surplus capital
B) Religious reasons
C) Africa independence
D) Geographical importance
  • 8. 8. The use of cultural, economic and political pressure to influence and control decisions in independent countries that were formal colonies is _____
A) Neo-colonialism
B) Colonialism
C) Political control
D) Feudalism
  • 9. 9. A system of administration in which the British colonial government adopted as its colonial policy in dealing with the people is called ______
A) Rule of law
B) Policy of assimilation
C) Authority
D) Indirect rule
  • 10. 10. The NCBWA was founded in ____
A) 1917
B) 1770
C) 1817
D) 1970
  • 11. 11. One of the following is not a provision for Clifford Constitution of 1922
A) The Executive Council
B) The Legislative Council
C) Proclamation
D) The Cabinet Member
  • 12. 12. The Governor of Nigeria at the outbreak of the second world war was ____
A) John Richard
B) Shehu Shagari
C) David John
D) Richard Bourdillon
  • 13. 13. The Governor was in office between year _____&____
A) 1939 and 1954
B) 1939 and 1944
C) 1935 and 1940
D) 1925 and 1930
  • 14. 14. The following except one is not the features of Richard Constitution
A) Legislative powers
B) Regionalism
C) Bi-cameral legislature
D) Independence of the Judiciary
  • 15. 15. Aims and objectives of Richard Constitution include _____
A) Political and National conscious
B) Court of Appeals
C) Inspiration
D) A broad based Constitution
  • 16. 16. The provisions for MacPherson Constitution include all but one
A) The Three provinces
B) Council of ministers
C) Board of Directors
D) The Chief Commissioners
  • 17. 17. MacPherson Constitution's weaknesses include the following except one
A) Kano riot of 1953
B) Dominated by illiterates
C) The motion for self government
D) Veto power
  • 18. 18. _____ Constitution was revised through conferences and the product of the revision exercise was Lyttleton Constitution
A) Clifford Constitution
B) MacPherson Constitution
C) Richard Constitution
D) Independent Constitution
  • 19. 19. Main characteristics of the Independence Constitution of 1960 include ___
A) Executive power
B) Census figures
C) Parliamentary system.
D) Appointment of ministers
  • 20. 20. All the following were frontline fighters for Nigeria's Independence except ____
A) Aminu Kano
B) Herbert Macaulay
C) Obafemi Awolowo
D) Lateef Jakande
  • 21. 21. Nigeria became a federation under the 1954 Constitution because the Constitution _____
A) Provided for a division of functions between the centre and the component units
B) Abolished the practice of nominating some members of parliament
C) Created the post of a Prime Minister
D) Provided for equal representation between the North and South
  • 22. 22. The first president of the National Council for Nigeria and Camerouns (NCNC) was _____
A) Ernest Okoli
B) Dr. Micheal Okpara
C) Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
D) Herbert Macaulay
  • 23. 23. The Kano riots of 1953 is significant because
A) It was the first outbreak of violence between the major political parties
B) The police couldn't arrest the rioters, thus nobody was charged to court
C) It involves rioting between Igbos and Hausas
D) Many innocent lives were lost
  • 24. 24. Who among the following was not a founding father of the Nigeria Youth Movement
A) Nnamdi Azikiwe
B) Dr. C. Vaughan
C) Samuel Akinsanya
D) Ernest Ikoli
  • 25. 25. The Jumiyya Mutanem Arewa cultural group later developed into the ______
A) Jamiyya People's Party
B) Northern People's Congress
C) United Middle Belt Congress
D) Nigeria National Democratic Party
  • 26. 26. Action Group was _____
A) A political party that fought the British
B) An association that teamed up with the NYM to fight the NCNC
C) The first political party in Western state
D) A cultural association that sought the unity of the Yorubas
  • 27. 27. The NCNC was formed in ____
A) 1923
B) 1936
C) 1951
D) 1944
  • 28. 28. One of the importance of federalism is that
A) Each state can develop at its own pace
B) Citizens cannot be taxed by both State and federal government
C) Any components part can secede at any time
D) Citizens can only be loyal to the state government
  • 29. 29. The immediate cause of the 1953 Kano riot was the ____
A) Humiliation of Northern legislators in Lagos
B) Ambition of some politicians to secure Independence from British by force
C) Weakness of 1946 Richard Constitution
D) Existence of regionally based political parties
  • 30. 30. The 1953 motion that Nigeria should attain self government in 1956 was moved by _____
A) Sir Ahmadu Bello
B) Chief Anthony Enahoro
C) Chief Obafemi Awolowo
D) Nnamdi Azikiwe
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