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