1993 - JAMB Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The sovereignty of a state is determined by
A
economic and legal aspects
B
social and political aspects
C
political and legal aspects
D
economic and political aspects
CORRECT OPTION: b
2
The civil service belongs to the organ of government called the
A
legislature
B
executive
C
judiciary
D
parastatals
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
Ultimate power in a confederal state is
A
concentrated in the central government
B
constitutionally divided between the centre and the units
C
exercised by the larger units
D
vested in the constituent units
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
Federalism is a constitutional arrangement in which
A
the national and regional governments derive their power from the constitution
B
the national government acts only through the regional governments
C
regional and local authorities exist at the pleasure of national government
D
the national government does not reach individual citizens directly
CORRECT OPTION: a
5
A written constitution is one that
A
cannot be modified or amended
B
can only be amended by the highest legislative body
C
is contained in a single document
D
is drawn up by draftsmen
CORRECT OPTION: c
6
A federal system of government pan exist without
A
division of powers
B
supremacy of the written constitution
C
an executive presidential system
D
a rigid amendment procedure
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
As a political ideology, communism seeks to
A
concentrate national wealth in the hands of a few
B
abolish collective ownership of property
C
provide adequate opportunities for citizens to make profits
D
eliminate all forms of socio-economic inequality
CORRECT OPTION: b
8
Despite the doctrine of separation of powers, the legislature plays quasi judicial role as a result of its
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A
investigative powers
B
financial powers
C
emergency power
D
appropriation powers
CORRECT OPTION: a
9
Nazism as a doctrine was proposed by
A
Benito Mussolini
B
Adolf Hitler
C
Karl Mark
D
Josef Stalin
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
In the Westminster system of government formal legislation can take the following forms EXCEPT
A
royal proclamations
B
orders in council
C
act of parliament
D
ministerial pronouncement
CORRECT OPTION: d
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