2000 - JAMB Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The civil service cadre responsible for the general supervision and control of ministries is the
A
administrative
B
professional
C
executive
D
clerical
CORRECT OPTION: a
2
A disadvantage of the one - party system is that it
A
makes accountability difficult
B
negate freedom of association
C
emphasizes political differences
D
delays decision - making
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
Citizenship refers to the
A
indigenous member of a state
B
social status of a person in a state
C
highest position in a state
D
legal status of a member of a state
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
The law of law is a cardinal principle associated with
A
democratic systems
B
federal systems
C
communist systems
D
feudal systems
CORRECT OPTION: a
5
The main function of public opinion is to
A
change the policy of government
B
provide direction for public policy
C
support the policy of government
D
indoctrinate the people
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
Atypical form of delegated legislation is
A
acts of parliament
B
decree
C
bye - law
D
gazette
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
A referendum is a device to ensure that
A
elections are free and fair
B
legislators vote to resolve contentious issues
C
bye - elections are held to fill vacant positions
D
decisions are effected with the consent of citzens
CORRECT OPTION: d
8
One main weakness of a unitary system of government is that
A
it facilitates the domination of minority groups
B
the constitution can be amended easily
C
it is run as a single entity
D
carpet - crossing and opposition are made difficult
CORRECT OPTION: a
9
Pressure groups harmonize different individual concerns through interest
A
individual concerns through interest
B
mobilization
C
aggregation
D
manipulation
CORRECT OPTION: c
10
The act of removing an elected official by the electorate is referred to as
A
impeachment
B
consensus
C
plebiscite
D
recall
CORRECT OPTION: d
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