2014 - JAMB Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The necessary attributes of a state are:
A
Definite territory population, sovereingnty, and government
B
Police, army, sovereignty, and custom
C
Resources, population, sovereignty, and government
D
Sovereignty, police, army and immigration
CORRECT OPTION: a
There must be a definite territory, population sovereignty and government which make for state.
2
The process of taking part in political and public affairs can be termed political
A
participation
B
socialization
C
recognition
D
culture
CORRECT OPTION: a
The part people played in political and public affairs is term in all cases as participation.
3
Membership of a society is
A
voluntary
B
constitutional
C
conventional
D
mandatory
CORRECT OPTION: d
4
In a democratic, political system, the political sovereign is usually the
A
electorate
B
legislature
C
constitution
D
political parties
CORRECT OPTION: a
Because in a democratic political system the electorate takes the upper mandate to elect their leaders.
5
One basic feature of a monarchical form of government is that
A
succession is through heredity
B
the ruler has a fixed tenure
C
seperation of powers is absolute
D
members of the executive are elected
CORRECT OPTION: a
This is so because monarchical constitution is absolute for hereditary so succession is also heredity
6
One main advantage of bicameral legislature is that it
A
is less cumbersome to pass bills
B
is not easy to manipulate bills
C
makes for quick deliberation during emergencies
D
makes passage of bills easy
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
The court that has unlimited power to interpreted the constitution is the
A
High Court
B
Court of Appeal
C
Supreme Court
D
Magistrate court
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
Unitary-system of government, is more suitable to a country
A
with a robust and dynamic economy
B
with a relatively small area and a homogenous population
C
that is sparsely populated
D
that possesses a strong and moderm army
CORRECT OPTION: b
9
An example of a country ruled by a constitutional monarch is
A
Italy
B
Libya
C
Uganda
D
Morocco
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
The development of a classless society is the goal of
A
Literalism
B
Maxism
C
Conservatism
D
Feudalism
CORRECT OPTION: b
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