2017 - JAMB Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The Constitutional forms with two levels of Government is _________
A
Unitary
B
Evolution
C
Confederal
D
Confederation
CORRECT OPTION: d
Confederation is the Constitutional form with the levels of Government, the Central and the Regional
2
The essence of ECOWAS is to________
A
bring political parties together
B
foster interstate economic and political co-operation
C
emerging political event
D
expansion of scopes and powers
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
The head of government under the 1979 Constitution is the _____
A
president
B
prime minister
C
speaker of the house of represenative
D
senate president
CORRECT OPTION: a
4
The Characteristics of the Civil Servants which prevents it's officers from addressing the press unless directed is known as ________
A
impartiality
B
neutrality
C
anonymity
D
impersonality
CORRECT OPTION: c
This is used to describe situations where the acting person's name is unknown
5
The granting of internal authority to the regions came under which constitution?
A
Littleton Constitution
B
Richard Constitution
C
Clifford Constitution
D
Macpherson Constitution
CORRECT OPTION: b
This constitution was the only constitution that granted Internal authority
6
In the year 1911, who argued most representative system deteriorates towards an Oligarchy or Patriarchy?
A
Robert Michels
B
Adolf Gasser
C
Adolf Hitler
D
Edmunde Burke
CORRECT OPTION: a
He is the author of the book "Political Parties" argues that most representative systems deteriorates towards an Oligarchy or Patriarchy in the year 1911
7
In the 18th century, a new wind of development blow over Europe and the development was referred to__________?
A
Labour Revolution
B
Doctrine Revolution
C
Industrial Revolution
D
Economic Revolution
CORRECT OPTION: c
Industrial revolution came into existence and there was a change in the means of production and domestic system of manufacturing
8
One major merit of the Unitary system of government is that_______?
A
is most democratic
B
is cheaper to operate
C
eradicates co-operation
D
eliminate tyranny
CORRECT OPTION: b
It is cheaper to operate because unitary system of government is a system of government in which power is concentrated in a single system
9
The legal right to exercise power in a state is known as______
A
Authority
B
Sovereignity
C
Coercion
D
Influence
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
Bills passed by the legislature usually requires the approval of the following except_______
A
Governor
B
Member house of representative
C
Monarch
D
President
CORRECT OPTION: b
They do not have the constitutional right to approve bill
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