Land Use Act of 1978 - SS2 Agriculture Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

Who holds the ownership of all land in a Nigerian state according to the Land Use Act of 1978?

A

Communities

B

Traditional rulers

C

The Governor

D

Federal government

CORRECT OPTION: c
2

What type of right does the Land Use Act grant to individuals or entities regarding land?

A

Absolute ownership

B

Statutory right of occupancy

C

Customary ownership

D

Federal lease

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Which authority has control and management of land under the Land Use Act?

A

Which authority has control and management of land under the Land Use Act?

B

Local communities

C

The Governor

D

Traditional councils

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

In land transactions, whose consent is required as per the Land Use Act?

A

Local community leaders

B

The President

C

The Governor

D

Traditional landowners

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What is the purpose of compensation under the Land Use Act?

A

To discourage land transactions

B

To fund government projects

C

To ensure fair treatment of landowners

D

To provide additional income to the Governor

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Which of the following is a key focus of the Land Use Act with respect to land use?

A

Land hoarding

B

Land speculation

C

Land use planning and zoning

D

Land privatization

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

What type of disputes are handled by land tribunals established by the Land Use Act?

A

Criminal cases

B

Tax disputes

C

Land-related disputes

D

Employment disputes

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

Whose customary land rights are recognized by the Land Use Act?

A

Only individuals

B

Only the government

C

Communities and individuals

D

Only corporations

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

Under what condition can the government acquire land for public purposes?

A

Whenever they want

B

Only if they pay a high price

C

If it is in the public interest

D

Only if the landowner agrees

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

What do State Land Use and Allocation Committees advise on?

A

Taxation policies

B

Land use and allocation

C

Environmental protection

D

Education funding

CORRECT OPTION: b
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