Origin of ECOWAS - SS3 Economics Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

When was ECOWAS established?

A

1960s

B

1970s

 

C

1980s

D

1990s

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

What was the main reason for the formation of ECOWAS?

A

To promote regional cooperation and integration

B

To promote global cooperation and integration

C

To promote national cooperation and integration

 

D

To promote individual cooperation and integration

CORRECT OPTION: a
3

How many founding members did ECOWAS have?

A

5

B

10 

 

C

15 

D

20

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What is the Treaty of Lagos?

A

A treaty that established ECOWAS

B

A treaty that abolished ECOWAS

C

A treaty that established the African Union

D

A treaty that established the European Union

 

CORRECT OPTION: a
5

What are the objectives of ECOWAS?

A

Economic, political, social, and cultural integration

B

Economic, political, social, and cultural isolation

 

C

Economic, political, social, and cultural domination

D

Economic, political, social, and cultural fragmentation

CORRECT OPTION: a
6

Who proposed the idea of creating a regional organization for West Africa

The idea of creating a regional organization for West Africa was proposed by a number of African leaders in the 1960s.

 

7

Who proposed the idea of creating a regional organization for West Africa?

The idea of creating a regional organization for West Africa was proposed by a number of African leaders in the 1960s.

 

8

How has the mandate of ECOWAS expanded since its establishment?

 

Since its establishment, the mandate of ECOWAS has expanded to include a wide range of economic, political, social, and cultural objectives aimed at promoting regional integration and cooperation in West Africa.

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