Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) - SS3 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What does ECOWAS stand for?

 

A

East African Community of West Asia

 

B

Economic Community of West African States

 

C

Eastern Caribbean Organization for West African Solidarity

 

D

European Commission of West African States

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
2

How many member countries were there in ECOWAS?

 

A

8

B

12

C

15

D

20

CORRECT OPTION: c
3

Which of the following is one of the purposes of ECOWAS?

 

A

Promoting economic integration in Southeast Asia

 

B

Encouraging cultural exchange in North America

C

Fostering economic cooperation and development in West Africa

 

D

Advocating for political isolation in Europe

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

What is the primary goal of ECOWAS regarding trade?

 

A

To increase trade barriers among member states

B

To discourage the free movement of goods and services

 

C

To reduce trade barriers and promote free trade within the region

 

D

To limit trade exclusively to neighboring countries

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What is the proposed single currency of ECOWAS?

 

A

Euro

B

Yen

C

Dollar 

D

Eco

CORRECT OPTION: d
6

Which area does ECOWAS focus on to promote democratic governance and human rights?

 

A

Asia

B

North America

 

C

West Africa

 

D

South America

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

What has ECOWAS been successful in deploying to resolve conflicts in member states?

 

A

Educational programs

 

B

Peacekeeping forces

 

C

Trade embargoes

 

D

Cultural exchanges

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

What problem does ECOWAS face related to uneven implementation of its agreements?

 

A

Economic disparities

 

B

Infrastructure development

 

C

Political instability

 

D

Lack of enforcement mechanisms

 

CORRECT OPTION: a
9

In addressing economic disparities among member countries, what does ECOWAS propose to do?

 

A

Encourage wealthier countries to isolate themselves

 

B

Promote trade barriers among member states

 

C

Targeted development programs and investments in less-developed countries

 

D

Ignore economic disparities and focus on political stability

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

What challenge does ECOWAS face regarding security threats in the region?

 

A

Lack of security threats

 

B

Terrorism and organized crime

C

Economic disparities

 

D

Cultural differences

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
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