1989 - WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
Government is the machinery establish to manage the affairs of
A
rulers
B
aliens
C
the civil service
D
workers and peasants
CORRECT OPTION: e
2
The judicial organ of government is the body which
A
implemenets the law
B
makes the law
C
punishes lawmakers
D
rewards lawmakers
CORRECT OPTION: e
3
Which of the following is a false description of the first Nigeria Prime Minister? He
A
was first among equals
B
presided over the cabinet
C
was the Head of Government
D
exercised the executive power with his cabinet
CORRECT OPTION: e
4
The twelve state structure was created in Nigeria in
A
1965
B
1966
C
1967
D
1974
CORRECT OPTION: c
5
The law which the state legislators make normally pass through
A
the commissioner
B
the process of deliberations
C
the judiciary
D
some committees in the civil service
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
In the parliamentary system of government, ministers are
A
chosen from the House as well as outside
B
collectively responsible to parliament
C
representatives of various interests in the country
D
members of the legislature
CORRECT OPTION: b
7
Which of the following is not a public corporation? The
A
Nigerian Ports Authortiy
B
National Sports Commission
C
National Youth Service Corps
D
Nigerian Railway Corporation
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
Which of the following is not an academic discipline in which a student of Government can specialize?
A
Public Administration
B
Local Government
C
Political Territory
D
International Relations
CORRECT OPTION: c
9
The Republican Constitution of 1963 was indigenous because it was approved by
A
a referendum
B
the representatives of the people in parliament
C
the British parliament
D
the colonial government
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
Local government reforms were carried out by the Federal Military Government in
A
1966
B
1967
C
1970
D
1976
CORRECT OPTION: e
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