1990 - WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
Under what constitution did the Supreme Court become the highest Court of Appeal in Nigeria?
A
Lytteton Constitution
B
Republican Constitution
C
Macpherson Constitution
D
Independence Constitution
CORRECT OPTION: b
2
Capitalism is an economic system in which
A
the economy of the state is centrally planned and controlled
B
privated persons are permitted to undertake enterprises
C
accumulation of private property is forbidden
D
the means of production are owned and controlled by the state
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
The process whereby the electorate vote for representatives who in turn vote on their behalf is called
A
an indirect election
B
an unfair election
C
a rigged election
D
a disputed election
CORRECT OPTION: a
4
The main function of the judiciary is to
A
serve as the watchdog of executive
B
enact laws
C
execute the laws of the land
D
interpret the laws
CORRECT OPTION: d
5
The lowest class of people in the hierarcy of Feudal system is made up of the
A
Lords
B
Nobles
C
Serfs
D
Kings Servants
CORRECT OPTION: c
6
The Nigeria National Democratic Party was founded by
A
Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe
B
Chief Obafemi Awolowo
C
Herbert Macaculary
D
Ernest Okoli
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
In which system of government does the state require the control of everything and allows no opposition?
A
Feudalism
B
Capitalism
C
Totalitarianism
D
Communism
CORRECT OPTION: c
8
Nigeria broke diplomatic relations with Israel because of that country's
A
raid on a Ugandan town
B
occupation of Arab territories, including Egypt
C
non-support of Nigeria civil war
D
support for South Africa
CORRECT OPTION: b
9
In the absence of the existence of traditional rulers in Igbo communities the British colonial administration appointed the
A
Eze
B
Paramount Chiefs
C
Ozo
D
Warrant Chiefs
CORRECT OPTION: d
10
The porgressive nature of Nigeria's foreign policy between 1979 is attributed to all the following except
A
the influence of radical intellectuals
B
military officers who were acting in foreign affairs before coming into the government
C
the influence of the American government
D
Nigeria's oil money
CORRECT OPTION: c
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