1994 - WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
The institution and processes connected with making, enforcing and reviewing of laws in any society is referred to as the
A
Judiciary
B
Constitution Drfting Committee
C
Governmnet
D
Bar Association
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
Which of the following best describes the subject matter of Government ?
A
elections
B
people
C
political party
D
political power
CORRECT OPTION: d
3
In a democracy , sovereignty is vested in
A
the legistature
B
the people
C
judges
D
public officials
CORRECT OPTION: b
4
The process through which people develop their political attitudes is called
A
politicization
B
political socialization
C
political mobilizatiion
D
political disseminations
CORRECT OPTION: b
5
Government can be described as the art of
A
making constitutions
B
collecting taxes
C
engineering social conflicts
D
making and enforcing laws
CORRECT OPTION: d
6
traditional system of government in pre-colonial Nigeria was based on
A
socialism
B
communism
C
communalism
D
capitalism
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
Power is transformed into authority through
A
force
B
prayers
C
propaganda
D
influence
CORRECT OPTION: e
8
The type of governmnet in which citizen's rights and duties were based on system of the land tenure was known as
A
feudalism
B
oligarchy
C
democracy
D
republicanism
CORRECT OPTION: a
9
A unitary system of government can ensure cohesion because it
A
provides for understanding and harmonious living
B
sets up unity schools
C
concentrates political power in single level of governmnet
D
equips the police force
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
The rule of law is observed
A
wherever laws are considered to supreme
B
where laws are clearly aid down
C
in a communtiy of law-abiding citizens
D
in Western democracies
CORRECT OPTION: a
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