2003 - WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
Government as an institution of the state refers to the
A
police and armed forces
B
judiciary the president and his minister
C
legislature , the executive and the judiciary
D
economic and political institutions
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
Authority means
A
an automatic right to be obeyed
B
legitimate right to be obeyed
C
a civic right to obey others
D
a civic right to be obeyed
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
Authority means
A
an automatic right to be obeyed
B
legitimate right to be obeyed
C
a civic right to obey others
D
a civic right to be obeyed
CORRECT OPTION: b
4
Zionism resulted in the establishment of the state of
A
lraq
B
Jordan
C
Israel
D
Lebanon
CORRECT OPTION: c
5
Zionism resulted in the establishment of the state of
A
lraq
B
Jordan
C
Israel
D
Lebanon
CORRECT OPTION: c
6
The purpose of Montesquieu's theory of separation of powers is to
A
prevent tyranny by the government
B
uphold the supremacy of parliament
C
ensure equality before the law
D
guarantee free and fair elections
CORRECT OPTION: a
7
The concept of sovereignty was first introduced into political terminology in 1576 by
A
Winston Churchill
B
Jean Bodin
C
Kari Marx
D
Abraham Lincoln
CORRECT OPTION: b
8
Power is different from authority because power lacks
A
ability
B
sovereignty
C
probity
D
legitimacy
CORRECT OPTION: d
9
Oligarchy implies rulership by
A
an absolute monarch
B
a few powerful individuals
C
a military governmnet
D
a charismatic leader
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
A fascist regime is both
A
fair and legitimate
B
responsive and responsible
C
authoritarian and totalitarain
D
democratic and constitutional
CORRECT OPTION: c
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