2004 - WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
Constitutional Government is run
A
by lawyers
B
by the politicians
C
by applying arbitary rules
D
according to the laws of the land
CORRECT OPTION: d
2
A society without constituted authority is called a
A
feudal state
B
stateless society
C
government in exile
D
backward society
CORRECT OPTION: b
3
The theory of Socialism was popularised by
A
A.V.Dicey
B
Kari Marx
C
Baron de Montesquieu
D
Aristotle
CORRECT OPTION: b
4
Direct democracy implies that the governance of a state involves
A
all the citizens of the state
B
only male citizens
C
adult female citizens
D
representatives
CORRECT OPTION: a
5
Nobles who form government are called
A
theocrats
B
aristocrats
C
plutocrats
D
autocrats
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
Political socialization is associated with
A
fress choice of party programmes
B
military takeover of civilian government
C
the transmission of political values , attitudes and opinions
D
political programmes of transition to civil rule
CORRECT OPTION: c
7
In a fascist regime, the Head of State is
A
the royal father
B
the prime minister
C
the elected monarch
D
supreme and above the law
CORRECT OPTION: d
8
Which of the following best describes totalitarianism?
A
Extreme decentralization
B
Excessive centralization of power
C
Devolution of power
D
Delegation of power
CORRECT OPTION: b
9
A system in which people contribute for the welfare of their community can be described as
A
Communalism
B
Socialism
C
Communism
D
Capitalism
CORRECT OPTION: a
10
A system of government which is based on the public ownership of means of production and distribution is called
A
welfarism
B
socialism
C
feudalism
D
authoritarianism
CORRECT OPTION: b
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