2006 - WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1
An essential feature of a State is
A
availablility of mineral resources
B
developed infrastructure
C
an organized system of laws
D
developed markets
CORRECT OPTION: c
2
The modern ideal of democracy includes all the following except
A
unlimited freedom
B
civil liberty
C
periodic elections
D
equality before the law
CORRECT OPTION: a
3
The political system which allows equal access to the means of production, distribution, and exchange is called
A
Totalitarianism
B
Capitalism
C
Socialism
D
feudalism
CORRECT OPTION: c
4
The two components of sovereignty are
A
influence and political authority
B
political culture and political socialization
C
legal and political indepence
D
political and economic developments
CORRECT OPTION: c
5
The modern concept of the rule of law was introduced by
A
K.C. Wheare
B
A.V. Dicey
C
Otto Von Bismarck
D
Justice Holmes
CORRECT OPTION: b
6
Which of the following principles negates the concept of the Rule of Law?
A
Supermacy of the law
B
Prevention of arbltrariness in authority
C
Equality before the law
D
Exercise of absolute power by the President
CORRECT OPTION: d
7
All the following are sources of constitution except
A
Acts of Parliament
B
devolution of power
C
conventions
D
customs
CORRECT OPTION: b
8
The concept of decentralization includes all the following elements except
A
delegation
B
delimitation
C
devolution
D
deconcentration
CORRECT OPTION: b
9
The concept of decentralization includes all the following elements except
A
delegation
B
delimitation
C
devolution
D
deconcentration
CORRECT OPTION: b
10
A constitution said to be flexible when its provisions are
A
known by the rulers
B
scattered in seral books
C
mainly in one deocument
D
easy to amend
CORRECT OPTION: d
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