1992 WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

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1
The dissolution of parliament is generally followed by a

A
general election
B
resolution
C
referendum
D
bye election

Correct Option: A

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2
Which of the following is not a means by which government maintains law and order?

A
Law Making
B
Maintenance of police and other security personnel
C
Provision of socio-economic services
D
Establishment of provisional associations

Correct Option: D

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3
The right to direct and command people is

A
authority
B
power
C
legality
D
legitimacy

Correct Option: A

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4
Which of the following is not a function of the executive arm of government?

A
Interpretation of law
B
Preparation of budget
C
Appointment of top government functionaries
D
Enforcement of law

Correct Option: A

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5
Fascism emphasizes

A
equality
B
individualism
C
nationalism
D
collectivism

Correct Option: E

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6

A good citizen must be


A
an educated and honest tax payer
B
ready to assist law enforcement agents
C
wealthy and ready to save his country
D
educated and obedient to the law

Correct Option: B

Solution

Some duties of a good citizen.

  • Support and defend the Constitution.
  • Stay informed of the issues affecting your community.
  • Participate in the democratic process.
  • Respect and obey federal, state, and local laws.
  • Respect the rights, beliefs, and opinions of others.
  • Participate in your local community.
  • Ready to assist law enforcement agents and defend the country when need arises

7
Voting at elections is one of the ways to

A
maintain law and order
B
help politicans
C
be a good politician
D
ensure a representative governmnet

Correct Option: D

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8
Freedom of the press helps it to

A
be above board
B
escape libel charges
C
play a watchdog role
D
educated the masses on politics

Correct Option: C

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9
The doctrine of separation of powers is associated with

A
Locke
B
Max
C
Montesquie
D
Hobbes

Correct Option: C

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10
In a confederation, more powers reside in the

A
component units
B
prsident
C
central governmnet
D
prime minister

Correct Option: A

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