1997 WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

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1
Government as an institution of the state means the

A
method of organizing parties and preasure group
B
process of decision-making in a society
C
methods of resolution of conflicts among the people
D
structures and sysytems for decision-making in society

Correct Option: D

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2
In a feudal system, the hierarchy of citizens is the king

A
nobles and lords
B
queen and lords
C
knights and nobles
D
serfs and knights

Correct Option: E

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3
The political culture of the country is said to be participatory if individuals are

A
interested in voting and contesting elections
B
not allowd to criticize the government
C
not allowed to join political parties finance by the Governmnet
D
not allowed to vote

Correct Option: A

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4
The ability of leaders make and enforce decisions in a state is called

A
sovereignty
B
political power
C
socialization
D
legitimacy

Correct Option: B

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5
The idea of separation of powers as a political concept was developed by

A
Louis Mostesquieu
B
A.V Dicey
C
Thomas Hobbes
D
Kar Marx

Correct Option: A

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6
Fascist movement has its origin in

A
Germany
B
Italy
C
Spain
D
The defunct Soviet Union

Correct Option: B

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7
Which of the following factors enhances the operation of the Rule of Law?

A
Well-equipped police force
B
Establishment of modern press
C
Independent judiciary
D
Enlightened citizens

Correct Option: C

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8
An important reason for granting the Judiciary the power of Judicial Review is to enable it to

A
uphold the surpremacy of the Constitution
B
promote freedom of the press
C
elevate the Judiciary above the other organs
D
demonstrate the independence of the Judiciary

Correct Option: D

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9
The Judiciary independent when judges are

A
popularly elected into political offices
B
free to join any political party of their choice
C
free from external control and interference
D
empowered to amend the national constitution

Correct Option: C

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10
Which of the following comprises the President, the Ministers, the Civil Servants and the Police? The

A
Armed Forces
B
Judiciary
C
Legislature
D
Exective

Correct Option: D

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