2008 WAEC Government Past Questions & Answers - page 1

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1
Government as an academic field of study refers to the

A
president and his ministers
B
study of political institutions and processes
C
working of the organs of government
D
membership of international organizations

Correct Option: B

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2
A state performs the following functions except

A
promoting the welfare of the citizens
B
encouraging the struggle for power
C
providing social services
D
encouraging trade with other states

Correct Option: B

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3
Power can be defined as the ability to

A
compel or influence obedience
B
encourage self-help projects
C
delegate judicial functions
D
oppose government policies

Correct Option: A

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4
Which of the following is a compulsory membership?

A
community
B
state
C
society
D
club

Correct Option: B

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5
A government which has the ability to compel its citizens to obedience is said to be exercising

A
authority
B
coercion
C
power
D
legitimacy

Correct Option: A

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6
A government's supreme power to demand obedience from its citizens demonstrates the nation of

A
rule of law
B
parliamentary supremacy
C
sovereignty
D
separation of powers

Correct Option: C

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7
A government's supreme power to demand obedience from its citizens demonstrates the nation of

A
rule of law
B
parliamentary supremacy
C
sovereignty
D
separation of powers

Correct Option: C

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8
Nazism is a political ideology which emphasized

A
supremacy of a race
B
collective racial consciousness
C
communal racial consciousness
D
equality of all races

Correct Option: A

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9
In a unitary state, sovereignty resides in the

A
political parties
B
provincial government
C
central government
D
pressure group

Correct Option: C

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10
Which of the following facilitates the working of a democratic government?

A
Dormant press
B
Partial judicary
C
Vigilante group
D
Political Parties

Correct Option: D

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