Government Past Questions v1 (JAMB/WAEC/NECO)

Government Past Questions v1 (JAMB/WAEC/NECO); These Government past questions are for students who are sitting for the following examinations:


  • JAMB
  • Post-UTME / Post-JAMB
  • WAEC
  • NECO


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#1. A major opposition party at the national level in Nigeria's Second Republic was

#2. The exclusion of Africans from colonial administration is associated with

#3. During the 1964 Federal Election in Nigeria, the United Progressive Grand Alliance comprised the

#4. Which of the following binds Commonwealth Nations together?

#5. When did Nigeria gain her Independence?

#6. The principle of universal adult suffrage refers to Options

#7. The treaty establishing the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was

#8. Indirect Rule as practised by the British in their West African colonies

#9. The French idea of assimilation as applied in their colonies Options

#10. The most remarkable thing about post-independence political development in the Gambia is

#11. The dominant idea behind the establishment of the organization of African Unity is

#12. The new local government reforms in Nigeria

#13. By establishing public corporations governments are trying to

#14. The constitution of any given country must provide for

#15. In a modern state, pressure Groups find that the most effective way of achieving their purposes is by

#16. Which of the following would you consider the most famous among the leaders of nationalist movement in Nigeria?

#17. The idea of collective responsibility in the Executive branch of government means that

#18. In a federal system such as Nigeria the local governments are directly responsible

#19. The 1946 constitutions in Nigeria and the Gold Coast (Ghana were the results of

#20. If the rights of the individual are violated or threatened, where can he go for redress?

#21. In the Presidential system of government the president is elected to office by

#22. The military take over power from politicians in West African countries

#23. Which of the following is true as a major function of elections?

#24. The first Governor General of Nigeria was

#25. The supreme policy-making organ in the Organization of African Unity is

#26. In which of these organs of the United Nations Organization is veto power exercised by some countries

#27. The Economic Commission for Africa is an agency of

#28. Nigeria is not a member of

#29. The primary political parties is to

#30. The OAU was formed in

#31. All members of the newly constituted local government councils in Nigeria were

#32. The first Pan African, conference was held in Options

#33. The Public Service Commission (Nigeria) is responsible for the appointment of all

#34. Constitutional cases in Nigeria can only be raised in the first instance in

#35. Which of the following would act for the Head of state when he is out of the country?

#36. To raise funds, local governments can levy

#37. Before colonial rule, Yoruba traditional rulers were appointed by

#38. The first political party properly so-called was formed in Nigeria in

#39. The Lol Cadres, a major factor in the constitutional development of the French colonial territories, was introduced in

#40. The Coussey Commission Report laid the ground-work for the eventual independence of

#41. The (former) Western Region of Nigeria became internally self-governing in

#42. A cabinet system of government is practised in

#43. The citizen's obligations are

#44. An electoral system is the system which governs

#45. An unwritten constitution is one which

#46. Delegated legislation is legislation

#47. The Executive is

#48. The Judiciary is

#49. The separation of powers means the same as

#50. Rights are

#51. Pressure groups are

#52. Democracy means a system of government in which

#53. A constitution is federal if


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Government Past Questions v1 (JAMB/WAEC/NECO)