WAEC Government Exam Questions for 2019/2020|Check Mostly Repeated WAEC Questions Here(2ND)

WAEC Government Exam Questions for 2019/2020|Check Mostly Repeated WAEC Questions Here–This Government Waec Questions are in two categories, which are Objective and Theory

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31. In which of these organs of the United Nations Organisation is veto power exercised by some countries? (a) the World Health Organisation  (b) the Security Council (c) General Assembly (d) the UN Committee against Apartheid (e) the International Court of Justice

32.     In a Federal System (such as Nigeria) the Local Governments are directly responsible (a) to the Federal or Central Government (b) to the State Government (c) to the Federal and State Government (d) to no other level of government (e) to any level of government which can provide money for its programmes

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33.     The 1946 Constitutions in Nigeria and the Gold Coast (Ghana) were the results of (a) pressures from nationalists within the colonies (b) pressures from the British Government (c) pressures by the United States of America (d) pressures from within and from outside these colonies (e) none of the above

34.     If the rights of the individual are violated or threatened, where can he go for redress? (a) the Executive branch of government  (b) the legislative branch of government (c) the Local Government Council  (d) the Judicial branch of government (e) the Ministry of Internal or Home Affairs

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35.     In the Presidential System of Government, the president is elected to office by     (a) the Cabinet (b) the Parliament or Legislature (c) Military (d) the people through direct elections (e) the political party

36.     The Military take over power form politicians in West African countries (a) when politicians have become corrupt, and are reckless in their use of powers (b) when there is breakdown of law and order in the country (c) for reasons which touch on the interest of the military (d) because of the personal ambitions of some politicians (e) all of the above      

37.     By establishing public corporations, governments are trying to (a) eliminate private enterprise (b) compete with private enterprises   (c) render crucial service to the public in area which the civil service cannot effectively handle  (d) make quick profit at the expense of the  people (e)  B and D

38.     The Constitution of any given country must provide for (a) the distribution of powers (b) the rights and duties of the individual (c) the rule of law (d) none of the above (e) A, B and C

39.     In a model in state, pressure group find that the most effective way of achieving their purpose is by (a) causing trouble among the populace (b) influencing decisions of government (c) forming political parties (d) rigging elections to offices of the state (e) A and C

40.     Which of the following would you consider the most famous among the leaders of nationalist movements in Nigeria? (a) Kwame Nkrumah (b) General Olusegun Obasanjo (c) Herbert Macaulay (d) Anthony Enachoro (e) Dauda Adegbenro

41.     The idea of collective responsibility in the Executive branch of government means that (a) no single member of the Executives can take any responsible decision (b) a member of the Executive has no way out of decisions made in that body (c) a member of the Executive cannot publicly criticise decisions collectively made without first resigning (d) responsible within in the Executive is no unilateral        (e) parliament must ratify Executive decisions collectively reached

42.     Indirect Rule, as practiced by the British in their West African colonies (a) did not attempt to reform existing traditional institutions (b) was over glorified and expedient nonsense (c) satisfied neither the rulers nor the ruled (d) had nothing in common with the reality of French rule in their colonies (e) meant ruling through existing rulers and attempting to check their excesses.

43.     The French idea of assimilation as applied in their colonies (a) was to make Frenchmen out of African subjects (b) would have been allowed to produce more Frenchmen in the colonies than in France itself (c) recognized real value in traditional African culture and was merely aimed at upgrading it (d) produced nothing but African puppets in the colonies (e) was abandoned within a couple of years if its operation

44.     The most remarkable thing about post-independence political development in the Gambia is (a) that the country has been swallowed up by the much bigger country of Senegal (b) the relatively untarnished reputation of Si Dauda Jawara (c) that without reliance on overwhelming force, the government has remained in power and tolerated operation (d) the uniquely robust economy which the government has succeeded in establishing for the country and distributed fairly among its people (e) the existence of opposition parties

45.     The dominant idea behind the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity is (a) that Africa must unite (b) to show the world that African can also do what Latin American and Asian countries have done (c) to provide a frame-work and opportunities for co-operation on common African problems (d) to promote economic development of Africa (e) to have its Secretary General co-ordinate the foreign policies of member states

46.     The nationalist movements in Nigeria and the Gold Coast (Ghana) (a) were different from each other in all respects (b) produced the same results in both countries (c) were dominated by traditional rules (d) influenced each other significantly (e) were led by philosopher kings

47.     the new Local Government Reforms in Nigeria (a) seek to establish uniformity in type, purpose and functions of local authorities (b) make traditional rulers more powerful than ever before (c) are a waste of time and the federal government money (d) promote unity but allow for some diversity in the structure of local government (e) would definitely establish clean and efficient governments at the local level

48.     The treaty establishing the Economic Community of West African Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was (a) concluded in Lome (Togo) in December, 1976, after hard and exclusive negotiations  (b) designed as the main pillar on which an eventual African Common Market would be built  (c) the brain-child of Togo and Ghana (d) signed in Lagos in May 1975, to promote trade and other economic co-operation in the region as a whole (e) to immediately tariffs and  other barriers to trade among members.

49.     The Principle of universal adult suffrage refers to (a) the right of all people to vote (b) the structure of political parties (c) the legal nature of a constitution (d) the right to free speech (e) all of the above

50.     A constituency (a) is the same as a legislature (b) is part of the campaign process (c) is an area or district in which the inhabitants can send a representative to parliament (d) is an important part of every monarchy (e) consists of party executives and free-wheelers

SECTION B (THEORY)

Instruction: Answer two questions only from this section

1.       Highlight five features of the Hausa/Fulani pre-colonial system in Nigeria                     (10 Marks)

2a.     Define Nigeria foreign policy (2 Marks) 

b.       Enumerate five reasons why Nigeria adopted Africa as the centerpiece of her foreign policy (8 Marks)

3.       Highlight five functions of the judiciary as an arm of government in a contemporary society (10 Marks)

4a.     Define the concept of Non-Alignment (2 Marks)     

b.       State five reasons for the ineffectiveness and problems of non-aligned movement (8 Marks)

SECTION C (THEORY): Answer Two Questions only from this Section

5a.     Highlight two aims and objectives of ECOWAS (2 Marks)

b.       State four obstacles/problems of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) (8 Marks)

6a.     Define Commonwealth Organization (2 Marks)

b.       State four achievements of the Commonwealth Organization (8 Marks)

7a.     What is Nigerian federalism? (2 Marks)

b.       Highlight four problems of Nigerian federalism (8 Marks)

8a.     State three aims and objectives of the Untied Nations Organization (2 Marks)

b.       Highlight four achievements of the United Nations Organization (8 Marks)

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