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

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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

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


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

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

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

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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