SSCE CIVIC EDUCATION 2020
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1. Nationalism in Nigeria eventually led to
A. national renaissance
B.creation of states
D. the end of military mle
2. Which of the following conditions gives rise to the denial of right to life
3. Activities that act to clog the wheek of societal progress can be described as
A. Family issues
B. Cultural vices
C. Religious Issues
D. Social vices
4. The four most prominent nationalist leaders of Nigeria at independence were
A. J. S. Tarka. S. L. Akintola, Aminu Kano
B. Nnamdi Azikiwe. K. O. Mbadiwe,Arthur Richards and Aminu Kano
C. Tafawa Balew'a. Obafemi Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Ahmadu Bello
D. Adesoji Aderemi, Shehu Shagari, Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe
5. Responsible parenthood can complement the activities of government in several ways except by rising
A. responsible citizens
B. citizens who oppose the government
C. responsible future leaders
D. entrepreneurs in the society
6. One importance of consituted authority is that it leads to
A. maintenance of law and order
B. concentration of power
C. immunity of elected leaders
D. arbitary use of power
7. Teaching children to be satisfied with what they have is a way of encouraging
A. Self reliance
8. Law and order can best be maintained in Nigeria through the
A. making of decree by the various security agencies
B.constitutional law enforcement and citizen's common welfare
C. prohibitation of public protest, terrorism
D. Use of modern security gadgets and directorate of state security services
9. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the
A. United nations general assembly
B. United nation security council
C. United nation san-fransisco conference
D. United nations trusteeship council.
10. Responsible parenting is the ability of parents to
A. provide qualitative education for their children
B. Establish profitable business for the family
C. Meet the basic and social need for their children
D. Ensure that rights of their children are safe guarded
Use the story below to answer questions 11-12
Amuka stole a chicken from the poultry farm. The workers on the farm caught Amuka and gave him the beating the beating of his life.
11. Assuming the offence commit in above story happened in a society, the poultry farm workers would be
A. honoured for executing instant jo k- -
B. punished for taking laws into 0 n own hands
C. converted to society personnel
D. promoted for safeguarding the poultry farm.
12. Against the background of a democratic society, the farm workers in the story above are expected to
A. hand Amuka over to the police
B. deny Amuka his right to fair hearing
C. judge Amuka after giving him a fail- hearing
D. discharge him of the offence comm
13. A community which does not associate with neighbouring communities would likely experience
A. limited access to modem facilities
B. corruption among elected officials
C.retarded economic development
D. disregard for constitutional rights
14. Which of the following agencies carries out security of vehicles for road worthiness in Nigeria?
A. Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps
B. The Nigerian Police
C. Vehicle Inspection office
D. Nigeria Customs Services
15. The role of a responsible mother is to
A. ensure good neighbourliness
B. report the husband when necessary
C. help the motherless children and orphans
D. support the father in meeting family needs
16. The human right that is applicable to human beings without reference to their nationality is the right to
A. life and dignity of human persons
C. acquire assets and landed property
17. All regulatory road signs can be categorized into
A. Mandatory and mediative
B. Punitive and prohibitive
c. prohibitive and mandatory
D. Persuasive and informative
18. A healthy inter communal relationship is not associated with
A. Political development
B. Economic progress
C. State of violence
D. Societal security
19. Cult activities are usually characterized by
A. terrorist activities
B. despotic tendencies
C. violent disposition
D. martial bravery
20. Which of the following cannot be termed drug abuse?
A. Using prescribed dings the wrong way
B. Drinking alcohol in excess
C. Frequent in take of soft drink
D. The use of self medication
21. An intervationist programme between two warring groups can best be made successful through
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23. Which of these cannot be responsible for the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
A. Unprotected sexual intercourse
B.Dinning and drinking with people living with HIV/AIDS
C. Using unscreened blood transfusion
D. Sharing of unsterilized piercing instalments
24. Studying hard in school is one of the preventive measure against
Use the dialogue below to answer question 25
Zainab: Mum, I am afraid.
Mum: Afraid of what?
Zainab: Lucy, the girl with HIV/AIDS in my class hugged me in school today.
Mum : Don’t worry dear, you can't contract HIV by mere hugging. Cheer up my daughter.
25. From the dialogue above, the problem of Zainab is that of
26. major challenge for civil societies in executing their mandate is
A. poor funding of their programmes
B. questionable reputation of their members
C. composition of their leadership
D. their desire for political power
27. The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) was establish in the year
28. The Senate and House of Representatives in Nigeria constitutes the
A. Federal Congress
B. National Parliament
C. Federal Legislature
D. National Assembly
29. A primary ambition of individuals involved in human trafficking that cannot be achieved is
A. unwanted pregnancy
B. Physical and sexual abuse
C. financial freedom
D. depression and sucidal thought
30. The approval of the government budget is the responsibility of the
Use the dialogue below to answer question 31-32.
Bayo: Wao! Shola, how did you manage to purchase a new tricycle?
Shola: I did not buy it. It was that Councillor from my town that distributed tricycles to unemployed youths. I am lucky to be one of them.
Bola: Congratulation! That's a good gesture. I wish the Councillor from my town would do same.
31. The step taken by the Councillor in the dialogue above is best described as
32. Shola in the dialogue above will likely end up being
33. Which of the following is a known cult group in Nigeria?
34. The body in charge of controlling trafficking of drugs in Nigeria is the
A. Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)
B. National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
C. National Drug Law Enforement Agency (NDLEA)
D. Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)
35. Which of the following makes the votes of the poor and the rich equal?
A. Compulsory voting
B. Right to vote
C. Popular participation
D. Free and fair election
36. The act of recruiting and trading for the purpose of commercial known as
A. Slave trade
B. Human trafficking
C. Human right abuse
D. Amnesty violation
37. Which of these is a disadvantage to the application of the rule of law in a democratic society?
A. Existence of free and fair election
B. Granting of immunity to public office holder
C. Ensuring equal protection of citizens right
D. Promoting popular participation in politic
Use the list of features of democracy below to answer questions 38 to 40.
I: Rule of law
II: Judicial independence
III: Press freedom
IV: Official opposition
V: Free, fair and periodic election
VI: Universal adult suffrage
38. The protection of citizen’s rights can be best guaranteed when there is
A. II and V
III. and VI
C. I and II
D. IV and V
39. Constructive criticism of government policies and actions in a democratic state is best promoted by
A. I and V
B. IV. and VI
C. III.and IV
D. V and VI
40. Smooth transition of government in a democratic state is ensured when there is
A. I and III
B. VI and III
C. IV and III
D. V and VI
41. The 1999 Constitution could be described as rigid mainly because
A. its amendment requires two - third majority votes of the National Assembly
B. its implementation requires the regular services of experienced constitutional lawyers
C. adherence to its provision is very difficult
D. it requires the presidential proclamation and judicail decision
42. One major factor that hinders women from participating actively in politics is
A. Their educational background
B. Lack of funds and financial power.
C. Societal discrimination and belief system.
D. Their religious background..
43. Under the 1999 Nigeria constitution, the judiciary exercise the greatest power of checks and balances over the
A. Executive and legislature.
B. House of representative and senate
C. Local government councils and the state house of assembly.
D. State legislatures and national assembly.
44. The activities of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFFCC) can help in promoting the following except
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47. The feeling of indifference people have towards participating in issues related to governance is termed
A. political dicontentment
C. bad leadership
48. Which of the following is a negative way of engaging in popular participation in a state?
A. Engaging in rallies and demonstrations
B. Joining political party of your choice
C. Taking part in general elections
D. Snatching of ballot boxes during election
49. Representative democracy thrives on
A. educated electorates
B. formation of political parties
C. free and fair elections
D. equal gender representation
50. Which of the following is a major limitation to the operational effectiveness of the public service?
A. Change of government
D. Bureaucratic red-tapism
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