SSCE Civic Education 2018
1. Members of a society are expected to adhere to societal values for the following reasons except.
A. enhancement of development
B. improvement of self dignity
C. reduction of social vices
D. relegation of morality
2. An attribute of honest behaviour is
3. Discipline is described as the
A. ability of showing hospitality
B. state or quality of being brave
C. tendency to fight
D. ability to behave in a controlled manner.
4. The saying "country and not what you" denotes that
A. the country owes you no obligation as a citizen.
B. citizens have both constitutional rights and obligations
C. fundamental rights are to be safeguarded by citizens
D. service and reward do not go together.
5. In the contemporary society, youths can display nationalistic role by showing the following attitudes except
A. discouraging corrupt practices
B. exploiting the environment for the betterment to the development of the society.
C. contributing to the development of the society.
D. showing indifference to national issues.
6. The defence of the territorial integrity of a country by her citizens is part of
A. political participation
C. political culture
D. duties and obligation
7. An agency established by the Federal Government of Nigeria to protect rights of citizens is
A. Centre for Human Rights and Development.
B. Human Rights Watch
C. Legal Aid Council
D. Humand Rights Monitor
8. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by
A. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
B. United Nations Organizations
C. African Union (AU)
D. European Union (EU)
9. The best means through which individuals' rights can be safeguarded is
A. knowledge acquisition
B. judicial independence
C. press censorship
D. improved standard of living
10. The effect of queueing up in public places is
11. A father that effectively discharges his duty towards his children could be described as a
C. responsible parent
D. Permissive father
12. A programme established to foster common ties among Nigerians is
A. Subsidy Re-investment Programme(SURE-P)
B. Universal Basic Education (UBE)
C. Education Trust Fund (ETF)'
D. National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
Use the dialogue below to answer questions 13 to 15.
Ade: Uche, are you not going to work today?
Uche: I will go, but by public transport
Uche: One of the side Mirrors of my car is broken and also, the car emits excessive smoke.
13. Uche’s action, based on the dialogue above can help in
A. reducing road accidents
B. increasing air pollution
C. encouraging public transportation
D. ensuring vehicle's functionality
14. An implication of Uche’s action from the above dialogue is that he is
A. afraid of Federal Road Safety Corps
B. considerate of other road users
C. afraid of Civil Defence Corps
D. environmentally friendly
15. From the above dialogue, it could be implied that Uche is mindful of
A. driving school code
B. whent to use public transport
C. traffic regulations
D. his obligations as a citizen
16. Which of the following is not a skill for settling inter-communal conflict?
17. One of the advantages of inter-communal relationship is that it ensures the
A. existence of totalitarianism
B. domination of the minority by the majority
C. domination of the majority by the minority
D. enhancement of security
18. Which of the following skills negates the promotion of interpersonal relationship?
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22. Which of the following is not a common way by which people abuse drugs?
23. The establishment of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by the government was a measure to
A. make drugs available to the masses
B. prevent drug abuse
C. encourage the use of drug by the masses
D. support importation of drugs
24. A common repercussion for drugc abuse is
C. brain drain
D. memory loss
25. Which of the following is a way of preventing drug trafficking?
A. Foreign scholarship
D. Indulging offenders
26. A major consequence of human trafficking is
A. promotion of rural-urban drift
B. decline in literacy rate
C. increased rate of youth employment
D. increased exploitation of the ignorant
27. Human trafficking results into all the following except.
28. The group of individuals in the society that are mostly prone to human trafficking are
A. women and children
B. youths, women and men
C. men and vulnerable children
D. old and weak individuals
29. An enlightenment and awareness campaign on HIV/AIDS could
A. lead to discrimination
B. create job opportunities
C. cause conflict
D. provide people with genuine information
30. Which of these is not a form of stigmatization?
A. Refusal to interact with family of an HIV patient
B. Physical and verbal abuse of HIV/AIDS patient
C. Ostracizing HIV patient
D. Enlightening People Living with HIV/AIDS
31. Testing of blood before transfusion will greatly help to
A. spread HIV
B. control HIV
C. eradicate HIV
D. prevent HIV
Use the report below to answer questions 32 and 33.
The crime rate in Aikara commnunity which was notoriously high before, has drastically reduced in recent times. This has been attributed to the funds released by the government for youth
empowerment in the community two years ago.
32. From the above report, which of the following is the major consequence of the intervention programme?
A. Increase in self-reliance skills
B. Promotion of inter-communal relation
C. Provision of infrastructural facilities
D. Acceleration of national development.
33. From the above report, a probable reason for the initial high crime rate in Aikara community was
A. poor upbringing
C. abject poverty
34. One of the functions of local government is
A. settlement of intra-party crisis
B. making of bye-laws
C. fonrmlation of monetary policies
D. delimitation of constituencies
35. A body established and entrusted with power and authority to direct the affairs of a state is called
A. Federal Executive Council
B. State Legislative Council
36. Which of the following concepts can guarantee adherence to the rule of law?
A. Political immunity
B. Political gerrymandering
C. National development
D. Representative democracy
37. According to the 1999 Constitution, sovereignty resides in the
A. Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces
B. People who confer legitimacy on elected leaders
C. National Assembly which has power to make laws and amend the constitution.
D. military which can declare any law null, void and of no effect.
38. In a democratic government, franchise is given to all
A. party members
B. residents adults
C. adult citizens
D. opinion leaders
39. A significant companion of the rule of law is the
A. fusion of legislative and executive functions
B. supremacy of the ordinary law
C. adoption of one party system
D. enforcement of law by the legislature
40. Operation of the rule of law could be undermined by the
A. existence of civil society groups
B. existence of free press
Use the dialogue below to answer questions 41 and 42.
Ini: The recent Constitutional Conference organised by the federal government gulped a lot of money
Emem: That type of conference can only happen where there is a democratic governance which permits respect for all shades of opinion.
Ini: So, the federal government cannot solely make decisions and ratify them?
Emem: No. that will negate the fundamental principles of democracy.
41. The above dialogue shows that democracy could result into
C. absolute liberty
D. high cost of governance
42. It could be inferred from the dialogue above that democracy encourages
C. job creation
D. delegated legislation
43. The most suitable form of democracy for a small village or community is
A. constitutional democracy
B. indirect democracy
C. communal democracy
D. direct democracy
44. Which of the following is not a major reason for political apathy?
A. Political violence
B. Unfulfilled political promises
G. Bad governance
D. Cross carpeting phenomenon
45. The Chapter 4 of the 1999 Constitution ofNigeria is about
A. composition of the National Assembly
B. fundamental human rights
C. procedures for the impeachment of the President
D. formation of quorum in the senate
46. Which of the following may prevent a citizen from voting in a general election?
A. Lack of stable income
B. High cost of living
D. Political neutrality
47. An organised group that is independent could be described as
A. civil defence
C. community group
D. civil society
48. The smooth operation of the Public Service in Nigeria is being hampered by
A. adverse government policy formulations
B. keeping of government records
C. provision of social services
D. budget approval for implementation
49. The highest class in the Public Service in Nigeria is the
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