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2001 JAMB Government Past Questions and Answers | Pre-Degree, JUPEB, Post UTME, WAEC, NECO

2001 JAMB Government Past Questions and Answers | Pre-Degree, JUPEB, Post UTME, WAEC, NECO, Current Affairs

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UTME Government 2001 JAMB Past Questions and Answers

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UTME Government 2001

1. One argument against a multi-party system is the

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Options

A) encouragement of opposition and instability

B) banning of interest groups

C) inability to attract foreign assistance

D) high cost of conducting elections.

The correct answer is D.

2. A major feature of authoritarianism is that government is

Options

A) consensual

B) personalized

C) centralized

D) decentralized.

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

A major feature of authoritarianism is that government is centralized.

It should be remembered that authoritarianism is a form of government in which the state controls or directs everything.

3. The central point of capitalism, as expounded by Karl Marx, is that

Options

A) capitalist profit is the surplus value obtained from workers labour

B) workers are inherently incapable of being owners of their labour

C) capitalists shall always increase worker earning capacity through wages

D) capitslists shall always readily consent to workers welfare demands.

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

The central point of capitalism as expounded by Kari Marx is that capitalists’ profit is the surplus value obtained from workers’ labour.

According to Marx, workers produce more than what they get employers. The capitalist employers buy the services of labour cheap, but they sell the goods produced by labour at a rate higher than the amount spent for the payment of wages and up keep of the factory and they appropriate this excess as profit.
According to D.N.Ghosh (1959) Karl Marx described profit as nothing but legalized robbery.

4. A constitution that requires a plebiscite or a referendum to be amended is

Options

A) rigid

B) unwritten

C) flexible

D) written

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

A constitution that requires a plebiscite or a referendum to be amended is rigid.

5. An important function of a constitution is that it

Options

A) provide a framework for the study of government

B) facilities cross-fertilization of ideas of governance

C) serves as the fountian head of authority for the execise of power

D) promotes citizen participation in government and administration.

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

An important function of a constitution is that it serves as the fountain head of authority for the exercise of power, Constitutions prescribe how the power of the sate is to be allocated between the various organs of government. Most constitutions define the limits of a government’s authority thereby establishing the various rights of a state’s citizens.

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