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2002 JAMB Government Past Questions and Answers | Pre-Degree, JUPEB, Post UTME, WAEC, NECO

2002 JAMB Government Past Questions and Answers | Pre-Degree, JUPEB, Post UTME, WAEC, NECO, Current Affairs

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UTME Government 2002 JAMB Past Questions and Answers

UTME Government 2002

1. When did Nigeria gain her Independence?

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Options

A) 1st October, 1963

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B) 31st October, 1690

C) 1st October, 2012

D) 1st October, 1960

E) 12th October, 1992

The correct answer is D.

2. The central legislature of Nigeria became bicameral in

Options

A) 1960

B) 1951

C) 1959

D) 1963

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

The central legislature of Nigeria became bicameral in 1960. McPherson constitution of 1951 created two chambers regional legislatures known as the house of chiefs and the house of Assembly in the Northern and Western region. Coming then to independence constitution of 1960. Bicameral legislatures were adopted in both the federal and regional government including the Eastern region.

3. Which of these constitutions recognized local government as a third tier of government in Nigeria?

Options

A) 1946 Constitution

B) 1960 Constitution

C) 1963 Constitution

D) 1979 Constitution

The correct answer is D.

4. The structure of the civil service is based on

Options

A) lateral organisation

B) merit system

C) patronage system

D) hierachical organisation

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

The structure of the civil service is based on hierarchical organization.

The structure is as follows:

1. The Administrative Class: This is the most prestigious class as well as the highest grade e.g The Director General or the Permanent or principal, Secretaries, Deputy Director. etc.

2. Professional Class: e.g Medical Doctors Engineers, Lawyers, Surveyors, etc.

3. The Executive Class: Higher Executive, Senior Executive, Executive Officers.

4. Clerical Class: Typists, Office Clerks, Clerical Assistants

5. Manipulative Class: e.g Messengers, Drivers Sweepers, Cleaners, Gardeners etc.

5. A common feature of a multi-party system is that government is formed by

Options

A) the major political party

B) all the registered political parties

C) a coalition of political parties

D) the party with the highest votes

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

A common feature of a multi-party system is that government is formed by a coalition of political parties.

When there are several political parties in a country, it then become difficult for one party to win a clear majority in parliament. The part that has won the scanty majority will be forced to form a coalition government with another part. e.g. NPN and NNP during the second Republic.

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