1st Term Examination GOVERNMENT SSS 1

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Subuode Gbaga Gasline Ogun State

1st Term Examination



Section A

Choose the correct option

  1. ___________ is the machinery established to organize the state, manage its affairs (a)manager (b)machine (c)government
  2. The will of the people is realized through (a)television (b)election (c) government
  3. ________ is not an organ of government (a)legislative (b)executive (c)federal
  4. The organ of government concerned with the interpretation of law is __________ (a)judiciary (b)legislative (c)executive
  5. __________ is a feature of government (a)periodic change (b)defence of the country (c)maintenance of law and order
  6. We studied government for the following reasons except __________ (a)opportunity for leadership (b)political education (c)execution
  7. An organized body of people occupying a defined territory with an organized government free from external control is a ___________ (a)population (b)nation (c)state
  8. _________ is an association of people united by common ties (a)A population (b)A nation (c)A state
  9. __________ is not an example of a state (a)Enugu (b)Ghana (c)Canada
  10. _________ is not a feature of a nation (a)sovereignty (b)population (c)territory
  11. The ability to control the actions of others through the possession of means of sanctions is ________ (a)military (b)power (c) government
  12. The fundamental law of a state is refer to as _________ (a) government (b)constitution (c)court
  13. __________ is not a form of power (a)physical (b)authority (c)political
  14. Physical power is also known as __________ (a)military power (b)force power (c)naked power
  15. ________ is a means of acquiring power (a)inheritance (b)physical (c)military
  16. The right to give orders and enforce obedience is ________ (a)authority (b)sanction (c)power
  17. __________ is the acceptance and recognition of a political system by the citizens of a country (a)power (b)legitimacy (c)authority
  18. Sovereignty can be located in the following except (a)a monarch (b)a school (c)the electorate
  19. Legal source of authority is derived from the _________ (a)people (b)constitution (c)military
  20. __________ is not a source of authority (a)legal (b)delegated (c)traditional
  21. __________ is not a type of authority government authority (b)political authority (c)charismatic authority
  22. Another name for indirect democracy is _________ (a)free democracy (b)representative democracy (c)absolute democracy
  23. __________ is not a type of democracy (a)undirect |(b)direct (c)representative democracy
  24. The following are agents of political socialization except __________ (a)the family (b)mass media (c)the market
  25. The process of political learning from childhood to adulthood is _______ (a)schooling (b)growing (c)political socialization
  26. __________ is a tier of government (a)local (b)president (c)executive
  27. The system of government in which all government powers are concentrated in the hand of a single central government is _________ (a)democratic system (b)unitary system (c)federal system
  28. __________ is an advantage of federal system of government (a)reduction in work loads (b)expensive to run (c)rigid constitution
  29. There are __________ types of government (a)3 (b)4 (c)2
  30. _________ is a form of government headed by a dictator (a)fascism (b)feudalism (c)federalism


Instruction: Answer Any three questions of your choice

  1. (a). What s democracy?

(b). State four condition necessary for a successful democracy

  1. (a). What is capitalism

(b). State four features of capitalism

  1. (a). What is a State?

(b). State four characteristics of a State

  1. (a). What is government as an institution of the state?

(b). state four functions of government