History promotes

A unpatriotic activities corrupt activities

B. Corrupt practices

C. cultural heritage

D. misunderstanding acts

2. ____is the study of social activities and institutions in the past



A. sacred history

B. Diplomatic history

C. Military history

D. Social history

3. ____is the branch of history that deals

with the study of international relations between nations

A. Diplomatic history

B. Military history

C. Cultural history

D. Political history


4. ______can be based on fiction or real facts

A. History

B. Argument
C. Story telling

D. Discussion

5. The word history was derived from the _____


A. Latin

B. Greek

C. Hebrew

D. Arab

6. The society we live in has been fashioned by
those who

A. came before us

B. came after us

C. who know what is happening

D. all of the above

7. The person that studied history is referred to as

A. oral tradition

B. history

C. historiography
D. historian

8. History is centered on three cardinal things

which are

A. time, man, weather

B. present, past, future

C. man, society, past

D. artifacts, story, sources

9. The study of how history differs and has

changed over time is called historiography

A.. Historiography

B. history

C. Historian

D. oral tradition

10. History allows individuals to ___

A. sleep well

B. understand his or her past
C. be strong

D. be assertive

11. The story telling history is quite recent
A. Current
B. Long

C. Recent




12. Before man learned to write, he had to rely on his ___ to learn anything

A. memory.
B. strength
C. effort

D. pen

13. The stories we were told as children that stuck with our entire lives will continue to be passed

down from ___ serving the same benefits as it did for us

A. us

B. history

C. generation

D. families

14. All these are varieties of story except

A. legend

B. ode

C. myths

D. fables

15. The word “sources” in history refers to the records from which historian obtained

A. books

B. the future

C. written documents

D. information

16. Historian depends on sources in order to


A. their discipline
B. mother language

C historical events

D. . other disciplines

17. A primary source is an eye witness account of


A. event
B. future

C. general information

D). lawyer’s account

18. Primary sources serve as ___for historians

A. total material

B. raw material

C. archaic material
D. ancient material

19. Artifacts are ___ objects

A. local

B. handmade

C. special

D. divine

20. All these are historical sources except



C.sound recording

D. inquiry

21. All these are primary sources of history except ___

A. journal
B. artifact

C. oral tradition
D. legends

22. The testimony of words of mouth passed from one generation to another is

A. folklore

B. myths

C. legend

D. oral tradition

23. One of the disadvantages of oral source of

history is


B. popularity


D. reflection



24. Which of these primary source is found at an archaeological excavation?



C. journal

D. folklores

25. All these are secondary sources of history




C. biography

D. folklore

26. ____is an account of a person’s life written or recorded by that person

A. Autobiography

B. Biography
C. Legend

D. Folklore

27. Which of the following is not a way of

accessing sources of History?

À. Exhibition
B. Excursion to historical sites

C. Laboratory

D, Library

28. Importance of historical sites include the

following except

A.entertainment and educative

B.adventure into wilderness

C.tourist attraction


D. promotion of cultures and traditions

29. Importance of cultural festivals include the

following except

A.promotion of national integration

B.promotes economic development
C. attracts foreign tourists

D. discourages traditions and customs

30. An account of someone’s life written by

another person is called

A. biography
B. historical account
C. autobiography
D. legend

Scheme of work for History Jss1 – Edu Delight Tutors state two …

EXAMINATION Week 1 Topic: Meaning of history The word history is from a … Jss1 Lesson Notes . First Term. Weeks. Topics. 1-4. Meaning of history.

31. The importance of History to individuals are

all these except that

A.it motivates and inspires

B. it teaches us how to discover our


C. It confuses individual’s senses of judgment

D. it provides insights on how to develop
our culture

32. All these are advantages of Newspaper as a

source of History except

A. it is very cheap to get

B.it is easy to access
C. it is easy to use

D.it is inaccurate

33. Argungun fishing festival is celebrated state

annually in___ state



C. Osun

D. Edo

34. ____festival is commonly celebrated

among the Igbo
A. New Yam

B.New Eyo
C. New Ogun
D. Nekwagh-Hir

35. A major type of traditional source of history is


B. textbook

C.oral evidence

D. journal

36 ——— is a set of books that give information

on many aspects of a subject.

A. Magazine


C. Biography

D. Encyclopedia

37. All these are historical sources

A. document


C. sound recording

D. picture

38. Those who dig artifacts and old remains of people who lived in a place long time ago for the purpose of research are called


B. diggers

C. archaeologist




39. The first museum in Nigeria was established


À. Kenneth Murray

B. Lord Lugard

C.Batins Solomon

D. James Kenedy

40.The first museum in Nigeria was established in

the year


B. 1942

C. 1943

D. 1982

41. In which of these town was the first museum










42. In Nok art, all these parts are usually pierce




C. nose

D. lips


43. NOK culture is located in
A. Benin city
B. Kano
C. Kaduna
D. Ilé ìfẹ́

44. ___ is the first society in the sub Sahara Africa to really develop iron work
A. Nok art
B. Benin art
C. Ìfẹ́ art
D. Terracotta culture

45. Nok got its name from a small village named
A. Culture
B. Arts
C. Noke
D. Nok

47. The Nok culture was discovered in the year
À. 1958
B. 1928
D. 1938


46. It was ___who named the art works of Nok after the village

A. Lugard
B. Flora Shaw
C. Bernard Fagg
D. Ooni of ìfẹ́


47. The Nok culture was discovered in the year


B. 1928





38. The first discovery of Nok was made by

Colonel John Dent Young

A.Colonel Jamad Young
B. Colonel Young Shaw

C. Colonel Lugard Ala

D. General Young


49. The two major Nigerian rivers are


A.Lagos, Kwara


B. Benue, Katsina

C.Niger, Benue


D. Anambra, Cross River

50. Which of these is NOT an indigenous means of communication?

A.Drum beats
B.Gun shot

C. Town crier
D. Courier


History of history – Edu Delight Tutors 1. What is history?

Scheme of work for History Jss1 Lesson Notes First Term Weeks. Topics 1-4. Meaning of history 5-7. Sources of history 8-10. Importance of History 11.




1a.Define History?

1b. State two importance of History to the individual, society or nation

1c. State two differences between History and storytelling

1d. State the three sources of History
1e. List three significance of Nok culture.


2a. Draw the map of Nigeria and show the location of Nok

2b. Define historical site
2c. State two importance of historical sites
2d. Mention two historical sites in your country.

3a. State six types of history
3b. Give two disadvantages of oral sources/tradition

4a. List three significance of NOK art
4b. Draw the map of Nigeria and show the location of the Nok