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SUBJECT: GOVERNMENT                             TIME: 2hrs                                           


  1. Government as institution of state is a ______ (a) motor of influence machinery (b) machinery established by the state to organise the state, manage its affairs (c) machinery to build up capacity. (d) an organization to build up the people.
  2. The need for government came up as a result of people _______(a) living together, interacting and working together as well as forming different associations. (b) fighting and killing one another. (c) forcing people to respect each other (d) following people to church.
  3. the basic function of the judiciary is to (a) interpreted the law (b) make law (c) implement law (d) service law.
  4. the basic function of the executive is to ______ (a) implement law. (b) Make law (c) interpretation of law (d) influence machinery.
  5. the following are the attributes of government except _____ (a) law (b) political power (c) revenue (d) rigging.
  6. one of these is not a feature of state (a) permanence (b)defined territory (c)population (d)Schools captured.
  7. the following are forms of power except (a) political power (b)economic power (c) military power (d) upper power.
  8. power is the capacity to affect ______ (a) good attitude (b) Win further hero (c) another’s behavior by the threat of sanction (d) negative behavior.
  9. One of this is a source of power is ____ (a) the constitution (b)gerrymandering (c) Salus (d) greengage.
  10. Sovereign state is referred to as ___ (a) government (b)permanence (c) independent (d)populations
  11. A nation is a group of people who share common ____ (a) historical background (b)form (c) country (d) household
  12. Coercion means the use of (a)action (b)Marley (c) power (d) force.
  13. Authority is the formal or legal right to make and _____ (a) punish people (b) blackmail people (c) enforce laws (d) common people.
  14. One of these is not a source of political authority (a) traditional (b) charismatic (c) locomotive (d)legal.
  15. Legal authority is mostly sourced from the ___ (a) constituency (b) independence (c) charitable (d) constitution.
  16. Delegated authority is mostly given to ____ (a) someone to exercise (b) elders to judge (c) ministries (d) church leaders.
  17. Legimacy means ____ (a) acceptance and recognition (b) forbidden (c) Thomas Hobbes (d) independence.
  18. Direct democracy is one which allows citizens to ____ (a) meet periodically to discuss issues (b) fight periodic (c) Rep periodically (d) misuse opportunities
  19. One of these is a merit of democracy (a) legitimacy (b) independence (c) sovereign (d) authority.
  20. Political culture is the way people behave in their political ____ (a) Authority (b) judiciary (c) activities (d) gerrymandering
  1. One of the foremost agent of socialization is ____ (a) club (b) Church (c) mosque (d) family.
  2. ___ is an agent of political socialisation (a)mass media (b) computer (c) gasoline (d) gunpowder
  3. The following are determinants of political culture except ____(a) instability (b) ethnic difference (c) historical development (d) building households.
  4. Communalism speaks about ______ (a) collectivity (b) common people (c) compromise (d) communication
  5. The following are features of socialism except (a) code bureau (b) means of production (c) Nations wealth (d) employment.
  6. All of these is not a feature of socialism except (a) code of conduct (b) village community (c) landed property (d)production.
  7. A feature of a Communist state is _____ (a) Common ownership (b) golden chance (c) Karl Marx (d) Baron Montesquieu.
  8. Socialism is associated with (a) Karl Marx (b) Baron Montesquieu (c) AV Dicey (d) Kwame Nkrumah.
  9. the economic system which supports competition is (a) capitalism (b) socialism (c) feudalism (d). Parliamentary.
  10. The following are features of capitalism except _____  (a) consumer sovereignty (b) production (c) competitive market (d) border.
  1. The bourgeoise refers to the _____ (a) oppressive class (b) opened class (c) capital class (d) government class.
  2. The proletariat are the people who do not have ______ (a) means of production (b) food to eat (c) who goes to island (d) pack labour .
  3. Feudalism is a system that talks about _____ (a) landed property (b) food and right (c) right and violence (d) Mixed age
  4. One of these is a characteristic of feudalism (a) holding of land (b) mixed economy (c) monopoly (d) one party system
  5. Fascism is propounded by  _ (a) Benito Mussolini (b) AV Dicey (c)IYKE Francis (d) Adolf Hitler
  1. Nazism is associated with _____ (a) Prof Iyke Francis (b) Adolf Hitler (c) Benito Mussolini (d) Karl Marx.
  2. The form of government that places power in the hands of the few is (a) Oligarchy (b) capillary (c) totalitarian (d) feudal
  3. Nazism was operational in which of the countries (a) Nigeria (b) Togo (c) Spain (d) Germany.
  1. Fascism was operational in which of the state (a) IMO (b) Guinea (c) Italy (d) Germany.
  2. In a Totalitarian state there is absence of _____ (a) constitution (b) modern (c) slave (d,) German.
  3. Totalitarianism means a government headed by__________.(a) a dictator (b) wealthy people (C) educated elite (d) the masses.
  4. A system of government in which the leader exercises absolute power and allows no opposition is called ___________(a) Totalitarianism (b) Capitalism (c) Communism (d) Socialism
  5. Which of the following countries practiced totalitarianism before the Second World War?___(a) Britain and France (b) Germany and Italy (c) United states and Canada (d) Turkey and India
  6. Fascism can best be defined as the___(a) Government of a state controlled by multiparty (b) System of government controlled by the armed forces (c) Existence of a single party dictatorship with a life president. (d) Existence of an elected president for a fixed term.
  7. The fascist state in Europe was_________ (a) Italy (b) Germany (C) Japan  (d.)Britain
  8. Legitimacy is determined mainly by (a) charisma (b) influence (c) acceptance (d) desire
  9. The extent to which the citizens accept the institutions, officials and activities of government is known as (a) authority (b) permission (c) legitimacy (d) power
  10. Sovereignty implies all the following except (a) the highest authority in a state (b) a state of political independence (c) unlimited powers of a state to make and enforce laws (d) the supremacy of political parties
  11. Popular sovereignty is located in the (a) military (b) police (c) electorate (d) opinion leaders
  12. Which of the following factors places limitation to the application of sovereignty in a state (a) civil service (b) international laws (c) political culture (d) political parties


Attempt any 10 questions only.

  1. Explain the following: Communism, capitalism, socialism totalitarianism.
  2. what is Government as an academic field of study.
  3. state the functions of the 3 organs of government.
  4. What is political culture, political socialisation.
  5. List 5 agent of political socialisation
  6. Define feudalism b. state 4 features of capitalism
  7. Discuss extensively Sovereignty
  8. State 4 limitations of sovereignty of a state.
  9. Mention five branches of government.
  10. Explain two of the branches mentioned.
  11. Outline the three organs of government and their major functions
  12. Describe government as an art or process of governing.
  13. Explain the term government as an art of governing.
  14. Mention three processes involved in the formulation and implementation of policies in a state.
  15. Which organ of government is responsible for rule adjudication?
  16. Highlight five feature of totalitarianism
  17. Outline five characteristics of totalitarianism.
  18. What is fascism.
  19. Discuss five characteristics of fascism.
  20. Where was fascism introduced?
  21. Define totalitarianism.
  22. Highlight five feature of totalitarianism
  23. Outline five characteristics of totalitarianism.
  24. Define communism.
  25. Mention five principles of communism.