Hello and Welcome to UTME CBT FREE Practice Test - History You are to attempt 40 Random Objectives Questions ONLY for 30 minutes. Supply Your Full Name in the text box below and begin immediately. Your time starts NOW! Full Name (Surname First): Location (City/State): The Ekiti Parapo was an alliance against ______ A. the Muslim incursion into YorubalandB. the rising power of IbadanC. Christian missionary presence in YoruhalandD. the abolition of the slave trade.ABCD The collapse of Kanem under Dunama Debalemi was attributed to ______ A) poor economic systemB) lack of a standing armyC) conflict among the ruling classD) lack of a sound political structure.ABCD Which of the following were former British colonies? A. Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia and LiberiaB. Cameroon, Togo, Egypt and GhanaC. Sierra Leone, Gambia, Nigeria and GhanaD. Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa.ABCD The president Transvaal who led the Boers against the Britist was ______ A. J. Smuts B. P. Kruger C. L. Jameson D. L. Botha.ABCD In pre-colonial Nigeria, the Nsibidi form of writing was found in the _______ A. Niger-Benue Confluence B. Cross River Area C. Niger Delta D. Anambra River Valley.ABCD A major recommendation of the Henry Willink Commission was the ______ A. protection of special interestsB. creation of more administrative unitsC. inclusion of a bill of rights in the 1960 ConstitutionD. need to ensure the educational rights of the people.ABCD The nationalist movement in Nigeria during the post-war period was primarily led by A) businessmen B) the intelligentsia C) students D) local chiefs.ABCDThe Mahdiyya Movement in the sudan was principally a reaction against ______A. internal oppressionB. northern dominationC. foreign pressuresD. economic difficulties.ABCD Amilcar Cabral led the liberation struggle against Portuguese domination is A. Angola B. Mozambique C. Guinea Bissau D. Cape Verde.ABCD The British government took over the control of the Colony of Sierra Leone in 1807 in order to use it as a _______ A. maior trading port in the West African regionB. centre for the spread of British cultureC. base for anti-slave trade naval patrolD. base to penet West African interior.ABCD Which of the following was referred to as 'Province of Freedom' in the 19th century? A. Liberia B. Ghana C. The Gambia D. Sierra Leone.ABCD Egypt became the centre of international rivalry because of the ______ A. huge investment in the Suez-canalB. rich soil for cotton and sugar cultivationC. great cities of Cairo and AlexandriaD. strategic importance of the country.ABCD The Nigerian National Alliance won the 1964 Federal Election by a landslide because the ______ A. party was popular with the massesB. United Progressive Grand Alliance boycotted itC. opposition parties were poorly organizedD. party represented the aspirations of the minority groups.ABCD The first Magherebian state to be detached from the Ottoman Empire by the French was ______ A. Tunisia B. Libya C. Morocco D. Algeria.ABCD In pre-colonial Nigeria, intergroup contacts were encourage mostly by ____ A) economic interdependence B) military alliance C) marriage ties D) political tiesABCD The Uzama title holders in Benin Kingdom were responsible for ______ A) advising the Oba in the administration of the KingdomB) punishing erring members of the royal familyC) defending the Kingdom from external attacksD) settling disputes between the Oba and other chiefs.ABCD Which of the following groups belongs to the Jos Plateau? A. Gbagyl and Nupe B. Idorna and Igede C. Berorn and Angas D. Jukun and Tiv.ABCD The savannah region of Nigeria is characterized by _____ A. sparse vegetation B. high population density C. abundant resources D. large bodies of water.ABCD It was difficult for the Nigerian coastal chiefs to give up the slave trade after its abolition because A. it had been part of African cultureB. Africans were too involved to give up the tradeC. the British Navy was not effective in enforcing the abolitionD. the trade was still crucial to the economy of their states.ABCD The Queen mother, Magira, played a prominent role in the government of the _______ A. Hausa States B. Kwararafa Kingdom C. Kanem Borno Empire D. Igala Kingdom.ABCD Major General Aguiyi-Ironsi introduced a unitary system of government because ______ A) it was the wish of the peopleB) of the command structure of the militaryC) he wanted more revenue for the central governmentD) other military officers were planning to overthrow him.ABCD The white settlers in Southern Africa were known as ________ A. Bantu B. Boers C. Bushmen D. Hottentots.ABCD The women who wielded political influence in Borno were _______ A. Magara, Magira and GumsuB. Gumsu, Daurama and MagiraC. Turunku, Magara and GumsuD. Daurama, Turunku and Kaugama.ABCD The Yoruba background to the Oba of Benin is emphasized by the ______ A) similarities of Benin and Ife artsB) similarities in their political structuresC) relationship between Oranmiyan and Ogiso dynastiesD) Oranmiyan legend in Benin history.ABCD The European power that acquired the largest number of territories in West Africa was _____ A. Britain B. Germany C. Belgium D. France.ABCD The Mau Mau revolt in Kenya had its origin in the ______ A. colonial government’s inability to provide essential services to the peopleB. imprisonment of Jomo Kenyatta by the colonial administrationC. occupation of Kikuyu land by the BritishD. inherent militancy of the Kikuyu.ABCD One feature of European diplomacy in the scramble for Africa was _______ A) exchanging of ambassadors among themB) holding Africans hostage for negotiationsC) negotiating with African leaders for territoriesD) reconciling differences over territorial claims.ABCD The emergence of states in Hausaland was mainly attributed to ________ A. trading activities B. wars of conquest C. immigration of groups D. population increase.ABCD The principal target of the Aba Women demonstrators of 1929 were the ______ A. Warrant chiefs B. European traders C. Christian missionaries D. Court clerks.ABCD An outstanding reason for the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade was ______ A. industrial revolution B. nationalist agitation C. legitimate trade D. railway construction.ABCD An influential advocate of the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Protectorates was _____ A. E.D. morel B. Otunba Payne C. John Beecroft D. Henry CarrABCD A major contribution of Nigeria to ECOWAS is in the area of _____ A. diplomacy B. funding C. military support D. provision of education.ABCD One of the objectives for the formation of the South African Native Congress in 1912 was to _____ A) establish a political partyB) encourage black participation in governanceC) retrieve all lands seized by the whitesD) integrate the various groups and races.ABCD A major reason for the introduction of indirect rule in Northern Nigeria was to ______ A) ensure perfect control of the economyB) further weaken the position of the elite classC) assist the Christian missionaries in their activitiesD) secure cheap labour for railway construction.ABCD The French occupation of Morocco in 1912 was formalized by the _______ A. signing of the Treaty of FrezB. arrival of French troopsC. departure of the GermansD. deposition of the Sultan.ABCD In colonial Nigeria. mining industry was promoted in order to ______ A. diversify the economyB. engage the railway systemC. make Nigeria self-reliantD. maximize exploitation.ABCD The Berber scholar, al-Mukhtar, contributed to the success of the Masina Jihad by ______ A) fighting alongside Seju AhmaduB) preparing the ground through the Qadiriyyah BrotherhoodC) mobilizing various groups to fight for Seku AhmaduD) appealing to Ardo Moudo to support Seku Ahmadu.ABCD The legendary founder of the Kanuri was ______ A. Ali Ghaji B. Idris b. Ali Katagarmabe C. Idris Alooma D. Sayf b. dhi Yazan.ABCD A significant effect of the Christian missionary activity in Nigeria was the ______ A. introduction of formal educationB. training of nationalistsC. introduction of new cropsD. abolition of the slave trade.ABCD The main goal of the British expedition against the Aro was to ______ A) destroy the Ibini-Ukpabi oracleB) eliminate all opposition to their presence in the hinterlandC) pave the way for the Christianization of IgbolandD) liberate the Igbo from Aro bondage.ABCD1 out of GREAT! You finished before the expiration of the 30 minutes allotted to you. You may want to preview before submission, else, Click the submit button below to see your score To submit your quiz and see your score/performance report; Make sure you supply your Full Name in the form above. Unable to submit your quiz? Kindly Click Here To Retake UTME CBT FREE Practice Test - History. Make sure you supply your Full Name before submission. 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