Hello and Welcome to UTME CBT FREE Practice Test - Government 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): In a constitutional monarchy, the authority to remove the head of state is exercised by the _____ A. head of government B. cabinet C. prime minister D. legislatureABCD The first Nigerian constitution to provide for the fundamental objectives and directive principles of state policy was the _______ A. 1960 Constitution B. 1979 Constitution C. 1989 Constitution D. 1999 ConstitutionABCD The non-British colony which is a member of the Common Wealth is ______ A. Rwanda B. Guinea-Bissau C. Mozambique D. EritreaABCD What distinguishes a political party from other social institutions is the desire to _____ A. influence the international community on local issues.B. promote the interest of party membersC. win elections and form a governmentD. influence government policies in certain directionsABCD Communism is a system which recognizes ______ A. the existence of the stateB. the existence of the individualC. the ability of the individualD. class stratificationABCD The Native Authority system was most effective and successful in _____ A. Eastern Nigeria. B. Northern Nigeria C. Mid-Western Nigeria D. Western NigeriaABCD In the parliamentary system, the functions of the head of state and the head of government are vested in ______ A. the inner cabinet B. an individual C. two different individuals D. the ministerial councilABCD One of the features of a sovereign state is that it ______ A. practices the presidential system of governmentB. has the capacity to defend itself from external aggressionC. is not indebted to other countriesD. has a large number of soldiersABCD The Western Zone of the Sokoto Caliphate was administered from _____ A. Kebbi B. Ilorin C. Bida D. GwandaABCDOne of the reasons advanced for the overthrow of the Gowon Regime was its failure to ______ A. honour the promise to hand over powerB. promote some officers of the armed forces.C. try politicians in detentionD. create new statesABCD Who among the following served as Secretary-General of OPEC? A. Aret Adams B. Rilwan Lukman C. Jibril Aminu D. Dan EteteABCD An important function of a constitution is that it _____ A. provides a framework for the study of governmentB. facilitates cross-fertilization of ideas of governanceC. serves as the fountain head of authority for the exercises of powerD. promotes citizen participation in government and administration.ABCD A common feature of, a multi-party system is that government is formed by ______ A. a coalition of political partiesB. the party with the highest votesC. the major political partyD. all the registered political partiesABCD A major way of maintaining confidence in the electoral process is by ensuring that ______ A. elections are conducted as and when dueB. unlimited franchise is observedC. electoral officers are regularly trainedD. elections are, conducted in a free and fair atmosphereABCD The 1979 Constitution established the ______ A. National Human Rights CommissionB. National Population CommissionC. Federal Road Safety CommissionD. Federal Civil Defence CorpsABCD The ECOWAS Treaty was reviewed in 1991 to ______ A. accommodate the interest of FranceB. make it responsive to new challengesC. accommodate extra sub-regional interestsD. mobilize ECOMOGABCD South-South cooperation is a major policy plan on which Nigeria based her relations with _____ A. developed countriesB. countries of the Southern HemisphereC. developing countriesD. member countries of O.A.U.ABCD Nigeria’s high standing in the UN General Assembly is underscored by her ______ A. military strengthB. successes in UN elective officesC. contribution to global peaceD. financial contributionsABCD A major factor that influenced the formation of Nigeria foreign policy in the First Republic was _____ A. geographical locationB. the colonial legacyC. economic considerationD. the parliamentary systemABCD One of the sources of a constitution is ______ A. common law B. corporate law C. statutory law. D. constitutional lawABCD Which of the following is a founding member of OPEC? A. Indonesia B. Algeria C. Nigeria D. VenezuelaABCD Citizenship in a modern state expresses the status of a person who possesses _____ A exclusive economic rights B. full political rights C. some religious rights D. social rights onlyABCD The expenditure of public funds by the executive in Nigeria is controlled by the A. Judiciary B. Ministry of Finance C. Legislature D. PresidentABCD An attribute that Nigeria shares with most nonaligned countries is ____ A. her large size B. her large population C. the state of her economy D. her heterogeneous populationABCD In a parliamentary system of government, a vote of no confidence leads to the resignation of ______ A. an individual ministerB. the entire parliamentC. the prime minister.D. the entire cabinetABCD The Lagos Treaty of May 28th 1975 led to the formation of the ______ A. African Economic Summit.B. Lagos Plan of ActionC. Economic Community of West African StatesD. Economic Commission for AfricaABCD The body responsible for running the personnel affairs of senior local government staff in Nigeria is the A. Local Government Service Commission,B. Local Government councilC. State Civil Service CommissionD. Senior Staff CommitteeABCD Nigeria’s withdrawal from the Edinburgh Commonwealth Games in July 1986 was in protest against British _____ A. Support for UNITA rebels in AngolaB. supply of arms to RhodesiaC. failure to impose sanction on South AfricaD. negative utterances on Nigeria.ABCD The law of libel limits a citizen’s right to freedom of ______ A. movement B. association C. expression. D. worshipABCDThe difference between commercialized and privatized companies is that in the former ____A. public ownership is dominant.B. government subsidizes costs,C. profit motive is recessive.D. private ownership is dominant.ABCD The independence of the judiciary can be undermined through the ______ A. politicization of the appointment of judgesB. appointment of the minister of justice as the Attorney-GeneralC. confirmation of the appointment of judges by the legislature.D. payment of salaries of judicial officers by governmentABCD The main legislative body in Nigeria between 1966 and 1975 was the _____ A. National Security CouncilB. Provisional Ruling CouncilC. Armed Forces Ruling CouncilD. Supreme Military Ruling CouncilABCD A major consequence of proportional representation is that it ______ A. encourages the proliferation of partiesB. discourages voting along ethnic linesC. reduces the chances of political instabilityD. favours the development of a two- party systemABCD The fees collected by local governments at motor parks represent A. income tax B. user charge C. levies D. finesABCD The economic basis of feudalism is _______ A. trade B. capital C. agriculture D. slaveryABCD Independence of the judiciary is pertinent because it accords the judiciary the power to _____ A. dismiss any judge who has breached the judicial code of conduct.B. determine a fixed salary for judgesC. determine a fixed term of office for the judgesD. enable the judges to try and decide cases without biasABCD The idea of making the civil service permanent, neutral and anonymous is to ____ A. enhance efficiency is administrationB. ensure loyalty and supportC. prevent opposition to governmentD. make civil servants a functional eliteABCD One argument against a multi-party system is the ______ A. encouragement of opposition and instabilityB. banning of interest groupsC. inability to attract foreign assistanceD. high cost of conducting electionsABCD The group of states that conceived the idea of the United Nations Organization included ____ A. France, the USA, Canada and JapanB. the USA, the USSR, the UK and ChinaC. the USSR, Italy, the UK and ChinaD. Italy, the UK, France and JapanABCD The type of government operated in Nigeria between October 1st 1979 and December 31st 1983 is called a _____ A. collegial system of governmentB. presidential system of governmentC. unitary system of governmentD. parliamentary system of governmentABCD1 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 - Government. Make sure you supply your Full Name before submission. Time is Up! 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