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): 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 Which of the following countries did the Muritala Obasanjo regime assist during their struggle for independence? A. Guinea Bissau and Namibia.B. Angola and Zimbabwe.C. Sierra Leone and Equitorial Guinea.D. The Gambia and Tanzania.ABCD Mohammed Ali was able to gain effective control of Egypt ______ A. by defeating the WahabisB. by eliminating the MamluksC. with the support of the FelahinD. with the support of the French.ABCD Amilcar Cabral led the liberation struggle against Portuguese domination is A. Angola B. Mozambique C. Guinea Bissau D. Cape Verde.ABCD European traders did not venture into the interior of Nigeria before the 19th century because ____ A) they were ignorant of the areaB) the African middlemen served their needsC) of their fear of the African middlemenD) they were very few in number.ABCD Armed resistance to British rule in Northern Nigeria ended with the conquest of _______ A. Kano and Sokoto B. Bida and Kano C. Katsina and Kano D. Bauchi and Katsina.ABCD Which of the following was one of the demands of the National Congress of British West Africa? A) Establishment of a university in each of the colonies.B) Expulsion of all Syrians and Lebanese from the colonies.C) Election of Africans into each colony’s council.D) Restriction of the activities of Christian missionaries in the colonies.ABCD Christianity spread fast in Nigeria because it _______ A) was associated with Western educationB) had superior spiritual appealC) preached social equalityD) was opposed to oppression by rulers.ABCD 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 factors that attracted the Europeans to East Africa was the desire _______ A. for tropical produceB. for territorial expansionC. to establish Christian missionsD. to spread western education.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 The Mfecane occured as a result of _______ A. long standing inter-group rivalryB. inter-group struggles for natural resourcesC. Ndwandwe’s domination of the ZuluD. Shaka's inordinate military ambition.ABCD The jihadists emerged victorious in Gobir because ______ A) their cause was just B) the Hausa rulers were divided C) they had superior weapons D) the masses supported them.ABCD King Leopold’s colonial ventures in the Congo were aimed at ______ A) making Belgium a great colonial powerB) carving out an empire for himselfC) putting a stop to domestic slave trade in the areaD) introducing Western education to the people.ABCD The 1922 Clifford Constitution restricted the franchise to ______ A. Calabar and Benin B. Lagos and Calabar C. Lagos and Warri D. Warri and Lokoja.ABCD Which of the following served as federal ministers under the Tafawa Balewa Administration? A) Alhaji Muhammadu Ribadu and Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh.B) Chief Kolawole Balogun and Alhaji Adamu Ciroma.C) Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Wada and Chief Richard AkinjideD) Chief Aja Nwachukwu and Alhaji Umaru Dikko.ABCD The most significant act of statesmanship associated with Abdulsalami regime was _____ A. promulgate the 1999 ConstitutionB. handing over power to a civilian governmentC. the release of political prisonersD. organizing successful general elections.ABCD Certain chiefs in Eastern Nigeria were called warrant chiefs because they ______ A. had some royal connectionsB. were created by the BritishC. had warrants to arrest offendersD. were the first to receive Western education.ABCD The dissatisfaction of the Boer with British reforms at the Cape Colony made them to _______ A. stage a rebellion against the BritishB. negotiate peace settlement with the BritishC. form a strong political organizationD. emigrate from the area.ABCD The Richards Constitution of 1945 brought about ______ A. decolonization B. independence C. a strong central government D. regional politics.ABCD The greatest ruler in the history of Benin Kingdom was ______ A. Oba Ewuare B. Oba Ewedo C. Oba Ovonramwen D. Oba Ewuakpe.ABCD A major factor that led to the success of the Sokoto jihad was _______ A. military assistance from BornoB. lack of unity among the Hausa statesC. the use of fire—arms by the jihadistsD. periodic divine interventions.ABCD Chief Agho Obaseki is remembered is Benin history because _______ A. he collaborated with the British to suppress the monarchyB. he was regarded as a true patriotC. he played an important role in the restoration of the monarchyD. Oba Aguobasimi delegated a lot of powers to him.ABCD The European power that acquired the largest number of territories in West Africa was _____ A. Britain B. Germany C. Belgium D. France.ABCD A major consequence of the Great Trek was the _______ A) restriction of movement of the whites in South AfricaB) agitation for black-white equality in South AfricaC) annexation of white communities by the AfricansD) the expansion of white communities in South Africa.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.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 Ogaden war between Ethiopia and Somalia was caused by ______ A. disagreement over trade B. refugee problems C. boundary disputes D. personality clash between their leaders.ABCD The failure of the Ogisu dynasty in Benin was attributed to _______ A. weakness and dependence of the rulersB. peoples’ resentment against the systemC. the declining economy of the stateD. inadequate supply of arms and ammunition.ABCD The Ekiti Parapo was aimed at ______ A) checking European inroad into YorubalandB) restoring the dignity of the AlaafinC) reducing the powers of IbadanD) forming a federated government.ABCD Transportation network in colonial Nigeria was established to ______ A. ease local transportation problem of womenB. encourage visits among distant relationsC. support the movement of raw materials and the armyD. provide employment for the people.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 The ruler that was driven out of Lagos by the British was ______ A. Oba Akintoye B. Oba Dosumu C. Oba Kosoko D. Oba Adele.ABCD The Lyttlelton Constitution is considered a landmark in the history of Nigeria, because it ______ A) created a federal structure of government for the countryB) made ministers accountable to the electorateC) recognized Lagos as a federal territoryD) gave ministers full authority over their ministries.ABCD The Nigerian Youth Movement collapsed as a result of ______ A. its failure to win electionsB. shortage of funds to run its affairsC. the harassment of its leadership by governmentD. the break-up of its leadership.ABCD The Oyo Empire collapsed as a result of _______ A. internal and external crisesB. the revolt of AfonjaC. the weakening of the armyD. British presence in Yorubaland.ABCD The main features of the economy of the forest zone of Nigeria in the eighteenth century were _____ A. pastoral farming and fishingB. fishing and salt—makingC. cotton cultivation and weavingD. cash crop production and trading.ABCD The economic reforms of Theodore II of Ethiopia involved the ______ A. encouragement of slave tradeB. improvement of agricultureC. reorganization of the fiscal systemD. revival of external trade.ABCD In 1805, Muhammad Ali became the Pasha of Egypt as a result of ______ A. his leadership qualitiesB. the deposition ofthe sultanC. his military backgroundD. the voluntary retirement of the sultan.ABCD The nationalist leaders who played prominent roles during Zimbabwe's struggle for independence were ______ A. Robert Mugabe and Joshua NkomoB. Abel Nluzerewaand Kamuzu BandaC. Sam Nuioma and Chris HaniD. Ndabaningi Sithole and Augustiho Neto.ABCD1 out of GREAT! You finished before the expiration of the 30 minutes allotted to you. 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