NECO Civic Education Questions and Answers for 2020/2021

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NECO Civic Education Questions and Answers

1. The legitimate power to compel others into obedience is​​ 

(a) Authority

(b) Constitution

(c) Force

(d) Law

(e) Sovereignty

2. The organization responsible for the issuance of driving license is

(a) Federal Road Safety Commission

(b) National Union of road Transport Workers

(c) Nigeria Immigration Service

(d) Nigeria Police force

(e) Vehicle Inspection Office

3. Which of the following is a preventive​​ measure against cultism?

(a) Drug Abuse should be encouraged

(b) Religious and moral education should be removed from the school​​ curriculum

(c) Students should be allowed to join any group

(e) Students should be counseled on the evils of cultism.

4. The​​ agency in Nigeria charged with the responsibility of controlling drug abuse is

(a) Federal Road Safety Corps

(b) National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

(c) National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency

(d) National Orientation Agency

(e) Nigeria Security and Civil Defence corps.

5. Civil Society organizations contribute to the citizen’s ability to exchange- on national issues​​

(a) Ideas

(b)​​ Interest

(c) Policies

(d) Programmes

(e) Resources​​

6. Constitutional review and amendment is the sole responsibility of the​​

(a) Electorate

(b) Executive

(c) Judiciary

(d) Legislature

(e) Presidency​​

7. The most effective means of resolving dispute in the society is​​

(a) Confrontation

(b) Counseling

(c) Court action

(d) Dialogue

(e) Retaliation​​

8. The skill-acquisition project that requires huge capital to start is​​

(a) Barbing

(b) Blacksmithing

(c) Bricklaying

(d) Tailoring

(e) Welding

9. The Nigeria Police Act of 1964 spells out the following functions except

(a) Apprehension of offenders​​

(b) Bribery and corruption

(c) Prevention and detention of criminals

(d) Protection of lives and property

(e) preservation of law and order

10. Which of the following organizations is not expected to protest against government policies?

(a) Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

(b) Association of market Women

(c) National Council of Women Societies

(d) Nigeria Football Association

(e) Nigeria Financial Institutions​​

11. A behaviour that is socially acceptable is​​

(a) Decorum

(b) Incompetence

(c) Lawlessness

(d) Smartness

(e) Thuggery​​

12. The involvement of the majority of the political activities of a nation is called popular​​

(a) Acculturation

(b) Orientation

(c) Participation

(d) Selection

(e) Socialization

13. A preventive measure against infections of HIV/AIDS is​​

(a) Being unfaithful to one’s partner

(b) sharing of syringe

(c) the use of sterilized objects

(d) transfusion ​​ of blood without screening

(e) unprotected sex

14. Drugs can be abused in the following ways except

(a) Chewing

(b) Inhalation

(c) rubbing

(d) smoking

(e) snuffing​​

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15. Which of the following is not an objective of citizenship education?

(a) Political participation

(b) Political apathy

(c) Political efficacy

(d)​​ Respect for constituted authority

(e) Religious tolerance

16. Which of the following statements if not correct about human trafficking?

(a) Every country in the world is affected by trafficking

(b) it is the abuse of power or ​​ a position in order to exploit the vulnerable

(c) Men are mostly victims of the activity

(d) traffickers benefit from the crime

(e) victims are recruited through force or deception

17. A symbol used by political parties for easy identification is known as​​

(a) Flier

(b) logo

(c) manifesto

(d) Poster

(e) slogan

18. To win children’s confidence​​ ​​ questions should be asked by the parents​​

(a) Close-ended

(b) General

(c) Indirect

(d) Open-ended

(e) Unspecific

19. A foreigner who has resided in Nigeria for 21 years can be granted citizenship by​​

(a) Birth

(b) Honour

(c) Conquest

(d) Naturalization

(e) Registration

20. Queuing culture is aimed at ensuring​​ in the society

(a) Conflict

(b) disorderliness

(c) Greediness

(d) decorum

(e) respect

21. Which of the following is not a measure for curbing cultism in our society?

(a) Good home training

(b) Good leadership

(c)​​ Legislation on cultism

(d) Proliferation of arms

(e) Upholding of societal values

22. In the classification of road, feeder roads are under the supervision of​​ government

(a) District (b) Federal (c) Local (d) Regional (e) State

23. Drug abuse can be curbed through the following ways except

(a) Avoidance of bad friends (b) counseling programme (c) enactment of laws (d) self medication (e) parental monitoring​​

24. Which of the following does not explain the involvement of the citizens in the political activities of a state?

(a) Attending party meetings (b) Belonging to a political party (c) Membership of a pressure group (d) Contesting election (e) Voter’s registration

25. Interpersonal relationship is promoted through the following attributes except

(a) Caring (b) Envy (c) Honesty (d) Kindness (e) Patience

26. Good values stress the need to be​​

(a) Arrogant (b) conservative (c) generous (d) selfish (e) Stingy

27 Which of the following is not an acceptable strategy for canvassing for vote? Use of

(a) Campaign (b) Logo (c) Manifesto (d) Rallies (e)​​ thuggery​​

28. Which of the following is not an objective of youth empowerment programmes? To/For​​

A. attitude re-orientation among youths. B. create avenue for financial misappropriation C. expose the youths to skills acquisition. D. provide vocational training. E. stimulate entrepreneurial development.​​

29. Acquiring citizenship education helps and individual to become all the following​​ except

A. Charismatic. B. Creative C. Productive D. Responsible E. Unpatriotic​​

30. The ability of an individual to dedicate time and resources to support a cause is called. A. Commitment B. Love C. Sincerity D. Tolerance E. Trust.

31. Which of the following factors does not facilitate employment? ​​ A. Good medical care B. Loans and grants C. Stable power supply D. Unstable government E. Use of improved technology.

32. Parenthood is defined within the concept of a/an

​​ A. ancestry B. ethnic group C. family D. town E. village

33. Which of the following is​​ not​​ a form of human rights abuse?​​

​​ A. Child trafficking B. Extra judicial killings C.imprisonment of a convict D. Restriction on freedom of expression E. Restriction on freedom of movement.

34. The ability to do what is right irrespective of external pressure is known as A. morality B. personality C. religious bigotry D. spirituality E. stiff nakedness.​​

35. Which of the following is equal to drug abuse? A. Application of stitches on wounds B. Use of body spray C. Use of paracetamol D. Consumption of soft drinks E. Self medication​​

36. Which of the following is a consequence of cultism?

A. Economics hardship B. Under-development C. Religious crisis D. Quest for knowledge E. unexpected death

37. When youths are empowered with proper skills, it helps in the reduction of poverty and ______in the society. A. crimes B. disease C. progress D.​​ self awareness (e) self-pity

38. Which of the following is not a feature of civil society? They

(a) Are formed by people of like minds (b) are independent of the government (c) are pressure groups (d) support all government policies and decisions (e) use more of persuasion the coercion

39. Which of the following is not a reason for the initial introduction of confraternity in Nigerian Universities​​

(a) Curbing societal ills (b) Disrupting academic activities (c) listening to students’ grievances (d) promoting indigenous African culture (e) use of dialogue to settle disputes

40. Which political party in Nigeria has the word ‘power’ as its slogan​​

(a) All progressive Congress (b) Alliance for Democracy (c) Labour Party (d) People’s Democratic Party (e) Peoples Redemption party

41. The​​ concept of impartiality of the public servant suggests that he/she must be

(a) Confrontational to superior officers (b) loyal to any government (c) desperate to lead (d) permanent in the service (e) politically biased

42. Which of the following pairs is important in our relationship with others?

(a) Cheating and trust (b) Fighting and gossiping (c) Honesty and social vices (d) Honesty and trust (e) Trust and mistrust

43. The duty of a good citizen is to

(a) Acquire wealth through illegal means (b) be indifferent to political activities (c) cause confusion in the society (d) contribute to the development of the society (e) indulge in anti-social behaviours.

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44. In Nigeria’s political arrangement, elections come after every​​​​ year

(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) ​​ 5 (e) 6

45. Which of the following is guilty of human trafficking?

(a) All NGOs rehabilitating rescued victims (b) unknowingly transport the victims (c) Government agencies charged with the responsibility of curbing the act (d) government officials using victims as home maids (e) innocent parents who are ignorant of the offence​​

46. Which of the following positions in the legislative arm of government is not elective?​​ \

(a) Chief whip (b) Clerk of the House (c) Majority Leader (d) Senate President (e) Speaker of the House​​

47. The All Progressive Congress is an offshoot of​​

(a) Action Congress of Nigeria, Labour party and Kowa Party

(b) All Progressives Grand Alliance, Democratic Movement Party and Accord Party

(c) Alliance for Democracy, Conscience and Party and Independent Democrat.

(d) Congress for Progressive Change, Action Congress of​​ Nigeria and all Nigeria Peoples Party

(e) Fresh Democratic party, Peoples Redemption Party and Action Alliance

48. Symptoms of drug abuse do not include​​

(a) Hyper activity (b) Loss of appetite (c) mental​​ orderliness (d) reduction in sexual urge (e) Sleeplessness​​

49. According to Universal Declaration of Human Rights the following are core freedoms except right to​​

(a) Enslave others (b) Liberty (c) Life (d) non-discrimination (e) Security

50. Stigmatization of people living with HIV/AIDS can lead to​​

(a) Being famous (b) bright future (c) self actualization (d) self esteem (e) social isolation​​

51. The public servant is part of the​​​​ arm of government​​

(a) Executive (b) Judicial (c) Legislative (d) Parliamentary (e) Presidential​​

52. The most important ingredient and stimulates development in society is​​

(a) Cooperation (b) generosity (c) intelligence (d) Justice (e) Obedience

53. Which system of government allows the control of the means of production in few hands?

(a) Capitalism (b) Communalism (c) Communism (d) Feudalism (e) Socialism

54. Drug abuse involves the following except​​

(a) Continuous usage of drugs despite adverse effects (b) self administration of the drug (c) taking drugs based on prescription (d) taking drugs beyond recommended dosage (e) using drugs in medically unaccepted ways​​

55. Popular participation can be defined as

(a) Elitist involvement in all activities in the society​​ (b) gradual participation of citizens in the activities of the community (c) grassroots participation in politics ​​ (d) partial involvement in politics by all qualified citizens (e) voluntary involvement of the majority in the political activities of their country

56. Responsible parenting is essential because it

(a) Guarantes religious and ethnic tolerance (b) produces dysfunctional family (c) prevents children from acquiring skills (d) prepares young ladies for single parenthood (e) prepares young men to be dependent ​​

57. The centre of Human rights and democracy was established in​​

(a) 1991 (b) 1992 (c) 1993 (d) 1994 (e) 1995

58. What is the colour of this ribbon that symbolizes the campaign about HIV/AIDS?

(a) Blue (b) Green (c) Pink (d) Red (e) Yellow

59. The aim of Youth empowerment programmes is to develop​​ skills

Cultural (b) life-coping (c) political (d) religious (e) social​​

60. Citizens who patiently bear the pains of government policy are exhibiting the trait of​​

(a) Dedication (b) loyalty (c) perseverance (d) respect (e) self control​​

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