WAEC GCE Government Questions and Answers 2020/2021 (Essay and Objectives)

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WAEC GCE Government Questions and Answers 2020 (Expo)

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  1. A government performs the following function except (a) safeguarding life and property (b) maintaining law and order (c) providing all the needs of its citizen (d) providing basic welfare needs.
  2. The basic purpose of setting up a state is to (a) maintain law and order (b) protect foreign interest (c) promote development (d) provide social facilities.
  3. A political system in which government controls every aspect of citizen’s life is (a) feudalism (b) monarchy (c) democracy (d) totalitarianism
  4. A political system in which the state owns and control the major means of production is known as (a) feudalism (b) socialism (c) fascism (d) capitalism
  5. Communist governments aim at distributing goods and services according to (a) gender and class (b) loyalty to the party (c) need and ability (d) work and residence
  6. The theory of separation of powers is associated with (a) Jean Bodin (b) Baron de Montesquieu (c) A. V. Dicey (d) J. J. Rousseau
  7. The process of taking part in the selection of leaders in a country in political (a) socialization (b) participation (c) interaction (d) culture
  8. By comparison, a state is (a) less permanent than a government (b) more permanent than a government (c) more changeable than a government (d) equally permanent with a government
  9. In modern democracies, a government is (a) a contract between the rules and the ruled (b) a preserve of the political party in power (c) monopoly of the ethnic groups in the majority (d) alternation of power between the majority and minority tribes
  10. Rule of law can be limited by (a) power (b) state of emergency (c) legitimacy (d) checks and balance
  11. The principles of separation of powers become meaningful when it is linked with the concept of (a) certainty of the law (b) checks and balances (c) legality of the law (d) judicial independence
  12. Which of the following factors does not militate against the representative government in West Africa? (a) Electoral irregularities (b) Coup d’etat (c) Gagged media (d) Universal adult suffrage
  13. Those who believe in democracy and good governance are opposed to a single party system because it (a) Encourages weak leadership (b) does not ensure national unity (c) curtails personal liberty  (d) encourages divisiveness
  14. The fundamental law of a country refers to its (a) acts of parliament (b) conventions (c) constitution (d) judicial precedence
  15. A country’s constitution could be derived from the following sources except (a) judicial precedents (b) customary sources (c) statutory sources (c) patty manifesto
  16. Planning and formulation of government policies are first initiated at (a) cabinet meetings (b) media houses (c) political rallies (d) open forum
  17. Which of the following is the primary function of parliament? (a) impeachment of the president (b) making of laws (c) ratifying international treaties (d) acting as an electoral college
  18. Judicial review is a mechanism for checking (a) arbitrary use of power (b) irresponsible journalism (c) electoral malpractices (d) military revenues
  19. In a parliamentary system of government, the legislature and executive and fused to ensure (a) supremacy of the ruling party in administering the state (b) smoothness in the administration of the state (c) the constitution is read in parliament at all times (d) the judiciary consults parliament before ruling on cases
  20. A country with homogeneous societies and a small population is suitable for the establishment (a) a nation state (b) a unitary state (c) a federal state (d) an autonomous state
  21. Which of the following factors usually leads to the collapse of a confederal state? (a) Weak central government (b) Absence of a confederal parliament (c) III-equipped armed forces (d) absence of a ceremonial Head of State
  22. In the presidential system of government, the chief executive is responsible to the (a) Judiciary (b) monarch (c) electorate (d) senate
  23. Which of the following alternatives is a feature of a federation? (a) Unwritten constitution (b) Unicameral Legislature (c) Supremacy of the constitution (d) right to secede
  24. A federal government is a form of (a) decentralization (b) centralization (c) confederation (d) revolution
  25. To preserve individual liberties, the judiciary should (a) consist of hones and impartial judges (b) be appointed by the executive (c) be prosecuted for judgment against the executive (d) participate in partisan politics.

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