UNILAG 35 FREE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAST QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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1. The parliament of Nigeria is called ____
(A) House of Representative
(B) Senate
(C) State house of Assembly
(D) National Assembly
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2. Democracy day is celebrated in Nigeria on———
(A) Oct 1
(B) Jan 12
(C) May 29
(D) June 12
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3. How many members make up the house of representative in Nigeria?
(A) 280
(B) 774
(C) 360
(D) 359
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4. How many members make up senate in the upper arm of the national assembly?
(A) 100
(B) 108
(C) 109
(D) 110
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5. Nigeria is divided into how many geopolitical zone?
A.5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8
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6. Nigeria flag was created by——————-
A. Mr Aina Onabolu
B. Prof Wole Soyinka
C. Taiwo Akinkumi
D. Ben Odiase
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7. How many local governments do we have in Nigeria?
A. 744
B. 774
C. 747
D. 784
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8. Who was the first military head of state?
A. Gen. Muritala Muhammed
B. Gen. Ibrahim Babangida
C. Gen. Aguiyi Ironsi
D. Gen. Idiagbon
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9. Who stopped the killing of twins in calabar?
A. Henry Townsend
B. Herbert Marculey
C. Mongo Park
D.Mary Slessor
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10. Nigeria became a republic in what year?
A. May 29, 199
B. Jan 15, 1966
C. Oct 1, 1960
D. Oct 1, 1963
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11. Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS. was established in what year?
A. May 1975
B. May 1963
C. May 1966
D. May 2000
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12. Which state is referred to as “The Sunshine State”
A. Ekiti state
B. Ondo State
C. Jigawa state
D. Oyo state
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13. The Nigeria flag was designed by Taiwo Akinkunmi in what year?
A. 1957
B. 1959
C. 1960
D. 1963
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14. The amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates and the colony of Lagos was in what year?
A. 1959 B. 1914 C. 1963 D. 1960
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15. Nigeria celebrated her last centenary anniversary in what year?
A. 2000 B. 2014 C. 2020 D. 1990
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16. Who is the current minister of Education in Nigeria?
A. Prof Rukkayat Rufai B. Adamu Adamu C. Prof Adedapo Afolabi D. Prof. Wole Soyinka
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17. The state with the least number of local government in Nigeria is——————
A. Zamfara B. LagosC. Bayelsa D. Anambra
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18. Who is the current Senate President in Nigeria?
A. Yakubu Dogara
B. Bukola Saraki
C. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan
D. Oshiomole
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19. Who is the current House of Rep in Nigeria?
A. Yakubu Dogara
B. Bukola Saraki
C. Tukur Buratai
D. Oshiomole
______________
20. Which state is referred to as “Centre of Excellence?”
A. Ekiti state
B. Ondo State
C. Lagos state
D. Oyo state
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21. Which state is referred to as “The Gateway state”
A. Ekiti state
B. Ogun State
C. Jigawa state
D. Oyo state
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22. The current minister of petroleum is —————-
A. President Muhammodu Buhari
B. Amaechi
C. Aisha Alhassan
D. Babatunde Fashola
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23. The first coup carried out in Nigeria was in what year?
A. 1996
B. 1966
C. 1967
D. 1973
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24. Nigeria civil war started in what year?
A.1967
B. 1970
C. 1966
D. 1985
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25. The Aba Women Riot took place in what year?
A. 1975
B. 1929
C. 2001
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26) When was the Nigeria Customs Service inaugurated?
(a) 1981
(b) 1964
(c) 1980
(d) 1891
27) Who was the first General of Nigeria Customs Service Past Questions and Answers?
(a) Ndi Okereke Onyiuke
(b) Musa Bello
(c) T.A. Wall
(d) E.D. Hermit
28) Which of the following is not a directorate in the Nigeria Customs Service?
(a) Customs Tarrif and Trade
(b) Customs Investigation Directorate
(c) Customs Inspection Directorate
(d) Customs Import and Export
29) The Computer Based (CBT) Promotion Examination was implemented under whose regime?
(a) Hameed Ali
(b) Shehu Musa
(c) Abdullahi Dikko
(d) Aliyu Mustapha
30) How many deputy comptrollers does the Nigeria Customs Service have
(a) 6
(b) 3
(c) 5
(d) 4
31) The first military head of state was
(a) Yakubu Gowon
(b) Aguiyi Ironsi
(c) Olusegun Obasanjo
(d) Ernest Shonekan
32) Oil can be found in one of the following state in Nigeria
(a) Lagos
(b) Anambra
(c) Ondo
(d) Ekiti
33) cool Tin is majorly found in
(a) Jos
(b) Enugu
(c) Kano
(d) Imo
34) Oil was first discovered by Shell-BP in Nigeria _____
(a) Oloibiri
(b) Idanre
(c) Warri
(d) Kabba
35) Which of the following may be regarded as a regional organization
(a) ECOWAS
(b) OAU
(c) UN
(d) OPECD. 1939

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