30 Government quiz practice question and answer (structure and system of government)

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30 Government quiz practice question and answer (structure and system of government)



  1. The third stage of a bill is called ____ A. Report B. First reading C. Third reading D. Committee
  2. The power to verify a bill is saddled with the _______ A. Executive B. Judiciary C. Legislature D. Administration
  3. The difference between Bill and Law is A. The latter is verified, the former is proposed B. The former is rectified, the latter is propose C. The former is going to be law, the latter is constitution D. The former and the latter are that of cause and substance
  4. Oversight function is particular to _____ A. Legislature B. Judiciary C. Civil service D. Executive
  5. Ability to affect people’s behaviour through threat of sanction is directly opposite of ____ A. Power B. Authority C. Legitimacy D. Sovereignty
  6. A sovereignty exercised when table turns to populace is A. popular B. Legal C. social D. external
  7. The national assembly of Nigeria has how many member___ A. 360 B. 109 C. 469 D. 420
  8. The upper house in Nigeria include senate president has how many members ___ A. 109 B. 110 C. 108 D.111
  9. Pick the odd one out A. 109 B. 108 C. 469 D. 360
  10. Pick the odd one out A. bill B. law C. constitution D. propaganda
  11. Penultimate stage of a bill is _____ A. first B. second C. third reading D. assent
  12. The oppressed in a capitalist system is __ A. bourgeoisie B. serfs C. Lords D. proletariat
  13. A free market system is ______ A. socialist B. feudalist C. modelist D. capitalist
  14. The implementation of state policy is done by __ A. Executive B. Judiciary C. Legislature D. Administrator
  15. The highest stage of capitalism is ____ A. feudalist B. socialist C. bourgeoisie D. fascism
  16. Essential features of the state include all the following except A. society B. territory C. population D. Government
  17. Which of the following is not true? A. politics entails struggle for power B. Influence must be backed up by coercion C. A true state must have sovereignty D. Fascism is of Italian origin
  18. Local Government is an institution which provides __ A. political discussion B. political education C. political ideology D. political participation
  19. The rule of law refers to the principle of A. Legality and impartiality B. The supreme power of rulers C. The immunity of judges from legal action D. The orderly execution of government policies
  20. The principle of sovereignty is associated with A. Alexis de Tocqueville B. Charles Louis de Montesquieu C. Jean Bodin D. John Locke
  21. The confederal system of government is unpopular because A. It does not permit due process B. It is unstable C. The government is autocratic D. All the components units are sovereign
  22. In a democracy, political sovereignty resides with the A. judiciary B. president C. legislature D. electorate
  23. The grant of the right to vote is called? A. Enfranchisement B. Qualification C. Prohibition D. participation
  24. “Man by nature is a political Animal” is a saying attributed to A. Machiavelli B. Thomas Hobbes C. Aristotle D. Plato
  25. Political power is concerned with the A. Allocation of resources and enforcement of decisions B. Use of force to ensure compliance C. Process of winning wars by the Military D. None
  26. Constitutions are classified as A. written and unwritten B. Rigid and flexible C. Unitary and federal D. Democratic and totalitarian
  27. The right to freedom of speech means that people are free to A. express anything they like about government B. Disobey the government of the day C. Express opinions within the limits of the law D. Participate in government
  28. A foremost exponent of federalism A. Harold Laski B. Appadorai C. Hans Morgenthau D. K C Wheare
  29. Sovereignty is limited by A. The criminal code B. Decrees C. The legal system D. International law
  30. What gives the state a legal backing and distinguishes it from other political organisations? A. people B. Territory C. Government D. sovereignty




  1. D
  2. A
  3. A
  4. A
  5. B
  6. A
  7. C
  8. A
  9. B
  10. D
  11. C
  12. D
  13. D
  14. A
  15. no answer
  16. B
  17. B
  18. B
  19. A
  20. C
  21. D
  22. D
  23. A
  24. C
  25. D
  26. A
  27. C
  28. D
  29. D
  30. D

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