WASSCE CIVIC EDUCATION MAY/JUNE  2016 (SSCE WAEC MAY/JUNE 2016 CIVIC EDUCATION)

WASSCE CIVIC EDUCATION MAY/JUNE  2016 (SSCE WAEC MAY/JUNE 2016 CIVIC EDUCATION)

1. Orderliness can be defined as

A. being punctual to work

B. studying diligently in school

C. doing things in the proper way

D. learning the Western way of life

 

2. Use the sign below to answer question 2

 

 

 

 

 

The road sign above means

A. No entry

B.  Maximum speed limit

C. No stopping

D. No parking

 

3. The Traffic in Person Prohibition and Administration Act was passed in Nigeria in

A. December 2001

B. October 2002

C. August 2003

D. April 2004

 

4. The process of enabling someone to perform an action which adds values to his/her life is known as

A. employment

B. recruitment

C. socialization

D. empowerment

 

5. Rats are collected in Nigeria by

 A. Federal Inland Revenue Service

B. State Ministry of Finance

C. Local Government Councils

D. Council of Traditional Councils

 

6. The Fourth Schedule of the 1999 constitution of Nigeria outlines the functions of

A. federal government

B. local government

C. national government

D. state government

 

7. Lack of interest in politics by citizens in the country is referred to as political

A. ignorance

B. apathy

C. participation

D. socialization

 

8. Which of the following instrument is not used by civil society group?

A. Propaganda

B. Boycott

C. Protest

D. Violence

 

9. The administrative class in the public service is to

A. implement policies

B. formulate policies

C. veto policies

D. oversee policies

 

10. “We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria” is usually the opening phrase of the preamble to

A. coup announcement

B. government gazettes

C. Constitution

D. hansard

 

11. One of the responsibilities of a good citizen is to

A. possess an international passport

B. enjoy all amenities provided

C. serve the country when required

D. develop his potentialities tot the fullest

 

12. Naturalized citizen cannot be denied their legal status as member of a country unless if they

A. are jailed for one year within seven years of acquiring citizenship

B. are found guilty to be spies or secret agents for another country

C. refuse to represent the country in an international sporting event

D. give adequate information to the host country

 

13. Citizenship education influence an individual to be

A. patriotic

B. educated

C. complacent

D. competent

 

14. Which of the following is not an example of orderliness?

A.  Listening skill

B. Driving skill

C. Decorum

D. Deviance

 

15. Which of the following statement is not correct?

A. Valid driver license must be obtained before attempting to drive

B. Flowing garment can be worn on a motorcycle or bicycle

C. Headlights should be used during unfavourable weather

D. Drivers must not engage in distractive activities while driving

 

Use the dialogue below to answer question 16 to 18

16. Which of the following is a consequence of lack understanding between Iwuya and Ipaja

A. Intra-communal conflict

B. Economic dislocation

C. Inter-communal feud

D. Interpersonal violence

 

17. The remarks of Ayo in the above dialogue portray the importance of

A. struggle against British Imperialist

B. Museum for keeping old weapons of war

C. modern methods of conflict resolution

D. Peace for societal progress and development

 

18. From the above dialogue, the headmaster could be described as a

A. Conciliator that delight in the peace of the communities

B. dogged fighter with sound martial skill

C. good Samaritan who values peace

D. fellow who prefers social unrest to harmonious co-existence

 

19. Cultism can best be discourage through

A. mentoring of cultist by the rich

B. provision of job for cultist

C. sensitization on the danger of cultism

D. establishment of cultist support groups

 

20. Which of the following is a consequence of drug abuse?

A. Depression

B. Victimization

C. Inefficiency

D. Cowardice

 

21. The effect of human trafficking on the victim is

A. illiteracy

B. affluence

C. exposure

D. exploitation

 

22. The general attitude of government and society toward cultism is that of

A. affection

B. sympathy

C. abhorrence

D. Support

 

23. Drug abuse can be prevented by

A. fighting drug addicts

B. poverty reduction

C. reducing drugs in circulation

D. legal sanction

 

24. A major factor responsible for human trafficking is

A. hunger

B. illiteracy

C. greed

D. joblessness

 

25. People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) can be supported by

A. billing them for antiretroviral therapy

B. providing drugs for them at subsidized rates

C. providing special attires for them

D. providing accommodation for them in designated location

 

26. Cult members are particularly hostile to

A. lecturers

B. perceived enemies

C. their groups members

D. all students

 

27. Drug law enforcement agencies in Nigeria are not empowered to

A. execute drug suspects

B. arrest drug barons

C. prosecute drug traffickers

D. rehabilitates drug addicts

 

28. Which of the following  is not a means of reducing the incidence of HIV/AIDS in our society

A. Education and enlightenment programmes

B. The use of special designed cutlery by victims

C. Avoiding pre-marital sex

D. Upholding the value of chastity

 

29. Youth empowerment promotes

A. self- reliance

B. Youthful exuberance

C. pursuit of higher education

D. foreign scholarship

 

30. The Supreme Court of Nigeria help in law

A. drafting

B. application

C. interpretation

D. enforcement

 

31. Democracy thrives most where there is

A. non partisan judiciary

B. freedom of speech and association

C. absence of universal suffrage

D. one-party system
 

32. The Rule of Law is limited by the following except

A. state of emergency

B. harbeas corpus

C. illiteracy

 D. immunity

 

33. Preventive measure of HIV?AIDS do not include

A. abstinence

B. screening of blood transfusion

C. use of barrier method

D. stigmatization of victims

 

34. One of the reasons leaders fail to protect the interest of their followers is

A. Selfishness

B. inadequate finance

C. ignorance

D. rigid policies

 

35. Which of the following is not a form of political participation?

A. taking part in voters’ registration

B. voting during election

C. joining political party

D. Ballot box stuffing during elections

 

36. Civil Society groups performs the following general elections except

A. educating the voters

B. serving as watchdog

C. counting votes

D. stimulating participation

 

37. Which of the following is not an example of civil society group?

A. United Action for Democracy

B. United Nations organization

C. Transition Monitoring Group

D. Amnesty International

 

38. One of the major complaints against public service is

A. inefficiency

B. understanding

C. victimization

D. discrimination

 

39. Which of the following is not a way of improving public service?

A. Politicization

B. Refresher course

C. The use of Code of conduct Bureau

D. Reformation

 

40. Children that are not cared for are mostly prone to

A. criminal attitudes

B. terminal diseases

C. examination failure

D. forced migration

 

Use the monologue below to answer question 41 to 43

Oh Motherland, you were a precious country, a beacon of hope and aspiration as well as toga of pride of your citizens at independence. However, today are bedevilled with evil, engulfed in darkness to say the obvious, at the edge of total moral collapse. Corruption, fraud , deception and dishonesty are prevalent; drug peddlers are having a field day. In schools and colleges, radicalism prostitution, cultism, examination malpractice among other social vices are order of the day.

41. The motherland in the monologue could best be described as

A. a nation in transition

B. a morally upgrading country

C. a socially viable nation

D. an ethically bankrupt country

 

42. In spite of the state of affairs reflected in the above monologue, the citizens can make the country better by being committed to

A. promoting inter-communal relations

B. strengthening capacity building

C. championing moral values

D. encouraging interpersonal relations

 

43. Based on the monologue above monologue the best approach to curb moral decadence in the motherland is by

A. value re-orientation

B. introducing war against corruption

C. legalizing capital punishment

D. sending corrupt official on exile

 

44. The most important contribution of responsible parenthood to national development is that it

A. increase youthful population

B. foster national integration

C. augments the nation workforce

D. breeds dependable citizenry

 

45. Which of the following cannot be easily abused?

A. Cosmetics

B. Stimulant

C. Tobacco

D. Narcotics

Use the story below to answer question 46 to 48

Dr Fajir was the Minister of Work and Urban Development in the Ganiba Republic, As such, he was entrusted with public funds so that his ministry could construct new roads and rehabilitate the existing ones. Unfortunately, Dr Fajir embezzled the money entrusted in his care and siphoned same to his foreign accounts. This led to the deplorable conditions of roads in the Republic. The Crime Commission arrested and prosecuted him accordingly. Subsequently, he was given the opportunity to the defended by lawyers of his choice in a Court of Law. However, he was found guilty and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hand labour with the option of a fine. In addition, he forfeited all his ill-gotten wealth to the Republic

 

46. Dr Fajir cannot exercise some basic rights because he

A. was a suspect in a criminal case

B. was found guilty of a criminal offence

C. failed to comply with court order

D. embezzled public fund

 

47. According to the above story, the open trial of Dr Fajir and his representation by lawyers of his choice in a court of competent jurisdiction is an indication of

A. respect to habeas corpus

B. freedom of expression

C. respect for human rights

D. freedom of legal representation

 

48.. Based on the above story, which of the following would Dr Fajir not be allowed to do while in prison?

A. Voting during election

B. Engaging in hard labour

C. Participating in prison fellowship

D. writing examination

 

49. The most important  place for building good values is

A. social  welfare centre

B. workplace

C. family

D. media house

 

50. Citizen’s compliance with tenets of the Nigerian National Pledge will enable the country to

A . receive reciprocal assistance

B. witness value clarification

C. get international aid

D. experience development

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