WASSCE CIVIC EDUCATION MAY/JUNE 2018 (SSCE WAEC MAY/JUNE 2018 CIVIC EDUCATION)

WASSCE CIVIC EDUCATION MAY/JUNE 2018 (SSCE WAEC MAY/JUNE 2018 CIVIC EDUCATION)

1. Members of a society are expected to adhere to societal values for the following reasons except?

A. enhancement of development

B. Improvement of self dignity

C. reduction of social vices

D. relegation of morality

 

2. An attribute of honesty is

A. tolerance

B. justice

C. compromise

D. liberty

 

3. Discipline is describe as the

A. ability to show hospitality

B. state or quality of being brave

C. tendency to fight

D. ability to behave in a controlled manner

 

4. The saying ''ask for what you can do for your own country and not what your country can do for you'' denotes that

A. The country owes you no obligation as a citizen

B. citizens have both constitutional rights and obligation

C. fundamental rights are to be safeguarded by the citizens

D. service and reward does not go together

 

5.  In the contemporary society, youths can display nationalistic role by showing the following attitudes except

A. discouraging corrupt practices

B. exploiting the environment for the betterment of the people

C. contributing to the development of the society

D. showing indifference to national issues

 

6. The defence of the territorial integrity of a country by her people is part of?

A. political participation

B. political culture

C. self determination

D. duties and obligation

 

7.  An agency established by the federal government of Nigeria to protect rights of citizens is

A. center for human rights and development

B. human rights watch

C. legal aid council

D. human rights monitor

 

8. The universal declaration of human rights (UDHR) was adopted by?

A. Economic Communities of West African states (ECOWAS)

B. United Nations Organisation (UNO)

C. African Union (AU)

D. European Union (EU)

 

9. The best means through which individual rights can be safeguarded is

A. knowledge acquisition

B. judicial independence

C. press censorship

D. improved standard of living

 

10. The effect of queuing up in public places is?

A. orderliness

B. transparency

C. honesty

D. humility

 

11. A father that effectively discharge his duty towards children could be described as?

A. philanthropist

B. celebrity

C. responsible parent

D. permissive father

 

12. A program established to foster common ties among Nigerians is

A. Subsidy Re-investment Program (SURE-P)

B. Universal Basic Education (UBE)

C. Education Trust Fund (ETF)

D. National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

 

Use the dialogue below to answer the following question.

Ade: Uche, are you not going to work today?

Uche: I will go, but by public transport.

Ade: why?

Uche: One of the side mirrors of my car is broken and also, the car emits excessive smoke.

 

13. Uche's action based on the dialogue, can help in?

A. reducing road accident

B. increasing air pollution

C. encourage public transportation

D. ensuring vehicle's functionality

 

14. An implication of Uche's action from the dialogue is that he is?

A. afraid of federal road safety corps

B. considerate of other road users

C. afraid of civil defence corps

D. environmentally friendly

 

15. From the dialogue, it could be implied that Uche is mindful of?

A. driving school code

B. when to use public transport

C. traffic regulations

D. his obligations as a citizen

 

16. Which of the following is not a skill for settling inter-communal conflict?

A. war

B. dialogue

C. mediation

D. arbitration

 

17. One of the advantages of inter-communal relationship is that it ensures the?

A. existence of totalitarianism

B. domination of the minority by the majority

C. domination of the majority by the minority

D. enhancement of security

 

18. Which of the following skills negates the promotion of interpersonal relationship?

A. tolerance

B. selfishness

C. caring

D. kindness

 

Use the cartoon in Figure 1 to answer 19 to 30

 

19. The cartoon in figure 1 is an evidence that cultism is

A. violent in nature

B. terrorist in nature

C. martial in nature

D. militant in nature

 

20. What does the boy in figure 1 need the bullet proof vest for?

A. demonstration

B. protection

C. battle

D. vengeance

 

21. It could be inferred from the cartoon in figure 1 that the activities of cult groups on campus may not be reduced by

A. religious instruction

B. campaign against cultism

C. relevant legislation

D. bullet proof vest

 

22. Which of the following is not a common way by which way by which people abuse drugs?

A. ingestion

A. intrusion

A. injection

C. inhalation

 

23. The establishment of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by the government was a measure to?

A. make drugs available to the masses

B. prevent drug abuse

C. encourage the use of drugs by the masses

D. support importation of drugs

 

24. A common repercussion for drug abuse is?

A. medication

B. rehabilitation

C. brain drain

D. memory loss

 

25. Which of the following is a way of preventing drug trafficking?

A. foreign scholarship

B. employment

C. motivation

D. indulging offenders

 

26. A major consequence of human trafficking is?

A. promotion of rural-urban drift

B. decline in literacy rate

C. increase rate of youth employment

D. increased exploitation of the ignorant

 

27. Human trafficking results into all of the following except?

A. prostitution

B. migration

C. criminality

D. welfarism

 

28. The group of individuals in the society that are most prone to human trafficking are?

A. women and children

B. youths women and men

C. men and vulnerable children

D. old and weak individuals

 

29. An enlightenment and awareness campaign on HIV/AIDS could?

A. lead to discrimination

B. create job opportunities

C. cause conflict

D. provide people with genuine information

 

30. Which of the following is not a  form of stigmatization

A. refusal to interact with family of an HIV patient

B. physical and verbal abuse of an HIV patient

C. ostracizing HIV patients

D. enlightening people living with HIV/AIDS

 

31. Testing of blood before transfusion will really help to?

A. spread HIV

B. control HIV

C. eradicate HIV

D. prevent HIV

 

Use the report, below to answer 32 and 33

The crime rate in Aikara community which was notoriousy high before has drastically reduced in recent times. This has been attributed to the funds released by the government for youth empowerment in the community two years ago.

 

32. From the above report, which of the following is the major consequence of the intervention programme

A. increase in self reliance skills

B. promotion of inter-communal relationship

C. provision of infrastructural facilities

D. acceleration of national development

 

33. From the above report, a probable reason for the initial high crime rate in Aikara community was?

A. poor upbringing

B. corruption

C. abject poverty

D. greed

 

34. One of the functions of local government is?

A. settlement of intra party crisis

B. making of bye laws

C. formulation of monetary policies

D. delimitation of constituencies

 

35. A body established and entrusted with power and authority to direct the affairs of the state is called?

A. federal executive council

B. state legislative council

C. trusteeship

D. government

 

36. Which of the following concepts can guarantee adherence to the rule of law

A. political immunity

B. political gerrymandering

C. national development

D. representative democracy

 

37. According to the 1999 constitution, sovereignty resides in the?

A. command in charge of the armed forces

B. people who confer legitimacy on elected leaders

C. national assembly which has power to make laws and amend the constitution

D. military which can declare any law, null and of no effect

 

38. In a democratic government, franchise is given to all

A. party members

B. resident adults

C. adult citizens

D. opinion leaders

 

39. A significant companion of the rule of law is the

A. fusion of legislative and executive functions

B. supremacy of the ordinary law

C. adoption of one party system

D. enforcement of law by the legislature

 

40. Operation of the rule of law could be undermined by?

A. existence of civil society groups

B. existence of free press

C. establishment of administrative tribunal

D. encouragement of effective opposition

 

Use the dialogue below to answer the question 41 and 42 .

Ini: The recent constitutional conference organized by the federal government gulped alot of money

Emen: That type of conference can only happen where there is a democratic government which permits respect for all shades of opinion

Ini: so the federal government cannot solely take decisions and ractify them?

Emen: No, that will negate the fundamental principles of democracy

 

 

41. The above dialogue shows that democracy could result into?

A. inefficiency

B. corruption

C. absolute liberty

D. high cost of governance

 

42 It could be inferred from the dialogue that democracy encourages

A. tolerance

B. development

C. job creation

D. delegated legislature

 

43. The most suitable type of democracy for a small village or community is

A. constitutional democracy

B. indirect democracy

C. communal democracy

D. direct democracy

 

44. Which of the following is not a major reason for political apathy

A. political violence

B. unfulfilled political promises

C. bad governance

D. cross carpeting phenomenon

 

45. The chapter IV of the 1999 constitution is about?

A. composition of the national assembly

B. fundamental human rights

C. procedures for the impeachment of the president

D. information of quorum in the senate

 

46. Which of the following may prevent a citizen from voting in a general election.

A. lack of stable income

B. high cost of living

C. non registration

D. political neutrality

 

47. An organized group that is independent of the state could be described as?

A. civil defence

B. pressure group

C. community group

D. civil society

 

48. The smooth operation of the public service in Nigeria is being hampered by

A. debt burden

B. adequate training

C. privatization

D. bribery and corruption

 

49. The public service can perform all these function except

A. advice government on policy formulation

B. keeping of government records

C. provision of social services

D. budget approval for implementation

 

50. The highest class in the public service is the?

A. clerical

B. manipulative

C. technical

D. administrative

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