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Current Affairs Past Questions


Current Affairs is tested by some exam bodies and Nigerian institutions like OAU, OOU, etc in their Post UTME. The subject deals with general knowledge of facts and events mainly in Nigeria and other parts of the world.

Study the following Current Affairs past questions and answers for Post UTME. Prepare yourself with official past questions and answers for your upcoming examinations. 


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Question 1

All but one of the following is not a symbol of political culture

Options

A) The government

B) An anthem

C) A national flag

D) The constitution

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 2

In politics, power is all of the following EXCEPT

Options

A) Ability to make people do things they otherwise will not do

B) Capacity to affect the actions of others

C) An object

D) It is part of a relationship

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 3

One of the destructive features of a democracy is that it

Options

A) is not associated with one party state

B) connotes civil rule

C) facilitates popular participation

D) provided for a unicameral legislature

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 4

Which of the following best describes French colonial policy in Africa?

Options

A) policy assimilation

B) policy of casus belli

C) policy of hostility

D) policy of association

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 5

A political concept that defines the beliefs, attitudes and values of a society is called

Options

A) Referendum

B) Political socialization

C) Political culture

D) Political transformation

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 6

Nigeria became a republic on

Options

A) May 29, 1999

B) January 1, 1996

C) October 1, 1960

D) October 1, 1963

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 7

Which of these men introduced indirect rule in Nigeria?

Options

A) Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

B) Sir James Robertson

C) Lord Lugard

D) Mungo Park

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 8

Africans were first elected to the legislative council in British West Africa in

Options

A) Sierra Leone

B) The Gambia

C) Ghana

D) Nigeria

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 9

A nation consists of people with

Options

A) Common ancestry

B) Common history

C) A shared set of values

D) All of the above

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Question 10

A special election organized to decide on a political issue is known as

Options

A) General election

B) By election

C) Primary election

D) Plebiscite

Exam Body: Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)