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Current Affairs Past Questions | JAMB, WAEC, NECO and Post UTME 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


A) The government

B) An anthem

C) A national flag

D) The constitution

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Question 2

In politics, power is all of the following EXCEPT


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

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Question 3

One of the destructive features of a democracy is that it


A) is not associated with one party state

B) connotes civil rule

C) facilitates popular participation

D) provided for a unicameral legislature

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Question 4

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


A) policy assimilation

B) policy of casus belli

C) policy of hostility

D) policy of association

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Question 5

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


A) Referendum

B) Political socialization

C) Political culture

D) Political transformation

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Question 6

Nigeria became a republic on


A) May 29, 1999

B) January 1, 1996

C) October 1, 1960

D) October 1, 1963

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Question 7

Which of these men introduced indirect rule in Nigeria?


A) Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

B) Sir James Robertson

C) Lord Lugard

D) Mungo Park

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Question 8

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


A) Sierra Leone

B) The Gambia

C) Ghana

D) Nigeria

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Question 9

A nation consists of people with


A) Common ancestry

B) Common history

C) A shared set of values

D) All of the above

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Question 10

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


A) General election

B) By election

C) Primary election

D) Plebiscite

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