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General Knowledge and Current Affairs Past Questions

General Knowledge or General Paper and Current Affairs is tested by some exam bodies and Nigerian institutions like UNILAG, OAU, UNILORIN, OOU, etc in their Post UTME. The subject deals with general knowledge of facts and events in Nigeria.

Study the following General Knowledge / Paper and 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

Which of the following groups fall into the Civil Service?


A) The police, the army, and the air force

B) Employees of NEPA, NNPC and NRC

C) Employees of ministries of finance, education and transportation

D) All of the above

Exam Body: UNILAG

Question 2

The recruitment or appointment of the permanent secretary is one of the duties of:


A) The federal public service commission

B) The state civil service commission

C) The executive

D) The National Assembly

Exam Body: UNILAG

Question 3

In the organizational structure of the ministry or government department, offices and positions are:


A) Hierarchically arranged

B) Diagonally arranged

C) Secretly arranged

D) Haphazardly arranged

Exam Body: UNILAG

Question 4

The government maintains monopoly over certain services for:


A) Selfish reasons

B) Security and strategic reasons

C) Undisclosed reasons

D) All of the above

Exam Body: UNILAG

Question 5

Ministers of local government and chieftancy affairs were abolished in Nigeria by:


A) General Yakubu Gowon

B) General Murtala Mohammed

C) President Ibrahim Babangida

D) General Olusegun Obasanjo

Exam Body: UNILAG