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Question 511

Within the United Nations, the veto power is exercised by ______




C) General Assembly

D) Security Council

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Question 512

Increase in the number of people living below the poverty line in Africa is particularly because


A) The largest proportion of Africa's populations are unemployed

B) Of the prevalence of corruption

C) Of the problem of insecurity scaring away investors

D) A vast majority of its populants have chosen to be unproductive

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Question 513

The First and Second World Wars were between ... respectively


A) 1939-1945, 1914-1918

B) 1914-1918, 1939-1945

C) 1914-1919, 1932-1942

D) 1914-1919, 1939-1945

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Question 514

The main motive behind imperialism has been aforetime categorised as primarily


A) to colonise less developed states

B) the socio-economic transformation agenda for Africa

C) to expand socio-cultural territories of the Western powers

D) being to obtain and control a supply of raw materials for industries

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Question 515

The most immediate reason for the declaration, by Ojukwu, of Eastern Nigeria as an independent State of Biafra was that


A) The Gowon-led coup strictly targeted the Igbos

B) The wanted the freedom for the Igbos at all cost

C) Of the creation of twelve States by Gowon to dismantle any secessionist agenda

D) corruption and oppression was too prevalent in Nigeria

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Question 516

Igbo's active resistance to the British Colonial rule is particularly because of the


A) impression that the British officials favoured the Northerners

B) maladministration of the British Indirect rule Policy

C) regressive taxation of their society

D) egalitarian nature of their society

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Question 517

The Colony and Protectorate of Lagos and the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria were merged in ... to form


A) 1906, Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria

B) 1901, Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria

C) 1906, Lagos Colony and Southern Nigeria Protectorate

D) 1901, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria

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Question 518

The major administrative change made immediately after the 1914 Amalgamation was the?


A) introduction of a direct taxation system

B) creation of districts for political convenience

C) imposition of warrant chiefs in the Eastern Region

D) division of Nigeria into provinces

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Question 519

The particular incident that led to Macaulay's imprisonment, twice, by the colonial power was


A) his criticism of British rule through the Lagos Daily News

B) his constant opposition to the expansion of the British rule

C) the humiliation of the British officials through his successful defense of Eleko in London

D) the attempt to silence British officials through the platform of the NNDP

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Question 520

The London Constitutional Conference of 1957 was targeted at


A) increasing wider participation of the people in their Regional legislature

B) ensuring the speedy growth of federalism in Nigeria

C) imputing the voice of the people in their Independence Constitution

D) preparing ground works for the self-governance and inclusive development of Nigeria

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