Continuation of Current affairs practice question for Internship/Industrial Training Examination
- The British took over Nigeria through
a. Negotiation (b) Bargaining
c. War (d) The Sea
5. Which of the following courts served as the highest judicial organ for Nigeria up till
a. Supreme court
b. Federal Court of Appeal
c. Appellate court
d. The privy council
- What was the primary purpose of the Sir Henry Willinks Commission of Inquiry?
a. To approve the independence of Nigeria
b. To allay the fears of minorities in Nigeria
c. To amalgamate Northern and Southern Nigeria.
d. To make Lagos a British colony
- Into how many local government areas is Nigeria officially delineated?
a. 654 (b) 650 (c) 820 (d) 774
- Laws made by State government are known as
a. Edicts (b) Bye law (c) Acts
- The centenary anniversary of the amalgamation of Northern and southern Nigeria
will be celebrated in
a. 2060 (b) 2063 (c) 2014 (d) 2007
- Which of these men introduced indirect rule in Nigeria?
a. Mungo Park
b. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
c. Lord Lugard
d. Sir James Robertson
11. Politics is an act for
a. Man to govern himself
b. Man to create government
c. States to control its destiny
d. Man to determine others
- A major issue that distinguishes pressure groups from political parties is
a. Membership (b) objective (c) voting patterns (d) ideology
- A nation consists of people with
a. Common history
b. Common ancestry
c. A shared set of values
d. A,B, and C above
- A totalitarian state is based on
a. Multi-party system
b. Total protection of civic rights
c. The totality of the state processes
d. Coercion as the instrument of government
- A political concept that defines the beliefs, attitudes and values of a society is called
a. Political socialization
b. Political culture c. Political transformation
- The agent of political socialization generally regarded as the most important is
Family (b) Peer group (c) school d. Churches and Mosques
- A political ideology that defines a system of societal organization in which the state
control the commanding heights of the economy is called (a)totalitarianism
(b)communalism (c) socialism (d) communism
- In which of the following countries is governmental powers most fused?
b. United states of America
- The benefits of separation of powers include the following except
- Which of the following best describes French colonial policy in Africa? (a) policy of
association (b) policy of casus belli (c) policy of hostility (d) policy assimilation
- The electorate is generally understood to refer to: (a) elected members of the
national assembly (b) elected members of the state houses of assembly (c)
candidates who can contest elections (d) those citizens qualified to vote at
- In a parliamentary system of government, the function of the head of state and the
head of government are vested in (a) the inner cabinet (b) an individual (c)
two different individual s (d) the ministerial council
- In a modern democracy, the ultimate source of sovereignty is the (a) legislature
and executive (b) judiciary (c) ruling political party (d) people
1A 2C 3B 4D 5D 6B 7D 8A 9C 10C 11A 12B 13D 14D 15C 16B 17A 18C 19B 20A 21D 22D 23C 24D
.Who is the current INEC chairman?
Answer: Mahmud Yakubu
. Who is the current NAFDAC Director General?
Answer: Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye
#4. Who is the current Inspector General of police?
Answer: Ibrahim Idris Kpotum.
#5. Current chairman of the African Union
Answer: Mr. Alpha Conde
#6. Who is the secretary General of the united nations
Answer: António Guterres
#7. Who is the current minister of education?
Answer: Adamu Adamu
#8. Mention five rivers in Nigeria that share their names with a state.
Answer: Rivers- Benue, Niger, Osun, Kaduna, Ogun, Sokoto, Cross River, Imo
#9. What was the first political party in Nigeria?
Answer: Nigerian National Democratic party (NNDP)
#10. Who is the current president of Nigeria?
Answer: Muhammadu Buhari
#11. Who is the current vice president of Nigeria?
Answer: Yemi Osibajo
#12. What does the eagle in the Nigerian coat of arm represent?
#13. Mention 5 past senate presidents of Nigeria.
Answer: Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Evan Enwerem, Chuba Okadigbo, Anyim Pius Anyim, Adolphus Wabara, Ken Nnamani, David Mark
#14. What do the two horses on the Nigerian coat of arm represent?
#14. What was the black shield in the Nigerian coat of arm stand for?
Answer: Nigerian’s fertile soil
#16. What does the white colour in Nigerian flag stand for?
#17. What does the green colour in Nigerian flag represent?
Answer: Forests and abundant natural wealth of Nigeria
#18. Who is the current minister of finance?
Answer: Kemi Adeosun
#19. Who is the current minister of defence?
Answer: Monsur Dan-Ali
#20. Nigeria is divided into how many geopolitical zones?
Answer: Six (6) geopolitical zones
#21. What was the first capital city in Nigeria?
#22. Who is the current minister of FCT?
Answer: Muhammadu Bello
#23. Who is the current Nigerian Deputy Senate president?
Answer: Senator Ike Ekweremadu
#24. When did Nigerian Golden eaglets win the world under-17 FIFA world cup
Answer: 1985, 1993, 2007, 2013, 2015
#25. Who gave Nigeria her name:
Answer: Flora Shaw
#26. Who designed the Nigerian flag?
Answer: Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi
#27. Which country won the last world cup?
#28. Who was the first man to buy a car in Nigeria?
Answer: Bob Jensen
#29. Who was the first woman to drive a car in Nigeria?
Answer: Funmilayo Ransome Kuti
#30. What is the first TV station in Nigeria?
Answer: Western Nigerian Government Broadcasting Corporation (WNTV) in 1959
#31. Who is the current CBN Governor?
Answer: Godwin Emefiele
#32. Where was crude oil first discovered in Nigeria?
Answer: Oloibiri Oilfield, located in Oloibiri in Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa State
#33. Who was the first Nigerian to become a Noble Laureate?
Answer: Wole Soyinka
#34. Who is the Nigerian current speaker of house of Assembly?
Answer: Yakubu Dogara
#35. Who is the minister for petroleum resources in Nigeria?
Answer: President Muhammudu Buhari
#36. Who is the current chief justice of Nigeria?
Answer: Mahmoud Mohammed.
#37. When was the Nigerian Naira introduced?
Answer: 1st January 1973
#38. When was the first military coup carried out in Nigeria?
#39. How many local Government do we have in Nigeria?
#40. Who is the first Nigerian president?
Answer: Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe
#41. Who was Nigerian first executive president?
Answer: Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari
#42. Who was the Nigerian first prime minister?
Answer: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
#43. What is the largest continent in the world?
Answer: ASIA with population of 3,641,000,000 while Australia & Oceania is the smallest continent
#44. What are the five Oceans in the world?
Answer: Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean, Arctic Ocean
#45. What is the full meaning of UNICEF?
Answer: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
#46. When were the currency notes introduced?
Answer: 100 naira:1999, 200 naira in 2000, 500 naira in 2001 and 1000 naira on October 12, 2005.
#47. How many ministers do we have in Nigeria?
#48. Who is the current Senate President in Nigeria?
Answer: Senator Bukola Saraki
#49. Which country’s flag is called the Union Jack?
Answer: Great Britain
#50. With which countries does Nigeria share boundaries?
Answer: Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north
List of Cabinet Members in Nigeria
Minister of Justice: Attorney Genera
Minister of Foreign Affairs: Geoffrey Onyeama
Minister of Finance: Folake Adeosun
Minister of DefenceMansur Dan Ali
Minister of Education: Adamu Adamu
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment : Okechukwu Enelamah
Minister of Labour and Employment: Chris Ngige
Minister of Federal Capital Territory: Mohammed Musa Bello
Minister of Science and Technology: Ogbonnaya Onu
Minister of Solid Minerals : John Kayode Fayemi
Minister of Budget and National Planning : Udoma Udo Udoma
Minister of Power, Works and Housing: Babatunde Fashola
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development: Audu Ogbeh
Minister of Transportation: Rotimi Amaechi
Minister of Health: Isaac Adewole
Minister of Women Affairs: Aisha Alhassan
Minister of Niger Delta : Usani Uguru Usani
Minister of Information: Lai Mohammed
Minister of Environment: Amina J. Mohammed
Minister of Water Resources: Suleiman Adamu Kazaure
Minister of Youth and Sports: Solomon Dalong
Minister of State for Aviation: Sirika Hadi
Minister of State for Environment: Ibrahim Jibrin
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs: Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim
Minister of State for Solid Minerals: Bawa Bwari Abubakar
Minister of State for Health: Osagie Ehanire
Minister of State for Niger Delta: Omole Daramola
Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing: Mustapha Baba Shauri
Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing: Suleiman Hassan
Minister of State for Education: Anthony Onwuka
Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development: Heineken Lokpobiri
Minister of State for Labour and Employment: Stephen Ocheni
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning: Zainab Ahmed
Minister for Communication: Adebayo Shittu
Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment: Aisha Abubakar
Minister of State for Petroleum: Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu
First capital of USA is ——-Washington D.C
What day is celebrated as Democracy day in Nigeria– May 29th
What is the full meaning of UNICEF ——United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
What does the eagle stands for in Nigeria Coat of Arm —-Strength
The agency responsible for regulating the policies in the Nigeria oil and gas sector is>>>> Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR)
Who was the first Nigerian to become a Nobel Laureate>>>Wole Soyinka (16th 1967)
Who named Nigeria >>>Flora Shaw
Who is the first military head of state in Nigeria >>>Agunyi Ironsi
Which country is the highest producer of Oil and Gas in Africa>>> Nigeria
Who is the current Minister of Petroleum>>>President Mohammadu Buhari
Where and When was crude oil discovered>>>Oloibiri Ogbia L.G.A (Jan 15th 1956)
Which country flag represent the Union Jack>>>>Great Britain
What is a centenary >>>>100 years
What is the first political party in Nigeria>>>> NNDP
What does NAPIMS Stands for >>>> National petroleum investment management
Who is the current governor of CBN >>>>>Godwin Emefiele
Rule of law refer to a situation in which >>>Laws are supreme
When Nigeria did become a republic—–1st October 1963
The centenary anniversary of the amalgamation of Northern and southern Nigeria will be celebrated in ——-2014
Who is the current minister of finance —- Kemi Adeosun
Who is the current minister of defense —— Monsur Dan-Al