Mock Examination | Second Term Examination Civic Education SS 3 – Exam Questions









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1. A situation whereby citizens do not show or have interest in the governance or politics of their country is referred to as political _________________________.

(a) anatomy

(b) association

(c) apetite

(d) apathy


2. A military government or regime rules a country through the use and application of _________________________.

(a) constitution

(b) rule of law

(c) degrees

(d) decrees.


3. The National drug law enforcement agency was established under Decree number ____________ of January, 1990.

(a) 45

(b) 46

(c) 47

(d) 48


4. One of these is not a way to preserve our traditions and customs in Nigeria.

(a) Harmony

(b) Dressing

(c) Festivals

(d) Greetings


5. National _________________________ is defined as the act of having sound mind to completely value, cherish and uphold one’s nation.

(a) unity

(b) anthem

(c) consciousness

(d) integrity


6. One whose right to vote during election is denied him/her is said to have been _________________________ .

(a) enfranchised

(b) initiated

(c) disqualified

(d) disenfranchised


7. Characteristics of human rights include all but one of the following:

(a) dependability of human rights.



(b) particularity of human rights .

(c) inalienability of human rights.

(d) Relativity of human rights.


8. A racist behavior in South Africa is referred to as _________________________.

(a) racism

(b) appetite

(c) apathied

(d) apartheid


9. Functions of the civil society does not include _________________________.

(a) they help in building and strengthening democracy

(b) they help to limit and control the powers of the state

(c) they do not help in developing programmes for the democratic process

(d) they help to resolve conflicts


10. _________________________ is not a type of pressure group.

(a) Economic pressure group

(b) Promotional pressure group

(c) Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)

(d) Religious pressure group


11. An economic system in which the production of goods and distribution of services lie in both the government and private individuals is referred to as _________________________.

(a) capitalism

(b) monarchy

(d) socialism

(d) mixed economy


12. “Men are born free, but anywhere I go, I see them in chains”.Who made this statement?

(a) Socrates

(b) Obasanjo

(c) Obama

(d) Plato


13. As a factor of production, …………………………………….. is the reward for capital.

(a) rent

(b) wages

(c) profit

(d) interest


14. Political parties compete for political powers through all these except _________________________.

(a) manifesto



(b) rallies

(c) logo

(d) champaign


15. _________________________ is not an acceptable societal value/expectation.

(a) Disloyalty

(b) Empathy

(c) Selflessness

(d) Sympathy


16. Cultism began in Nigerian schools in the year _________________________.

(a) 1951

(b) 1952

(c) 1953

(d) 1954


17. All are types of law except _________________________.

(a) tort law

(b) criminal law

(c) private law

(d) farm law


18. A group of people united by common decent and ties such as language, beliefs and historical origin is called _________________________.

(a) a state

(b) a society

(c) a country

(d) a nation


19. _________________________ is not an acquisition of citizenship.

(a) Dual

(b) Honorary

(c) Nationalization

(d) Registration


20. A citizen’s right to vote is referred to as _________________________.

(a) Francis

(b) Franshise

(c) franchisee

(d) Franchise


21. The last Presidential election in Nigeria took place on _________________________.

(a) Friday, 22nd January, 2019



(b) Friday, 22nd February, 2019

(c) Saturday, 23rd January, 2019

(d) Saturday, 23rd February, 2019


22. The Green chamber of Nigeria’s National Assembly is also called _________________________.

(a) House of Senate

(b) House of Commons

(c) House of Assembly

(d) House of Representatives


23. The United states of America gained her independence in the year _________________________.

(a) 1576

(b) 1666

(c) 1776

(d) 1886


24. The first political party to be established in Nigeria was the _________________________.

(a) NYM

(b) NNDP

(c) NCNC

(d) AG


25. The first ever census in Nigeria took place in the year ______________.

(a) 1952

(b) 1962

(c) 1972

(d) 1982


26. Those groups or organizations that promote the interest of their workers and also challenge the policies of government are called _________________________.


27. Slave trade was abolished in _________________________ century.


28. The main victims of human trafficking are _________________________ and _________________________.


29. _________________________ gave a universal definition of democracy.


30. Ancient democracy takes its roots from _________________________.



31. The northern and southern protectorates of the Niger- Area was amalgamated in the year _________________________ by _________________________ and the name ‘Nigeria’ was given by _________________________.


32. The first female Director-General of NAFDAC was _________________________.


33. Any substance we take either by swallowing or injecting, which causes a change of mood is called _________________________.


34. A drug used by Dentists usually referred to as “laughing gas’ to remove a patient’s tooth is also called _________________________.


35. Goods that are only allowed into or outside a country under certain strict conditions are called _________________________.


36. Military regimes don’t rule by constitution but by _________________________.


37. The third Republic in Nigeria was an interim national government headed by _________________________.


38. In the last General elections in Nigeria, while the Presidential election held on _________________________ the gubernatorial elections were held on _________________________.


39. According to the rule of law, an accused person is assumed to be _________________________ until proven _________________________ by the court of law.


40. Somebody from Edo state of Nigeria is found in the _________________________ geo-political zone.


41. Drugs can be taken through _________________________, _________________________, _________________________, etc. ways.


42. The capital city of Malaysia is _________________________.



43. The aims and objectives of a political party are contained in a document called _________________________.


44. The utilization of factors of production to earn their rewards is referred to as _________________________.


45. Three stages of a counties development are _________________________, _________________________ and _________________________.


46. The law that deals with international trade is termed _________________________.


47. The country whose capital city is Jakarta is _________________________.


48. According to the 2006 census in Nigeria, the population was put at approximately _________________________.


49. The Head of a High Commission is referred to as _________________________.


50. A document which allows a person entry or exit of a country is _________________________.




 Answer four (4) questions only.



a. What is a drug?


b. Who is a drug addict?


c. Clearly state the difference between a drug addict and a drug abuser.



a. While defining human trafficking, state five of its causes.


b. Give a vivid account of the origin of human trafficking.


c. Why do you think human trafficking was abolished?



a. What are pressure groups?



b. State and explain the types of pressure groups.


c. In what five activities are pressure groups involved in?



a. Define the term ‘Civil Society’.


b. State three principles of the civil society.


c. Write out eight characteristics of civil society.



a. How is the public service structured in Nigeria?


b. Account for four reasons for the short comings of the public service in Nigeria.


c. Highlight four differences between the civil service and the public service.