Nigeria Current Affairs Questions And Answers For Fun, Jobs & Scholarships

Nigeria Current Affairs Questions And Answers For Fun, Jobs & Scholarships

Nigeria Current Affairs Questions And Answers For Fun, Jobs & Scholarships

If you have ever imagined how to practice free current affair past questions and answers for fun, job interviews, scholarship examinations or politics aptitude test, this article is for you.
This page contains Nigeria and general current affairs questions and answers up to 2018/2019. Happy reading….


1 Who was the first woman to be apilot? Answers: Mrs. Chinyere Onyemucheya.

2. Who was the first woman to drivea car? Answers:   Mrs. Olufunmiloyo Ramsome Kuti

3.  Who was the first woman to be aJudge in Nigeria? Answers: Mrs. Rosemary Ukeje.

4. Who was the first Nigerian tospeak a foreign language? Answers: Obi Esigie of Benin.

5. Who is the youngest Governor torule in Nigeria Answers: Chukwuebuka is the youngest Governor to rule in Nigeria. He ruled at the age of 16 in Lagos State after wining the competition set by the Governor’s wife in Lagos State students on the 6th June 2001.

6. Who was the youngest Judge in the whole world? Answers: John Payton.

7. What is  the name of the oldestbride in the world? Answers: Minnie Munro. She married at the age of 102 in point Clare, NSW, Australia.

8. What is the name of the oldestgroom in the world? Answers: Harry Stevens. He married 81-year-old Thelma Lucas at the Caravilla retirement Home at the age of 103.

9. Who formed the first political party in Nigeria? Answer: Herbert Macauly

10. What does the eagle in theNigerian coat of arm represent? Answer: Strength


1. Traditional rulers were restricted to ceremonia
l rules by the local government reforms of
a. 1966 b. 1976 c. 1984 d.1987

2. A parliamentary system, who ensures that members are in the house to vote on major issues
a. Party leaders
b. Speaker of the House
c. Clerk of the House
d. Whip

3. A system in which no single person serves as the
chief executive is known as a.
Republican b. Revolutionary
c. Collegial d. Parliamentary

4. A social system in which power is derived from c
ontrol over land is called
a. Oligarchy b. Feudalism
c. Socialism d. Welfarism

5. Rule of Law refers to situation in w
a. Lawyers are the rulers
b. Laws are supreme
c. The judiciary is independent
d. Parliament makes laws

6. An important principle of the civil service is
a. Authoritarianism b. Anonymity
c. Nepotism d. Partisanship

7. Which of these constitution recognized local go
vernment as the third tier of government
a. The 1946 Constitution
b. The 1960 constitution
c. The 1963 constitution
d. the 1979 constitution

8. A condition for judicial independence is the app
ointment of judges by the
a. Civil service commission
b. Judicial service Commission
c. Low Review Commission
d. The 1979 constitution

9. The minorities Commission appointed in Nigeria in 1957 recommend that
a. More states should be created in the federation
b. No more states should created before independence
c. Nigeria should revert to a unitary structure
d. the legislature should Legislate for the minority arease the minorities should constitute one state

10. The second military coup deta’t in Nigeria took place on
a January 15, 1966 b. October 1, 1966
c. July 29, 1966 d. July 29, 1975
e. February 13, 1976
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11. One of these was in existence before the outbre
ak of the second world war
a. The OAU b. The League of Nations
c. The UNO
d. The Commonwealth of Nations

12. An important advantage of creating more constit
ution in a federal state is to
a. Enhance the People’s participation
b. Enable ambitious Politicians gain political powe
c. Make the states gain more power from the federal
d. Curb the excess of the federal government

13. Under the Presidential system
a. The party with the majority of seat forms the Ex
b. There is the principle of collective responsibil
c. The president may come from any of the parties
d. The states take instruction from the federal gov

14. Public opinion is important because it
a. Tells government what action it must take
b. Lets government know what the people want
c. Allows Police to manage crisis
d. Mothers the minorities in resource lean areas
e. Guarantees people’s freedom and rights

15. Bicameral legislature exists
a. Where two cameras are used to monitor court proc
b. To prevent the concentration of power on legisla
tive house
c. To provide jobs for more politicians
d. To ensure that just laws are passef

16. Africans were first elected to the legislative
council in British West Africa in a. Ghana b. Sierra Leone
c. The Gambia d. Nigeria

17. One of the functions of the Ministry of externa
l affairs is the
a. Deportation of illegal aliens
b. Issuance of Passports
c. Defence of the Country’s Borders
d. Promotion of national interests

18. The leader of the Northern People’s cong
ress was
a. Yakubu Maitama Sule
b. AbubakarTafawa Balewa
c. Aminu Kano
d. Ahmadu Bello

19. The idea of democracy started with the
a. Romans b. Pensions d. Egyptians

20. In the Marxist theory, those who live by sellin
g their labour are called
a. Bourgeoisie b. Proletariats c. Feudal lords d. S
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21. Which of the following is NOT an acceptable mea
ns of achieving democracy?
a. Referendum b. Recall
c. Initiative d. Riots

22 The branch of government responsible for impleme
nting laws is the
a. Executives b. Legislature d. Police

23. In a democracy, sovereignty is vested in a. The
community b. Public officials
c. Judges d. The head of State e. The Legislature

24. Universal Adult Suffrage means all
a. Adult citizens can vote
b. Citizens vote
c. Qualified citizens can vote
d. Literate citizens can vote
e. Adult males can vote

25. A bill that applies to the whole population and
is intended to promote the general
welfare is called
a. A private bill
b. A decree
c. An Appropriation bill
d. A public deal
e. An edict

1. B 6.B 11.B 16.A 21D
2. D 7.D 12.A 17. D 22.A
3. D 8.B 13.C 18. D 23.A
4. B 9.A 14.B 19. C 24.C
5. B 10. C 15.B 20. B 25C

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