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Q1
A device for controlling prolonged debates in parliament
A
an adjournment
B
a prorogation
C
a dissolution
D
a guillotine
E
Q2

In a parliament, the most extensive amendment to a bill takes place at the 

A

first reading 

B

committee stage

C

second reading

D

final stage

E
Q3
Delegated legislation is justified by the
A
superior knowledge of issues by the executive
B
fear that public debates in parliaments would endanger national security
C
slow and unwidely process of decision making in legislative houses
D
constitutional superiority of the executive over the legislative branch of government
E
Q4
The termination of a session of a legislature by proclamation issued by the head of state is called
A
prorogation
B
dissolution
C
plebiscite
D
summons
E
Q5
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 appropriate bill
D
a public bill
E
an edict
Q6
Delegated legislation is the power to make laws by
A
local councils when parliament is in recess
B
bodies other than parliament
C
the international Law Commission
D
military rulers
E
parliament
Q7
A proclamation by the Head of State ending a session of parliament is called
A
a dissolution
B
an adjournment
C
a propagation
D
an abrogation
E
a devolution
Q8
The transfer of authority to local government councils is known as
A
demarcation
B
delegation
C
fusion
D
fragmentation
E
devolution
Q9

Delegated legislation

A

means sharing responsibility between central and local government on a fifty basis

B

decentralizes  responsibility for law making subject to agreed controls from the centre

C

has advantages and disadvantages

D

once permitted is almost impossible to control

E

decentralizes problems without providing suitable solutions 

Q10
Another name for delegated legislation is
A
administrative legislation
B
executive legislation
C
subordinate legislation
D
all of the above
E
none of the above
Q11
Delegated legislation is legislation
A
which is not submitted to parliament
B
made by judicial tribunals
C
made by a Minister acting under an Act of Parliament
D
made by local government
E
made by parastatals
Q12
Which of the following would act for the Head of State when he is out of the country
A
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
B
The Chief of Staff, Army
C
The Chief of Staff, Supreme Military Head-quarters
D
The Chief of Staff, Air Force
E
The General Officer Commanding, First Division