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JAMB questions for "Government :: The Civil Service"
Q1
A condition for judicial independence is the appointment of judges by the
A
Civil Service Commission
B
Judicial Service Commission
C
Law Review Commission
D
Code of Conduct Bureau
E
Q2
The Public Service Review Commission of 1994 made proposals to ensure that the public service was
A
more effective than the private sector
B
more attractive than the private sector
C
professionalized
D
efficient and result oriented
E
Q3

The civil service was first regionalized by the 

A

Richards Constitution

B

Clifford Constitution

C

Lyttleton Constitution

D

Independence Constitution

E
Q4

Ombudsman as an institution in Nigeria is known as the 

A

Public Complaints Commission

B

Code of Conduct Bureau

C

Public Service Commission

D

Political Bureau

E
Q5
The Public Complaints Commission is empowered to investigate complaints and
A
prosecute false complainants
B
report finding to appropriate authorities for action
C
reprimand authorities against whom complaints are made
D
refer complaints to traditional rulers
E
Q6
An important principle of the Civil Service is
A
authoritarianism
B
anonymity
C
nepotism
D
partisanship
E
Q7
In Nigeria, the institution that preserves civil liberty is the
A
Public Complaints Commission
B
law court
C
Civil Service Commision
D
Police Commission
E
Q8
The main objective of the Public Service Review Commission headed by Chief Jerome Udoji was to make the Nigerian public service
A
less corrupt
B
more attractive financially
C
more efficient and result-oriented
D
superior to the private sector
E
Q9
Which of the following is not a function of the Police Force in Nigeria
A
Traffic control
B
Arrest of criminals
C
Making of Laws
D
Prosecution of criminals
E
Q10
The political neutrality of civil servants implies that they
A
are not allowed to join any organization or group
B
have not allowed to be involved in partisan politics
C
have permanent tenure
D
are not allowed to vote
E
Q11
The name of the president of the Nigerian Labour Congress elected in 1983 is
A
Mr. Wahab Goodluck
B
Alhaji Shehu Kangiwa
C
Alhaji Hassan Sunmonu
D
Dr. Lasisi Osunde
E
Alhaji Ali Chiroma
Q12
The principle of anonymity of civil servants means that they
A
have a career
B
are not the servants of a particular government
C
are trained for the duties they perform
D
are credited or blame for anything they do
E
are entittled to pension and gratuity when they retire
Q13
The 1979 Nigerian institution that preserves civil liberty is the
A
Public Complaints Commission
B
Federal Electoral Commission
C
Law Courts
D
National Security Organisation
E
Police Commission
Q14
In Nigeria, the institution that preserves civil liberty is the
A
Public Complaints Commission
B
Federal Electoral Commission
C
Law Court
D
National Security Commission
E
Police Commission
Q15
Anonymity of the civil servant means that civil servants must
A
serve any government impartially
B
be politically neutral
C
have job security
D
avoid nepotism and favouritism
E
not receive the credit or blame for any good or bad policy
Q16
The body whose responsibility it is to recruit the senior staff of local government councils in Nigeria is the
A
Public Service Commission
B
State Ministry of Local Government
C
Emirate or Council of Chiefs
D
President
E
local government council
Q17
A permanent civil service
A
makes continuity in government possible
B
makes civil servants arrogant
C
promotes ethnic domination
D
is undemocratic
E
undermines the authority of governments
Q18
The inalienable rights of the citizens are best protected through
A
mass participation in political processes
B
an independent and fearless judiciary
C
a cabinet system of government
D
a good head of states
E
a written constitution
Q19

Which of the following bodies in Nigeria performs the functions of an Ombudsman?

A

The Public Service Commission

B

The National Economic Planning Commission

C

The National Security Organization

D

The Public Complaints Commission

E

The Civil Service Commission

Q20
The Public Service Commission (Nigeria) is responsible for the appointment of all
A
Judges of the High Court
B
officials of Public corporations
C
civil servants
D
military personnel
E
university teachers