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WAEC questions for "Economics :: Major Natural Resources"
Q1

Mono-product economies are those that

A

produce one main commodity

B

produce only raw materials

C

depend on the export of their raw materials

D

specialize in agriculture industries

E
Q2

A major problem facing the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as an economic integration, is the 

A

increasing population

B

willingness of members to co-operate

C

geographical contiguity

D

weak trade relations

E
Q3

Which of the following is not a benefit derived by Nigeria from the petroleum industry?

A

Increased foreign exchange earnings

B

Establishment of refineries and petrochemical industries

C

Employment of a greater proportion

D

Development of airports, seaports and other social infrastructure

E
Q4

Which of the following is associated with the development of the petroleum industry in Nigeria?

A

Neglect of agriculture

B

Increase in population growth

C

Increase in the rate of unemployment

D

decrease in the rate of inflation

E
Q5
The petroleum industry in Nigeria is an example of a
A
capital-intensive industry
B
service industry
C
labour-intensive industry
D
tertiary production industry
E
localized industry
Q6
The greatest foreign exchange earner for Nigeria before the advent of petroleum was
A
mining
B
handicraft
C
agriculture
D
manufacturing
E
tourism
Q7
Where was oil first discovered in commercial quantities in Nigeria
A
Oloibiri
B
Warri
C
Elesa Eleme
D
Onisha
E
Port Harcourt
Q8

Petro-chemical industries are located in Rivers State of Nigeria due to the presence of

A

a favourable climate

B

coal deposits

C

oil palm products

D

an undulating terrain

E

oil deposits

Q9

Which of the following is not done by the N.N.PC?

A

Production of crude oil

B

Refining of crude oil

C

Exploration for crude oil

D

Exploration of crude oil

E

Pricing of crude oil