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WAEC questions for "Government :: Citizenship"
Q1
Citizenship can be acquire through
A
renouncement
B
repudiation
C
birth
D
reference
E

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q2
Residing in an area for specialized period of years is one of the basic conditions to acquire citizenship through
A
marriage
B
honour
C
naturalization
D
birth
E

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q3
Civil rights in a country are enjoyed by
A
citizens
B
aliens
C
prisoners
D
refugees
E

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q4
The main obligation of a citizen is
A
to register for election
B
allegiance to the state
C
to serve in the army
D
the right to life
E

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q5
A person who exercises franchise performs
A
an executive function
B
a legal function
C
a civic duty
D
an administrative
E

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q6
Obedience to the laws of the state is a part of one's
A
duties
B
rights
C
privileges
D
requirements
E

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q7
Disenfranchisement means
A
right to vote and be voted for
B
right to form government
C
to be disqualified from voting
D
disallowing free and fair elections
E

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q8
Which of the following is not a duty of a citizen?
A
Obedience to the laws
B
Payment of taxes
C
Service to the nation
D
Giving alms to the poor
E

Answer: D

Citizenship
Q9
The lack of interest in politics by many citizens in a country is called
A
civil agitation
B
mass apathy
C
mass protest
D
political unrest
E

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q10
People pay taxes in order to
A
generate revenue for government
B
obtain a tax clearance certificate
C
avoid being prosecuted in the courts
D
save towards the future
E

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q11
Citizens who are legally qualified to vote form
A
a constituency
B
the executive council
C
the House of Assembly
D
the electorate
E

Answer: D

Citizenship
Q12
Citizenship can be acquired by
A
nationalism
B
naturalization
C
indigenization
D
collectectivism
E

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q13
A citizen's right to expression can be limited if he
A
pays taxes when due
B
serves as a witness in court
C
commits slander, libel or sedition
D
fails to vote during elections
E

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q14
A citizen expresses loyalty to his nation by
A
participating in sports
B
supporting political parties
C
singing the national anthem when required
D
lobbying for ministerial appointment
E

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q15
A citizen can participate in the politics of his country
A
acquiring university education
B
attending international meetings
C
contesting for an elective post
D
being a good sportsman
E

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q16
Which of the following is an obligation of a citizen?
A
Attending political rallies
B
Taking part in independence day celebrations
C
Contesting elections
D
Paying respect to the national flag
E

Answer: D

Citizenship
Q17
The extent of which the citizens regard the institution, officials and activities of government as right and acceptable is known as
A
power
B
legitimacy
C
influence
D
authority
E

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q18
A foreigner can become a citizen of another state by
A
immigration
B
naturalization
C
nationalization
D
indigenization
E

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q19
An alien could become a legal member of a state by
A
migration
B
employment
C
naturalization
D
socialization
E
conversion

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q20
A Nigerian may lose his citizenship if he
A
is convicted for a criminal offense
B
renounces it in exchange for another
C
loses his international passport
D
is deported from a foreign country
E
fails to pay his taxes

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q21
An alien who has lived in Nigeria for twenty years may acquire citizenship by
A
nationalization
B
naturalization
C
registration
D
marriage
E
migration

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q22

it is not the duty or obligation of a citizen to

A

pay his tax.

B

defend his country in times of war.

C

arrest and prosecute offenders.

D

vote at elections.

E

stand up when the national anthem is been sung.

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q23
One can become a citizen of a country through the following except
A
the granting of political asylum.
B
birth.
C
marriage.
D
naturalization.
E
the conferment of honorary citizenship.

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q24
The most important duty of every citizen is to
A
discharge his civil responsibilities to the state
B
obey traditional authorities
C
recite the national anthem
D
participate in government programmes
E
go to work

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q25
The rights of the individuals are the
A
demands he can make on the state
B
claims he can make against others
C
claims the law allows him to make against the state
D
claims those in government are willing to entertain
E
essentials he requires for a successful living

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q26
Who among the following is not eligible to vote?
A
civil servant
B
retired soldier
C
certified bankrupt
D
Chief Magistrate
E
Reverend Father

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q27
Freedom of association is important because
A
it allows for the formation of interest groups and organization
B
it is the same thing as freedom of movement
C
membership is compulsory
D
associations are free from government intervention
E
association aids the government

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q28
A good citizen must be
A
an educated and honest tax payer
B
ready to assist law enforcement agents
C
wealthy and ready to save his country
D
educated and obedient to the law
E
educated and ready to assist the poor

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q29
Citizenship may be changed by
A
renunciation
B
birth
C
divorce
D
conviction
E
employment

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q30
The lack of interest in politics by many citizens in a country is referred to as
A
mass apathy
B
political unrest
C
disenfranchisement
D
civil disobedience
E
mass protest

Answer: A

Citizenship
Q31
The three basic fundamental rights of citizens are
A
salvation,property and freedom of thought
B
life, liberty and property
C
free movement, free education and free health care
D
freedom of movement, speech and religion;
E
right to employment,education and property.

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q32
The citizenship of a country may be acquired by an individual through
A
decolonization
B
naturalization
C
nationalization
D
nomination
E
neutralization

Answer: B

Citizenship
Q33
The recognition of individual rights and the Industrial Revolution contributed to the development of
A
Socialism
B
fascism
C
capitalism
D
totalitarianism
E
feudalism

Answer: C

Citizenship
Q34
Which of the following is not a civic obligation of a citizen?
A
Obedience to law
B
payment of taxes
C
voting during the elections
D
freedom of conscience and religion
E
Respect for the national flag and anthem

Answer: D

Citizenship
Q35
The process of depriving persons of the right of voting is known as
A
enfranchisement
B
disqualification
C
dismissal
D
prohibition
E
disenfranchisement

Answer: E

Citizenship
Q36
Citizens who are legally qualified to vote form
A
Political parties
B
A trade Union Congress
C
Members of the House of Assembly
D
The electorate
E
A ward

Answer: D

Citizenship
Q37
A Nigerian citizen can only be deprived of a citizenship if He is
A
condemned to death
B
convicted by court of law
C
married to a foreigner
D
holding a dual citizenship
E
an armed robber

Answer: D

Citizenship
Q38
The psychological support a regime gets from its citizens, if they believe the regime is right and ought to be obeyed is known as
A
sovereignty
B
power
C
authority
D
influence
E
legitimacy

Answer: E

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