Civic Education Examination Questions For SS1 And SS2

Class: SS1

Instruction: Answer all questions

  1. HIV can be spread by contact with infected_____ (a) blood (b) sex (c) body (d) hands
  2. Mother to child transmission of HIV is through (a) pregnancy (b) bath (c) feeding (d) talking
  3. The immune systems of a body weaken as more _____cells are killed (a) CD (b) DC (c) bones (d) kidneys
  4. ____ interferes with the body’s ability to fight the organism that cause disease (a) HIV (b) fever (c) cough (d) malaria
  5. All except one are symptoms of HIV/AIDs (a) malaria (b) Anaemia (c) fever (d) Nausea
  6. The following are effects of HIV/AIDs (a) people get father (b) people die (c) victims suffer psychologically (d) increased level of poverty
  7. The spread of HIV/AIDs can be prevented through the following except (a) unfaithfulness to partner (b) abstinence from illicit sex (c) faithfulness to partner (d) continuous education of people on HIV.
  8. _____ is the discrimination of people in the society towards those living with HIV/AIDs (a) stigmatization (b) fighting (c) poverty (d) luck
  9. Victims of HIV/AIDs are stigmatized through the following except (a) promotion (b) rejection (c) Ostracisation (d) discrimination
  10. The state of being truthful and straight-forward is (a) honesty (b) truthfulness (c) love (d) peace
  11. _____ refers to the body of rules, principles, traditions, and laws under which a country is body government (a) Democracy (b) constitution (c) autocracy (d) Bill of law.
  12. The greated and strongest pillar of democracy is ____ (a) the government (b) Election (c) the president (d) the constitution.
  13. One of the following is not the features of Nigerian constitution (a) it state the way of life (b) the preamble (c) it state the party system (d) it state the right of citizens.
  14. Law made by the national assembly is called (a) constitution (b) proposal (c) Bill (d) law
  15. Democracy is farm the two Greek words (a) Demo and cracy (b) demos and cratia (c) Demoes and kratia (d) Demos and Krantia
  16. The judiciary is charge with the reasonability of protecting the law (a) true (b) false (c) all of he above (d) none of the above.
  17. _____ are the skills that we use to offset disadvantages in the day to day life (a) integrity (b) virtue (c) selflessness (d) coping.
  18. The process by which information is exchanged between individual s is known as (a) communication skills (b) manipulative skills (c) life coping (d) integrity.
  19. The process of inculcating into a citizen the inalienable rights is known as ________ (a)  fundamental human rights (b) Natural rights (c) civic rights (d) governing right
  20. ______ is a system where citizen choose this representative to rule on their behalf (a) mobilized Democracy (b) abstract Democracy c) indirect  democracy (d) direct democracy.
  21. One of the characteristic of democracy (a) press freedom (b) indirect access (c) direct access (d) people’s access
  22. ______ is an example of organized group of people with similar ideology working together with the aim of winning an election (a) PDP (b) political parties (c) pressure group (d) electoral process.
  23. ______ is Known as the government of the grass root (a) local government (b) federal government (c) state government (d) all of the above.
  24. The arm of government that is responsible for policy making and implementation is known as ____ (a) executive(b) the legislature (c) the rule of law (d) the judiciary.
  25. The process in which the constitution is adjusted to give room to some issues is called (a) constitution (b) law reforms (c) constitution amendment (d) restriction
  26. The process of making young people gain the ability to make decision that will change their lives is known  as _____ (a) youth empowerment (b) youth moral (c) youth acquisition (d) wealth gain.
  27. One of the following is not the function of the constitution (a) protection of human rights (b) defines governmental power (c) shares power among the three levels of government (d) it state the party system
  28. ______ is the kind of legislative system with two chambers (a) unicameral legislative (b) multilateral legislative (c) Bicameral Legislature (d) poly cameral legislature.
  29. The constitution protects the right of the ministry (a) true (b) false (c) all of the above (d) none of the above..
  30. The principle of the rule of law was propounds by (a) Dicey (b) Abraham Lincoln (c) Sani-Abacha (d) Barracck Obama.
Section B -Subjective
  1. _________ is the belief and  support for a federal system of government.
  2. ________________ is a form of government where people run the government or exercise their power through elected
  3. _____________ is the ability or willingness to do something that does not affect other people’s freedom.
  4. A _____ is a body of ruler principles traditions contentions and law under which a country is being governs.
  5. Another name for legislature is “______________________________”
  6. _____ deals with the degree of quality or worth attached to something.
  7. The ability to do something that you know is right or good, even though it can be dangerous is known as _______________
  8. A __________ person is one who has the fear of God in his heart.
  9. The ability to stick to sound moral principles at all times is called ________
  10. _____ is the concept of moral rightness based on law, ethics.
  11. HIV means ________________
  12. AIDs means _________________
  13. _____ is the disease of the human system caused by HIV
  14. ______ can spread through blood transfusion
  15. HIV_____ is the discrimination and negative attitude of people in the society towards people living with HIV/AIDs

 SECTION  C (Theory Questions)

  1. (a) Mention 2 functions of a constitution.
  2. Mention 3 functions of the Local Government
  3. Define the term “Democracy”
  4. Mention the three arms of government known to you
  5. Mention 3 characteristics of democracy
  6. Define value
  7. Mention three (3) attributes of honesty
  8. State five (5) types of value
  9. What is HIV stigmatization?
  10. Mention three (3) ways by which HIV can be prevented
  11. (a) What is youth empowerment?             (b) List and discuss three youth empowerment skills.
  12. (a) What is communication skills               (b) State and explaining four types of communication skills.
  13. Enumerate seven (7) benefit of youth empowerment
  14. (a) I Etymologically define the concept Democracy (ii) Define democracy according to Abraham Lincoln.
  15.  List and explaining the two forms of democracy with an example each.
  16. (a) State seven (7) characteristics of democracy      (b) State four functions of the civil society.
  17. (a) What “Rule of Law         (b) State five (5) principles of the rule of law.

CLASS: SS 2       

INSTRUCTION: Answer all questions


  1. Which is not civic right among the following right (a) the right to sponsor a bill in the legislature (b) the right to dignity of human person (c) the right to private and family life (d) the right to education
  2. A constitution performs the following except (a) specifies who an individual should marry (b) specifies the system of government to be operated (c) state the principles and objectives of the country (d) state the fundamental human right of the citizen.
  3. Peace is always cheaper than war(a) true (b) false (c) all of the above (d) none of the above
  4. Democracy originated from which of these countries (a) America (b) Egypt (c) Athens (d) Greece
  5. In Nigeria, the bank authorized by law to issue and regulate our Nigerian currency is (a) central bank of Nigeria (b) First bank of Nigeria (c) United banks of Africa (d) Fidelity bank
  6. ______is not one of the contents of first aid kids (a) fruit juice (b) paracetamol (c) antiseptic soap (d) petroleum jelly
  7. The symbol of authority of the legislature is (a) the mace (b) Nigeria flag (c) coat of arms (d) the lady of justice
  8. Lateness to school workplace and appointment is a feature of (a) African time (b) global time (c) world time (d) Christian time
  9. Only one of the following is NOT a negative value (a) obedience (b) drug abuse (c) corruption (d) examination malpractice
  10. A good citizen should stand at attention wherever the national _____ is being sang (a) anthem (b) pledge (c) music (d) Christian song
  11. The law enforcement agencies includes the following except (a) militant (b) NDLEA (c) Army (d) ICPC
  12. The following are types of human rights except (a) military (b) civic (c) Economic (d) social
  13. Election is the process through which people ____ their leaders (b) choose (b) impose (c) smuggle (d) manipulate
  14. A person automatically becomes a citizen of a country by (a) birth (b) age (c) marriage (d) honour
  15. The essence of the constitution is to _____ (a) safeguard the right and freedom of citizen of  the country (b) encourage military rule (c) ensure tyranny (d) oppression of the masses
  16. One of the following factors promotes good value (a) good leadership (b) illiteracy (c) infidelity (d) unfaithfulness
  17. The following are qualities of a citizen except (a) partiality (b) loyalty (c) patriotism (d) hardwork.
  18. Resources are the things we need for the production of _____ and servers (a) goods (b) animal (c) skills (d) architects
  19. Which of the following is not a good value? (a) cheating (b) discipline (c) honesty (d) integrity
  20. The following are self-employment, except (a) civil service (b) printing (c) carpentry (d) fashion designing


  1. Define political apathy
  2. Enumerate three (3) reasons for political apathy
  3. Give five (5) reasons bad, leaders fail to protect the interests of their followers
  4. Define public service
  5. Mention any three (3) trade organization in Nigeria

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