Question MCQ1 : The revisionist argument was known as the post Behavioral movement was spear headed by __? 
Answer: David Easton

Question MCQ2 : Politics is therefore the constant interplay between ___ and __? 
Answer: The rulers and the ruled

Question MCQ3 : The instrument by which the purpose of the state is realized is __? 
Answer: Government

Question MCQ4 : The British Democracy have over time transited from absolute to ____ monarchy? 
Answer: Constitutional

Question MCQ5 : The __method seeks an explanation of what the past institutions are? 
Answer: historical

Question MCQ6 : Political science is a social science discipline because it deals with __?  
Answer: Human beings


Question MCQ7 : The wealth and power of a nation is a function of the below except? 
Answer: Lunatics

Question MCQ8 : Which of these scholars defines politics as the “art of governing mankind by deceiving them” __? 
Answer: Isaac Disrael

Question MCQ9 : A fundamental prerequisite in a democracy for the political stability of a country is the __? 
Answer: Legislature

Question MCQ10 : The first political scientist known to have analyzed information systematically was __? 
Answer: Aristotle

Question MCQ11 : The policy introduced by Obasanjo to curb petroleum smuggling in Nigeria and to neighbouring countries is ------------ ?
Answer: Appropriate pricing

Question MCQ12 : Harold Laswell idea of politics focuses on __? 
Answer: Individuals

Question MCQ13 : A scientific knowledge is principally based on __ and __?
Answer: Reason and evidence

Question MCQ14 : During the Greek City state, citizenship status or rights could only be granted by virtue of __?
Answer: Birth

Question MCQ15 : The utilitarian doctrine of ____ prescribes “the greatest happiness of the greatest numbers” as the purpose of government
Answer: Jeremy Bentham

Question MCQ16 : The method of rule of a tyrant and oligarchy leader is the use of __? 
Answer: Coercion

Question MCQ17 : The solution to the problem of order according to Aristotle is __? 
Answer: Politics

Question MCQ18 : The force theory has ___ components?
Answer: 2

Question MCQ19 : Britain operates a __ system of government?
Answer: Federal

Question MCQ20 : The following are examples of countries with rigid constitutions except __? 
Answer: New Zealand

Question MCQ21 : In governance, policies pursued by governments are inherently __? 
Answer: Unequal

Question MCQ22 : A major distinction between pressure groups and political parties is that unlike political parties, pressure groups is not concerned with ____?
Answer: power

Question MCQ23 : The most popular method open to pressure groups to influence public policy making process is __? 
Answer: Lobbying

Question MCQ24 :  What happens when a hypothesis is accepted in the study of politics __? 
Answer: A grand theory of politics is developed

Question MCQ25 : Which of these scholars is the foremost exponent of legal sovereignty? 
Answer: John Austin

Question MCQ26 : The springboard of capitalism was __? 
Answer: The Industrial Revolution in 18th century

Question MCQ27 : What is the central organizing principle of the international system ______?  
Answer: Sovereignty

Question MCQ28 : Which of these scholars maintained that sovereignty belonged to the people __? 
Answer: J. J. Rousseau

Question MCQ29 : Pressure groups can be classified in __ broad ways? 
Answer: Two

Question MCQ30 : The second division of Political Science- political organization is otherwise known as __? 
Answer: Empirical studies

Question MCQ31 : Politics, as Aristotle pointed out, is only one possible solution to the problem of __? 
Answer: Order

Question MCQ32 : Which of these scholars believes that, “rebellion is a contingent obligation of citizenship”
Answer: Harold Laski

Question MCQ33 : The Supremacy Clause in the judiciary is known for __? 
Answer: Resolving inter-governmental disputes

Question MCQ34 : The Parliamentary system of government was first developed in __? 
Answer: Britain

Question MCQ35 : A fundamental prerequisite for the political stability of a country is __? 
Answer: Legislature

Question MCQ36 : The following are the origins of human rights except __? 
Answer: The 1919 Versailles Peace Treaty

Question MCQ37 : The regime of General Sani Abacha in November 1993 succeeded the Interim National Government led by __? 
Answer: Chief Ernest Shonekan

Question MCQ38 : The following are examples of countries that have Practiced one party system except __?
Answer: Nigeria

Question MCQ39 : In all forms of government ___is common to them? 
Answer: Power

Question MCQ40 : The interdisciplinary perspective of the behavioral approach to the study of political science may be traced to the publication of __? 
Answer: Arthur Bentley and Grahan Wallas

Question MCQ41 : Arthur Bentley used a ___ approach to arrive at the new concept of “groups” in politics?
Answer: sociological

Question MCQ42 : Which scholar wrote the Leviathan in 17th Century England to justify the restoration of the Stuart dynasty? ___ 
Answer: Thomas Hobbes

Question MCQ43 : The first Professor of Political Science in the United States was __?
Answer: Francis Lieber

Question MCQ44 : The assertion that that ‘power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely was made by __? 
Answer: John Dalberg – Acton

Question MCQ45 : The city-state was an organized society of people living in what the Greeks called __? 
Answer: Polis

Question MCQ46 : Any scientific discipline must possess the following characteristics except __? 
Answer: The capacity to make law


Question MCQ47 : Examples of leaders who have claimed divine right in both ancient and modern governments include the following except __? 
Answer: The British Monarchy

Question MCQ48 : Which of these political philosophers view politics as the “master science_____?”  
Answer: Aristotle

Question MCQ49 : The concentration of political power in the hands of one visible sovereign power implies __?
Answer: Unitarianism

Question MCQ50 : In the 19th century, ___ , academics developed a systematic science called “Staatlehre” to provide useful information to government in -------- ?
Answer: Germany

Question FBQ1 : The rule of one group in their own interest is known is __?
Answer: Oligarchy

Question FBQ2 : Which scholar view politics as the “master science ___ ?
Answer: Aristotle

Question FBQ3 : The instrument by which the purpose of the state is realized is __?
Answer: Government

Question FBQ4 : Political science is a social science discipline because it deals with __?
Answer: People

Question FBQ5 : The revisionist argument known as the post behavioral movement was spear headed by __?
Answer: David Easton

Question FBQ6 : The ___ period is also referred to as the age of action and relevance of the science of politics?
Answer: Post – Behavioural

Question FBQ7 : The form of government, which is regulated by a constitution, is known as __?
Answer: Constitutional Democracy

Question FBQ8 : The interdisciplinary perspective of political science may be traced to the publication of Grahan Wallas and Arthur ____?
Answer: Bentley

Question FBQ9 : The type of constitutions whose laws can be changed or amended by simple majority votes of the members of the Parliament is referred to as ______ Constitution?
Answer: Flexible

Question FBQ10 : The only means by which the actions of a government and its institutions could be measured is through __?
Answer: Constitution

Question FBQ11 : The fundamental norms according to which a given state is governed are based on _____ ?
Answer: Conventions

Question FBQ12 : In situations whereby the national or central government is supreme over other levels of government within a given state, such government is said to be _____________  system?
Answer: Unitary

Question FBQ13 : The principle that governs a unitary constitution is ___?
Answer: Unitarism

Question FBQ14 : The change from absolute to Constitutional Monarchy in Britain occurred in the year __?
Answer: 1215

Question FBQ15 : Politics, as Aristotle pointed out, is only one possible solution to the problem of __?
Answer: Order

Question FBQ16 : Political Science can be broadly grouped into __divisions?
Answer: Two

Question FBQ17 : The first state creation in Nigeria occurred in the year __?
Answer: 1967

Question FBQ18 : A central defining characteristics of all forms of government is __?
Answer: Power

Question FBQ19 : The term geo-politics was coined by Alfred Thayer and Sir Halford __?
Answer: Mackinder

Question FBQ20 : The emphasis of post-behaviourism is on __?
Answer: Values

Question FBQ21 : Constitutionalism deals with rule of ______ ?
Answer: Law

Question FBQ22 : A charter of governance in politics is known as __?
Answer: Constitution

Question FBQ23 : A country with a federal constitution is called a __?
Answer: Federation

Question FBQ24 : A branch of study that investigates the laws of morality and formulates the rule of conduct is known as __?
Answer: Ethics

Question FBQ25 : In the Greek City State, citizenship status or rights could only be granted or obtained by virtue of __?
Answer: Birth

Question FBQ26 : The force theory has __ components?
Answer: Two

Question FBQ27 : Which scholar position or argument of the social contract appeared in his popular book “The Leviathan” __?
Answer: Thomas Hobbes

Question FBQ28 : The Leviathan in 17th Century England was written to justify the restoration of the _____ dynasty?
Answer: Stuart

Question FBQ29 : The instrument of production in the capitalist epoch of development is the __?
Answer: Proletariat

Question FBQ30 : Israel was created as a state in the year __?
Answer: 1948

Question FBQ31 : The famous leader who used the force theory to convert Italy into a totalitarian state is known as __
Answer: Benito Mussolini

Question FBQ32 : The collapse of feudalism, especially in Western Europe, led to the coming up of __
Answer: Capitalism

Question FBQ33 : The theory of the origin of the state claims that in the beginning, life was not in a state of nature, but was peaceful is known as __
Answer: Marxian Theory

Question FBQ34 : Sir Henry Maine argued vehemently that the modern State or government is __ in nature
Answer: Patriarchal

Question FBQ35 : The foundation for the survival and existence of the state is __
Answer: Sovereignty

Question FBQ36 : The __has become the principal form of political organization among modern people
Answer: Nation - State

Question FBQ37 : The idea of sovereign state in diplomatic history had its roots with the signing of the Treaty of ______ in 1648
Answer: Westphalia

Question FBQ38 : In most modern democracies, one of the principal institutions involved in the exercise of the sovereign power of the state is the __
Answer: Parliament

Question FBQ39 : The foremost exponent of legal sovereignty is __
Answer: John Austin

Question FBQ40 : The scholar who introduced the theory of sovereignty into the study of political science is known as __
Answer: Jean Bodin

Question FBQ41 : A citizen unlawfully imprisoned can proceed against whoever imprisoned him through the right of __
Answer: Habeas Corpus

Question FBQ42 : A citizen can protect his/her liberties by seeking ___ injunctions from a Law Court; to compel a stay of action that may violate his/her rights
Answer: Interlocutory

Question FBQ43 : In a monarchical system, sovereignty is located in the ___
Answer: King

Question FBQ44 : Historically, the origins of human rights can be traced to the …………….of Independence of 1776
Answer: American Declaration

Question FBQ45 : The facist leader who ruled Germany as a totalitarian state is called ___
Answer: Adolf Hitler

Question FBQ46 : The general aim of Tyranny and Oligarchy is to coerce people for ________
Answer: Personal benefits

Question FBQ47 : The study of Political Science flourished in the Ancient _____ with the periods of 4th and 5th BC
Answer: Greece

Question FBQ48 : The forerunner of what became the behavioural movement started from the __
Answer: Chicago School

Question FBQ49 : In spite of its pitfalls, what qualifies political science as a social science discipline is its reliance on _________
Answer: Scientific method

Question FBQ50 : The rule of one man in his own interest is ____
Answer: Tyranny