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 __?
Question MCQ4 : The British Democracy have over time transited from absolute to ____ monarchy?
Question MCQ5 : The __method seeks an explanation of what the past institutions are?
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?
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 __?
Question MCQ10 : The first political scientist known to have analyzed information systematically was __?
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 __?
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 __?
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 __?
Question MCQ17 : The solution to the problem of order according to Aristotle is __?
Question MCQ18 : The force theory has ___ components?
Question MCQ19 : Britain operates a __ system of government?
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 __?
Question MCQ22 : A major distinction between pressure groups and political parties is that unlike political parties, pressure groups is not concerned with ____?
Question MCQ23 : The most popular method open to pressure groups to influence public policy making process is __?
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 ______?
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?
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 __?
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 __?
Question MCQ35 : A fundamental prerequisite for the political stability of a country is __?
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 __?
Question MCQ39 : In all forms of government ___is common to them?
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?
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 __?
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_____?”
Question MCQ49 : The concentration of political power in the hands of one visible sovereign power implies __?
Question MCQ50 : In the 19th century, ___ , academics developed a systematic science called “Staatlehre” to provide useful information to government in -------- ?
Question FBQ1 : The rule of one group in their own interest is known is __?
Question FBQ2 : Which scholar view politics as the “master science ___ ?
Question FBQ3 : The instrument by which the purpose of the state is realized is __?
Question FBQ4 : Political science is a social science discipline because it deals with __?
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 ____?
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?
Question FBQ10 : The only means by which the actions of a government and its institutions could be measured is through __?
Question FBQ11 : The fundamental norms according to which a given state is governed are based on _____ ?
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?
Question FBQ13 : The principle that governs a unitary constitution is ___?
Question FBQ14 : The change from absolute to Constitutional Monarchy in Britain occurred in the year __?
Question FBQ15 : Politics, as Aristotle pointed out, is only one possible solution to the problem of __?
Question FBQ16 : Political Science can be broadly grouped into __divisions?
Question FBQ17 : The first state creation in Nigeria occurred in the year __?
Question FBQ18 : A central defining characteristics of all forms of government is __?
Question FBQ19 : The term geo-politics was coined by Alfred Thayer and Sir Halford __?
Question FBQ20 : The emphasis of post-behaviourism is on __?
Question FBQ21 : Constitutionalism deals with rule of ______ ?
Question FBQ22 : A charter of governance in politics is known as __?
Question FBQ23 : A country with a federal constitution is called a __?
Question FBQ24 : A branch of study that investigates the laws of morality and formulates the rule of conduct is known as __?
Question FBQ25 : In the Greek City State, citizenship status or rights could only be granted or obtained by virtue of __?
Question FBQ26 : The force theory has __ components?
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?
Question FBQ29 : The instrument of production in the capitalist epoch of development is the __?
Question FBQ30 : Israel was created as a state in the year __?
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 __
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
Question FBQ35 : The foundation for the survival and existence of the state is __
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
Question FBQ38 : In most modern democracies, one of the principal institutions involved in the exercise of the sovereign power of the state is the __
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
Question FBQ43 : In a monarchical system, sovereignty is located in the ___
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
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 ____