NOUN TMA Questions and Answers: POL311 - Contemporary Political Analysis

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NOUN TMA Questions and Answers: POL311 - Contemporary Political Analysis

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Q1 The__believe that the resulting tension or contradiction or conflict in human soceity is a reality, and thus, sees it further as an anti-thesis

Hegelian Dia lectics

Q2 A known proclamation of the__is that, the history of all hitherto existing soceity is a history of class struggle

Com munist Manifesto

Q3 The book, Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism, contains the reflections of __on evils of a capitalist society


Q4 According to__, men should discover and maintain human order by the power of reason as God has ordained every system


Q5 Post World War I era became marked in political science as the __revolution era


Q6 The__, postulate that economic factor is the primary determinant of the form of politics, culture and ideology of any society


Q7 The argument that 'if members are forced to behave as if there are virtually no disagreement, then politics is seriously curtailed if not destroyed' is by__


Q8 All of the followings except one, are major activities that a political scientist will most likely engage in according to Dudley__

social demobilisation

Q9 Viewing politics as the relations and the conflict amongs social classes is most apt in__economy

capitalis t

Q10 To ask the question,'where does politics take place?' amounts to conceiving politics as__

operation of the stat e

Q11 There are__major conceptions that are useful in understanding what politics entails


Q12 The definition of politics as war without bloodshed, according to__can be said to be inconcievable in the Nigerian context


Q13 Argueing on why political science is not a science_argues that human beings are the least controllable, verifiable, law-obeying and predictable subjects

Russel Kirk

Q14 Looking at science as a body of laws, facts, and so on, of physics, chemistry, etc., is to look at science as__

body of knwle dge

Q15 One of the important goals of science of politics which deals with what is rather than what ought to be is__

empirical analysis

Q16 The__distinction is used to distinguish between arguments through reason alone and those where rationality is limited to describing a collective opinion


Q17 The argument that an ideal state should be ruled by philosoper kings who are imbued with wisdom was by_


Q18 It has been noted that in social science literatures, __distinctions of knowledge are generally recognised


Q19 The rethink by political scientists that the arms of government do not exist by themselves, are not independent of one another or other political organisations, gingered__


Q20 The term__ was first used in poltics in reference to the affairs of a Greek city-state.

Aristo tle
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Q41 The supremacy clause in the American constitution strikes at

federa l power over state power

Q42 The recent crisis in Zimbabwe is a classic case of a revolution that gone bad on account of 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?

Robert Mugabe

Q43 One distinguishing factor that can explain the differing level of crime in Nigeria and South Africa is

lack of economic opportunity

Q44 gathering enough required data with which to carry out comparative study because of the scope is a major problem in 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦...

comparative analy sis

Q45 A good student of Comparative Politics will necessarily be a 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦

scientific scholar

Q46 Party finances are supposed to be control by the electoral umpire but the case is more terrible in 􀳦?


Q47 International election observer have not help much in promoting acceptable electoral outcome in 􀳦?

Zimba bwe

Q48 Election is an important ingredient of democracy but the contemporary reality shows that it is 􀳦?

a major source of conflict
manipulation by internatio nal community
Sit tight syndrome
***All of the above

Q49 Which of these groups is asking for secession from Nigeria


Q50 The word 'political restructuring' is being held virtually every where but in Nigeria, it means 􀳦?

Reconfiguring the natio n

Q51 The next edition of Africa Nations Cup will hold in 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦...


Q52 The renewal elections have taken place more in


Q53 One of these countries has reduced the financial entitlements of her legislators


Q54 The Senate has been abolished in 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.


Q55 Legislature is an important arm of government but it seems to be in chains in terms of financial independence in 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

Nigeri a

Q56 Usain Bolt who is the fastest man in the world is from􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..


Q57 South Africa's dominant political party is being threatened by

Demo cratic Alliance

Q58 One flaw of comparative method is its obsession with

Scientific method

Q59 Two countries are dominant in Africa and are located in Western and Southern Africa. They are􀳦?

South Africa and Nigeria

Q60 Which of these countries dominated Nigeria's infrastructural development in termS of financing?

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Q21 Kwameh Nkurumah of Ghana was famous for his solutions to African problems􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?

political unificati on

Q22 Diamond was a major issue in the crisis in oneof these West African countries

Sierra Leone

Q23 Which of these countries is currently headed by a female president?

Sierra L eone

Q24 Who is the current governor of Ogun State?

Ibikunle Amosu n

Q25 Who is the current chairperson of African Union Commission?

Moussa Faki

Q26 The root cause of recent migration to Europe is

failur e of government

Q27 OAU transformed to AU in 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.


Q28 In recent past, Africa has witnessed rainbow coalition governments in

Kenya and Zimbabwe

Q29 Gadafi of Libya was killed in 2011 by 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦

NATO force

Q30 Who among these people once served as PDP chairman?

Barnabas Gemade

Q31 2019 is the year of next general elections in Nigeria. How many political parties have been registered?


Q32 How many states are under the control of APC in Nigeria?


Q33 Democratic deficit is popular in Africa due to 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

failure of democracy to deliver

Q34 The Buhari government campaigned for election on three issues which were􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦...

Economy, security and corruption

Q35 Who facilitated the change of government in Zimbabwe?

The military

Q36 Britain is both monarchical and unitary system of government but America is

federal and presidential

Q37 Hillary Clinton was a more favoured candidate but she lost through all the following reasons except

because she is the wife of Bill Clinton

Q38 President Donald Trump has broken a new ground in American politics through his use of 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?


Q39 In South Africa, women participation in politics is constitutionally providedfor but not so in one of these countries?


Q40 Lack of economic opportunities in South Africa has been creating problem for􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦

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Q61 Which of these countries is a new entrant into the scramble for African resources


Q62 Nigeria is becoming famous in Italy, Libya and Algeria because of 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦

Migration to European countries

Q63 Which of these Presidents has a case to answer at International Criminal Court

Omar Bashir of Sudan

Q64 Political parties across the world are losing their democratic value. This has shown in

recent American election
Nigeria's 2015 election
Kenyan election
***None of the abov e

Q65 All these countries except one have not tampered with their presidential term limits


Q66 Democracy is having its greatest challenge in 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦

DR Congo

Q67 The wife of Nigerian President is 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦..

Aisha Buhari

Q68 Who is the Petroleum Minister of Nigeria

Muhammadu B uhari

Q69 Who is the current president of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mn angagwa

Q70 Who is the current chairperson of African Union

Alpha Conde

Q71 The current president of Africa Developmental Bank is

Akinwunmi Ad eshina

Q72 Comparative politics together with the following are branches of political science except one?

Foreign policy

Q73 Agriculture is not a priority area because of 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

continuous oil reciepts
it is energy sapping
it is not well funded
***All of the above

Q74 While oil producing nations rely on oil exports, the world is moving towards the emphasizzing energy through 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦

production of cars that are not using oil
machinery not using oil
discovery of alternative to fuel
***All of the above

Q75 One of the major Bills passed by National Assembly in the ongoing constitutional review process is to open the political space is􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

Not too young to run

Q76 Atiku Abubakar, a potential presidential candidate of Nigeria is 􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.. Years old


Q77 How old is President Muhammadu Buhari?


Q78 Nigeria's Boko Haram is tasking students of comparative politics because it affects some countries such as􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦

Nigeria, Chad, Cameroun and Niger

Q79 The scientific method of inquiry grows in comparative analysis. Do you agree?


Q80 Comparative politics is often disliked by students because􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦􀳦?􀳦.

It is broader
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