PUL244 TMA

 

Q1 The requirement of leave in a fundamental right enforcement procedure rules has been abolished.
True
untrue
False
None of the options

Q2 Which of the following is an equitable injunction
Certiorarai
Prohibition
Prohibition
injunction

Q3 One major factor that influenced the decree 1 of 1966 is the:
Desperate attempt to maintain a stranglehold on power at all cost
Desperate attempt to ensure Nigeria remains one indivisible entity
Desperate attempt to ensure the military had total control
General desperation by senior military officers

Q4 A state of martial law permits the Federal Military Government to:
Apply military law in the governance of a state
declare a state of War
Suspend both Civil & Military laws within the nation and dictate for itself as it goes about the business of governance
none of the options

Q5 The S.M.C had the authority to appoint:
The Head of state
The Chief of Army Staff, The Chief of Air staff, The Chief of Navy staff
The General Officer’s Commanding the 4 divisions
All of the above

Q6 The functions of government under the military regime of 1984 were_______ and divided into ____ parts.
Undefined & remained with one body
theorectically defined & divided into 3
undefined & divided into 4
Clearly defined & divided into 4

Q7 The president of the Customary Court of Appeal of a state maybe removed by:
The Advisory Judiciary Committee
The Council of Legal Education
The Judiciary Commission
none of the above

Q8 The composition of the advisory Judiciary Committee included _________ appointed on a ________ rotational basis by the SMC.
The President of the Court of Appeal/ bi -annual basis
The President of the Revenue Court /on a two yearly basis
The Grand Khadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal/on a yearly basis
The Solicitor General

Q9 S. 256 of the 1979 Constitution was changed by decree 1, 1984 Constitution
Yes
No
Only partially true
none of the options

Q10 The Military Governor was by the provision of Decree 1 1996 equated to the:
The State /Region
The government of the state/region
Paramount ruler of the state /region
None of the above

Q11 Under the Gowon Administration with respect to the Govenors, there was effective seperation of powers, this statement is:
True in its entirety
false in its entirety
Partially True
none of the options

Q12 The Chief of staff S.M.C was to precide over any meeting of the Federal Executive Council where the Head of the Federal Military government was absent
True in its entirety
false in its entirety
partially true.
None of the above

Q13 Decree No.1 of 1984 confers the powers vested in the National Assembly on the:
Supreme Military Council
National Council of states
Federal Executive Council
All of the above

Q14 The National Council of states were to consider Constitutional matters in so far as it affected the state
True in its entirety
False in its entirety
Partially true
none of the above

Q15 A member of the S.M.C shall unless the Council otherwise directs vacate his office as a member if he ceases to be a holder of any office by virtue of which he was appointed a member under the Gowon regeime? This statement is :
True in its entirety
False in its entirety
partially true
none of the options

Q16 A perculiarity between the Decree 1 of 1966 & that of 1984 with respect to the govenors is that: I. They were excluded from the Supreme Military Council(S.M.C), II. They were to channel their problems in the state through the Chief of staff, Supreme Head Quarters, III. The four G.O.C’s were included in the Supreme Military Council, IV. The Chief of Army staff, Chief of Air staff & The Chief of Navy staff were excluded from the Federal Executive Council
I II III & IV
I II & III
I & II
I III & IV

Q17 The National Council of states consisted:
The Head of state
The Chief of Army Staff
The Military governors of the state
all of the above.

Q18 The remedy which is relevant to secure judicial enforcement of public order is referred to as
Certiorarai
Prohibition
Mandamus
Injunction

Q19 Which Court has the original jurisdiction to determine dispute between the federal government and the states
Court of Appeal
High Court
National Industrial Court
Supreme court

Q20 The legislature at the State level is ___________
Bicameral
Unicameral
Is the Council of Chiefs
none of the options

Q21 In _______________it was held that citizenship is no less a fundamental right , and cannot be tempered with without the acquiescence of the person claiming it.
A. G. Lagos State V A. G Federation
Amadi V FRN
Afroyin Rusk
Agbakoba V SSS

Q22 In _______________it was held that citizenship cannot be shifted, cancelled or diluted at the will of a federal , state or any other governmental unit
A. G. Lagos State V A. G Federation
Amadi V FRN
Afroyin Rusk
None of the options

Q23 The outcome of the 1994 Constitutional conference was?
1995 draft Constitution
The 1999 Constitution
The 2001 Constitution
The agitation for the soverign national conference

Q24 A perculiarity of the 1989 Constitution was that?
It was never drafted
It was never printed
It was circulated
It was not promulgated into law

Q25 The Constitution after the 1979 Constitution was enacted by
The Military government of Nigeria
General Muhammadu
General Tunde Idiagbon
General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaingida

Q26 In Traditional Rulership,the opening of the calabash was a form of
Unconstitutionality within the Traditional Nigerian setting
Acting as a check & Balance on Monachical authority
An Act of Supreme soverignty
None of the above

Q27 The ___________________Constitution had the effect of ____________________ the Nigeria indepence act
1963 & repealing
Richard Constitution & Revoking
1966 & enforcing certain provisions of the
None of the above

Q28 S.63(3) of the 1960 Constitution dealt with?
Residual matters
Matters to be ajudicated upon
Defining an emergency
None of the above

Q29 Provision 107 of the 1960 Constitution conferrred on the Federal ___________the right to exercise _____________________ in an
Council & Judiciary powes
Council & legislative powers
Parliament & legislative powers
None of the above

Q30 The following legislation but one were law in applicable to the protectorate of Nigeria in 1900
The Supreme Court ordinance 1963
The Southern Nigeria order in Council 1899
The Northern Nigeria order in Council 1899
The protectorate order in council 1899

Q31 Can Weyinmi enforce his rights to free primary education against his state government________ because__________________?
Yes, the Constitution provides for it
No, though the Constitution provides for it that section is injusticiable
No, those are private family matters for which actions cannot be maintained
none of the options

Q32 There was total dependence on the Imperial Parliament, when the British Crown acquired Lagos by treaty of cessation
True
false in its entirety
partially true
none of the options

Q33 The preindependence period maybe broken into ________ number of phases
One
Two
Three
Four

Q34 Colonial rule commenced in ________ and terminated in _________
1900 & 1960
1859 & 1962
1851 & 1960
1861 & 1960

Q35 Which constitution formally introduced federalism in Nigeria
1963 constitution
1979 constitution
1951 constitution
1946 constitution

Q36 Which of the following Constitution introduced a quasi- federal structure in Nigeria.
1963 constitution
1979 constitution
1951 constitution
1946 constitution

Q37 S220 of the 1995 draft constitution provided for?
A dual party system in the federation
A multiparty system within the Federation
A unitary system of governance
None of the above

Q38 In ________________it was held that fundamental right is an undoubted inalienable right which corresponds to jus naturale
Asemota V Yesufu
Shugaba V Minister of Internal Affairs
Afroyin Rusk
Sokoto State Govt V KAMDEX

Q39 In_________________ it was held that the applicant could claim Nigeria citizenship as a kanuri
Lasis V Registrar
Shugaba V Minister of Internal Affairs
A. G. Kano State V A. G. Federation
Sokoto State Govt V KAMDEX

Q40 In ________________ it was held that before indepence there was no Nigeria as such but a colony and protectorate of Nigeria.
Lasis V Registrar
Amadi V FRN
Afroyin Rusk
Agbakoba V SSS

Q41 An unlawfull physical restraint is a violation of ____________
Right to life
right to liberty
Freedom from discrimination
None of the options

Q42 The Federal revenue and expenditure as prepared at the instance of the President must be laid before the National assembly at:
The beginning of each year
At the end of each fiscal year
In the second quarter of the year
At anytime during the year

Q43 The President refuses to accent to a bill passed by the Senate, one month and one week have passed. The next line of action is:
To lobby members of the House to see the Presidents point of view
To lobby the President to see the members point of view
For the bill to return to the National Assembly for re-presentation.
None of the options

Q44 The life span of the Legislature under any circumstance is a maximum of:
6 years
3years plus 1 year for elections
4 years and6months
4years

Q45 The decision of Mr. X ran for the position of senator whilst he was still the head of NDDC he won and was sworn in Mr.Y who contested and lost challenges the legality of his senatorship in Court. He is likely to:
Lose his position to Mr. Y
Be recalled by his party
Contest right back
Be asked to step down as Senator

Q46 Olumide is the A.D. Senator representing Esan West, having discovered he was in the minority & his policies were not going through he decides to join PDP to push his policies through for the benefit of his constituency. His actions will result in:
His dismissal from the House
His dismissal from the party
Possible loss of his right to be amember of the house
His procecution

Q47 Where a Constituency alleges loss of confidence in the prescribed manner of any member elected to represent them:
He may be recalled from the House
He may be summoned before the National Assembly to defend himself
His election maybe nullified at the court of appeal
None of the options

Q48 S82 of the Constitution authorises the National Assembly to summon any person in Nigeria to give evidence of any type as they may deem fit:
At the National Assembly premises only
At a Court of law only
At any time
All of the options

Q49 None??s theory was that:
Every individual invested with power was bound to be corrupt
Man�??s nature was essentially autocratic
The potential for abuse of power existed in every individual so vested
abuse of office was a reality of mankind.

Q50 A risk manager appointed by the Federal government should submit his report to:
National Assembly
The Criminal Investigation department
The ICPC
Is not under obligation to submit to any of the above listed

Q51 S80 of the Constitution deals with:
The features of the appropriation bill
Appointment of the Auditor-General of the Federation
Appointment of a Federal government risk manager
None of the option

Q52 The salaries and recurrent expenditure of Judicial officers is a matter for:
Determination by the Judicial Council
Matter for determination by the National House of Assembly
The consolidated revenue fund
All of the options

Q53 Where the President has been impeached from office he:
May not be voted back into office
Is not entitled to run for any other public office
May not be entitled to gratuity/pensions
A&C

Q54 The salaries of the National Population Commission are fixed by:
National Assembly
The Senate
The Presidential Committee on appropriation
All of the options.

Q55 All urgent & unforeseen need for expenditure for which there is no provision is met by the:
National Assembly
The Contingency fund as authorised by the National Assembly and authorised by the President
The President & his cabinet of ministers
None of the options

Q56 Where there’s need for expenditure before the appropriate document is passed, the ________ may approve the withdrawal of money from the _____________
President, National Emergency Fund
The National Assembly, the emergency fund
The Head of the Senate, the consolidated revenue fund
The President, the consolidated revenue fund

Q57 Which of the following is a violation of the right to the dignity of the human person in Nigeria ______________
Bounded Labou
religious intolerance
Death Penalty
Delay in the Judicial Process

Q58 Which of the following is an exception to the right to life in Nigeria______________
Abortion
Death penalty
Euthanasia
Attempted suicide

Q59 In which case was it decided that the Diretcive Principles of State Policy in Chapter 11 of the 1979 and 1999 Constitutions have to conform to and run as subsidiary to the Fundamental Rights under Chapter 1v of the same Constitution
Bello V A. G. Oyo State
Garba V University of Maiduguri
A. G. Lagos V A. G Federation
Okogie V A. G. Lagos State

Q60 The identification of the ultimate objectives of the nation and the paths which leads to those objectives are known as ______________
Fundamental Rights
Parliamentary supremacy
Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of State Polic
None of the options

Q61 The principle that Parliament has absolute authority to issue orders and enact laws that are binding on every person within the area of the jurisdiction is called__________
Separation of powers
Rule of law
checks and balances
Parliamentary sovereignty

Q62 The implication of the abolishment of the Oliver Cromwell instrument of government after the reinstatement of the monarchy was:
The supremacy of the people over the instrumen
, The supremacy of the monarchy over the instrument
The supremacy of the unwritten rule over the written
None of the options.

Q63 The Supreme Court will only depart from its decisions if: I. on account of a broad issue of justice; II.policy III.a question of legal principle such that the retention of the decision would amount to a perpetuation of injustice .
I, II &III are met
II & III are met
III is met
II is met

Q64 In civil proceedings appeal to the Supreme Court maybe experienced at the instance of:
The Judge
The Plaintiff
The defendant
Any party to the matter with leave of the Court

Q65 An appeal to the Supreme Court lies of right in all but one of the following circumstances: I.where the ground of Appeal involves a question of law alone, decisions in any civil or criminal proceedings before the Court of Appeal; II.decisions in any civi
I, II &III are met
II & III are met
III is met
II is met

Q66 The abolision of the instrument of government in ___________ signaled the end of a formal document which acted as a constitution for the U.K.
1657
1653
1660
1673

Q67 In accordance with the provisions of S213(b)&(c) of the 1979 Constitution and 233(2)(b)&(c) of the 1999 Constitution the Supreme court is duly constituted if there are__________ Justices are seated.
3
5
7
11

Q68 The following are synonymous with respect to the Appeal Court: I.The final decision in any civil /criminal proceedings before the High Court sitting at first instance maybe appealed; II.Where a matter involves interpretation/application of the Constitutio
I, II &III
II & III
III
None of the above

Q69 The existence of appellate jurisdiction is entirely statutory: This statement is:
True in its entirety
False in its entirety
Partially True
None of the above

Q70 In Jaamal Steel Structures ltd V A. C. B ltd, Supreme Court held that the lower Court had to ________________because it lacked Jurisdiction.
Give Judgement for the respondent
Give judgement for the plaintiff
Overrule its decision
None of the above

Q71 One particular feature of the 1979 & 1999 Constitution is that it
Solidified the need for the Federal system of government
Completely removed the possibilities of the legality of military coup-detarts
united the heads of state & heads of government
None of the options

Q72 S288 of the 1979 Constitution and 249 of the 1999 Constitution makes provision for:
Appointment of Supreme Court Judges
Appointment of High Court Judges
Appointment of Court of Appeal Judges
Creation of the Federal High Court and appointment of its Judges

Q73 Where a Court of Appeal gives a decision per incuriam, it must:
Stand by the decision
May refuse to follow the decision
A & B
All of the above

Q74 Under the colony and protectorate of Nigeria
the Crown reigned supreme
supreme court reigned supreme
the executive reigned supreme
the Queen-in-parliament reigned supreme.

Q75 . It is a common saying that a written Constitution is:
Static
moribund
vegetarian
organic

Q76 An appeal does not lie in a matter for dissolution/ nullity of marriage in respect of a party who did not/or has not appealed the decree nisi:
True in its entirety
False in its entirety
Partially True
None of the above

Q77 Parliamentary sovereignty does not operate in Nigeria. What operates is__________________
Ministerial Responsibility
Federal Executive Council
Congressional system
Constitutional Sovereignty

Q78 The principle that all the Ministers are collectively responsible to the elected parliament for the general policy of the administration is known as
Ministerial Responsibility
Federal Executive Council
Council of State
Communist system

Q79 Parliamentary supremacy is a feature of which type of government.
Presidential system
Parliamentary system
Socialist system
Communist system

Q80 Parliamentary sovereignty is also referred to as __________________
Legislative supremacy
Delegated Legislation
Separation of Powers
Rule of Law

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