PUL443 TMA

Q1 The central legislatve body in Nigeria is called the –
the National Assembly
the Parliament
all the options
None of the above

Q2 Which section of the Constitution vests power of law making in the legislature
S. 2
S. 4
S.20
none of the options

Q3 Which arm of government has the power to make law for the peace, order and good government of the state
The Parliament
The Executive
all the options
None of the options above

Q4 Parliamentary supremacy fits perfectly into the legal theory of John Austin
false
partly true
true
All of the options

Q5 Which of the following countries practices parliamentary supremacy
Nigeria
United States
United Kingdom
none of the options above

Q6 Parliamentary supremacy means that the parliament is superior to the executive and the judiciary
true
partly true
all the options
none of the options

Q7 Parliamentary supremacy means that the parliament is supreme
true
partly true
false
None of the options

Q8 Which of the following has the powe to remove the President
the National Assembly
the judiciary
the Federal Executive council
none of the options

Q9 Which of the following is one of the major functions of the legislature
Interpretative functions
oversight functions
implementation of policies
None of the options

Q10 Administrative agencies cannot exceed the scope of authority granted to them by the ational Assembly
false
true
partly true
All the options

Q11 The National Assembly has the power to delegate some of its law making powers to administrative agencies
false
partly true
true
All the options

Q12 The legislative powers of Nigeria are shared mainly betweeen the Federal government and the state governments
true
partly true
false
All the options

Q13 Nigeria has a unicameral legislature at the state level
false
true
partly true
none of the options

Q14 In the United Kingdom the central legislatuture is referred to as the Parliament
true
false
all the options
none of the optionsCriminal Law

Q15 Nigeria’s National Assembly is made up of the Senate and the House Representatives
true
partly true
false
All of the above

Q16 In Nigeria the power of law making at te state level is vested on the House of Assembly.
true
partly true
false
All the options

Q17 Nigeria has a bicameral legislature at the centre
false
partly true
true
None of the optionsabove

Q18 The British parliament although supreme but is subject to its international obligations
true
false
partly true
None of the options

Q19 A legislature can neither bind itself nor its successors
false
true
partly true
none of the options

Q20 Collective responsibility is the feature of which type of government
Parliamentary system
Presidential system
Federal system
None of the above

Q21 Britain operates a writen constitution
false
partly true
true
All the options

Q22 Nigeria has an unwritten constitution
true
partly true
false
All the options

Q23 The law which governs the relationship between governmental actors on the one and the citizens on the other is referred to as-
Administrative Law
Public Law
Constitution
none of the options

Q24 Fundamental Human rights provisions of the 1999 Consitution is to be found In which part of the Constitution
Chaper IV
Chapter 11
Chapter 111
none of the optionsCriminal Law

Q25 Respect for the human rights of citizens is in consonance with the rule of law
true
partly true
false
All of the above

Q26 Disobedience to court decisions is anthetica lto rule of law
true
partly true
false
All the options

Q27 Dicey contends that the source of fundamental human rights is the ordinary law of the land and not as a result of constitutional guarantee
false
partly true
true
None of the optionsabove

Q28 The grundnorm can be changed by extra legal means.
true
false
partly true
None of the options

Q29 If the Constitution is the grundnorm, it means that the ational Assembly cannot amend the Constitution
false
true
partly true
none of the options

Q30 Which of the folowing formally formulated the theory of norms.
Locke
Montesqiue
Hobbes
None of the above

Q31 In formulating the rule of law, Dicey was influenced by the practice of specialized courts in France
true
false
all the options
None of the above

Q32 Equality before the law is an aspect of rule of law
false
true
all the options
none of the options

Q33 According to Dicey, the first meaning of rule of law is the pedominance of law over discretionary power
true
false
all the options
None of the options above

Q34 The grundnorm validates every other norm within the normative system
false
partly true
true
All of the options

Q35 In Amaechi v INEC which of the following was regarded as Nigeria’s grundnorm
The people
The Constitution
The National Assembly
none of the options above

Q36 Which aspect of the 1999 contitution is non justiciable
Chaper IV
Chapter 11
all the options
none of the options

Q37 Supremacy of the constitution signifies the rule of law contrary to the rule of man
true
partly true
false
None of the options

Q38 Constitutional supremacy implies the predominance and rulership of the Constitution
true
partly true
false
none of the options

Q39 Convenience of reference is an advantage unwritten constitution has over written constitution
true
false
partly true
None of the options

Q40 A written constitution has the advantage of accessibility over the unwritten constitution
false
true
partly true
All the options

Q41 Which of the following arms of government are fused under Millitary rule
Executive and the Judiciary
Legislature and the Judiciary
Legislature and the Executive
All the options

Q42 Which sections of Nigeri’s 1999 Contitution provide for separation of powers
Ss. 4-6
Ss. 14-18(5)
Ss. 150-155
none of the options

Q43 Which provision of the constitution provides for the resignation of a member of the legislature appointed as Miister
S.147(4)
S. 148(5)
S. 150
none of the optionsCriminal Law

Q44 The constitutional provision that demands that a member of the legislature appointed as Miniter should resign his position is incoomformity with which princple.
rule of law
separation of powers
constitutionalism
All of the above

Q45 The doctrine of separation of powers was first articulated by whichof the following person
Thomas Hobbes
Russel
Karl Marx
Montesquiue

Q46 Whenever an arm of government exceeds its powers the courts will declare the exercise of power as-
prohibtion
mandamus
ultravires
None of the optionsabove

Q47 Which of the following agencies was not created by the Constitution.
Federal Character Commission
Federal Civil Service Commission
Economic and Financial Crimes Commison
None of the options above

Q48 Which of the following agencies is a statutry agency.
Independent Corrupt Practices Commission
Independent NationalElectoral Commssion
Federal Character Commission
Code of Conduct Bureau

Q49 The King himself ought not to be subject to man, but subject to God and to the law, because the law makes him King.? This quotation is attributed to who
Locke
Montesqiue
Hobbes
None of the above

Q50 The concept that one arm of govrnment should not exercise the functions o other arms of overnment is referred as-
rule of law
separation of powers
constitutionalism
None of the above

Q51 Rule of law means everything must be done accoding to the Law
False
True
partly true
none of the options

Q52 Which of these is not part of Diceyan rule of law
equality
regular laws
basic rights
None of the options

Q53 The doctrine of rule of law was was first articulated by which of the following person
Locke
Montesqiue
Dicey
All of the options

Q54 separation of powers is not applicable to Millitar Administations
False
True
partly true
none of the options above

Q55 Separation of powers is not applicable to Administative Law
False
True
partly true
none of the options

Q56 The strict application of the doctrine of separation of powers willlead to governmentl collapse
True
partly true
False
None of the options

Q57 Under th Parliamentary system of government, separation of powers is not applicale between the excutive and the legislature
True
partly true
False
none of the options

Q58 Which Section of Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution empowers the National Assembly to approve treaties made by the Executive
Section 23
Section 12
Section 25
None of the options

Q59 Which Sections of Nigeria’s 1999 Contitution provide for the National Assemble’s oversight functions oer the Executive on financial mattersseparation of powers
Ss. 44-56
Ss. 14-18(5)
None of the optionsabove
Ss. 88 and 143

Q60 What is the underlying reason for Separation of Powers
Grant more powes to the Judiciary
strengthene the legislatue
prevent arbitrariness
All the options

Q61 Coonstitutional Law and Administrative law are about power and accountabilty
False
partly true
all the options
1

Q62 __________________operates at the level of generality
Costitutional Law
Administrative Law
Evidence
Criminal Law

Q63 ________________is regarded as the grundnorm of the state
Evidence
Criminal Law
Statutes
Constitution

Q64 Administrative process is closer to the grassroots than the legislative or judicial process.
partly true
false
True
All of the above

Q65 In civil law jurisdictions separate courts handle public and private matters
partly true
false
1
None of the above

Q66 ______________regulates the relationship between the three arms of government
Aministrative Law
Constitutional Law
Evidence
Criminal Law

Q67 Administrative Law Law deals with the intercourse between the governmental Institutions and the private individual is called.
1
false
partly true
None of the above

Q68 The Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court is under the disciplinary control of _____
Federal Character Commission
Code of Conduct bureau
Federal Civil Service Commission
Federal Judicial Service Commission.

Q69 The Federal Agency responsible for receiving assets declaration by public officers
Federal Character Commission
Code of Conduct bureau
Federal Civil Service Commission
None of the above

Q70 One of the disadvantages od administrative law in common law jurisdictions is that judges may not be versed enough in that area to efficiently dispose matters
False
true
partly true
None of the above

Q71 Administrative Law focuses more on issues of remedies and procedures than on substantive law
True
false
All of the above
None of the above

Q72 Section_____________ of the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 vests executive powers on the executive arm of government.
Section 5
Section 10
Section 4
All of the above

Q73 Which of the following is not created by Section 153 (1) of the 1999 Nigeria Constitution
Federal Character Commission
Code of Conduct bureau
Federal Civil Service Commission
All of the options

Q74 ______________ cannot create an agency
the Constitution
Statute
the Court
All of the above

Q75 Exercise of discretion in public administration falls withn the purview of which area of law
Constitutional law
Administrative Law
Evidence
Stautes

Q76 Delegation of power is within ______________area of public law
Constitutional law
Administrative Law
Evidence
None of the above

Q77 ____________has the power to appoint persons to offices in the Federal Civil Servicereceive assets declaration by public officers
Federal Character Commission
Code of Conduct bureau
Federal Civil Service Commission
None of the above

Q78 Tte same governmental machinary are used in implementing Constitutional and Administrative processes
False
true
partly true
None of the optionsabove

Q79 Constitutional Law and Administrative law relate to private relationships.
False
true
None of the optionsabove
All of the options

Q80 Which of the following codifies Fundamental human rights?
Administrative Law
Criminal Law
Evidence
Constitutional Law

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