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HISTORY TEST

1. The immediate cause of the January 1966 coup d’etat was

 

 

 

 

2. The 1922 Clifford Constitution restricted the franchise to

 

 

 

 

3. Muhammad es Sadek was a 19th century ruler of

 

 

 

 

4. After leaving Oman for East Africa, Sayyid Said established his headquarters in

 

 

 

 

5. A significant effect of the Christian missionary activity in Nigeria was the

 

 

 

 

6. Where was indirect rule practiced before it was introduced to Africa?

 

 

 

 

7. Certain chiefs in Eastern Nigeria were called warrant chiefs because they

 

 

 

 

8. A reason for the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern protectorates of Nigeria in 1914 was

 

 

 

 

9. The white settlers in Southern Africa were known as

 

 

 

 

10. The greatest contribution of the Christian Missionary Society in West Africa was in

 

 

 

 

11. The greatest ruler in the history of Benin Kingdom was

 

 

 

 

12. The indirect rule system of administration meant that the colonialists

 

 

 

 

13. The Queen mother, Magira, played a prominent role in the government of the

 

 

 

 

14. The political party that controlled the Federal Government during the Second Republic in Nigeria was the

 

 

 

 

15. An Ethiopian monarch that committed suicide in a battle field was

 

 

 

 

16. The Yaba Higher College did not meet the aspirations of the nationalists because

 

 

 

 

17. The failure of the Ogiso dynasty in Benin was attributed to

 

 

 

 

18. Which of the following was a part of the Sokoto Caliphate?

 

 

 

 

19. Which of the following countries did the Murtala/Obasanjo regime assist during their struggle for independence?

 

 

 

 

20. The Ogaden war between Ethiopia and Somalia was caused by

 

 

 

 

21. The Nigerian Council established in 1914 was ineffective because it

 

 

 

 

22. Muhammad Ahmad was easily accepted as the Mahdi in the Sudan because

 

 

 

 

23. A major economic activity among the Nupe was

 

 

 

 

24. A major factor that led to the success of the Sokoto jihad was

 

 

 

 

25. The savannah region of Nigeria is characterized by

 

 

 

 

26. The Ekiti Parapo was an alliance against .

 

 

 

 

27. The creation of Mid-Western region in 1963 was through

 

 

 

 

28. A major contribution of Nigeria to ECOWAS is in the area of

 

 

 

 

29. The Oyo Empire collapsed as a result of

 

 

 

 

30. In colonial Nigeria, mining industry was promoted in order to

 

 

 

 

31. The main features of the economy of the forest zone of Nigeria in the eighteenth century were

 

 

 

 

32. A major similarity of the 19th century jihads in West Africa was that

 

 

 

 

33. The colonial government in Nigeria laid more emphasis on the production of export crops because

 

 

 

 

34. Paternalism was a colonial policy adopted by

 

 

 

 

35. Which of the following political parties formed an alliance in the Second Republic?

 

 

 

 

36. Samori Toure is often described as the “African Napoleon” because he

 

 

 

 

37. Two institutions of local government in Nigeria during the colonial period were native courts and

 

 

 

 

38. The Mfecane occured as a result of

 

 

 

 

39. The legendary founder of the Kanuri was

 

 

 

 

40. The main aim of the formation of ECOMOG was to

 

 

 

 

41. The Colony and Protectorate of Lagos was amalgameted with the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria in 1906 to form the

 

 

 

 

42. The spread of Islam between the 11th and 14th centuries in Nigeria was largely due to

 

 

 

 

43. Armed resistance to British rule in Northern Nigeria ended with the conquest of

 

 

 

 

44. In 1887, a plot to depose Kabaka Mwanga was hatched by

 

 

 

 

45. Egypt became the centre of international rivalry because of the

 

 

 

 

46. An outstanding reason for the abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade was

 

 

 

 

47. The political parties that formed the opposition during the First Republic in Nigeria were the

 

 

 

 

48. In post-apartheid South Africa, the main concern of government is to

 

 

 

 

49. The Fashoda incident of 1898 resulted in a rift between

 

 

 

 

50. The Second Republic in Nigeria refers to the period

 

 

 

 


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