Mass Communication Pass Questions

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Government

Question 1

The judicial order requiring a detained person to be brought before a judge is the writ of

Options

  1. A) Habeas corpus
  2. B) Mandamus
  3. C) Prohibition
  4. D) Certiorari

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

The judicial order requiring a detained person to be brought before a judge is the writ of Habeas corpus.

Question 2

A political party can contest and win a widely accepted election if it has

Options

  1. A) the ability to rig election
  2. B) intolerant attitude to oppositions
  3. C) a broad-based membership
  4. D) the support of very wealthy politicians

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

A political party can contest and win a widely accepted election if it has a broad-based membership.

Question 3

Political parties aim at all the following except

Options

  1. A) contesting elections
  2. B) forming a government
  3. C) organizing general elections
  4. D) educating the electorate politically

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

It is the duty of the electoral commission to organize elections.

Question 4

Which of the following is not a means through which political parties reach the populace?

Options

  1. A) Posters
  2. B) newspapers
  3. C) schools
  4. D) the internet

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Because in schools there are mostly underaged minors who are not allowed to vote.

Question 5

An association whose ultimate aim is to influence government policies is known as

Options

  1. A) civil service
  2. B) pressure group
  3. C) political party
  4. D) public corporation

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

Because they influence government policies for the benefit of their members while political party aims at acquiring governmental power.
Civil service are services rendered by the public for the benefit of the masses while public corporations are organization established by the government for the benefit of the public

Explanation provided by Precious Chibuzor

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Question 6

Membership of pressure groups is usually limited because they

Options

  1. A) pursue specific and narrow objectives
  2. B) promote other people’s interests
  3. C) do not have dynamic leadership
  4. D) promote the interest of the government

The correct answer is A.

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