Hello and Welcome to SSCE (WAEC and NECO) Practice Tests - History 1. You will attempt 30 randomly generated objective questions for 20 minutes. 2. Don't guess answers. Leave answer blank if not sure. Incorrect answers attracts -1 (negative one) and it is cumulative. 3. If time allowed elapsed, your quiz ends immediately and scores will displayed and ranked. 4. Your performance in each of the question attempted alongside step-by-step solutions to attempted questions will be displayed on the screen at the end of the assessment. 5. Fill the form below and Click on the Next button to Begin Full Name (Surname First): Location: The original nucleus of the Commonwealth of Nations consisted of countries. A. five B. six C. seven D. ten E. twelve A B C D EThe most militant leader of Pan-African movement was A. Dr Azikiwe. B. Dr Kwame Nkrumah. C. Herbert Macaulay. D. Marcus Garvey. E. W.E.B. Dubois. A B C D EA negative effect of the adoption of languages of the colonialists as lingua franca in West Africa is the A. neglect of the local languages. B. stoppage of the teaching of local languages. C. increase in migration of West Africans abroad. D. increase in the number of local language users. A B C DThe following are the significant roles played by the market place in the lives of the various Igbo groups and communities EXCEPT that it A. provided opportunity for cultural diffusion. B. was a deliberative and legislative forum. C. was a forum where slaves are exchanged for goods/commodities. D. was a venue for commercial exchange. E. was an avenue where town crier communicates the community's decision to the people. A B C D EThe education provided by the missionaries focused mainly on A. financial subjects. B. technical subjects. C. science and reading. D. reading and writing A B C DWhich of the following is NOT true of Nigeria's role in AU? A. Contributed troops to Tanzania in 1964 B. Hosted FESTAC in 1977 C. Played a leading role in the fight against apartheid D. Promoted division among African states E. Provision of relief materials to war torn countries A B C D EHistory develops the ability’ in students to A. read and interpret questions correctly. B. have respect for truth and intellectual integrity. C. identify all foreigners in a state. D. know about past leaders only. A B C DTheodore II was crowned emperor of Ethiopia by A. Queen Victoria. B. Sheik Mazru. C. the church. D. the Sultan of Istanbul. E. the Sultan's representative A B C D EThe greatest achievement of man during the late stone age was the A. development of language. B. discovery of agriculture and rearing animals. C. discovery of fire. D. gathering of foods and fruits. E. migration of people from the middle-East. A B C D EThe main cause of the frontier wars was the struggle for A. fishing right. B. freedom. C. gold. D. land. E. voting right A B C D EEmphasis is placed on non-documentary sources of writing African history because A. non-documentary sources come from very old people. B. documentary sources have proved incomplete. C. non-documentary sources tell interesting stories. D. documentary sources are expensive A B C DWith the skills to harness the natural resources and to manipulate his environment during which period man made advances in the following areas EXCEPT in A. agriculture. B. banking and swimming. C. craft. D. tools. E. trade. A B C D EThe first president of Post Apartheid South Africa was A. F.W. de Clerk. B. Nelson Mandela. C. R.W. Botha. D. Thabo Mbeki. E. Walter Sisulu A B C D EIn the 19th century, European nations ended the trans-Atlantic slave trade in Africa for A. diplomatic and romantic reasons. B. economic and humanitarian reasons. C. political and tactical reasons. D. psychological reasons only A B C DAn aim of ECOWAS is to A. fight colonial masters. B. compete with other international organizations. C. eliminate obstacles to trade among member states. D. promote the image of West African countries A B C DThe Congress of British West Africa formed in 1920 had the following as its objectives EXCEPT to A. achieve self government. B. ensure the effective participation of Africans in their own government. C. promote the unity among the British West African countries. D. remove all forms of foreign domination. E. remove the discrimination in the colonial civil service A B C D EWhich of the following Jihad leaders is referred to as the empire-builder? A. Al-Hajj Umar B. Mohammed Bello C. Samori Toure D. Seku Ahmadu E. Usman Dan Fodio A B C D EThe major cause of political instability in West African states after the independence was A. the desire of the ruling party to annihilate the opposition parties. B. lack of ideologies by the political parties. C. low level of literacy among the electorate. D. too many political parties in the state A B C DIslam was brought to West Africa from North Africa by the A. Tijaniyya. B. Berber. C. Almoravids. D. Ahmadiyya A B C DOba Ewuare's son who had been earlier banished from Benin but recalled for enthronement was A. Ezoti. B. Iginua. C. Okpame. D. Olua. E. Owere. A B C D EThe Europeans were welcomed in Buganda by Kabaka Mutesa because he A. preferred a relationship with the Europeans to the Arabs. B. wanted to modernize his kingdom along European models. C. was always in conflict with the Arabs in his kingdom. D. was anxious to find a powerful ally against Egyptian imperialism. E. was in favour of Christianity other than Islam. A B C D EA common feature of politics in West African states after the independence was A. free and fair election. B. good campaign rallies. C. electoral violence. D. peaceful and smooth transition A B C DThe idea that precipitated the formation of Organization of African Unity (OAU) was A. Globalization. B. Imperialism. C. Pan-Africanism. D. Pan-Americanism A B C DThe political and military head of Buganda in the nineteenth century was the A. Balangira. B. Bataka. C. Kabaka. D. Katikoro. E. Mutaka A B C D EThe following were the issues that led to the annexation of Lagos by the British in 1861 EXCEPT the A. activities of slave dealers. B. controversy over the kingship of Lagos. C. desire of British colonial government to extend their influence to the interior. D. desire of the British government to treat Lagosians as fast class citizens. E. refusal of chiefs to participate in legitimate trade. A B C D EMai Ngileruma's decision to build his capital at Birnin Kafela near El-Kanemi's base suggests that he wanted to A. consolidate his empire on El-Kanemi's advice. B. depend on El-Kanemi for the defence of Borno. C. drive El-Kanemi away from Borno D. exploit the agricultural gains in Birnin Kafela. E. place his army under the leadership of El-Kanemi. A B C D EIn order to entrench themselves in power, some West African leaders began to A. supply the needs of the people. B. use repressive measures. C. acquire many landed property. D. wear attractive and presentable clothes A B C DA major result of French Assimilation policy in West Africa was the A. agitation for independence by the West African states. B. increased support of the West Africans for French rule. C. close economic connection between the West African colonies and France. D. establishment of the office of warrant chiefs in West African states A B C DLiberia was founded to serve as a place of settlement for freed slaves from A. Britain. B. Portugal. C. United States. D. Cuba. A B C DNok culture was discovered in ______ Africa. A. Central B. East C. North D. South E. West A B C D E31 out of 30Are you ready to submit? 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