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: Mai 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.ABCDEThe political and military head of Buganda in the nineteenth century was the A. Balangira. B. Bataka. C. Kabaka. D. Katikoro. E. MutakaABCDEThe Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 was mainly to A. decide on how to share Africa among European nations. B. find ways of appeasing African leaders. C. find ways of appeasing American leaders. D. give Germany the mandate to rule Africa. E. persuade France to abandon her interest in Nigeria.ABCDEWhich of the following groups of sources of history is non-documentary? A. Linguistics. oral tradition and Newspapers B. Diaries, Archaeology and Oral tradition C. Linguistics, Oral tradition and Archaeology D. Archaeology Linguistics and LettersABCDAn important reason for the abolition of the slave trade was because A. Europeans had enough slaves. B. slaves were no longer efficient C. of the effects of the Industrial Revolution. D. slaves pleaded for freedomABCDWhich of the following Ethiopian emperors was referred to as "The Messiah"? A. Haile Sellasie B. Menelik II C. Ras Tafari D. Theodore E. Yohannes IVABCDEA number of wars made for easy interactions among various groups in the following ways, EXCEPT the fact that A. agreement ended wars. B. captives spread new ideas to the society. C. search for firearms enhanced cooperation among states. D. states incorporated others. E. states without formidable army were easily conquered.ABCDEThe main reason for the signing of the Berlin Act of 1885 by the European countries was to A. stop the slave trade. B. promote agriculture in West Africa. C. regulate the rush for West African colonies. D. give independence to the West AfricansABCDThe most efficient means the Christian Missionaries used in the 19th century to spread Christianity in West Africa was A. building of roads. B. promotion of agriculture. C. setting up of schools. D. advising local chiefsABCDIn 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 onlyABCDThe Europeans were able to impose their rule on West Africans because A. they had a better system of administration. B. of their sophisticated weapons. C. the people loved the Europeans administrators. D. the people were uncivilizedABCDThe first executive president of Nigeria is/was A. Alhaji Shehu Shagari. B. Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe. C. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. D. Olusegun Obasanjo. E. Tafawa BalewaABCDEA 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 transitionABCDThe use of African slaves to save the Indians from extinction in the Americas was recommended by A. Emperor Charles V of Spain. B. Bartholomew de las Casas. C. Isabel de Sosa. D. The British crown.ABCDThe following policies of Sayyid Said aimed at improving the economy of Zanzibar EXCEPT the A. employment of the services of Indian financial experts. B. encouragement given to the production of cloves. C. introduction of heavy import duties throughout Zanzibar. D. removal of obstacles to free flow of trade. E. unification of import and other custom duties.ABCDELack of solidarity within the AU and ECOWAS is caused by the fear A. of being colonized by Nigeria. B. of dominance of the richer countries over the poorer countries. C. that the richer countries would enslave the poorer ones. D. that the richer countries would in turn colonize the poorer ones. E. that the secretariats would not be sited in capitals of the poorer countries.ABCDEThe Saifawa dynasty came to an end after about a thousand years with the last Mai being A. Ahmed. B. Al-Amin. C. Dunama D. Ibrahim. E. Mohammed NgilerumaABCDEWhile asking for loans from the Europeans, West African leaders often failed to realise that A. they did not have collateral. B. many citizens did not need the money. C. Europeans could use such loans to control them. D. Europeans could easily give them a waiver.ABCDThe following are impacts of western education in Nigeria EXCEPT that it A. brought Nigerians of different background and culture together. B. created a literate group. C. led to the emergence of working class. D. promoted communication among Nigerians. E. raised standard of living of NigeriansABCDEWhich of the following is NOT a cause of poverty in Nigeria? A. Corruption B. High level unemployment C. Inequality in distribution of income D. Low illiteracy level E. Low productive levelABCDEEmphasis 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 expensiveABCDNok culture was discovered in ______ Africa. A. Central B. East C. North D. South E. WestABCDEWhich of the following is NOT a factor for the scramble and partition of Africa? A. National prestige B. Need for market C. Search for raw materials D. To promote slave trade E. To spread ChristianityABCDEThe major determinant of occupational specialization in pre-colonial Nigeria was the A. attitudes of the apprentice towards the master trainer. B. availability of raw materials. C. exposure to the job skills. D. length of training as apprenticeship. E. worth and value attached to the job by the community.ABCDEThe most effective method that the British used to suppress the slave trade was the A. declaration of war on some European nations. B. mobilization of its navy to patrol the high seas. C. mobilization of African warriors against it. D. declaration of war on some African kingdoms.ABCDWhich of the following was NOT involved in Southern Africa history? A. Arabs B. Bantus C. Bushmen D. Europeans E. HottentotsABCDEAn important achievement of the Berlin Conference of 1884-85 was the A. allocation of West African resources to Europeans. B. aversion of an open warfare among the Europeans. C. outlining of the duties of European imperialists in their territories. D. decision of the Africans to choose the European power that would rule themABCDThe education provided by the missionaries focused mainly on A. financial subjects. B. technical subjects. C. science and reading. D. reading and writingABCDTheodore 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 representativeABCDEAt times, the military take over power not because the government is corrupt but because A. civilians invited them as a result of their incapacitation. B. the coup plotters wanted to pave the way for their friends during the next election. C. the coup plotters wanted to satisfy their personal ambition and greed. D. the military wanted a military state. E. the military wanted to exercise their professionalismABCDE31 out of 30Are you ready to submit? You have enough time to attempt skipped questions and review your answers by clicking the Previous Button, else click the Submit Quiz button to see your results! Wilson scores (-5) out of 30 Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Categories: Practice Tests (FREE Access) Tags: SSCE (WAEC and NECO) Practice Tests - History 0 Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.