CURRENT AFFAIRS SAMPLE EXAMS PAST QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
The Current Affairs sample exams past questions and answers below will help you prepare ahead for your Aptitude test.
- How many ethnic groups do we have in Nigeria?
Answer: 250 ethnic groups
- Who is the current chief of justices of Nigeria?
Answer: Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad
- In Nigeria, democracy day is now celebrated on.
Answer: June 12
- Which is the most populated country in the world?
Answer: China, with 1.4 billion residents
- Who was the first Nigerian female psychiatrist?
Answer: Dr. Bertha Johnson
- Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police is?
Answer: Adamu Mohammed
- Which is the second largest continent in the world?
Answer: Africa, coming after A Louis Edet sia
- The hottest region in the world is called?
Answer: The Sahara Desert
- Who is the current chairman of ECOWAS?
Answer: President Muhama don Issoufou of Niger Republic
- Which African country first gained independence?
Answer: Liberia in 1847
- Who is Nigeria’s current speaker of House of Representatives?
Answer: Femi Gbajabiamila
- Who was the first writer of English Dictionary in the world?
Answer: Mr. Samuel Johnson
- Who is Nigeria’s Minister of Power?
Answer: Sale Mamman from Taraba State
- Who was the first President of Nigeria?
Answer: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Oct. 1st, 1960 – Jan. 15th, 1966
- Blue in the Nigerian Police flag represents?
Answer: Love, loyalty and unity
- The separation of powers simply means.
Answer: Checks and Balances
- What is a 70 years anniversary called?
- What does the acronym ICAO stand for?
Answer: International Civil Aviation Organisation
- Who was Nigeria’s first inspector General of Police?
Answer: Mr. C. W. Duncan, 1930 – 1935
- Who is the current Sultan of Sokoto caliphate?
Answer: Muhammadu Salad Abubakar
- Who is the current Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria?
Answer: Godwin Emefiele
- Who is Nigeria’s Minister of Education?
Answer: Adamu Adamu from Bauchi State
- What does the acronym ECOMOG means?
Answer: Economic Community Monitoring Group
- Which is the highest mountain in Africa?
Answer: Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
- Who created the Nigerian Council?
Answer: Frederick Lugard
- What country does Nigeria share borders within the West?
Answer: Republic of Benin
- Who is the current Senate President of Nigeria?
Answer: Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan
- Which continent is the smallest in the world?
- What agency is the Economic Commission for Africa part of?
Answer: UNO (United Nations Organisation)
- What region was created by the facilitation of the NCNC?
Answer: Mid-West Region
- For what reason was Nigeria suspended from the Commonwealth in 1995?
Answer: Political Reasons
- Who was the first Senate President of Nigeria?
Answer: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
- Who was the first governor-general of colonial Nigeria?
Answer: Lord Lugard
- People who live by selling labour in the Marxist theory are called?
- Who formed the first political party in Nigeria?
Answer: Herbert Macaulay
- What was the first political party in Nigeria?
Answer: Nigerian National Democratic Party (NNDP)
- When was paper currency introduced in Nigeria?
- How many Local Government Areas are in Nigeria?
- Which state in Nigeria has the largest number of Local Government Areas?
Answer: Kano State with 44 LGAs.
- What does the term MDGs stands for?
Answer: Millennium Development Goals
- When did the Federal Military Government abolish the four regions?
- When was Nigeria Police Force (NPF) established?
- Who is the present Chief of Defense Staff?
ANSWER: Major Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin
- What is the full meaning of NPF?
ASWER: Nigeria Police Force
- When did Nigeria got her independence?
ANSWER: 1 October 1960
- Name the government agencies that supervise the affairs of Nigeria police force?
i). The Police service Commision(PSC) ( ii). Ministry of police affairs (iii). The Nigeria police council(NPC)
- When did Nigeria become a Republic?
ANSWER: 1 October 1963
- What year did Nigeria civil war started and ended?
ANSWER: Started 1967 and ended 15th January 1970
- Who was the first Executive president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria?
ANSWER: Alh. Shehu Shagari
- Which year was Nigeria flag designed and who designed it?
ASWER: Nigeria flag was designed by Mr. Taiwo Akinkumi in 1959
- What is the Current population of Nigeria?
ANSWER: 183 to 200 million
- Which of the following is the Present chief of Air Staff?
ANSWER: Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubak
- What is the full meaning of NDA?
ASWER: Nigeria Defense Academy
- What is the full Meaning of NAF?
ANSWER: Nigeria Air force
- The last colonial governor general of Nigeria is?
ASWER: James Robertson
- Who was the first military president of Nigeria?
ANSWER: Ibrahim Babangida
- What system of government does Nigeria practice?
- The Northern and Southern protectorate was amalgamated in?
- Who is the first Nigeria air force female pilot?
ASWER: Cadet Blessing Liman
- 100) The national youth service corps was established in?
- The current secretary general of United Nations is?
ANSWER: Antonio Guterres
- As a Nigerian, what age qualifies you to contest for the post of President?
- The name Nigeria was formed out of?
Answer: Niger Area
- The first Inspector General of the Police Force was?
Answer: Louis Edet
- The current chairman of Africa union is?
ANSWER: President Abdel Fattah el-sisi of Egypt
- When was ECOWAS Established?
ANSWER 28 MAY 1975
- Where is the Headquarters of ECOWAS Located?
ANSWER: Abuja NIGERIA
- The current president of commission of ECOWAS is?
ANSWER: Jean Claude Kassi Brou
- The headquarter of UN is in?
Answer: New York
- UNO was founded in San Francisco in?
- The first military coup-de’tat in Africa was in?
- 72 Nigeria became 36 states under the regime of?
Answer: Sanni Abacha
- 113) The first military head of state was?
Answer: Aguiyi Ironsi
- 114) Which of the following state is Tin majorly found
- 115) Where was Oil first discovered by Shell-BP in Nigeria?
- 116) Which of the following may be regarded as a regional organization: ECOWAS, OAU, UN, and OPEC?
- The last military head of state of Nigeria was?
Answer: Abdulsaleem Abubakar
- The name Nigeria was coined by?
Answer: Flora Shaw
- The legislature in Nigeria is called?
Answer: National Assembly
- The legislature in Britain is referred to as?
- Nigeria changed from pounds to Naira in?
- Which country in Africa has the highest Population?
- The longest River in Nigeria is?
Answer: River Niger
- The Largest City in West Africa is?
- The first female Pilot in Nigeria is?
Answer: Mrs. Chinyere Onyenuche
- What date was the 276 chibok girls kidnapped?
Answer: 14-15 April 2014
- What is the Name of the Leader of Militant group Boko haram?
Answer: Abubakar Shekau
- State the year Boko Haram militant group was founded and by who?Answer: Mohammed Yusuf founded Boko Haram in 2002
- When was the UN Office in Abuja attack by Boko Haram, State the year and Date?
Answer: 26 August 2011
- Who was the first President of Nigeria?
ASWER: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
- Who was the first Military Head of State in Nigeria?
ASWER: Gen. JTU. Aguiyi Ironsi
- Which Country is the Second Populous Country in Africa?