MARKING SCHEME FOR SS 3 GOVERNMENT SECOND TERM MOCK 2 EXAMINATION (OBJECTIVE AND ESSAY)

SECTION A: OBJECTIVE TEST

SECTION A: ESSAY

QUESTION 1 (3 Marks for each correct answer well explained and 1 mark for listing)

Highlight six (6) functions of the President in the 1989 Constitution of Nigeria

  1. The President was the Chief Executive of the country who performed the day-to-day running of the country.
  2. The President inaugurated the National assembly at the beginning of each session.
  3. He assented to bills duly passed by the National assembly into law.
  4. He appointed key officials of government;
  5. He represented the country at international conferences like the UNO, AU, Commonwealth, ECOWAS, etc.
  6. The President performed ceremonial functions.
  7. He exercised the prerogative of mercy i.e. he could pardon convicted persons or those found guilty of treason.
  8. He signed treaties with other countries on behalf of the country.
  9. He formulated policies for good governance.
  10. The President prepared and presented the annual budget to the National assembly for approval.

Question 2 a (3 Marks for good definition)

Define a constituency.

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