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SS2 Second Term History Past Questions And Answers

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SS2 Second Term History Past Questions And Answers


SS2 second term history questions related to Nigeria:


Question: Who was the first military head of state in Nigeria?


A) Yakubu Gowon

B) Murtala Muhammed

C) Olusegun Obasanjo

D) Ibrahim Babangida

Answer: B) Murtala Muhammed

Question: What event marked the end of military rule in Nigeria in 1999?


A) Civil War

B) Assassination

C) Peaceful transition

D) International intervention

Answer: C) Peaceful transition

Question: Which geopolitical zone is known for its significant role in the cocoa trade during the colonial era?


A) North-West

B) South-South

C) South-West

D) North-East

Answer: C) South-West

Question: Who is often credited with leading the fight against colonialism in the Niger Delta region?


A) Isaac Boro

B) Ken Saro-Wiwa

C) Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

D) Nnamdi Kanu

Answer: A) Isaac Boro

Question: Which Nigerian leader initiated the War Against Indiscipline (WAI) campaign in the 1980s?


A) Sani Abacha

B) Ibrahim Babangida

C) Muhammadu Buhari

D) Olusegun Obasanjo

Answer: C) Muhammadu Buhari

Question: What was the primary goal of the Green Revolution in Nigeria during the 1970s?


A) Industrialization

B) Agricultural self-sufficiency

C) Political stability

D) Educational reform

Answer: B) Agricultural self-sufficiency

Question: Which Nigerian leader initiated the establishment of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)?


A) Olusegun Obasanjo

B) Umaru Yar’Adua

C) Goodluck Jonathan

D) Muhammadu Buhari

Answer: A) Olusegun Obasanjo

Question: In what year did Nigeria become a republic?


A) 1960

B) 1963

C) 1970

D) 1979

Answer: B) 1963

Question: Who was the first female governor in Nigeria?


A) Amina Zakari

B) Stella Oduah

C) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

D) Diezani Alison-Madueke

Answer: B) Stella Oduah

Question: Which region was the epicenter of the oil boom in Nigeria?


A) Niger Delta

B) North-Central

C) South-E


D) South-West

Answer: A) Niger Delta

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