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Current Affairs questions are very important and are usually asked in interviews, post utme and other examinations. So, if you are preparing for an exam, here are some current affairs past questions and answers to keep yourself up to date and to stay prepared.

 

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CURRENT AFFAIRS PAST QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

1. The current life expectancy in Nigeria is
(A) 55
(B) 47 ANS
(C) 39
(D) 51
(E) 45

2. Yumu and Zabara are ethnic groups in
(A) Kebbi Sate
(B) Benue State
(C) Niger State ANS
(D) Kano State
(E) Edo State

3. Mr Dele Giwa was killed through a letter bomb on
(A) October 19, 1986 ANS
(B) September 17, 1987
(C) October 19, 1986
(D) September 17, 1986
(E) October 19, 1987

4. The following are spices except
(A) Rye ANS
(B) Saffron
(C) Ginger
(D) Cloves
(E) Nutmeg

5. Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in (A) 1983
(B) 1987
(C) 2001
(D) 2000
(E) 1984

6. Victoria is the capital city of
(A) Somalia
(B) Morocco
(C) Seychelles
(D) Burundi
(E) Lesotho

7. The Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is
(A) Prof. Dalhatu Musdapher
(B) Prof. Pat Utomi
(C) Prof. Epiphany Azinge ANS
(D) Justice Nikki Tobi
(E) Prof. (Mrs) Bolanle Awe

8. Centre of Unity is to Abuja as State of Hospitality is to
(A) Rivers
(B) Cross River
(C) Katsina
(D) Nassarawa
(E) Sokoto ANS

9. The capital of Uruguay is
(A) Bangkok
(B) Montevideo ANS
(C) Bern
(D) Manila
(E) Uru

10. The Governor of Anambra State is
(A) Mr. Peter Obi ANS
(B) Owelle Rochas Okorocha
(C) Peter Odili
(D) Chris Ngige
(E) Mr. Charles Adams

11. …….was the Chief Justice of Nigeria between 1995 and 2006
(A) Justice Idris Lagbo Kutigi
(B) Justice Mohammad Lawal Uwais ANS
(C) Justice George Sodeinde Sowemimo
(D) Justice Salihu Modibo Alfa Belgore
(E) Justice Mohammed Bello

12.The current Secretary-General of the United Nations is from

(A) South Korea ANS
(B) United Kingdom
(C) Ghana
(D) South Africa
(E) Ukraine

13. The capital of Iran is
(A) Iranian
(B) Dublin
(C) Baghdad
(D) Teheran ANS
(C) Budapest

14. The full meaning of UEFA is
(A) Union of European Federation Associations
(B) United European Football Associations
(C) Union of European Football Associations ANS
(D) United English Football Associations
(E) Union of English Football Associations

15. Nelson Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in
(A) 1992
(B) 1993 ANS
(C) 1994
(D) 1995
(E) 1996

16. Ibeno Beach is in
(A) Lagos State
(B) Cross River State
(C) Akwa Ibom State ANS
(D) Taraba State
(E) Niger State

17. The June 12 Presidential election was annulled by President Ibrahim Babangida on
(A) June 12 1993
(B) June 14 1993
(C) June 18 1993
(D) June 23 1993 ANS
(E) June 27 1993

18. Gombe State belongs to the geo-political zone in Nigeria
(A) South East
(B) South West
(C) North Central
(D) North East ANS ANS
(E) North West

19. The full meaning of OECD is
(A) Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ANS
(B) Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development
(C) Organization of Economic Community and Development
(D) Organization for Economic Community and Development
(E) Order of the Economic Community and Development

20. Paparada Square is in
(A) Ilorin
(B) Lokoja ANS
(C) Kaduna
(D) Lagos
(E) Sokoto

21. The former Eastern Region was proclaimed a sovereign nation, Biafra by Odumegu Ojukwu on
(A) May 30, 1967 ANS
(B) June 15, 1966
(C) April 6, 1968
(D) January 10, 1965
(E) April 21, 1969

22. Obanta’s “tatue is located in
(A) Abeokuta
(B) Ibadan
(C) Ogbomoso
(D) Ilorin
(E) Ijebu Ode ANS

23. The Kruger National Park is in
(A) South Africa ANS
(B) Tunisia
(C) Cameroon
(D) Poland
(E) U.S.

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24. The official residence of the Secretary-General of the United Nations is in
(A) Washington D.C. United States
(B) New York City, United States ANS
(C) Birmingham, United Kingdom
(D) Atlanta Georgia, United States
(E) London

25. Dar es Salaam is the capital of
(A) Tunisia
(B) Turkey
(C) Zimbabwe
(D) Sudan
(E) Tanzania ANS

CURRENT AFFAIRS PAST QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

26. Shanga and Kyenga are ethnic groups in
(A) Sokoto State ANS
(B) Bauchi State
(C) Niger State
(D) Kwara State
(E) Niger State

27. FESTAC started in
(A) October 1976
(B) October 1978
(C) November 1977 ANS
(D) November 1978
(E) June 1979

28. Which of these was never a Senate President in Nigeria?
(A) Iyocha Ayu
(B) Chuba Okadigbo
(C) Pius Anyim
(D) Ameh Ebute
(E) Umaru Dikko ANS

29. The following are spices except
(A) Rye ANS
(B) Saffron
(C) Ginger
(D) Cloves
(E) Nutmeg

30. Liberia’s former Interim President was
(A) Samuel Doe
(B) William Tolbert
(C) Amos Sawyer ANS
(D) Charles Taylor
(E) Lt. Gen. Hezekiah Bowen

31. The capital of Iran is
(A) Iranian
(B) Dublin
(C) Baghdad
(D) Teheran ANS
(E) Budapest

32. The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission is
(A) Prof. Peter Okebukola
(B) Prof. Segun Adesina
(C) Prof. Julius Okojie ANS
(D) Prof. Jubril Aminu
(E) Prof. Dibu Ojerinde

33. The United Nations Charter was formed on
(A) 1 February 1946
(B) 26 June 1945 ANS
(C) 24 October 1945
(D) 15 March 1943
(E) 10 January 1939

34. Abayon, Adim and Adun are ethnic groups in
(A) Taraba State
(B) Cross River State ANS
(C) Bauchi State
(D) Rivers State
(E) Adamawa Stat

35. Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in
(A) 2000
(B) 2003
(C) 2004
(D) 2007
(E) 2009 ANS

36. The capital of Greece is
(A) Greek
(B) Athens ANS
(C) Rome
(D) Jerusalem
(E) Syria

37. Assop Falls can be found in
(A) Plateau State ANS
(B) Kano State
(C) Taraba State
(D) Sokoto State
(E) Niger State

38. The Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1972 and 1981 was
(A) Javier Perez de Cuellar
(B) Alger Hiss
(C) Kofi Annan
(D) Kurt Waldheim ANS
(E) Ahmed Salim

39. Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others were executed in
(A) 1994
(B) 1995 ANS
(C) 1996
(D) 1997
(D) 1998

40. Gombe State belongs to the geo-political zone in Nigeria
(A) South East
(B) South West
(C) North Central
(D) North East ANS
(E) North West

41. Albert Lutuli was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in
(A) 1960 ANS
(B) 1970
(C) 1947
(D) 1909
(E) 1934

42. Ronald Reagan, the former US President, was a
(A) Democrat
(B) Republican ANS
(C) Democratic-Republican
(D) Federalist
(E) Whig

43. The full meaning of UEFA is
(A) Union of European Federation Associations
(B) United European Football Associations
(C) Union of European Football Associations ANS

(D) United English Football Associations
(E) Union of English Football Associations

44. Gurara Falls can be located in
(A) Niger State ANS
(B) Anambra State
(C) Imo State
(D) Edo State
(E) Adamawa State

45. Obudu Cattle Ranch is in
(A) River State
(B) Cross River State ANS
(C) Bayelsa State
(D) Akwa Ibom State
(E) Delta State

46. Alau Dam and Alan Lake are located in
(A) Calabar
(B) Warri
(C) Okitipupa
(D) Maiduguri ANS
(E) Ebonyi

47. Maseru is the capital city of
(A) Mauritius
(B) Rwanda
(C) Lesotho ANS
(D) Tunisia
(E) Gambia

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