UEW Political Science Entrance Exams Past Questions

UEW Political Science Entrance Exams Past Questions

UEW Political Science Education Entrance Exams Past Questions 2024/2025. The UEW mature entrance examination allows applicants above 25 years of age who applied for Admission into REGULAR and SANDWICH PROGRAMMES using the MATURED ENTRY MODE option to write an Online Entrance Examination on the UEW Vclass Portal.

In this post, will provide our readers with past questions for the UEW B.Ed Political Science programme which can be used by applicants to prepare for the UEW 2024/2025 examination.

UEW Mature Entrance Exam Past Questions

1. A cardinal feature of the parliamentary system is that the Prime Minister is always appointed from

A. outside the legislature.

B. the bench.

C. parliament.

D. cabinet.

2. The last stage of socialism, according to Marxism is …

A. communism.

B. communalism

C. anarchism.

D. capitalism.

3. The colonial policy of Assimilation was later replaced by the policy of

A. Discrimination.

B. Association.

C. Disassociation.

D. Acculturalization.

4. Provisions in the 1992 Constitutions that make it impossible to prosecute the activities of Rawlings between 1979 and 1991 are referred to as:

A. Entrenched Provisions

B. Directive Principles of State Policy

C. Transitional Provisions

D. the Sovereignty of the people

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5. The acronym ECOWAS stands for

A. Economic Community of Western African States

B. Economic Commission of West African States

C. Economic Community of West African States

D. Economic Commission of Western African States

6. The boycott of European goods was declared by ……

A. Van Lare

B. Nii Kwabena Bonne III

C. Edward Akufo Addo

D. R E A Tamakloe

7. In the cabinet executive system, members of the cabinet are selected by the

A. Chief of Staff

B. Chief Attorney

C. Prime Minister

D. President

8. The military junta formed after the overthrow of the Busia regime was called the

A. National Redemption Council (NRC)

B. Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC)

C. National Liberation Council (NLC)

D. Supreme Military Council (SMC)

9. The National Congress of British West Africa (NCBWA) owes its formation to ….

A. Kobina Sekyi

B. J.B. Danquah

C. A. Wellbeck

D. E. Casely-Hayford

10. “No one is punishable by law except for a distinct breach of an existing law established in an ordinary legal manner and in an ordinary court of the land”. This statement is attributed to

A. Albert Venn Dicey

B. John Locke

C. Thomas Hobbes

D. Baron de Montesquieu

11. Who was the President of Ghana in the Third Republic?

A. Victor Owusu

B. Hilla Limann

C. W. S. de-Graft Johnson

D. Kofi Abrefa Busia

12. The movement that was formed on the Gold Coast to resist the land policy introduced by the British colonial administrators was the

A. Aborigines’ Rights Protection Society (ARPS)

B. West African Protestors’ Association (WAPA)

C. West African Youth League (WAYL)

D. Gold Coast Youth Conference (GCYC)

13. The prerogative writ issued to a law enforcement agency to produce a person being kept in police custody for a court to determine the status of the detention is called

A. Quo warranto

B. Habeas corpus

C. Certiorari

D. Mandamus

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14. Who was the leader of the Popular Front Party (PFP)?

A. E. Ofori Atta

B. Edward Akuffo-Addo

C. Hilla Limann

D. Victor Owusu

15. The first military intervention in Ghana’s politics led to the formation of the …

A. National Redemption Council (NRC)

B. National Liberation Council (NLC)

C. Supreme Military Council (SMC)

D. Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC)

16. One factor that precipitated the 1948 Riots on the Gold Coast was the

A. cutting down diseased cocoa trees

B. scrutiny of tax concession

C. large influx of cars in the national capital

D. invasion of farms by locusts

17. Who was dubbed “the Doyen of the Gold Coast Politics?”

A. Kwame Nkrumah

B. A. Busia

C. A. Grant

D. B. Danquah

18. The African Union is made up of how many countries?

A. 60

B. 53

C. 55

D. 16

19. Which of the following personalities was not one of ‘the Big Six?’

A. E. Ofori Atta

B. Ashie Nikoi

C. Obetsebi Lamptey

D. Kwame Nkrumah

20. Which of the following factors did not influence Nkrumah’s break away from the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC)?

A. His exclusion from the Coussey Constitutional Review Committee

B. His founding of the Ghana National College in Cape Coast

C. the formation of the Organisation of African Union (OAU)

D. the establishment of the Evening News newspaper

21. Which of the following best explains ‘Brexit’.

A. UK’s decision to leave the European Union

B. The breakaway of the European Union from the UK

C. The dismissal of the UK from the European Union

D. The dismissal of the European Union from the United Kingdom

22. Ghana’s current decentralization system was introduced during the regime of

A. A. Ankrah

B. A. Busia

C. A. Kufour

D. J. Rawlings

23. The Preventive Detention Act (PDA) was implemented in Ghana during the administration of

A. Gen. I. K. Acheampong

B. Dr. J. B. Danquah

C. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

D. Dr. K. A. Busia

24. One of the reasons cited for the toppling of the Nkrumah administration was the establishment of

A. Labour Federation Deed

B. Operation Feed Yourself (OFY)

C. Alliance Compliance Order

D. President’s Own Guard Regiment (POGR)

25. All the following are political institutions except …

A. the State of the Nation’s Address

B. standing orders of Parliament

C. elections

D. the Supreme Court building

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26. A notable feature of the parliamentary system is that …

A. the Lord Chancellor becomes the Speaker of Parliament when the cabinet is defeated in a censure motion

B. the Monarch vacates the seat any time parliament is dissolved

C. the Prime Minister is always elected from the minority party

D. parliament can be dissolved at the instance of the Prime Minister

27. In which African city is the Chinese-built headquarters of the African Union?

A. Johannesburg

B. Addis Ababa

C. Accra

D. Lagos

28. Which of the following statements is true? There can be a

A. nation without territory

B. nation without common history

C. state without government

D. state without territory

29. The body responsible for the management of the affairs of the state is …..

A. sovereign

B. government

C. society

D. institution

30. The constitutional device that allows each organ of government to perform the functions of other organs is known as

A. rule of law

B. separation of powers

C. judicial review

D. checks and balances

31. Which of the following political parties was formed in 1949?

A. United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC)

B. Ghana Congress Party (GCP)

C. Convention People’s Party (CPP)

D. Northern People’s Party (NPP)

32. Which of the following is not a ceremonial function of the head of state?

A. Gracing important national occasions

B. Receiving dignitaries from abroad

C. Appointing ministers to form a cabinet

D. Conferring honours to deserving personalities

33. A system of welfare and redistribution aimed at narrowing social inequalities is a form of …

A. freedom and justice

B. social democracy

C. human rights education

D. democratization

34. Which of the following was the first political party to be on the Gold Coast?

A. United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC)

B. Progress Party (PP)

C. National Liberation Movement (NLM)

D. United Party (UP)

35. Which of the following is not an element of socialism?

A. Fraternity

B. Social equality

C. Social class

D. Tradition

36. Which of the following state systems usually leads to the creation of remoteness?

A. Unitary

B. Hybrid

C. Federation

D. Confederation

37. The principle of separation of powers is a feature in the …

A. mixed system

B. presidential system

C. parliamentary system

D. heterogeneous system

38. The body formed to determine the unitary or federal status of Ghana was the …

A. Watson Commission

B. Frederick Bourne Commission

C. Van Lare Commission

D. Coussey Committee

39. Which of the following statements is true?

A. Some unitary states have a bicameral legislature

B. All unitary states have a monocephalous executive

C. Some federal states have a unicameral legislature

D. All federal states have a bicephalous executive

40. Which of the following statements is true?

A. Anarchism was practised in England

B. Marxism was theorised by Kwame Nkrumah

C. Fascism was introduced by Adolf Hitler in Italy

D. Nazism was founded in Germany

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