ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE 1ST SEMESTER 2021/2022 SESSION EXAMINATION POL. SC. 101 (INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE) Instruction: Answer any 4 Questions Time: 2Hours

(1) Compare “Realist” and “Idealist” views of politics.
(2) With views of liberalism and Marxism; discuss politics
(3a) Define clearly the term “Politics” and “Political” science
(b) Define “State”.
(4) Discuss in details five (5) approaches to the study of political science.
(5) Enumerate David Easton canon laws of the scientificity of politics.
(6) Argue for and against the scientificity of politics.

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION POL. SC. 101 (INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS) Instruction: Answer any questions Time: 2Hours

la. Critic on the following definitions of politics as postulated by the following ideologies:
a. Aristotle b. Harrold Weber c. Max Weber d. David Eston
e. Micheal Oakshot f. BJ Duddley lb. Define their contradictions if necessary, otherwise contradict.

2a. Argue for or against the scientificity of politics.
2b. Enumerate David Easton Eight Cannons, claimed for the Scientificity of Politics.

3. Write short notes on any four of the following:
a. Elites approach or Elistist concept of politics
b. Game theory approach c. Pluralism
d. Structural functional approach e. Post Modernist approach

4a. What is Marxism?
4b. Enumerate the 3 laws of Dialectical Materialism postulated by Karl Marx.

5. Disscuss briefly:
i. Marxist Theory of State ii. Marxist Theory of Revolution

6a. What is Political Science?
6b. What are the Nature of Political Science?

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA Course Title: Constitutional Development in Nigeria Course Code: Pol. Sc. 112, 1st Semester Examination 2019/2020 Session Instructions: Answer four (4) Questions only, question one is compulsory Time: 2hours

la. What is elective principle?
b. Discuss five (5) implications of the Elective principle to the development of Democracy in Nigeria

2. Examine 5 major issues raised at the 1957/58 London and Lagos constitutional conferences

3a. What is colonialism?
b. Highlight any five (5.) factors that precipitated colonialism in Nigeria

4. Explain any five (5) Merits and Demerits of the 1946 colonial constitution in Nigeria
5a. Examine five provisions of the 1951 constitution in Nigeria
b. State five defects of the constitution

6. Write short notes on any three of the following:
a. Colonialism
b. Imperialism
C. Neo-Colonialism
d. Globalization

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA COURSE TITLE: CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA. COURSE CODE: POL SC. 112, 1ST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2020/2021 SESSION INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER FOUR (4) QUESTIONS ONLY, QUESTION ONE IS COMPULSORY TIME: 2 HRS.

1. Discuss five (5) implications of the Elective principle to the development of Democracy in Nigeria
2. Examine two major issues raised at the 1957/58 London and Lagos constitutional conferences
3. Highlight any five (5) factors that precipitated colonialism in Nigeria.
4. Examine any five (5) Merits and Demerits of the 1946 colonial constitution in Nigeria
5a. Examine five provisions of the 1951 constitution in Nigeria
b. State five defects of the constitution.

6. Write short notes on any three of the following:
(a) Colonialism
(b) Imperialism
(c) Nationalism
(d) Hausa/Fulani Pre-Colonials Political System

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE 2018/2019 FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION POL.SC.114. LAW AND POLITICS IN NIGERIA ANSWER FOUR (4) QUESTIONS. TIME: 2 HOURS.

1. What is Politics?
Outline and Discuss five skills of politics.

2. What Is Nigerian Legal System?
Outline and Discuss five main characteristics of Nigerian Legal System.

3. What is Law?
List and explain three schools of Law.

4. The two kinds of Legal Personality cannot be over-emphasized in the study of law and politics. Briefly discuss both with relevant examples.

5. By virtue of Section 6 (1) of the Nigerian Constitution (1999) as amended. Outline and Discuss five courts in Nigeria

6. Write short notes on any four:
i) Affidavit
ii) Amicus curiae
iii) Certiorari
iv) Mandamus
v) Nolle Prosequi

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE First Semester Examination 2020/2021 Pol. Sc. 114 Law and Politics in Nigeria 1 Instruction: Answer any Four Questions Time: 2 Hrs.

QUESTION 1A
1a. Define the concept of organic African cosmology
1b. Discuss any five basic features or organic cosmology that influenced the development of Law and Politics in Nigeria.

QUESTION 2
d. What do you understand as law
e. Mention any five features of law
f. Critically assess the view that society cannot do without the rules of law

QUESTION 3
Explain the four definition of politics and discuss the tripod elements

QUESTION 4
b. Law and politics are like Siamese twins. Discuss

QUESTION 5
Discuss five skills statesmen generally apply for the resolution of issues and problems out of court process.

QUESTION 6
Outline and explain and four sources of Nigeria law

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WTH UNVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES COURSE CODE: POL. SC. 201 COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTIONS TO POLITICAL BEHAVIOUR ANSWER 4 QUESTIONS ONLY

1. Explain the term Political Analysis
(b) Discuss in detail any 4 feature of Political Analysis.


2. Explain the term political system. Examine vividly David Easton Input/Output function in a system.


3. Write short notes on the following: (i) Theory (ii) Model(iii) Hypothesis (iv) Power


4. What is political socialization? (b) Discuss any four reasons to show that political socialization is necessary to achieve sustainable democracy in Nigeria.
(ii) Hypothesis


5. Differentiate between Absolute and limited/constitutional Monarchy
(b) Examine 4 merits of constitutional/limited Monarchy


6. Define the term Political participation
(b) Discuss 5 ways you can participate in politics in your community.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERiA, NSUKKA (UNN) DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2021/2022 POL. SC. 211- - NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS I Time: 2 Hours Answer Four (4) Questions only

1. Extensively discuss seven (7) factors or mechanisms employed by the colonial masters in weakening the bond of Nigeria’s unity and deepening the strength of
ethnicity among Nigerian?


2. Discuss in brief five (5) factors or reasons responsible for the politicization of both ethnicity and federalism in Nigeria?


3. Discuss three (3) methods for settling disputes in Igbo land and two (2) examples of disputes in Igbo land and how they are settled?


4. Extensively discuss three (3) pre-colonial political system in Nigeria?
5. Examine briefly five

(5) obvious reasons behind the adaption of Indirect Rule
System and five (5) Setbacks of the Indirect Rule System employed by the
British Colonial administration?


6a. Define Nationalism?
b. Discuss five (5) factors behind Nationalist Activism and three (3) forms of
Nationalism during the period of Colonial rule?

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (AIFCE), OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (UNN) DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2021/2022 SESSION POL. SC. 214- COMPARATIVE POLITICS Time:2Hours Answer Four (4) Questions only

1a. Define “Comparative Politics”?
b. Discuss four (4) problems of comparative politics and three (3) reasons behind
the study of comparative politics?

2a. Define Political Ideology”?
b. In a tabular form, differentiate between conservative and liberal ideologies using seven (7) key points?

3. Discuss four (4) traditional approaches to the study of comparative politics and
three (3) modern approaches to the study of comparative politics?

4. Discuss three (3 ) basic functions of a state and seven (7) typologies of a state?

5a. Define Authoritarianism”?
b. Using five (5) major indices, undertake a brief comparative assessment of “Comparative Authoritarianism” and “Democracy”?

6a. What do you understand by the concept, “Oligarchy”?
b. Discuss five (5) forms of Oligarchy in liberal democracies?

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA FIRST SEMESTER 2021/2022 ACADEMIC SESSION DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE COURSE CODE: POL. SC. 221 - PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Instruction: Answer any Four Questions only

1a. What do you understand as International Relations?
b.Every international politics is International Relations but not all International Relations is international politics. Discuss


2. Explain the major approaches to the study of lnternational Relations, identifying the sub-approaches in cach approach.


3. Using the evolution of modern International Relations, discuss the world
system that is existent today.


4a. Give an explicit explanation of Balance of Power.
b. List and explain five (5) strategies used to balance power.


5.The foreign policy of a nation determines its national interest.Discuss.
b. List and explain five (5) determinants of foreign policy.


6a. Define and explain,
i. International law
ii. National interest
b. Discuss balance of power

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OWERRI IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES POL. SC. 231 -PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Instruction: Answer Question One (1) and three (3) others

1. Explain the term Public Adminisiration
(b) Discuss four (4) points to show that no government succeeds Public Administration.


2. Is Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education a formal Organization
(b) if yes, examine any five (5) of the identifying features.


3. What do you understand by Ecology of Public Administration
(b) Discuss in detail 4 environmental factors that influence Nigeria Pubic Administration.


4. What is Hierarchy in Public Administration?
(b) Examine any five relevance
of Hierarchy in Public Administration.


5. With three (3) points, show that public administration is both Art and Science.


6. Discuss briefly the management functions of public administration according
to Gullick and Uralk.

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OWERRI, IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (UNN) EXAMINATION Faculty: Education School: SOASS Department: Political Science Course Title: Public Policy Analysis Semester: 1" Credit load:3 Course Code: Pol. Sc. 335 Academic Year: 2022/2023 Instruction: Answer Question one and any other three (3) questions Time: 2Hours

1. The recent Nigerian central bank policy redesigning some currency notes (Naira) was intended to enhance
financial probity, cashless economy, curbing money laundering among others. However the policy outcome
(consequences) seemed to have generated problems than it intended to solve. Based on this:
a. As a Public Policy Analysis student, highlight Five of such problems and suggest Five possible strategies (solutions) to solving the problem created by this policy outcome.
b. What model of decision making process would you have used in this policy decision and why?


2a. With relevant examples identify and explain the various types of public policies you know.
2b. Give three reasons to rationalize the study of Public Policy Analysis in Nigeria Public Administration.


3a. Being a member of a policy board of an establishment, briefly discuss the steps that will be inolvd in your decision making for the organization or institution.
3b. Identify three (3) Factors that affects decision making in Public Administration.


4a. What is Public Policy Making Environment
4b. Examine Four (4) domestic environment that influences public policy making in Nigeria.


5. Clearly identify and explain any Four (4) tools/techniques you feel can help in a particular policy making process.


6. Write briefly on any two of these:
a. Types of unofficial policy makers.
b. Why government do not know the impact of their policies.
c. Types of budgets
d.Quantitative and Qualitative approach of Policy Analysis
Good Luck!

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OWERRI, IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (UNN) EXAMINATION Faculty: Education Course Code: Pol. Sc. 341 School: SOASS Departnment: Political Science Course Title: Politics of Dev. And Underdevelopment Semester: 1st Credit Load 2 Academic Year: 2022/2023 Time: 2Hours Instruction: Answer any Four Questions

1. “Development in human society is a many sided process” discuss the levels of
development in line with Marxists view.
b. Outline Five (5) Demerit of Capitalism.


2. Critically assess the general assumptions of the liberal and Marxists views on the concept of underdevelopment.
b. Outline Five (5) variations in geographical attributes of the world zone.


3a. What is Modernization?
b. State the basic assumptions of modernization theory
c. Discuss briefly the main thesis of institutional theory of modernization.


4a. Explain the main arguments of growth model.
b. . How does a nation evolve from traditional to modernized society according W. W. Rostow?


5. Distinguish between developed and underdeveloped nations by stating five (5) differences in their economic, political and socio-cultural features.


6. Write short notes on the following:
a. Third world nations
b. The least developed economies
c. Colonialism
d. The effects of Trans Atlantic slave trade on African development.

Good Luck!

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLL EGE OF EDUCATION OWERRI, IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (UNN) EXAMINATION Faculty: Education Course Code: Pol. Sc. 351 Academic Year: 2022/2023 Department: Political Science Course Title: History of Political Soience 1 Semester: 1st School: SOASS Credit Load: 2 Time: 2Hours Instruction: Answer any Four (4) questions only

1) What is Political Thought? Discuss any Five (5) relevance of Political Thought.


2) Explain any Five (5) sources of Knowledge of Political Thought.


3) Discuss the Origin of Political Thought stating the factors that enabled the emergence
of Political Thought earlier in the Greek City State.


4) Explain the two kinds of knowledge according to Socrates.


5) List and explain the three (3) kinds of classes according to Plato in his book The
Republic.


6) Discuss the Political ideas of the Sophists.
Good Luck!

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OWERRI, IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (UNN) EXAMINATION Faculty: Education Course Code: Pol. Sc. 361 Academic Year: 2022/2023 School: SOASS Department: Political Science Course Title: Logic and Method of Political Inquiry Semester: 1 Credit Load: Time: 2Hours Instruction: Answer only Four (4) Questions; Question one (1) is compulsory

1a. Define the term logic and trace its origin.
b. Discuss two types of logics with relevant examples.


2.a. Discuss the Post Behavioural period of Political Inquiry.
b. Distinguish between Post Behavioural and periods


3a. Write an adequate definition of research design.
b. Mention Four (4) commonly distinguishable classes of research design.
c. Discuss the first contents of a project proposal.


4a. Examine three (3) fundamental Laws of thoughts.
b. Discuss Five (5) Logical Fallacies.


5. Let us suppose that after 2019 governorship election in Imo State, PDP and AA were recorded to have secured the following number of votes in ten LGA in the State:
PDP (X) 90 70 50 47 80 63 58 83 67 48
AA(Y ) 70 80 66 62 85 73 64 65 79 55
Using Pearson’s correlation analysis test the hypothesis that the abilities of the parties to woo voters were related.


6a. Identify properties of a good sample.
b. Highlight at least Five (5) probability sampling techniques and discuss any three (3).
Good Luck!

ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OWERR, IN AFFILIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (UNN) EXAMINATION Faculty: Education Course Code: Pol. Sc. 362 School: SOASS Departnment: Political Science Course Title: Political Data Analysis Credit Load 2 Semester: 1st Time: 2Hours Academic Year: 2022/2023 Instruction: Answer question Six (6) and any other three (3) questions

1. The following are the raw scores from a political science class test:
70, 60,44, 48, 73, 52, 54, 56, 45 70, 59, 61, 47, 60, 59, 62, 54, 47, 49, 65, 54, 62, 54, 41.
Organizing the raw scores into group frequency distribution showing clearly how you determined your (class interval) using the coded method to calculate the standard deviation.


2. Statistics involves five (5) different stages and two branches. Discuss.


3. There are three (3) major interrelated statistical methods of describing phenomena, mention and briefly discuss them mentioning at least one instrument used in each.


4. (a) Discuss Five (5) rationales behind the study of the course Political Data Analysis.
(b) Discuss Four (4) problems of Political Data/Information.


5. The Following are the test scores of 30 students of Political Science:
16,15, 17, 14, 14,15,12,13, 12, 13, 13, 13,14,15, 17, 17, I8, 18, 16, 12, 12,14, 13, 12,12, 15, 15,
15, 11.
Calculate the mean, median and mode of the distribution.


6. Two Independent candidates had the following scores from ten Wards in a Prinmary Election:
A: 70, 69, 68, 67, 66, 65, 64, 63, 62, 61
B:77,76, 72, 67, 82, 63, 60, 78, 69,49
Using the Spearman rank order method, find out the type of relationship that exist between the two sets of scores.
Good Luck!