Holiday Online Assessment Test – Junior Secondary 2-3 – Social Studies (Round 1)

Welcome to your Holiday Online Assessment Test JS 2-3 - Social Studies (1st Round)

A family which is made up of a man, his wife and children is called

A. compound
B. conjugal
C. extended
D. kinship
E. nuclear
Large families are _________ in nature.

A. extended
B. monogamous
C. nuclear
D. polygamous
E. single parent
Man-made water-ways are called

A. canal
B. dam
C. lakes
D. ocean
E. river
The study of man in his physical and social environment is known as

A. economics
B. geography
C. history
D. social studies
E. sociology
The two types of environment are

A. physical and religious
B. physical and social
C. physical and spiritual
D. religious and social
E. social and spiritual
Laws are described as

A. inhibitions in a group
B. instructions that regulate the activities of a group
C. prohibitions on the behaviour of group members
D. restrictions on the behaviour of individuals
E. stated punishment for offenders
Which of the following is the basic goal of social studies?

A. Create civic competence
B. Develop critical thinking in man
C. Find solution to human problems
D. Integrating ideas
E. Prepare man for productivity
Which of the following is not a feature of the physical environment?

A. Forest
B. Language
C. Moon
D. Rail
E. Sun
The following are natural features of physical environment, except

A. Dams
B. Hills
C. Humidity
D. Lakes
E. Valleys
Which of these belong to non-material aspect of culture?

A. Arts and craft
B. Dressing
C. Food
D. House
E. Oral literate
Which of the following is not a modern technological farm implement?

A. Bulldozer
B. Fertilizer
C. Harvester
D. Hoe
E. Tractor
Which of these is not a natural feature of man’s environment?

A. Adamawa mountains
B. Borehole
C. Mandara mountains
D. Savanna bell
E. Swamp forest
All the following are agents of socialization, except

A. family
B. mass media
C. peer group
D. school
E. traditional doctors
The total way of life of a people is known as

A. attitude
B. culture
C. language
D. religion
E. values
Which of the following subjects brings all the experience of society together by way of interrelationship?

A. Business studies
B. Geography
C. History
D. Philosophy
E. Social studies
Which of these does not describe a settlement?

A. Colony
B. Company
C. Hamlet
D. Town
E. Village
Social Studies can be learned through these means, except

A. conflict
B. discussion
C. observation
D. research
E. use of maps and illustrations
Which of the following is an important aspect of culture?

A. Adoption of foreign lifestyle
B. Destruction of human relation
C. Establishment of power and authority
D. Suppression of other culture
E. Transmission of values from one generation to another
In the northern part of Nigeria, we find deserts and hills, while in the south, we find

A. rocks and mountains
B. shrubs and forest
C. swamp and rivers
D. trees and desert
E. valleys and hills
The Igalas are in Kogi as the Ijaws are in_____ state.

A. Bayelsa
B. Cross river
C. Ekiti
D. Osun
E. Plateau
Bitumen is found in ______ state.

A. Anambra
B. Ebonyi
C. Enugu
D. Lagos
E. Ondo
The Olumo Rock is in _________ state.

A. Benue
B. FCT
C. Kogi
D. Ogun
E. Osun
Coal is mined from ______ hill

A. Abeokuta
B. Jos
C. Ondo
D. Udi
E. Zuba
Which of the following is not acquired during the process of socialization?

A. Attitude
B. Knowledge
C. Riches
D. Skill
E. Value
The first agent of socialization is the

A. family
B. mass-media
C. peer-group
D. Church E Mosque
An individual can contribute to the development of his community by being

A. a responsible member
B. arrogant to members
C. disloyal to constituted authority
D. partial in dealing with members
E. selfish in handling resources
Which of the following is not a means of electronic communication?

A. Broadcast
B. Gesture communication
C. Telecommunication
D. Telex
E. Wireless communication
One of the significance of mans ability to adapt to his changing environment is that, it enables him to

A. become more human
B. determine his origin
C. live in difficult situation
D. understand himself better and the world around
E. verify the scientific claim of his origin
Which of these is the positive impact of rural-urban migration? It can lead to

A. adequate manpower supply
B. increase in crime rate
C. overpopulation of the cities
D. scarcity of food supply
E. too much pressure on social amenities
The statement information technology has turned the world into a global village’ means

A. access to information has become very easy as if the whole world has turned to a village
B. dissemination of information is easier in the villages than anywhere in the world
C. the world is gradually becoming villages
D. villages benefit more with information technology
E. villages have now increased in number due to the presence of technology
The primary aim of marriage is

A. companionship
B. having more hands on the farms
C. increase in family income
D. love making
E. recognition in the society
Language belongs to_____ aspect of culture.

A. communication
B. entertainment
C. material
D. non-material
E. speech
The following are characteristics of a community, except

A. cohesion
B. collective interest
C. sense of belonging
D. sense of selfishness
E. specific locality
The classification of people into social classes is known as

A. authority
B. group
C. influence
D. position
E. stratification
A common cause of disagreement between leaders and followers is the breakdown of

A. affection
B. communication
C. interest
D. passion
E. understanding
Which of the following is not influenced by culture?

A. Agriculture
B. Dressing
C. Housing
D. Language
E. Weather
The following comprised our material aspect of culture, except

A. arts and crafts
B. our literature
C. the way we dress
D. type of house we construct
E. what we eat
The degree of hotness or coldness of a place is described as its

A. atmospheric condition
B. condition of coldness
C. condition of hotness
D. humidity
E. temperature
Which of the following is not a natural feature of the physical environment?

A. Dam
B. Mountain
C. River
D. Forest
E. Valley
The instrument used to measure the humidity of air is called

A. anemometer
B. hygrometer
C. rainguage
D. thermometer
E. wind vane
The instrument used to measure the humidity of air is called

A. anemometer
B. hygrometer
C. rainguage
D. thermometer
E. wind vane

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