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Use of English 2014 (Jamb)

Political change and social transformation in the form of revolutions have radically altered the course civilization and history. Today, the world is witnessing political and social changes arising from the desire of people all over the globe for greater freedom and a voice in the way they are governed and a better standard of living. Part of these struggles and processes have become more pronounced in the Third World since the end of the East West Cold War in the late 1980s, and in the face of the challenges being posed by the ongoing process of globalization. While political and social changes may appear to be distinct phenomena, they are analytically inseparable. Political and social changes refer to alteration or transformations in human behaviour norms and politico-social Institutions such changes are often a collective response to the need to change or as a tacit recognition of a shift in the prevalent power relations in the society. Therefore, the coming to power of a new set of rulers, or the establishment of new structures and processes of governance broadly typifies socio-political changes. It is important to note that change can either be positive or negative. In most cases, political and social changes caused by certain factors or reasons. These push people to collectively organize themselves to struggle change in the existing power relations. Another reason is to capture political power, in the hope of making life better for the generality of the people. If politics is defined as who gets what, when and how it then Implies that political change refers to an alteration in the form of power, and the identity of the group or class which controls and wields state power. [Adapted from , R. and Enemuo, F. (1999) Element of Politics].

1. Pick the correct answer for V.

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following is true according to the passage

 
 
 
 

3. Pick the correct answer for VIII.

 
 
 
 

4. It can be inferred from the passage that snakes are

 
 
 
 

5. The word alteration, as used in the passage, means

 
 
 
 

6. The most notable thing about snakes, according to the passage, is that they

 
 
 
 

7. Pick the correct answer for II.

 
 
 
 

8. Pick the correct answer for X.

 
 
 
 

9. Pick the correct answer for XI.

 
 
 
 

10. Pick the correct answer for I.

 
 
 
 

11. Which of the following is true according to the passage

 
 
 
 

12. Pick the correct answer for IV.

 
 
 
 

13. A suitable title for this passage is

 
 
 
 

14. It can be deduced from the passage that political and social changes are

 
 
 
 

15. A suitable title for this passage is

 
 
 
 

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17. Pick the correct answer for VII.

 
 
 
 

18. Pick the correct answer for VI.

 
 
 
 

19. It can be deduced from the passage that snakes have

 
 
 
 

20. Pick the correct answer for III.

 
 
 
 

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