Current Affairs Questions and Answers (INEC 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS)

The General elections were held in Nigeria on 23 February 2019 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and the Senate. Below are few current affairs questions and answers to help in the preparation of professional exams or job interviews that may require election questions.

1. What is the official website of INEC?

2. How many Political Parties currently exist in Nigeria?
a) 45
b) 61
c) 91
d) 87

3. What was the total number of registered voters of the 2019 General Elections in Nigeria?
a) 84,004,040
b) 84,004,080
c) 85,005, 044
d) 92,003,034

4. What was the total number of registered voters with PVC?
a) 73,880,334
b) 72,000,245
c) 70,587,000
d) 72,775,502

5. How many people contested for the 2019 Presidential Election?
a) 76
b) 73
c) 78
d) 65

6. Who was the oldest candidate of the 2019 Presidential Election?
a) Isaac Ositelu
b) President Muhammadu Buhari
b) Yusuf Yabaji
d) Rabiu Rufai

7. _________ of People’s Trust (PT) was the oldest running mate at 76 in the 2019 Presidential Election
a) Nwankwo Agwuncha
b) Johnson Omede
c) Isaac Ositelu
d) Uchendu Ozoka

8. Johnson Omede of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) was the youngest running mate in the 2019 Presidential Election at
a) 25
b) 35
c) 30
d) 28

9. What is the motto of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)?
a) Making your votes count, consolidating our democracy
b) Every vote counts
c) Watch dog of Nigeria’s democracy
d) Fostering Transparency in Nigeria’s democracy

10. One of the following is not the Eligibility Criteria for voting in the General Elections
a) Must be a Nigerian citizen
b) Must have valid driver’s licence
c) Must be 18 years and above.
d) Must Possess a Permanent Voter Card (PVC)

1. B —
2. C
3. B
4. D
5. B
6. B — President Muhammadu Buhari (76 years)
7. A
8. C
9. A
10. B

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