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UBEC Federal Teachers Scheme FTS Past Questions and Answers 2020/2021

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The UBEC Federal Teachers Scheme past questions and subjects to cover for the aptitude test. Expect the following during FTS CBT Test interview via online.

  1. Current affairs
  2. logical reasoning test
  3. critical thinking tes
  4. personality test
  5. Diagrammatic and abstract test
  6. Numerical test
  7. verbal test

Federal Teachers Scheme FTS Past Questions and Answers

  1. How many ethnic groups do we have in Nigeria?

Answer: 250 ethnic groups

  1. Who is the current chief of justices of Nigeria?

Answer: Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

  1. In Nigeria, democracy day is now celebrated on.,

Answer: June 12

  1. Which is the most populated country in the world?

Answer: China, with 1.4 billion residents

  1. Who was the first Nigerian female psychiatrist?

Answer: Dr. Bertha Johnson

  1. Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police is?

Answer: Adamu Mohammed

  1. Which is the second largest continent in the world?

Answer: Africa, coming after Asia

  1. The hottest region in the world is called?

Answer: The Sahara Desert

  1. Who is the current chairman of ECOWAS?

Answer: President Muhama don Issoufou of Niger Republic.

  1. Which African country first gained independence?

Answer: Liberia in 1847

  1. Who is Nigeria’s current speaker of House of Representatives?

Answer: Femi Gbajabiamila

  1. Who was the first writer of English Dictionary in the world?

Answer: Mr. Samuel Johnson

  1. Who is Nigeria’s Minister of Power?

Answer: Sale Mamman from Taraba State

  1. Who was the first President of Nigeria?

Answer: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Oct. 1st, 1960 – Jan. 15th, 1966

  1. Blue in the Nigerian Police flag represents?

Answer: Love, loyalty and unity

  1. The first awarded Archbishop in Africa?

Answer: Benson Andrew Idahosa

  1. The separation of powers simply means.

Answer: Checks and Balances

  1. What is a 70 years anniversary called?

Answer: Platinum

  1. What does the acronym ICAO stand for?

Answer: International Civil Aviation Organisation

  1. Who was Nigeria’s first inspector General of Police?

Answer: Mr. C. W. Duncan, 1930 – 1935

  1. Who is the current Sultan of Sokoto caliphate?

Answer: Muhammadu Salad Abubakar

  1. Who is the current Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria?

Answer: Godwin Emefiele

  1. Who is Nigeria’s Minister of Education?

Answer: Adamu Adamu from Bauchi State

  1. What does the acronym ECOMOG means?

Answer: Economic Community Monitoring Group

  1. Which is the highest mountain in Africa?

Answer: Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

  1. When did Nigeria break diplomatic relations with Israel?

Answer: 1972

  1. Who created the Nigerian Council?

Answer: Frederick Lugard

  1. What country does Nigeria share borders within the West?

Answer: Republic of Benin

  1. Who is the current Senate President of Nigeria?

Answer: Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

  1. Which continent is the smallest in the world?

Answer: Australia

  1. What agency is the Economic Commission for Africa part of?

Answer: UNO (United Nations Organisation)

  1. Who what set of people does political sovereignty belongs to?

Answer: The Government

  1. What region was created by the facilitation of the NCNC?

Answer: Mid-West Region

  1. For what reason was Nigeria suspended from the Commonwealth in 1995?

Answer: Political Reasons

  1. Who was the first Senate President of Nigeria?

Answer: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

  1. Who was the first governor-general of colonial Nigeria?

Answer: Lord Lugard

  1. People who live by selling labour in the Marxist theory are called?

Answer: Proletariats

  1. Who formed the first political party in Nigeria?

Answer: Herbert Macaulay

  1. What was the first political party in Nigeria?

Answer: Nigerian National Democratic Party (NNDP)

  1. When did the Duke and Duchess of Sussex leave the royal family?

Answer: January 2020

  1. When was paper currency introduced in Nigeria?

Answer: 1918

  1. How many Local Government Areas are in Nigeria?

Answer: 774

  1. Which state in Nigeria has the largest number of Local Government Areas?

Answer: Kano State with 44 LGAs.

  1. What does the term MDGs stands for?

Answer: Millennium Development Goals

  1. When did the Federal Military Government abolish the four regions?

Answer: 1966

  1. How many countries constitute the Economic Community of West African States?

Answer: 16

  1. Which country was the last to win independence from colonial rule?

Answer: Angola

  1. A country made up of semi-autonomous units is called.

Answer: A confederation

  1. What is the ultimate aim of political parties?

Answer: To acquire and exercise power

  1. What system of Government is political power inherited?

Answer: Monarchy

  1. Which is the largest city in Nigeria?

Answer: Lagos

  1. How many states were created by General Yakubu Gowon in Nigeria, May 1967?

Answer: 12 states

  1. Who was the first Executive President of Nigeria?

Answer: Alhaji Shehu Shagari

  1. When was facebook founded?

Answer: February 4, 2004

  1. How many regional divisions does Africa have?

Answer: (Six Regional Divisions)

  1. Who is the current managing director of NNPC?

Answer: Maikanti Baru

  1. Who is the current Chief Justice of Nigeria?

Answer: Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

  1. Who was the longest serving senate President of Nigeria?

Answer: David Mark

  1. Who is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?

Answer: Boris Johnson

  1. Who is the current Secretary-General of the United Nations?

Answer: Antonio Guterres

The questions below are excerpt of FTS SUBEB previous questions to enable you write yours and pass very well:

  1. The ultimate goal of the curriculum of planning is to
    a. Develop programs for society
    b. Develop individual skills
    c. Establish more schools
    d. Guide educational programs
    e. Design teachers’ programs
  2. Curriculum design differs primarily in
    a. Teaching and learning involve
    b. Principles of teaching and learning
    c. Method, content and structured.
  3. Methodology and application
  4. Scope and sequence.
    3. Broad – field curriculum design is usually criticized because of
    a. It is difficult to organize
    b. Of its cumbersome nature
    c. It does not include field trips
    d. It does not take care of the student’s interests.
    e. Subject demarcations still exist.
  5. The activity curriculum does not require
    a. A lot of instructional materials.
    b. Co-curricula activities
    c. Game and sports
    d. Planned activities
    e. Infrastructure and equipment
  6. Tyler’s curriculum planning process has
    a. 6steps
    b. 5steps
    c. 4steps
    d. 3 steps
    e. 2 steps
  7. The common features of most curriculum models are
    a. Learning experiences and content
    b. Objectives and learning experiences.
    c. Objectives and evaluation
    d. Organization of content and learning experience
    e. Content and evaluation
  8. The new UBE curriculum emphasizes
    a. Society-centered learning.
    b. Teacher-centered learning
    c. Child-centered learning
    d. Parent-centered learning
    e. Government-centred.

8 Which of the following is not a method of teaching?
a. Discussion method
b. Project method
c. Interactive method
d. Powerpoint presentation
e. Distraction method

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  1. Agencies of curriculum planning and innovation in Nigeria include
    a. NERDC and NAFDAC
    b. NERDC and TRCN
    c. NUC and lCPC
    d. NCCE and NBTE
    e. ICPC and EFC
  2. The importance of a lesson plan is that it
    a. Guides the teacher in the delivery of lesson
    b. Evaluated the learners in the classroom
    c. Guides the school in implementing its programs
    d. Guides the teacher in planning
  3. THE guiding principle of Nigeria’s traditional education was
    a. Functionalism
    b. Naturalism
    c. Idealism
    d. Realism
    e. Existentialism
  4. Which of these was not a problem in the implementation of early colonial education programs?
    a. Lack of central school laws
    b. Lack of standard qualification for teachers
    c. Emphasis on conversion to Christianity
    d. Emphasis on the future leaders
    e. Lack of common syllabus
  5. Which of the following was not provided for in the Nigerian Education ordinance of 1887?
    a. Board of Education
    b. Grants-in-aid to schools
    c. Parents’ right to choose a religion of instruction
    d. Certification of teacher
    e. Power of Governor to establish and maintain schools.
  6. The UPE scheme was launched in the Western and Eastern regions of Nigeria
    a. 1955 and 1958 respectively
    b. 1955 and 1957 respectively
    c. 1954 and 1958 respectively
    d. 1952 and 1953 respectively
    e. 1950 and 1959 respectively.
  7. Which of the following was not a major problem in the implementation of the 1976 Universal Primary Education?
    a. Language policy …
    b. Political discrepancies
    c. Financial problem
    d. Girl-child education
    e. Public enlightenment
  8. Which of these is not one of the functions of philosophy?
    a. Analytic function
    b. Speculative function
    c. Inspirational function
    d. Prescriptive function
    e. Descriptive function
  9. Philosophy can be described as an activity in three modes or styles namely
    a. Speculative, metaphysics and prescriptive
    b. Speculative, prescriptive and analytic
    c. Speculative, analytic and epistemology
    d. Metaphysics, analytic and Prescriptive
    e. Prescriptive, epistemology and axiology.
  10. The area of Philosophical inquiry includes
    a. Metaphysic, epistemology
    b. Metaphysic and mechanism and epistemology
    c. Metaphysics, axiology and materialism
    d. Epistemology, axiology and mechanism
    e. Metaphysics, materialism, and mechanism.
  11. The school of philosophy of education associated with the concepts of freedom, choice responsibility, and self-reliance is
    a. idealism
    b. realism
    c. existentialism d. naturalism
    e. Marxism

Continuation of UBEC FTS past Questions and Answers 2020/2021

  1. Who is the longest serving Prime Minister of Israel?

Answer: Benjamin Netanyahu

  1. Which state in Nigeria has the smallest number of LGAs?

Answer: Abuja, with only seven LGAs.

  1. When was the United Nations Organisation formed?

Answer: 25th April 1945

  1. The first woman to become a governor in Nigeria is?

Answer: Mrs. Virginia Etiaba, Anambra State

  1. What does the acronym NUPENA means?

Answer: National Union of Petroleum Engineers and Natural Gas

  1. Who is the current INEC Chairman?

Answer: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

  1. THe first female Brigadier in Nigeria?

Answer: Ronke Kale

  1. Who released Nelson Mandela when he was arrested as an apartheid prisoner?

Answer: President Fredrick Declerk

  1. Who is the current Chairman of UNO?

Answer: Bankie Moore from South Korea

  1. Which state has the highest percentage of contribution to oil revenue in Nigeria?

Answer: Delta State

  1. What is the motto of Nigeria?

Answer: Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress

  1. How long does it take the earth to complete one revolution?

Answer: 365 days

  1. When was the first refinery in Nigeria built?

Answer: 1965

  1. When was the Federal Capital Territory created?

Ans: February 3rd, 1976

  1. Who was Nigeria’s First Military Head of State?

Ans: General Yakubu Gowon

  1. Who was known as the King of Afro beat in Nigeria?

Ans: Mr Fela Anikulapo Kuti

  1. Where was the the United Nations Organisation formed?

Ans: San Francisco, April 1945

  1. How was Sir Dele Giwa killed?

Ans: Through letter bomb

  1. When was the Central Bank of Nigeria established?

Ans: 1958

  1. Which authority heads the Nigerian Judiciary?

Ans: The Chief Justice of Nigeria

  1. Who was the first Sultan of Sokoto?

Ans: Shehu Usman Danfodio

  1. When was Nigerian Airforce established?

Ans: In 1964

  1. Who was the last governor before Nigeria’s independence?

Ans: Sir James Robertson

  1. Who was the first managing director of NNPC?

Ans: Chief R.A Marinho

  1. When did the first world war take place?

Ans: 1914-1919

  1. Which is the second most populated country in the world?

Ans: India, following China with a population of 1,806.6 billion people.

  1. When did the Nigerian civil war begin?

Ans: July 6,1967

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  1. The award of honour GCFR is meant for?

Ans: Head of States only

  1. What is the motto of the Nigerian Police?

Ans: The police are your friend.

  1. When did the second world war take place?

Ans: 1939-1945

  1. What age is the life expectancy of a Nigerian man?

Ans: 52years

  1. What does the red eagle on the Nigerian coat of arms depict?

Ans: Strength

  1. What is the official language of Nigeria?

Ans: English Language

  1. When was Nigeria declared and recognized as a nation?

Ans: October 1, 1960

  1. How many continents are there in the world?

Ans: Seven continents

  1. What does the colour yellow in the Nigerian police flag signify?

Ans: Discipline and resourcefulness

  1. Who is Nigeria’s current minister of finance?

Ans: Zainab Ahmed from Kaduna State.

  1. Who was the first secretary general of United Nations Organisations?

Ans: Tryg Velie from Norway

  1. When was the current president of Nigeria born?

Ans: 17 December 1942

  1. How many senators make up the national assembly of Nigeria?

Ans: 109 senators

  1. How many senatorial districts are the 36 states divided into?

Ans: Three senatorial districts

  1. How many members does the house of representative of Nigeria have?

Ans: 360 members

  1. Who was the first house of representative member?

Ans: Sir Fredric Metcalfe

  1. Which is the highest mountain in the world?

Ans: Mount Everest, 29,028 feet tall

  1. Who were the first Europeans to come to West Africa?

Ans: Portuguese

  1. When did the outbreak of American civil war take place?

Ans: 1848-1861

  1. Who was the first president of the United States of America?

Ans: George Washington

  1. Who was the National president of Nigeria?

Ans: Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

  1. What does the green in the Nigerian police flag represent?

Ans: Energy and life

  1. How many regional divisio0ns are there in Africa?

Ans: Five regional divisions

  1. How many countries make up Middle Africa?

Ans: Nine African countries

  1. When did Nigeria become a British colony?

Ans: 1914

  1. Where is the Kainji Dam in Nigeria located?

Ans: Niger State

  1. How many states make up the South-South geo-political zone in Nigeria?

Ans: Six states

  1. When did the current president of Nigeria resume duties?

Ans: May 19, 2015

  1. What is the state of origin of the president of Nigeria?

Ans: Katsina State

  1. Who was the first female NAFDAC Chairman?

Ans: Prof. Dora Akunyili

  1. Who invented the light bulb?

Ans: Thoma Edison

  1. What was the first ever produced Nollywood movie?

Ans: Palaver, produced in 1926

  1. Who is the Vice President of Nigeria?

Ans: Oluyemi Osibanjo

  1. When did the former president Umaru Yar’Adua die?

Ans: May 6, 2010

  1. What discovery are the Lander brothers known for?

Ans: Discovering the source of River Niger

  1. Who discovered the African continent?

Ans: Prince Henry the explorer from Portugal

  1. When was slave trade first abolished?

Ans: In 1803, Denmark-Norway

  1. Who invented the motor car?

Ans: Karl Benz, 1885

  1. What is the coldest planet in the Solar system?

Ans: Neptune

  1. Which is the highest court of law in Nigeria?

Ans: Supreme court of Nigeria

  1. Who was the first governor of Central Bank of Nigeria?

Ans: R.A Feton

  1. When Nigerian football premiere league formed?

Ans: 1972

  1. What is the hottest planet in the solar system?

Ans: The Venus

  1. Which is the oldest degree awarding university in Nigeria?

Ans: University of Ibadan

  1. Who was the first female Professor in Nigeria?

Ans: Elfrida Adeho

  1. Which courts are the lowest in Nigeria?

Ans: Magistrate, District and customary courts

  1. When was GSM introduced in Nigeria?

Ans: 2001

  1. Who was the first indigenous speaker of the House of Representative?

Ans: Jaja Wachuku, 1959.

  1. Who was the first vice president of Nigeria?

Ans: Alex I. Ekwueme

  1. How long does it take the Mars to complete one revolution?

Ans: 687 days

  1. Which of Nigeria’s past president is also known as an ambassador for peace?

Ans: Dr Goodluck Jonathan

  1. Who is Nigeria’s Minister of transportation?

Ans: Rotimi Amaechi

  1. When was Nigeria’s currency changed to naira and kobo?

Ans: January 1st, 1973

  1. When was google founded?

Ans: 4th September 1998

  1. Who discovered the internet?

Ans: Robert E. Kahn and Vint Cerf

  1. When did Donald Trump assume duties as President of America?

Ans: 20th January 2017

  1. Who is the inventor of the computer?

Ans: Charles Babbage

  1. Who is known as the fastest man in the world?

Ans: Usain Bolt

  1. What is the most common natural resource in Nigeria?

Ans: Petroleum

  1. When was the first modern Olympics held?

Ans: In 1896, Greece

  1. How many countries are in Europe?

Ans: 44 countries

  1. Who was the first African Bishop?

Ans: Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther

  1. Who is the richest man in the world?

Ans: Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon

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4 thoughts on “UBEC Federal Teachers Scheme FTS Past Questions and Answers 2020/2021

  • Mr JIBO

    When and where are we going to expect the test, and how many questions to be expected in the complete test?

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