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The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn - Gloria Steinem

The act of unlearning is an excellent form of learning. Infact, you will need the skills of unlearning if you intend to become an expert in your desired field.

Do yourself a favor by unlearning, learning and re-learning on a daily basis

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much - Jim Rohn

There's something special about you. It doesn't matter whether you work for a company or someone; what matters is the amount of investment you've made on yourself.

Investing in yourself is the best life plan you can design for your future

Smile - Len Academy

Peace begins with a smile - Mother Teresa

Never underestimate the power of your smile. It can lift up the depressed, improve the mood of the downtrodden and even discourage a suicidal attack. Also remember that your smile makes you more beautiful

Smile always for your own good and the good of others

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change - Carl Rogers

To perfect your learning process, you must learn, unlearn and re-learn. Infact, we all need to learn how to unlearn those vices we know about ourselves.

Do you know that seeing the devastating consequences of vices (perhaps in movies or real-life) can initiate the unlearning processes in one who does such?

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can - Arthur Ashe

Start now. You've got all it takes to achieve greatness, so no environment can limit you. Just begin something, give in your best and don't stop.

Remember, don't stop giving your best if you truly desire greatness. Nothing can stop you except yourself


Marital separation may also be termed as divorce.

  • A. True

  • B. False

ANSWER: False

Marital separation and divorce aren't the same thing. They have got different meanings.

Marital separation (separation in marriage) is said to occur when a husband live apart from his wife (or vice versa) because the marriage isn't just working for some reasons. In this regard, some persons are of the opinion that separation in marriage is a step to towards marital reconciliation.

Conversely, divorce is defined as the legal termination of marriage by a competent body. It is also called the dissolution of marriage.

Please read more on failed marriages and factors that causes it here

An ancient mode of transportation that requires the use of donkeys and camels is termed _____.

  • A. Human trans-animal

  • B. Human trans-ancient

  • C. Human-animal transportation

  • D. Human mechanical movement

  • E. Human porterage

  • F. Human trans-old

ANSWER: Human porterage

Human porterage is an ancient mode of transportation that requires the use of animals such as donkeys, mules, camels and horses as means of movement.

Rail transportation is a type of land transportation.

  • A. True

  • B. False

ANSWER: True

Land mode of transportation can be classified into 2 types. These are:

  1. Road Transportation: This is a type of land transportation utilized by cars, lorries, bicycles, motocycles and trucks. Road transportation is more prone to accidents when compared to other modes of transportation.

  2. Rail Transportation: Trains and speed trains utilize this mode of transportation. They can convey large number of people or goods both within and outside a country. Accidents are rare in rail transport.

Please read more on transportation here

The following statements are true concerning transportation except _____.

  • A. Transportation is defined as the movement of goods, persons and animals from one point to another.

  • B. Means of transportation is not the same thing as Mode of transportation

  • C. Land transportation is a means of transportation

  • D. Rail transportation is a type of land transport

  • E. Pipeline typically transports liquid and gaseous products

  • F. Human porterage is an ancient mode of transportation

ANSWER: Land transportation is a means of transportation

Land transportation is not a means of transportation. Rather, it's a mode of transportation.

Mode of transportation refers to the medium on which transportation movement occur. This will include land, air, water, pipeline and so on.

Conversely, the Means of Transportation implies those objects in which transportation movement occur. As an instance, car is a means of transportation whose mode of movement (or transport) is via road.

Please read more on means and mode of transportation here

Which of the following is not a Nigerian acronym?

  • A. NBA

  • B. ISO

  • C. KAI

  • D. NAEC

  • E. NAPEP

  • F. MMIA

ANSWER: ISO

​​​​ISO is a global acronym that stands for International Organization for Standardization.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international non-governmental organization comprising of national standard bodies that develops and publishes a wide range of proprietary, industrial, and commercial standards.

Note: A company can order copies of these standards and apply them to their operations in order to achieve certification of the ISO compliance and to ensure the company's business satisfies all internationally recognized procedures.

NBA, KAI, NAEC, NAPEP and MMIA are Nigerian acronyms and they represent the followings:

NBA: Nigerian Bar Association

KAI: Kick Against Indiscipline

NAEC: Nigeria Atomic Agency Commission

NAPEP: Nigerian Poverty Eradication Programme

MMIA: Muritala Muhammed International Airport

Please read more on Nigerian acronyms and their meanings here

The acronym ICPC means _____.

  • A. Independent Corrupt Practice Command
  • B. Independent Corrupt Practice Complaints
  • C. Independent Corrupt Practice Court
  • D. Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission
  • E. Independent Corrupt Practices Cooperation
  • F. Independent Corrupt Pactice Conduct

ANSWER: Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission

ICPC means Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission

Please read more on various Nigerian Acronyms here.

Nigerian coat of arms - Len Academy

The black shield in the Nigerian Coat of Arm represents the _____.

  • A. Strength of Nigeria

  • B. Pride of Nigeria

  • C. Dark complexion of Nigerians

  • D. Dignity of Nigeria

  • E. Fertile soil of Nigeria

  • F. Beauty of Nigeria

ANSWER: Fertile soil of Nigeria

Seven prominent features can be seen on the Nigerian Coat of Arm. They are:

  1. Eagle: Represents Strength and Pride of Nigeria

  2. The white 'Y' Shape: Represents Nigeria's 2 iconic rivers (River Niger and River Benue). Both rivers unite at Lokoja

  3. Two Horses: Represents the Dignity and Pride of Nigeria

  4. Green and White Bands above the Shield: Represents Nigeria's Rich Soil and Beauty

  5. Black Shield: Represent the Rich Fertile Soil of Nigeria

  6. The Gold Band around the Base: On it is inscribed 'Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress'

  7. The Base Flowers: Also known as 'costus spectabilis'. They represent the Beauty of Nigeria

Which of the following is not a Nigerian National Symbol?

  • A. The Nigerian Flag

  • B. The Nigerian National Anthem

  • C. The Nigerian National Pledge

  • D. The Nigerian Naira (NGN)

  • E. The Nigerian National Identity Card

  • F. None of the above

ANSWER: None of the above

Options A through E are all National Symbols of Nigeria. Since the question states 'is not'; then 'none of the above' becomes the correct answer.

By definition, a National Symbol is a symbols that manifests a nation, state, country or any entity to the world as a national community.

Please read more on National Symbols here.

Concerning drug trafficking, which of the following statement is incorrect?

  • A. Drug trafficking is synonymous to drug possession

  • B. Drug trafficking is a criminal act under the constitution of a state

  • C. The use of trafficked drugs can jeopardize one's health

  • D. Drug trafficking is defined as the transfer, selling, importing or exporting of illegal drugs from the point of production to the final consumers

  • E. LSD, cannabis and crack are examples of drugs trafficked

  • F. None of the above

ANSWER: Drug trafficking is synonymous to drug possession

Drug trafficking isn't the same thing as drug possession.

Please read more on drug trafficking here.

The following statements are true concerning conflict except _____.

  • A. It arises from the differences between nations, schools and places of work

  • B. It can be eliminated from a society

  • C. It can be reduced in an organization when communication is clear and concise

  • D. It is characterised by exchange of words and hostilities

  • E. Setting conflict guidelines can help reduce conflict in an organization

  • F. None of the above

ANSWER: It can be eliminated from a society

Conflict cannot be eliminated from any society, rather it may be reduced to its barest minimum.

Please read more on conflict management and ways to reduce conflict in organizations here

The acronym CCTV means _____.

  • A. Camera Circuit Television
  • B. Closed-Circuit Televison
  • C. Closed Camera Television
  • D. Camera-Circuit Televison
  • E. Closed-Camera Televison
  • F. None of the above

ANSWER: Closed-Circuit Televison

CCTV means Closed-Circuit Televison

Please read more on Global Acronyms here.

The acronym BC means _____.

  • A. Before the birth of Christ
  • B. Before Jesus Christ
  • C. Before the coming of Christ
  • D. Before the death Christ
  • E. Before Christ
  • F. Before the resurrection of Christ

ANSWER: Before Christ

BC means Before Christ

Please read more on Global Acronyms here.

Which of the following acronym is related to the Nigerian Lawyer?

  • A. LAMATA
  • B. NUJ
  • C. SAN
  • D. NLC
  • E. NCC
  • F. NLA

ANSWER: SAN

SAN is an acronym for Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

As an instance, Babatunde Raji Fashola, a former Governor of Lagos State is a SAN.

Please read more on various Nigerian Acronyms here.

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Social Studies topics

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