History - Primary 6 - Exams



CLASS: PRIMARY 6                                         SUBJECT: HISTORY

NAME: __________________________________________________


  1. The great grandfather of Ahmadu Bello was ___________ (a) Aguiyi Ironsi (b) Usman Dan Fodio (c) Mohammed Rumfa (d) Yakubu Gowon
  2. Bello married ______________ wives (a) two (b) three (c) four (d) five
  3. Bello gained promotion to become a divisional head after being a district head for ________ years (a) two (b) three (c) four (d) five
  4. ___________ founded the Northern people congress (a) Shehu Shagari (b) Ahmadu Bello (c) Aminu Kano (d) Sani Abacha
  5. ____________ founded the Northern Teachers Association in 1948 (a) Shehu Shagari (b) Ahmadu Bello (c) Aminu kano (d) Sani Abacha
  6. Nigeria gained independence on ___________ (a) 1st November 1914 (b) 2nd December 1963 (c) 1st October 1960 (d) 2nd October 1963
  7. Mallam Aminu Kano was born in __________ (a) 1910 (b) 1926 (c) 1920 (d) 1935
  8. The full meaning of PDP is (a) people’s Demonstration Patty (b) People’s Demanding Party (c) People’s Demolishing Party (d) People’s Democratic Party
  9. Nigeria as a country experienced her first military coup in ___________ (a) 1946 (b) 1956 (c) 1966 (d) 1976
  10. Gen Yakubu Gowon spent __________ years in power (a) six (b) seven (c) eight (d) nine
  11. Colonel ___________ assassinated Gen Muritala Mohammed who spent 200 days in office (a) Dimma (b) Dimka (c) Degan (d) Dike
  12. The interim government after the annulled 1993 election was led by __________ (a) Shehu Shagari (b) Chief Ernest Shonekan (c) Mallam Mohammed Musa (d) Muhammad Buhari
  13. On ____________ 1999, a civilian government headed by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo took over power from Gen Abdusalami Abubakar (a) 29th May (b) 31st July (c) 29th March (d) 15th of January
  14. The next general elections in Nigeria will be held in ________ (a) 2022 (b) 2023 (c) 2024 (d) 2025
  15. The vice president of Nigeria is ____________ (a) Gen Aguiyi Ironsi (b) Sen Ike Ekeremadu (c) Prof. Yemi Osibanjo (d) Chief Ebele Jonathan Goodluck
  16. The full meaning of NYSC is _______________ (a) Nigeria Youth Society Conference (b) National Youth Service Corps (c) Nigeria Yellow Commission (d) National Young Service College
  17. The face on the five hundred naira note is _____________ (a) Ken Saro Wiwa (b) Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe (c) Ben Hadad (d) Akanu Ibiam (e) Chuba Okadigbo
  18. The Enugu State Airport is called the _________ (a) Nnamdi Azikiwe (b) Akanu Ibiam (c) Muritala Mohammed (d) Herbert John
  19. The face of the one naira coin is ____________ (a) Sir Herbert Macaulay (b) Sir Richard Mcpherson (c) Gen Henry Baj (d) Chief Richard Ferguson
  20. Who is the Governor of Enugu State? (a) Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (b) Nnamdi Azikiwe (c) Charles Soludo (d) Muhammad Buhari



1a. Who is Dimka?       (4mks)

  1. What is a military coup? (4mks)
  2. The current president of Nigeria is _____________ (2mks)

2a. State two (2) lessons you learnt from the life of Mallam Aminu Kano (2mks)

  1. State two (2) lessons from the life of Ahmadu Bello
  2. Ahmadu Bello studied ________________, ___________________ and ______________________ (6mks)

3a. Write the full meaning of the following

  1. GCFR = _____________________ (2MKS)
  2. GCON = ____________ (2MKS)
  • OON = __________ (2MKS)
  1. NURTW = __________ (2mks)
  2. CAN = ___________ (2mks)

4a. What is the name of Obafemi Awolowo’s wife?   (3mks)

  1. Awolowo’s father died when he was ____________ years old (2mks)
  2. Name the political party and newspaper Awolowo established (2mks)
  3. In your own words, write three lessons learnt from Awolowo (3mks)

5a. List three (3) things Amina’s family sold      (3mks)

  1. List three (3) heroes and heroines in Nigeria (3mks)
  2. Who was king Jaja of Opobo? (2mks)
  3. The famous _____________ market was built by Mohammed Rumfa (2mks)