### Success Tips For Nigeria Immigration Service Recruitment

**Based on NIS Past questions, the questions will be based on Mathematics, English Language, and General paper. There would be 25 Mathematics questions, 25 English Language questions, and 50 General paper questions; that’s a total of 100 questions in all. All questions are to be answered within 60 minutes.**

**1. English Language**

Most questions from English Language came from Consonant sound, Vowel sound, Nearest in meaning, Opposite in meaning, Synonyms, adjective, Verbs.

**2. General Paper**

- Which country was formerly known as gold Coast
- Which of this isn’t located in the southern Africa (a) South Africa (b) Gambia (c) Cape Verde (d) none of the above
- Know the Governors of each state, CBN governor

**3. Mathematics**

Majority of maths questions came from probability, permutation and combination, partial and impartial fractions, logarithm, mean, median, mode and range.

It is very important that you start practicing before you are called for aptitude test. Those that got employment into Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) are people that have prepared earlier enough and have put in their best to succeed through the rigorous screening and exercises they are subjected to. It is not by a wishful thinking, it requires hard work.

Plan and strategies on how to ace through the competition. I must be sincere with you, the competition is high because you have many top brains to compete with. You should have it at the back of your mind that you will be competing with best brains, so be smart with your preparation.

Your preparation start now and this is done by going through NIS past question in order to familiarize yourself with how questions are being set.

### Nigerian Immigrations Recruitment Past Questions Of Previous Years

1: The NIS was brought out of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) in

(a) 1946

(b) 1956

(c) 1958

(d) 1964

Answer: C.

2: How many comptrollers general has the NIS gotten since the inception to date?

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 8

(d) 16

Answer: D.

3: The present comptroller general of NIS is

(a) Muhammed Babandede

(b) Rose Chinyere Uzoma

(c) Martin Kure Abeshi

(d) David Parradang

Answer: A.

4: Which of the following is the core duty of Nigeria Immigration?

(a) Persecuting offenders

(b) Enforcing of Laws

(c) Issuance of all Nigerian travel document

(d) Deporting of foreigners

Answer: C.

5: The NIS was formally established by the act of parliament in

(a) 1963

(b) 1957

(c) 1964

(d) 1976

Answer: A.

6: The first African country to introduce E-passport was

(a) South-Africa

(b) Ghana

(c) Liberia

(d) Nigeria

Answer: D.

7: The first Secretary-General of Commonwealth was

Options:

(a) George Washington

(b) Tulma Goldie

(c) Arnold Smith

(d) Joseph Garba

Answer: C.

8: Lagos became a crown colony in

(a) 1862

(b) 1861

(c) 1841

(d) 1886

Answer: A.

9: The first world war took place between

(a) 1911-1914

(b) 1914-1916

(c) 1916-1918

(d) 1914-1918

Answer: D.

10: The western and eastern Nigeria became self-governed in

(a) 1959

(b) 1960

(c) 1957

(d) 1956

Answer: C.

11: The first head of the government of Nigeria was

(a) Yakubu Gowon

(b) Aguiyi Ironsi

(c) Tafawa Balewa

(d) Nnamdi Azikiwe

Answer: C.

12: The first military president of Nigeria was

(a) Sanni Abacha

(b) Ibrahim Babangida

(c) Aguiyi Ironsi

(d) Yakubu Gowon

Answer: B.

13: Nigeria became a republic in

(a) 1963

(b) 1960

(c) 1976

(d) 1961

Answer: A.

14: The Northern and Southern protectorate was amalgamated in

(a) 1914

(b) 1919

(c) 1921

(d) 1900

Answer: A.

15: The first Executive president was

(a) Nnamdi Azikiwe

(b) Olusegun Obasanjo

(c) Sheu Shagari

(d) Goodluck Jonathan

Answer: C.

16: The first colonial governor-general of Nigeria was

(a) Tulma Goldie

(b) James Robertson

(c) Huge Clifford

(d) Lord Lugard

Answer: D.

17: The highest court in Nigeria is

(a) Court of Appeal

(b) Supreme court

(c) Federal High Court

(d) Magistrate court

Answer: B.

18: The first general election in Nigeria was held in

(a) 1959

(b) 1960

(c) 1963

(d) 1999

Answer: A.

19: Nigeria practice one of the following systems of government

(a) Con-federalism

(b) Unitarism

(c) Paliamentaism

(d) Federalism

Answer: D.

20: The Secretary general of OPEC is

(a) Abdulsaleam Kanuri

(b) Abudullahhi El-badri

(c) Utuhu Kamirideen

(d) Philip Effiong

Answer: B.

21: The current secretary-general of the United nation is

(a) Ban ki Moon

(b) António Guterres

(c) Koffi Anaan

(d) Boustro-Brouste Ghali

Answer: B.

22: Which of the following pair of countries consist of the permanent security council of the UN

(a) Brazil, Germany, France, USA, China

(b) France, China, USSR, USA, Britain

(c) France, Britain, Brazil, Newzealand

(d) France, Germany, Japan, China

Answer: B.

23: In order to qualify for the post of President in Nigeria the person must be _____ and above

(a) 35 years

(b) 20 years

(c) 40 years

(d) 55 years

Answer: A.

24: The name Nigeria coined out of _________

(a) Niger Forest

(b) Niger Area

(c) Niger River

(d) Niger Textures

Answer: B.

25: The first Inspector General of the Police Force was

(a) Teslim Balogun

(b) Louis Edet

(c) Ademola Adetokunbo

(d) Elias Balogun

Answer: B.

26: The current secretary-general or commission chairman of Africa union is

(a) Dlamini Zuma

(b) Allasane Quattara

(c) Emeka Anaoku

(d) H. Desategn

Answer: A.

27: The current president of the commission or secretary is of ECOWAS

(a) H.Desategn

(b) Kadre Desire Quedraogo

(c) Allasane Quattara

(d) Ike Ekweremalu

Answer: B.

28: The headquarter of the UN is in

(a) New York

(b) Washington

(c) Geneva

(d) Vienna

Answer: A.

29: UNO was founded in San Francisco in

(a) 1939

(b) 1914

(c) 1945

(d) 1950

Answer: C.

30: The first military coup-de’tat in Africa was in

(a) Libya

(b) Liberia

(c) Egypt

(d) Nigeria

Answer: C.

31: Nigeria became 36 states under the regime of

(a) Olusegun Obasanjo

(b) Sanni Abacha

(c) Ibrahim Babangida

(d) Yakubu Gowon

Answer: B.

32: The first military head of state was

(a) Yakubu Gowon

(b) Aguiyi Ironsi

(c) Olusegun Obasanjo

(d) Ernest Shonekan

Answer: B.

33: Oil can be found in one of the following state in Nigeria

(a) Lagos

(b) Anambra

(c) Ondo

(d) Ekiti

Answer: C.

34: Tin is majorly found in

(a) Jos

(b) Enugu

(c) Kano

(d) Imo

Answer: A.

35: Oil was first discovered by Shell-BP in Nigeria ______

(a) Oloibiri

(b) Idanre

(c) Warri

(d) Kabba

Answer: A.

36: Which of the following may be regarded as a regional organization

(a) ECOWAS

(b) OAU

(c) UN

(d) OPEC

Answer: B.

37: The last military head state of Nigeria was

(a) Abdulsaleem Abubakar

(b) Sanni Abacha

(c) Olusegun Obasanjo

(d) Yakubu Gowon

Answer: A.

38: The name Nigeria was coined by ______

(a) Flora Shaw

(b) Mary Slessor

(c) Lord Lugard

(d) Juman Goldie

Answer: A.

39: The legislature in Nigeria is called

(a) House of assembly

(b) House of lords

(c) National Assembly

(d) House of Representative

Answer: C.

40: Nigeria changed from pounds to Naira in ________

(a) 1960

(b) 1973

(c) 1959

(d) 1963

Answer: B.

41. What is the meaning of CBT?

(a) Computer BasicTechnology

(b) Computer BasicTest

(c) Computer BasedTest

(d) Alloftheabove

ANSWER: C

42. Nigeria Federal Capital Territory shifted from Lagos to Abuja in what year?

(a) 1991

(b) 1989

(c) 1990

(d)1992

ANSWER: A

43. Nigeria celebrated her Silver Jubilee in the year ……………

(a) 1985

(b) 2010

(c) 1995

(d)2011

ANSWER: A

44. People who carry out experiments to investigate nature are called

(a) Scientist

(b) Experimentalist

(c) Experimentist

(d) Scientia

ANSWER: A

45. Objects thrown up, always come down due to…..

(a) kinetic force

(b) potential force

(c) gravitational force

(d) Gravitational pull

ANSWER: D

**Sample 20+ Questions on Mathematics for Nigeria Immigration Recruitment.**

1: The probabilities that Kodjo and Adoga pass an examination are ¾ and 3/5 respectively. Find the probability of both boys failing the examination.

(a) 1/10

(b) 3/10

(c) ½

(d) 2/3

Answer: A.

2: The mean of 20 observations in an experiment is 4. If the observed largest value is 23, Find the mean of the remaining observations.

(a) 4

(b) 3

(c) 2.85

(d) 2.60

Answer: A.

3: A group of eleven people can speak either English or French or both. Seven can speak English and six can speak French. What is the probability that a person chosen at random can speak both English and French?

(a) 2/11

(b) 4/11

(c) 5/11

(d) 11/13

Answer: B.

4: P (X n Y) is

(a) 0

(b) 2/15

(c) 4/15

(d) 11/15

Answer: A

5: P (X u Y) is

(a) 0

(b) 2/15

(c) 4/15

(d) 11/15

Answer: A

6: A box contains 2 white and 3 blue identical marbles. If two marbles are picked at Random, one after the other, without replacement, What is the probability of picking two marbles of different colours?

(a) 2/3

(b) 3/5

(c) 2/5

(d) 7/20

Answer: D

7: Mrs. Jones is expecting a baby. The probability that it will be a boy is ½ and the Probability that the baby will have blue eyes is ¼. What is the probability that she will have a Blue-eyed boy?

(a) 1/8

(b) ¼

(c) 3/8

(d) 1/2

Answer: B

8: Convert the speed of 90 km per hour of a car to metres per second

(a) 1.5 ms-1

(b) 2.5 ms-1

(c) 25 ms-1

(d) 1.5 x 103ms-1

Answer: C

9: Uche and Chidi shared a sum of money on the ratio m:n. If Chidi’s share was N4,200.00, what was Uche’s share?

(a) N4,200n/m

(b) N4,200/mn

(c) N4,200m/n

(d) N4,200/n

Answer: C

10: A husband contributes 7% of his income into a fund and his wife contributes 4% of her income. If the husband earns N5,500 per annum (p.a) and his wife earns N4,000 p.a, find the sum of their contribution

to the fund.

(a) N1,045

(b) N605

(c) N545

(d) N490

Answer: C

11: A car is traveling at an average speed of 80kmh-1. Its speed in metres per second (m/s) Is

(a) 13.3m/s

(b) 22.2m/s

(c) 133.3m/s

(d) 222.2m/s

Answer: B

12: If the children share N10.50K among themselves in the ratio 6:7:8, How much is the largest share?

(a) N3.00

(b) N3.50

(c) N4.00

(d) N4.50

Answer: C

13: A trader makes a loss of 15% when selling an article. Find the ratio, selling price: cost price.

(a) 3:20

(b) 3:17

(c) 17:20

(d) 20:23

Answer: C

14: A car travels at Xkm per hour for 1 hour at Ykm per hour for 2 hours. Find its average speed.

(a) 2x+2ykmh-1/3

(b) x+ ykmh-1/3

(c) x+2 ykmh-1

(d) 2x+ ykmh-1/3

Answer: C

15: The ages of three men are in the ratio 3:4:5. If the difference between the ages of the oldest and youngest is 18 years, find the sum of the ages of the three men.

(a) 45 years

(b) 72 years

(c) 108 years

(d) 216 years

Answer: C

16: A bicycle wheel of radius 42cm is rolled over a distance of 66m. How many revolutions does it make?

[Take π=22/7]

(a) 2.5

(b) 5

(c) 25

(d) 50

Answer: C

17: In a bag of oranges, the ratio of the good ones to the bad ones is 5:4. If the number of bad ones in the bag is 36, how many oranges are there altogether?

(a) 81

(b) 72

(c) 54

(d) 45

Answer: A

18: A man is four times as old as his son. The difference between their ages is 36. Find the sum of their ages.

(a) 45 years`

(b) 48 years

(c) 60 years

(d) 74 years

Answer: C

19: If 4m+3n = 5, find the ratio m:n 4m-3n 3

(a) 7:4

(b) 4:3

(c) 3:4

(d) 4:7

Answer: A

20: If 2x : (x+1) =3:2, what is the value of x?

(a) ½

(b) 1

(c) 1½

(d) 3

Answer: D

21: The ratio of the number of men to the number of women in a 20 member committee is 3:1. How many women must be added to the 20 member committee so as to make the ratio of men to women 3:2 ?

(a) 2

(b) 5

(c) 7

(d) 9

Answer: B.

22: What is the probability of having an odd number in a single toss of a fair die?

(a) 1/6

(b) 1/3

(c) ½

(d) 2/3

Answer: C

23. A man having 20 litres of petrol in his car, uses it for 600 km.How many kilometers will thesame man travel with19.25 litres.

(a) 577.5km

(b) 576.2 km

(c) 587.5km

(d)586.2km

ANSWER:A

**Use the following information for question 24 and 25.**

The surname of 40 children in a class was arranged in alphabetical order,16 of the surnames begin with O, and 9 of the surnames begin with A. 14 letters of the alphabet do not appear as the first letter of a surname.

24: What is the probability that the surname of a child picked at random from the class begins with either O and A?

(a) 5/8

(b) 7/8

(c) 9/16

(d) 14/25

Answer: A

25: If more than one surname begins with a letter besides A and O, how many surnames begin with the letter?

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 6

Answer: B

**The table below gives the score of a group of students in an English language test.**

Scores | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 |

No. of Students | 2 | 4 | 7 | 2 | 3 | 2 |

26: If a student is chosen at random from the group, what is the probability that he scored at least 6 marks?

(a) 3/20

(b) 1/5

(c) ¼

(d) 3/10

Answer: C

27: What is the probability that three customers waiting in a bank will be served in the Sequence of their arrival at the bank?

(a) 1/6

(b) 1/3

(c) ½

(d) 2/3

Answer: C.

28. What is the product of 5Kg 350g and 9?

a. 45kg150g

b. 14kg350g

c. 48kg150g

d. 14kg150g

ANSWER: C

29. If eight afarmersoldhiscockat sugar is sold in bags of 5kg. How many bags are there to sell?

a. 1.7 bags

b. 17 bags

c. 170bags

d. 1700bags

ANSWER: D

30. A farmer sold his cock at 20% loss. If the cock was sold for ₦21:00 what was the initial worth of the cock?

a. ₦27:50

b. ₦25:20

c. ₦26:25

d. ₦20:20

ANSWER: C

31. In a class there are 50 pupils, if 15 of them are girls, what percentage are boys?

a. 70%

b. 30%

c. 85%

d. 15%

ANSWER: A

### Try These too

1. One of these is not a type of passport in Nigeria

A. Nigeria Diplomatic or Official Passport

B. Nigeria Standard passport

C. Nigeria Pilgrims Passport

D. Nigeria Citizens Passport

2. ECOWAS was established in ____ and has it administrative headquarter in

(a) 1967 Lome

(b) 1975 Lome

(c) 1975 Lagos

(d) 1967 Lagos

3. The first general election in Nigeria was held in

(a) 1959

(b) 1960

(c) 1963

(d) 1999

4: Which of following is the core duty of the Nigeria Immigration?

(a) Persecuting offenders

(b) enforcing of Laws

(c) issuance of all Nigerian travel document

(d) Deporting of foreigners

5: The NIS was brought out of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) in

(a) 1946

(b) 1956

(c) 1958

(c) 1964

6: The NIS was formally established by the act of parliament in

(a) 1963

(b) 1957

(c) 1964

(d) 1976

7: The first African country to introduce E-passport was

(a) South-Africa

(b) Ghana

(c) Liberia

(d) Nigeria

8: Which ministry determines the tariffs on the passport issuance or re-issuance and residence permit?

A. Federal Ministry of Interior

B. Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs

C. Federal Ministry of Transport

D. Federal Ministry of Works and Housing

9: CERPAC stands for

A. Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card.

B. Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Abroad Card.

C. Combined Extended Residence Permit and Aliens Card.

D. Combined Extended Residence Permit and Abroad Card.

10. Arrange in descending order: (i) Comptroller General (ii) Comptroller (iii) Superintendent (iv) Chief Superintendent

A. i, ii, iv, iii

B. i, ii,iii, iv

C. iv, i, ii, iii

D. ii, iii, iv, i

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