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Academic Questions in Social Studies
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
Rail transportation is a type of land transportation.
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
Which of the following is not a Nigerian acronym?
The acronym ICPC means _____.
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
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
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
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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is considered as one of the harmful traditional practices. It generally has a bad effect on those on which it had been carried out.
Female Genital Mutilation is defined as the partial or total removal of a girl or woman's external genitalia for traditional and cultural reasons which are nonmedical in nature.
Although, culture and tradition are fundamental to societies and ethnic groups, some of these unhealthy traditional practices (emanating from culture) must be completely eradicated due to it's damaging effects on the victims' health.
Many of the victims of female genital mutilation may have to live with its associated psychological, physical, emotional and even spiritual trauma for the rest of their lives; and that's an abuse on their fundamental human rights.
Below are consequences or effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM):
The victims suffer from severe and acute pains during and shortly after the processes of female genital mutilation.
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The victims suffer from an excessive loss of blood alongside underlying injuries to the adjacent tissues of their reproductive organ. These include the clitoris, vagina, urethra, labia minora, labia majora, perineum and rectum.
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If crude and unsterilized instruments are utilized in the processes of FGM (which is always associated with great loss of blood), bacteria and other dangerous microorganisms may enter the bloodstream and adjacent reproducion tissues, giving rise to life threatening illnesses.
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The horrendous memories of female genital mutilation may live with the victims throughout their lives. Consequently, this may lead to depression, low self-esteem and other psychological trauma, thus adversely affecting the victims' relationship with others.
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Some women who had underwent FGM may never enjoy sex for the rest of the lives as a result of neuromas which had developed within the victims' reproductive system. This may lead to a failed marriage.
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The victims may find it difficult to cope with education and other academic activities due to various long term inconveniences and distraction that may emanate from FGM.
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Child birth may become very complicated or difficult for the victims of female genital mutilation. This may lead to increased frequency of cesarean section; that is: 'a surgical operation for delivering a child by cutting through the wall of the mother's abdomen'.
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Keloid scar tissues may develop over the cut reproductive areas of FGM. This scar always appear as a disfiguration on the affected areas and can be a source shame to the women involved.
The girl child may find it difficult to participate in sports and other physical activities alongside her classmates and colleagues. This may lead to self-stigmatization.
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The underlying cells and tissues that constitutes the female reproductive tract may become cancerous.
The victim may curse those who perpetrated the horrendous act of female genital mutilation against her will.
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The victim may suffer from other infectious diseases associated with FGM; for instance, difficulty in menstrual flow, recurrent urinary tract infection and obstetric fistula (an abnormal connection between the rectum and vagina.
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Amazing facts in Social Studies
Some car license plates in the Northwest Territories of Canada are shaped like a polar bear
The Library of Congress located in Washington D.C, America is the world's largest library. It contains over 162 million items in more than 450 languages.
The British Library (with over 150 million items) comes second, followed by the Library and Archives Canada with 54 million items (third), the New York Public Library with 53.1 million items (fourth), and the Russian State Library with 44.4 million items (fifth)
Located in Fez, Morocco, the University of Karueein (or University of Al Quaraouiyine) was founded way back in 859 A.D; and it's the world's oldest university (world's oldest higher learning institution) in the Guinness World Record.
In 1963, it was incorporated into Morocco's modern state university system, with approximately 8,000 students enrolling each academic year
We have got people who have fears on their fears. They are said to exhibit phobophobia which is the fear of phobias
High heel shoes were first designed for men
According to Ecology Global Network, four babies are born every seconds, 250 every minutes, 15,000 every hour, 360,000 everyday and 131.4 million babies every year
People under age 30 account for over 52% of the world's population
People over age 60 make up 12.3% of the world's population
English is not the official language in United States of America.
USA does not actually have an official language
The people of Iceland are called Islanders or Islandic. They actually have got NO railway system in their country
NOTABLE POINTS IN Social Studies
The United Nations has six principal organs or arms. These are
United Nations (UN) is the world body set up to promote peace and unity among the countries of the world. It officially came into existence on the 24th day of October, 1945 after it had been ratified by five permanent members of the security council and by the other 46 signatories. These permanent members are:
In total, the numerical strength of the United Nations at its inception was fifty one (51) states