we Prodigal Son Season 2 Episode 7 Review: Face Value ~ Naija Poets

Despite Ainsley's thoughts, the Whitlys may not have gotten away with murder.

With a wonderfully grotesque case, an epic Ainsley troll, and the introduction of two of the biggest stars joining the season, Prodigal Son Season 2 Episode 7 threw a lot at us.

It was Lou Diamond Phillips' first spin in the director's chair for this series. It's a great winter finale, and there are so many things to leave us eagerly awaiting the show's return.

One enjoyable thing about this series is how the little things have a way of sneaking up on you and leading somewhere later. Of all the running plotlines throughout the installment, Jessica's is a wily one.

On the outside looking in, you wouldn't think it's one of significance. However, the arrival of Hurricane Birdie, Jessica's passive-aggressive, opportunistic sister played by Filthy Rich's lovely Rachel York, had all the alarms sounding off.

Darling, not everyone in your life has a nefarious agenda. Only the men you date.

Birdie [to Jessica]

Jessica is the wildcard Whitly. She'll do anything to protect her children, without question, but she's also the one you'd imagine slipping up by accident in some way.

She read through her sister's bullcrap about her concern for Jessica and phishing for information.

It's unfortunate that Jessica really doesn't have anyone to confide in often. As much as her kids love her, they often leave her in the dark over confiding in her. She typically has to impose her presence on them rather than running to her in times of need.

For a moment, it appeared as if Birdie's concern got through to Jessica, and she would've entertained the idea of letting her guard down and confiding in her baby sister rather than putting up airs.

But Jessica has her own way of protecting her family these days, and it's the power of the pen or a laptop. Birdie's arrival at least gave Jess the head's up that a publishing company was looking for any way possible to create a sensational story about the Whitly family.

My sister is like a fungal infection. 


Birdie was willing to sell her sister out for some quick cash. Trust fund kids are always a nuisance, even grown adults in their 40's who should have it together better. Birdie is the type who would stumble upon something that could bring the Whitly family down.

Jessica taking control of her narrative and telling the story herself by writing a memoir is the smartest move she can make, but the timing is still disastrous at best. Their family has too many secrets to be in the spotlight again.

A book will have everyone digging into their business. No matter how hard Jessica will try to divert the masses from the damn near literal skeletons in their closet, the publicity surrounding a highly-anticipated memoir by the wife of a prolific serial killer leaves all of them too exposed.

The timing cannot be worse with Hoxley NYC-bound, fresh off finding Endicott's head in Estonia.

Birdie: So Malcolm, I hear you're profiling murderers for the NYPD. 
Malcolm: Yes, I'm with Major Crimes. 
Birdie: That's quite a demotion from the FBI, isn't it? 
Malcolm: Well, if we all took ten years between career attempts the family trust would run dry.

It's a convoluted mess; a storm is brewing, one bigger than an agitating sister in need of some money. But it also doesn't feel like the only one.

What do you make of Dr. Capshaw?

Firstly, how incredible is it that Catherine freaking Zeta-Jones has joined this series as a regular? She's iconic, and not only that, but she's sharing scenes with Michael Sheen. It's already intoxicating witnessing the pair share the screen.

But then, are we surprised? At this rate, you can stick Michael Sheen in an empty room with a strand of thread, and he can spin it into magic. The man has chemistry with any and everything, tangible and not.

Dr. Capshaw: If he dies...
Martin: Just put it on my tab.

Capshaw is hard to read. She didn't appear as if she was a fan of Whitly, and she seemed to get a kick out of asserting power and dominance over him by demeaning him.

She refused to call him by his title, given his license was revoked. She stuck him with cleaning out bedpans rather than allowing him to do anything fun in his new position in the infirmary as a reward for all of that "good behavior."

She listened to him about the burr hole and even let him talk her through the procedure. But just as he was getting high off of the whole thing, she had him removed, knocking him down a peg.

But then, despite her apparent coldness and breaking him down like a foldable table, she stepped past that red line (why does NO ONE heed the warning?!), and she slipped him butterscotch she seemed intent to deprive him of when she gave him her "one-strike" spiel upon her introduction.

Anyone can be a murderer. Wrong place. Wrong time. An accident. An impulse. But there's another type of killer. For them, murder is an addiction. A bad love they can't quit. Truth is anyone can do it once, but the second kill, that's when the switch is flipped, and a serial killer is born.


Please don't feed the animals psychopaths, Capshaw. Let the record show the suggestion is for all meanings and interpretations (wink, wink).

Capshaw has a dominant, alpha vibe. It feels as if we'll see a lot of her giving Martin a hard time and then gifting him with the occasional taste of her approval, respect, attention, attraction (?) before starting all over again lest he gets the crazy idea that they're equal.

Is it possible that we have one of those relationships where it's a constant game of cat-n-mouse, and we're unsure the entire time which of them has the upper hand? It's hard to say, but sign a girl up and color her intrigued.

Also, can you imagine the effects of a distracted Martin while his family is possibly crumbling on the outside? Hell, how about the complicated feelings Malcolm would experience if he's not the object of his father's fixation and undivided attention nor readily available or accessible to him?

Imagine Malcolm not getting to walk through his profiling or consulting his father during cases? It's not to say he didn't manage fine without him during this installment, but he was distracted the majority of the time.

Nicole's murder was shockingly grotesque, and the makeup and special effects department must've had a blast with the botox-filled, deformed faces. The case served a much larger point in connecting to Malcolm's personal life and the Ainsley situation.

But it was also a chance to drop in those tiny little Brightwell nuggets that lingered after Prodigal Son Season 2 Episode 6. After the dreamscape, it not only seems as if Malcolm is less guarded with how he says things around Dani, but she also isn't holding back as much with him.

Dani: Suddenly I feel super insecure.
Malcolm: That's the point. Plastic surgeons make money on insecurity. Anxiety and dysmorphia is their core business model. In this world, no one can feel good enough even when they're as beautiful as you. Which could be what the killer was trying to tell us... What?
Dani: Nothing.

Malcolm's casual statement about her beauty upon her surprisingly vulnerable admission of insecurity at the plastic surgeon's office was sweet, funny, and also something that Dani was flattered by and taking a moment to process.

Malcolm didn't even realize what he said or how affected she was by it, and Dani of Prodigal Son Season 1 wouldn't have been so visibly touched by the compliment.

She also wouldn't have left a door open for him to ask her things about how "lost" she was in the past or whatever conversations could ensue after such an honest statement about how she doesn't miss drugs.

Are we gearing up for some Dani backstory or a peek into her personal life? The show is leaving enough there to suggest they may dig into that. We've previously discussed our eagerness to learn more about Dani in the comments section over the season.

Dani: You know you're terrible at hiding whatever it is you're trying to hide. 
Malcolm: It's my sister. She's a little lost at the moment.
Dani: And you're trying to keep it all together.
Malcolm: More like failing miserably.
Dani: Well, as someone who was lost once too, my advice is: be there for her, but don't let her drag you down either.
Malcolm: What if she already has?
Dani: How? Bright, whatever it is, you can tell me.
Malcolm: I'm overthinking it.

The case had its confusing moments. At times, it was unclear if Donahue was the one who killed Nicole because of his fear of her revealing the role they played in disfiguring Lana, or if Lana murdered (or attempted) the trio who caused her pain and ruined her life.

Lana killed Nicole, attempted to murder Chabra, and then saved Donahue for last. And maybe the reason Donahue wanted to flee was the fear that they'll come after him for what happened to Lana?

It wasn't the most clear-cut case, but it didn't make the many moments of them investigating any less exciting. Malcolm and Dani's ridiculously dramatic save of Chabra with Malcolm's improvised concoction of cocaine and saline was both over the top and left you antsy with anticipation.

And Malcolm talking Lana down by convincing her that leaving the once pretty Donahue mutilated was the best revenge also made for prime viewing.

To put it in fun terms, she was botoxed to death.


But overall, Malcolm was a hot mess trying to keep himself together while "protecting" Ainsley.

He couldn't keep a handle on hiding anything at all. Donahue, Gil, and Dani noted his behavior, though Dani was the only one consistently compelled to want to do something about it.

The longer this drags out, the more it gives credence to the notion that Malcolm may break and confide in her after all. He's already revealing too much.

By telling her that Ainsley has already dragged him down, it's enough to have her radar ping-ponging like crazy. And heaven forbid she and Edrisa talk about Malcolm for too long. Edrisa's quirky ability to read texts upside down has to factor in some way, yes? You don't throw in something like that without it coming into play down the road.

Malcolm: So just one murder today?
Dani: What one isn't doing it for ya anymore?
Edrisa: I could keep my ear to the ground if you like.
Malcolm: Actually I could use your help with something. Are you free-
Edrisa: Yes!
JT: He didn't even give a time!
Malcolm: I'll, uh, swing by the lab tonight.
Edrisa: It's a date.

Without question, Malcolm lying to his sister and doing the same things to her that he resented his father for doing to him was wrong. It was always going to backfire, and Ainsley had every right to be pissed about it.

Her way of handling that, however, is utterly disturbing. Unlike their father, Ainsley should've known Malcolm's behavior came from a place of wanting to protect her and also deluding himself into hoping it meant she wouldn't have to face the same mental angst he does.

She's always been the "well-adjusted" Whitly, and the others have wanted that for her. If Ainsley's uncapped ambition and drive is her only effect, then it beats Malcolm's clusterfuck of mental health issues, stims, and everything under the sun and Jessica's self-medication habit.

Ainsley is allowed to be outraged about what Malcolm did without the over-dramatic and disturbing show she put on for him. Ainsley downplaying the murder and minimizing the real threat they all face by turning it into a "gotcha" game to get at her brother is the reason there are Martin comparisons.

Malcolm: I have given up everything for you! I don't even know who I am anymore because of what I've done to protect you.
Ainsley: Protect me or control me? You know for someone who has spent the last two decades trying to recover from being gaslit, it's ironic that you resorted to it.
Malcolm: That's not the same. I was trying to save you pain.
Ainsley: That's exactly what Dad would say.

It's not a normal reaction to anything. Who does that? Malcolm's mental health is always hanging on by a thread, and he's one step away from going over the deep end, but Ainsley is willing to toy with that to prove a point.

She felt he wouldn't realize the gravity of what he did or learn not to repeat it if she didn't orchestrate an elaborate scheme where she covered herself in pig's blood and had him spending a full 24-hours scared shitless that his baby sister is a serial killer.

Ainsley is right about how crappy it was that Malcolm spent months gaslighting the hell out of her. And yet, that still doesn't justify what she did to him.

It is a MURDER we're talking about, and the seriousness and danger they're in seemed lost on Ainsley. From the promos, it was easy to assume that Ainley's cavalier attitude about how Whitlys get away with murder was something Malcolm would've hallucinated.

Malcolm: I'm sorry.
Ainsley: I appreciate that. 
Malcolm: But this whole thing was completely deranged you realize that, right?
Ainsley: OK, it was a little over the top, but I had to make sure that you were never going to mess with my head again. Seriously though, you got to lighten up. We got away with it.
Malcolm: You don't know that.
Ainsley: I do. We're Whitlys. No one does this murder stuff better than us.

But nope, Ainsley was dead ass serious about it, so it goes on a growing list of Ainsley's most troublesome moments. She's eerily confident about their ability to get away with murder for someone who blacked out and doesn't remember anything.

So, it begs the question, does she remember more than she's letting on? Is it that she hasn't forgotten but rather isn't as conflicted about any of it as her brother?

Malcolm started the hour worried about Ainsley for one reason, and by the end of it, his concern is more compounded than ever.

And despite what Ainsley said, they have reason to be worried. Alan Cumming made his first appearance as Inspector Simon Hoxley. You can only get away with murder if they don't find the body or any evidence, and after discovering the corpse before and now Endicott's head, it's a wrap.

Hoxley: That is Nicholas Endicott. And those freezer burns on his neck prove my theory. Someone tried very hard to make it look like he was killed in Estonia.
Officer: What does that mean?
Hoxley: It means I am headed to New York City.

Hoxley already determined that there are indicators that someone froze the head, so it was a deliberate attempt to make it seem as if he died in Estonia when his murder took place elsewhere.

And now he's coming to New York to get to the bottom of it. He's quite astute, so he and Malcolm going head to head with their observational and profiling skills should be good!

Additional Notes:

  • Now and then, the "Edrisa has a crush on Malcolm" bit paints Malcolm in such an unflattering light. He KNOWS she likes him, knew she considered their meet-up a date, and he still went there asking for a favor, exploiting that crush and didn't so much as bring her dinner or something. It's a dickish behavior.
  • Sometimes the secondhand embarrassment of Edrisa's crush is too much to bear. The rose petals on the M.E. slab and her gothic freakum dress with the price tag still on it killed me. I hope she went to a cuddle party afterward.

Malcolm: So just one murder today?
Dani: What one isn't doing it for ya anymore?
Edrisa: I could keep my ear to the ground if you like.
Malcolm: Actually I could use your help with something. Are you free-
Edrisa: Yes!
JT: He didn't even give a time!
Malcolm: I'll, uh, swing by the lab tonight.
Edrisa: It's a date.

  • JT's delivery of "he didn't even give a time," when Edrisa immediately agreed to meet up with Malcolm was laugh-out-loud funny, though.
  • Will we ever get to see the team meeting the Tarmel baby?
  • Malcolm giving it as well as he was getting it from Birdie was fantastic.
  • Malcolm siccing their alpha males (JT and Gil) after Chabra and in the interim acknowledging that he isn't one was hilarious.
  • Malcolm's manic, wide-eyed shout of "Cocaine" was funnier than it had a right to be.
  • Why does it feel like Martin and Capshaw could become some twisted, medical Bonnie and Clyde of Claremont? Why am I kind of here for it? You could cut the sexual (?) tension with a scalpel.
  • Aurora Perrineau has really been killing it these past few episodes. Dani's facial expressions take you on full journeys, so much said without words. If and when they give us a heavily Dani-centric installment, it's going to be fabulous.

I do not miss drugs.

  • If every meal at the Whitly home looks like whatever they were serving at the family dinner, are you surprised Malcolm lives off Twizzlers?
  • Halston Sage is having so much fun playing Ainsley this season, and I'm living for it. Even if Ainsley admitting to murder over the phone was inadvisable at best.

Over to you, Prodigal Son Fanatics. What's your first impression of Dr. Capshaw? Did Ainsley's "prank" piss you off? How worried should we be about Hoxley?

Let's discuss all things winter finale! Hit the Show Comments button below and sound off.

If you want to relive the first half of the season to hold you over until the series returns, then you can watch Prodigal Son online here via TV Fanatic. 

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  1. In table tennis, deuce is when both players score

  2. A. 2-5
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  3. Which of the following is an international tennis competition

  4. A. Davis Cup
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  6. A. mentally
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    C. physically

  7. In table tennis _____ is shown when service is going to be delivered

  8. A. bat
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  10. A. table
    B. field
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  12. A. love
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  15. We play computer game with the following except

  16. A. keyboard
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  17. One of the following is importance of food

  18. A. energy
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  19. All the following are contact sports except

  20. A. swimming
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Mathematics Question Test 1

  1. From a box containing 2 red, 6 white and 5 black balls, a ball is randomly selected. What is the probability that the selected ball is black

  2. A. 5/6
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  3. The positions of two countries P and Q are (150N, 120E) and (650N, 120E) respectively. What is the difference in latitude

  4. A. 240
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  10. A. 21cm
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  11. What is the mode of the numbers 8, 10, 9, 9, 10, 8, 11, 8, 10, 9, 8 and 14

  12. A. 9
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  2. A. 1.44 x 10-7 N
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  6. Litotes

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  10. Epic

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  12. Flashback

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  14. Line

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  16. Cantos

  17. A couplet is formed by

  18. Five lines of poetry
    Two lines of poetry
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  20. Aside

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  28. majority shareholding
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  2. low price elasticity of demand
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  4. Stock exchange
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  6. Persistent rise in prices due to increase in expenditure
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  8. Subsidized

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  10. Mortgage rate
    Wage rate
    Bank rate

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  12. Barter trade
    Stock exchange
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  14. Constant
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  16. Quantity of input
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  18. Stable

  19. Price fluctuation is a feature of

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  23. The following are advantages of sole proprietorship except

  24. Quick and easy decision-making
    Keeping its business affairs private
    Assurance of raising huge capital for expansion

  25. Which of the following controls a limited liability company

  26. The managing director
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  27. The main advantage of large scale production is that

  28. Decision-making is quick
    The quantity of the product increases
    Unit cost of production falls

  29. Gold diamond iron ore and limestone are collectively referred to as

  30. Mineral resources
    Artificial resources
    Human resources

  31. Points outside a production possibility curve indicate

  32. Unattainable production levels
    Attainable production levels
    Optimum production levels

  33. The introduction of tariffs and quotas

  34. Reduce the prices of imports
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    Reduce the prices of locally made goods

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  36. Lowered but more employment opportunities are created
    Lowered but employment level remains unchanged
    Increased and employment levels are unchanged

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  38. Competitive demand
    Joint demand
    Derived demand

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  42. Better storage facilities could be provided
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    An increase in the labour force

Government OBJ Practice

  1. A constitution that has special rules for its amendment is said to

  2. Written

  3. Which of the following statement best describes an unwritten constitution

  4. The legislature is always unicameral
    The body of the rules and laws cannot all be found in a single document
    The source of the constitution is supreme court verdicts

  5. The process by which people vote to elect their representatives is called

  6. Electoral system

  7. Apart from making laws, the legislature has the important function of

  8. Implementing executive decisions
    Appointing the civil servants
    Checking the executive power

  9. Which of the following is a demerit of bicameral legislature

  10. The scope for political participation is limited
    Passing of bills into acts is delayed
    No safeguard for the minority groups

  11. One form of delegated legislation is

  12. Case laws
    Statutory instruments

  13. A system of government in which one level of government exercises an overwhelming authority over o

  14. Confederal

  15. A major weakness of a ine-party system is that

  16. It encourages the emergence of dictators
    It ensures freedom of political choice
    It negates the principle of one man one vote

  17. A multiparty system often leads to the formation of

  18. Coalition government
    Dual government
    Dictatorial government

  19. Under a two-party system, the opposition party is as important as the ruling party

  20. It has equal number of supporters as the ruling party
    It is as strong as the ruling party
    It is the alternative government

  21. Who among the following was dismissed from the Action Group at the Jos Congress of 1962

  22. Anthony Enahoro
    Ladoke Akintola
    Dauda Adegbenro

  23. If the receiving state does not approve a diplomat on account of his past activities, he is

  24. A doyen of diplomatic corps
    An extraordinary ambassador
    A persona-non-grata

  25. Nigeria's idea of Africa as the centrepiece of her foreign policy includes all the following excep

  26. Support for Apartheid policy in South Africa
    Promotion of African Unity
    Settling of disputes in Africa

  27. The organ of Organization of African Unity (OAU) responsible for appointment of Secretary General

  28. Appointment committee
    Liberation committee
    Assembly of the Heads of State and Government

  29. Which of the following is an organ of the United Nations Organization (UNO)

  30. Assembly of Heads of State
    Council of Ministers
    The Security Council

  31. The first agent of political socialization is the

  32. School
    Mass media

  33. Baron Montesquieu was noted for the theory of

  34. Rule of law
    Separation of power
    Delegated legislation

  35. Political sovereignty in the state resides with the

  36. Executive
    National assembly

  37. A political system in which there is only one source of authority in a state is

  38. Confederal

  39. Which of the following best describes an absolute monarch

  40. He wields the supreme power in a state
    He is elected by an electoral college
    He has a fixed tenure of office

  41. Judicial independence means that the courts are independent of the

  42. Civil service and the bar
    Executive and the legislature
    Legislature and the Ministry of Justice

  43. A citizen expresses loyalty to his nation by

  44. Participating in sports
    Supporting political parties
    Singing the national anthem when required

  45. A citizen can participate in the politics of his country by

  46. Acquiring university education
    Attending international meetings
    Contesting for an elective post

  47. The office of the ombudsman is created to act as

  48. Spy for government
    An agency to redress maladministration
    Regulator of government activities

  49. A constitution that has special rules for its amendment is said to be

  50. Written

Civic Education OBJ Practice

Test how far you have learned your Civic Education Topics...
  1. Nigeria is a

  2. 1999

  3. Franchise means the right to

  4. Contest for political post
    Join association

  5. Citizens who are legally qualified to vote form

  6. The electorates
    The constituency
    The executive council

  7. Who amongst the following personalities has never been INEC chairman

  8. Dr. Abel Guobadia
    Prof. Humphrey Nwosu
    Prof. Attahiru Jega

  9. One of the ways to ensure free and fair election is to

  10. Allow parties to campaign on election day
    Guarantee the security of electoral materials
    Appoint a politician as the chairman of the electoral commission

  11. One of the aims of citizenship education is to produce students with

  12. High sense of patriotism
    Creative skills
    Manipulative skills

  13. Victims of human trafficking are usually compelled to engage in

  14. Lucrative employment
    Visiting tourist sites
    Forced labour

  15. Negative behavior includes the following except

  16. Ostentation living
    Living within our means

  17. Inflation of figures, bad town planning and prohibitive religious beliefs are

  18. Modern day behavior pattern
    Problem of road construction pattern
    Bad behavioral patterns

  19. Civic education is the study of

  20. Activities of government
    Animals in the community
    Primary and secondary schools

  21. Which of the following is not a factor that promotes good values in the society

  22. Dishonesty

  23. Standards, rules and criteria that influence and determine how individual behave in the society is

  24. Attitude

  25. Nigeria is a

  26. Colonial state

  27. Which of the following is not a characteristic of federalism

  28. Two houses of legislature
    Power sharing between central, state and local government
    Power resides at the central government

  29. Who among the following is associated with the concept of the rule of law

  30. Jean Bodin
    Baron Montesquieu

  31. Consumer responsibilities indicates

  32. Franchise
    Making noise in the market
    Things ought to be done by the consumer

  33. Among other things, a consumer's right is

  34. Right to respect the environment
    Right to speak out
    Right to consumer education

  35. Which one is not a pillar of democracy

  36. Democratic institution
    Fraudulent election

  37. Two-party system is one among the features of the following

  38. 1999 Constitution
    1989 Constitution
    1979 Constitution

  39. The origin of democracy is traceable to or associated with

  40. Egyptians
    Roman Empire
    Ancient Greeks

Bookkeeping Account Obj

  1. When a shareholder fails to pay the calls requested from him this situation leads to

  2. right issues
    forfeiture of share
    bonus share

  3. Which of the following is not a petty cash book item

  4. purchase of machinery
    purchase of stamp
    purchase of milk

  5. Into how many major types can general purpose computer be classified

  6. three

  7. A sale of goods to Audu was not posted. This is an error of

  8. principle

  9. The total share capital which a company would be allowed to issue is known as

  10. authorized share capital
    working capital
    fixed capital

  11. Which of the following is not a unit of the computer

  12. console

  13. Computer programmes are

  14. micro processor

  15. A statement that measures the performance of a business over a period of time is the

  16. profit and loss account
    balance sheet
    bank statement

  17. Which of the following is the basis of accounting in public service

  18. cash

  19. An expense is said to be revenue in nature if it

  20. reduces the capital of the business
    adds or contributes to the operating income of the business
    adds to or improves the value of fixed assets

  21. Which of the following is not correct

  22. credit purchases are entered on the debit side of the customers personal account
    returns inwards are entered on the credit side of the supplier's personal account
    returns outwards are entered on the debit side of the supplier's account

  23. When discount is allowed the accounting entry is debit discount allowed and credit

  24. expenses account
    debtors account
    suspense account

  25. When partners maintain fixed capital accounts the correct entries for a partner's share of profit

  26. debit profit and loss account credit current account,
    debit profit and loss appropriation account credit capital account
    debit current account credit capital account

  27. The excess of current assets over current liabilities is

  28. working capital
    loan capital
    preference capital

  29. Goodwill is taken into account in partnership when

  30. a partner becomes dominant
    a new partner is admitted
    the business is making huge profit

  31. The excess of current assets over current liabilities is

  32. preference capital
    working capital
    loan capital

  33. A class of preference shares in which dividend rights are carried forward is

  34. cumulative

  35. When both debit and credit entries in respect of a transaction are made in the same ledger account

  36. this is a folio entry
    this is a ledger entry
    this is a centra entry

  37. A business operates on a markup of 25%. If cost of goods sold is #800000. What is the profit

  38. #40000

  39. If #280000 capital turns #485000 at year end and year drawings was #15000; find year profit

  40. #190000

English Language OBJ Practice

The below English language questions are fill in the gap
  1. The exercise presented us with a lot of problems but later it was all_____

  2. Plain

  3. All the cattle on Lamidi's farm _____

  4. Is tick-free
    Are tick-free
    Is ticks-free

  5. _______ been no official reaction to your request yet

  6. There's

  7. Kunle was annoyed for arriving late ______

  8. Also Kemi's rather insolent manner
    Also that Kemi's insolent manner
    And Kemi's rather insolent manner also

  9. Those men helped Dupe and _______

  10. Myself

  11. You can stay here _______ as you are quiet

  12. As long
    So long
    In as much

  13. The Emir and conqueror of the enemy territories _________ next week

  14. Arrives
    Are to arrive

  15. He was ________ by the trickster

  16. Assisted

  17. ______ woman was attacked by a group of bandits

  18. A 90-years old
    A 90-year-old
    A 90 year-old

  19. He was angry with me ________ being treated nonchalantly

  20. For

  21. The teacher with his wife ______ here

  22. Was
    Were to be

  23. ______ he would have been convicted

  24. If he could do this
    If he had done this
    If he did this

  25. What saved her was that she _______ to the side of the boat

  26. Had clinged

  27. When we visited him, he offered us a variety of _______

  28. Hot

  29. The exercise will be easily accomplished by the team if members _______ their ______

  30. Poor/resources together

  31. I have decided to ________ drinking alcohol for health reasons

  32. Abandon
    Give up

  33. I would like to ________ my father to Kaduna

  34. Accompany

  35. One ________ be too careful these days; times are uncertain and walls have ears

  36. Can't
    Need not

  37. I shall never be so tired _______ to write to you

  38. Such that I will be unable
    As not to be able
    That I shan't be able

  39. As you have been here before ________ lead the way

  40. You would better
    It is you who will
    You'd better

  41. My brother got married to a woman with ______

  42. Gorgeous

  43. The thief we caught yesterday was ________ manner

  44. Disguised

  45. The carpenter asked for ten packets of ________ nails

  46. Fifteen centimetres'

  47. The President refused to shake ______ with the visiting Prime Minister

  48. Hand
    His hand

  49. The trader companied that he ________ robbed

  50. Had been
    Has been
    Is being

Geography OBJ

  1. "Houses are far apart from one another. They are commonly connected by foot path" this description refers to.

  2. Despersed settlement
    Ribbon settlement
    Urban settlement

  3. An area is said to be overpopulated if

  4. It has more people than its developed physical and human resources can support
    There is not enough food to cater for the population
    There is rural urban migration

  5. Ports that specialize in receiving and redistributing goods to neighboring countries are

  6. River ports
    Inland ports
    Entre ports

  7. The major causes of change in population size are

  8. Birth, marriage and death
    Birth, accident and death
    Birth, death and migration

  9. The greatest problem associated with cattle rearing in west Africa is

  10. The presence of tsetse fly
    Inadequate capital
    Insufficient market

  11. Which of these African countries is noted for lumbering

  12. Uganda

  13. Which of the following is not a favor of land transport to the economic development of any country

  14. Generation of income
    Diffusion of idea and innovation
    Depopulation of urban centres

  15. One of the functions performed by rural settlements for urban settlement is the provisions

  16. Of employment
    Of manufactured goods
    Of agricultural products

  17. Which of the following is the major benefit of international trade

  18. Stabilization of price
    Free movement of people across borders
    Revenue generation

  19. Perishable goods; items of high unit value (gold, diamond) are best transported by

  20. Rail

  21. Which type of rock are quartzite, schist and mable

  22. Igneous

  23. The process of headward erosion will lead to the formation of

  24. Alluvial cones
    Pot holes
    River capture

  25. The nearest planet to the sun is the

  26. Mercury

  27. The longitude that joins longitude 180° at opposite side of the globe to form Great Circle

  28. Longitude 0°
    Longitude 170° W
    Longitude 30° E

  29. The part of the earth's crust that is covered by oceans and sea is called

  30. Ionosphere

  31. Which of the following lines of latitudes divides the earth into two hemispheres

  32. Tropic of cancer
    Antarctic circle
    The equator

  33. In which part of the atmosphere does rain clouds develop

  34. Troposphere

  35. An example of an organically formed sedimentary rock is

  36. Rock salt

  37. Sills, dykes and batholiths are examples of

  38. Extrusive volcanic landform
    Intrusive volcanic landform
    Landforms from earthquake

  39. An advantage of air transport in the world is its

  40. High patronage
    Speedy movement of goods and passengers
    Ability to carry bulky goods

Biology Question Test 1

  1. Which of the following is not a courtship behavior exhibited by animals?

  2. A. pairing
    B. Hibernation
    C. display

  3. The process whereby micro-organisms convert atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogenous compound is known as

  4. A. nitrogen fixation
    B. Putrefaction
    C. nitrogen cycle

  5. Which of the following organisms reduces nitrates in the soil to gaseous nitrogen

  6. A. nitrifying bacterium
    B. Parasitic mould
    C. Denitrifying bacterium

  7. Which of the following mineral salts is a trace element?

  8. A. hydrogen
    B. Carbon
    C. zinc

  9. A climax community is characterized by

  10. A. constant change in appearance of the habitat
    B. Gradual change in animal population
    C. A stable composition of plants and animals species

  11. Which of the following is not a characteristic of overcrowding in plant and animal community

  12. A. population outstripping available space
    B. Increase in primary production
    C. Population exceeding available food

  13. The use of predators or parasites to control pests in the farm is known as

  14. A. predator control
    B. Animal control
    C. Biological control

  15. Which of the following substances cannot control the growth of harmful microorganisms

  16. A. disinfectants
    B. Antibiotics
    C. Isotonic sugar solution

  17. Which of the following is the underlining principle in the adoption of biological control of pests

  18. A. the predator-prey relationship in the ecologically community
    B. The presence of poisonous chemicals in the farm
    C. Relationship between plants and animals

  19. The largest game reserve in Nigeria is the

  20. A. Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi State
    B. Oban Hills Game Reserve in Cross River State
    C. Zamfara Forest Reserve in Sokoto State

History And Philosophy Question Test 1

  1. ____ is the science for practical and efficiency

  2. A. entomology
    B. technology
    C. gerontology

  3. Michael Faraday studied ____

  4. A. Electricity and magnetism
    B. Engineering and innovation
    C. Aviation and movement

  5. Thomas Edison invented ____

  6. A. telephone
    B. badminton
    C. Electric light bulb

  7. First cosmology to give rational account of all physical phenomena was devised by

  8. A. Galileo Galilee
    B. Henry the Tudor
    C. Aristotle

  9. The Sumerians develop metallurgy and the use of ____

  10. A. compass
    B. Lunar calendar
    C. calculator

  11. Sir Isaac Newton formulated the law of universal gravitation

  12. A. fallacy
    B. certain
    C. dilemma

  13. Archimedes of Syracuse (287-212 B.C.) pioneered the science of

  14. A. transportation
    B. horoscope
    C. mechanics

  15. ____ studied the chemistry of gases and and the nature of respiration and combustion

  16. A. Jack Doreen
    B. Karl Max
    C. Robert Hooke

  17. Classic learning vanished from Europe during

  18. A. Dark age
    B. Modern age
    C. Renaissance age

  19. The first periodic table of chemical elements were compiled by

  20. A. Dmitri Mendeleyev
    B. Charles Darwin
    C. Nicholas Copernicus

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