Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) Past Questions and Answers Free

The Nigerian Prisons Service- NPS recruitment screening is around the corner. A lot of people have started preparing for the screening aptitude test ahead of time. Download NPS Past Questions for the screening aptitude test here.

This year, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has been contracted by most agencies to conduct the screening exams. The Nigerian Prisons Screening Examination will hold in November, 2018

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The Nigerian Prisons Service past questions is by no means related to the Universities Jamb questions and should not be inter-mixed.

How to Download Nigerian Prisons Service Past Questions updated

The NPS recruitment portal has closed and no more application can be submitted. Currently, the Federal Fire Service Recruitment portal is still accepting applications.

Since these agencies are under the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration, and Prisons Service Board (CDFIPB), they have similar

CDFIPB Past Questions covers all the agencies under the CDFIPB careers. Therefore, if you are interested in downloading:

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The following Subjects will be taken in Nigerian Prisons Screening Aptitude test:

i. English language

ii. Mathematics

iii. Current Affair

iv. NPS Related Questions

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1. The intermediate prison camps set up mainly in areas with courts that are far from the main prisons are called

A. interlocutory prisons

B. transit prisons

C. tentative prisons

D. satellite prisons (Ans)

2. Choose the odd one out?

A. Shilling

B. Pounds (Ans)

C. Naira

D. Pence

3. How many directorates does the Nigerian Prisons have?

A. 6

B. 5

C. 4

D. 3

4. The Prisons is the ….arm of the Criminal Justice system after the police and courts

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

5. The two major convict prisons operational in Nigeria today are

A. The maximum and minimum prisons

B. The maximum and medium security prisons

C. The ordinary and execution prisons

D. The trial and convict prisons

6. The Prisons Arms Training School is located in

A. Owerri

B. Kano

C. Kaduna

D. Minna

7. Prison camps set up to train inmates on agro-based skills so that they can be self-employed upon discharge are called

A. Agricultural settlements

B. farm centers

C. vocational centers

D. Skill prisons

8. Which of these is not a paramilitary agency in Nigeria

A. Nigerian Police Force

B. Nigerian Immigration Service

C. Federal Road Safety Corps

D. National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control

9. The Nigerian police belongs to which arm of government?

A. Executive

B. State

C. Judicial

D. Legislative

10.The Ministry that overseas the activities of the Nigerian Prisons is the

A. Federal Ministry of Defence

B. Federal Ministry of Interior

C. Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism

D. Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports

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