Government Paper 2, Nov/Dec. 2010  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Main
General Comments


Question 12

(a) Describe the composition of the Security Council of the United Nations Organization (UNO).
(b) Give three reasons for the inclusion of Veto Power i~ I the Council


This question was fairly popular with the candidates. It was fairly well attempted and candidates' overall performance in it was above average.
The good candidates who scored high marks described the composition as having fifteen members, ten non-permanent and five permanent members. The ten non-permanent members are elected every two years. Candidates were also able to give the following reasons for the inclusion of
Vote Power in the Council:
compensation to the five permanent members for committing enormous resources to end the Second World War;
military might of the big five;
selfish interest, etc.

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