International Relations Paper – 2006
Solved MCQs

  International Relations Paper – 2006
Solved MCQs


(1) An organization whose members are from national governments is a:

(a) Nongovernmental Organization (NGO)
(b) Intergovernmental Organization (IGO)
(c) World wide Transnational Organization (WTO)
(d) None of these 

(b) Intergovernmental Organization (IGO)


(2) “The national interest is defined as the acquisition of power”. The speaker is a: 

(a) Pluralist 
(b) Idealist 
(c) Structuralist 
(d) None of these


(3) Neoliberals:

(a) Stress the importance of international institutions in reducing conflict in the international system.
(b) Are pessimistic above international operations.
(c) Agree with realists that are unitary actors.
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) None of these

(e) None of these


(4) The military industrial complex consists of:

(a) The military, defense contractors and research institutes. 
(b) The military, defense contractors, and the executive branch.
(c) The army, the navy and the air-force.
(d) None of these. 

(d) None of these.


(5) Territorial waters traditionally are recognized to extend how far from a state’s coastline?

(a) 3 miles 
(b) 10 miles
(c) 12 miles 
(d) None of these

(c) 12 miles


(6) A state’s executive economic zone (EEZ) is recognized to extend how far from the coastline?

(a) 3 miles 
(b) 10 miles 
(c) 12 miles 
(d) None of these

(c) 12 miles


(7) States can exclude others from entering which the following?

(a) 12 miles limit from coastline 
(b) Airspace 
(c) Orbital space 
(d) Both (a) and (b) 
(e) None of these

(d) Both (a) and (b)


(8) Weapons of mass destruction include:

(a) Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons 
(b) Nuclear, conventional and biological weapons
(c) Chemical, ballistic and biological weapons
(d) None of these

(a) Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons


(9) Strategic weapons are:

(a) Short-range weapons 
(b) Intermediate range of weapons 
(c) Long-range weapons
(d) None of these

(c) Long-range weapons


(10) The Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) attempts to prevent:

(a) The spread of missile technology 
(b) The spread of missile weapons
(c) The spread of biological weapons 
(d) None of these

(d) Non of these


(11) Which of the following is a principle stated in the UN Charter?

(a) States are equal under international law
(b) States have full sovereignty over their own affairs
(c) States should have full independence and territorial integrity
(d) All of above
(e) None of these

(d) All of above


(12) A just war:

(a) Can be waged to change another state’s government, if it is violating human rights. 
(b) Can be waged for ethnic or religious reasons
(c) Can be waged only in response to aggression 
(d) None of these

(a) Can be waged to change another state’s government, if it is violating human rights.


(13) “Sustainable” economic development means:

(a) Development that can be sustained over a period of decades
(b) Development that is supported by the domestic economy and does not involve international trade.
(c) Development that does not deplete resources and destroy ecosystems so quickly that the basis of development itself is undermined. 
(d) None of these

(c) Development that does not deplete resources and destroy ecosystems so quickly that the basis of development itself is undermined.


(14) Which of the following is the greenhouse gas that accounts for most of global warming?

(a) Carbon dioxide 
(b) Methane 
(c) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) 
(d) None of these

(a) Carbon dioxide


(15) Which of the following is the major contributor to the destruction of ozone layer?

(a) Carbon dioxide 
(b) Methane
(c) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) 
(d) None of these

(c) Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)


(16) Privatization is:

(a) The concentration of wealth in private hands.
(b) The sale of state-owned industries
(c) A key feature of socialism 
(d) None of these

(b) The sale of state-owned industries


(17) Neocolonialism is:

(a) The transfer of a colony from one colonial power to another 
(b) The new round of colonization of Africa after Latin America gained independence
(c) Colonization which took place in the nineteenth century rather than eighteenth
(d) Non of these

(d) Non of these


(18) Who is responsible for the economic reforms that have been take place in China since the mid- 1970s?

(a) Mao Zedong 
(b) Jiang Zemin 
(c) Deng Xiaoping 
(d) Non of these

(c) Deng Xiaoping


(19) Ante-governmental protests in China by students, workers and some government officials took place:

(a) Tiananmen Square, in 1989 
(b) Tiananmen Square, in 1992
(c) Shenzhen, in 1989 
(d) Non of these

(a) Tiananmen Square, in 1989


(20) A nation is:

(a) Territorial entity controlled by a government and inhabitant by a population
(b) Group of people who share characteristics such as language and culture
(c) Set of relationships among the world’s states.
(d) None of theses

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