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Political And International Relations Concepts

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Political And International Relations Concepts

Political and International Relations Concepts Quiz will examine your basic knowledge in politics. As you will know after the result your level of understanding the main political concepts. Be careful, choose the best answer which explains the question very well. . !   ; &nbs p;

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  • 1. 
    Balance of Power is:
    • A. 

      A process by which groups of people make decisions.

    • B. 

      Examines the acquisition and application of power.

    • C. 

      A situation where two powerful states , or group of states, are equal in power.

    • D. 

      the idea that people need to transform on the inside as well as on the outside in order to create any meaningful change in the world.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      A government which rules its people strictly and does not allow anyone to oppose its decisions.

    • B. 

      The body within an organization that has authority to make and the power to enforce laws, regulations, or rules.

    • C. 

      Refers to the relationship between a word and its dependents.

    • D. 

      The political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives.

  • 3. 
    Private International law is :
    • A. 

      The body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence

    • B. 

      Governs relations between states.

    • C. 

      The body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

    • D. 

      Concerned with the resolution of international disputes between individuals and companies.

  • 4. 
    Public International law is :
    • A. 

      The body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence

    • B. 

      Governs relations between states.

    • C. 

      The body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

    • D. 

      Concerned with the resolution of international disputes between individuals and companies.

  • 5. 
    Abuse is :
    • A. 

      The wrong use of something.

    • B. 

      Attributive form of criminal law.

    • C. 

      The area of law pertaining to crime and punishment

    • D. 

      Be agreeable or suitable.

  • 6. 
    Absolutism is:
    • A. 

      The tendency of world investment and business to move from national and domestic markets to a worldwide environment.

    • B. 

      The supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

    • C. 

      Is the political theory that a government should have total power.

    • D. 

      An autocratic form of government in which the government is ruled by an individual, the dictator, without hereditary

  • 7. 
    Affiliation is :
    • A. 

      Association with a group or organization.

    • B. 

      Make a division or separation.

    • C. 

      The act of ceasing to be associated with something

    • D. 

      Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed.

  • 8. 
    Arbitration is :
    • A. 

      A disagreement or argument about something important.

    • B. 

      The application of constructivist ontology to the study of world affairs.

    • C. 

      Is a theory of knowledge which claims that knowledge is not passively received.

    • D. 

      The settling of a dispute by an outside person, chosen by both sides.

  • 9. 
    Constitution is:
    • A. 

      An organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of hypothesis.

    • B. 

      The laws under which a country is ruled, which give the people rights and responsibilities, and which give the government powers and duties.

    • C. 

      In the general sense of the word, is an analytic structure designed to explain a set of observations.

    • D. 

      The body of rules, ideas, principles, and techniques that applies to a particular subject.

  • 10. 
    Realist theories share some of those assumptions:
    • A. 

      The international system is anarchic, Sovereign states are the principle actors in the international system, and States are rational unitary actors each moving towards their own national interest.

    • B. 

      Holds that state preferences, rather than state capabilities, are the primary determinant of state behavior, liberalism allows for plurality in state actions. Thus, preferences will vary from state to state, depending on factors such as culture, economic system or government type.

    • C. 

      A broad class of political philosophies that considers individual liberty and equality to be the most important political goals.

    • D. 

      An inclination to favor progress and individual freedom.

  • 11. 
    Confucius :
    • A. 

      Analyzed protection of the people by a "balance of powers" in the divisions of a state.

    • B. 

      Generally considered to have first articulated how the concept of a social contract that justifies the actions of rulers (even where contrary to the individual desires of governed citizens), can be reconciled with a conception of sovereignty.

    • C. 

      The first thinker to relate ethics to the political order.

    • D. 

      Like Hobbes, described a social contract theory based on citizens' fundamental rights in the state of nature. He departed from Hobbes in that, based on the assumption of a society in which moral values are independent of governmental authority and widely shared, he argued for a government with power limited to the protection of personal property.

  • 12. 
    Thomas Hobbes:
    • A. 

      The first thinker to relate ethics to the political order.

    • B. 

      Analyzed protection of the people by a "balance of powers" in the divisions of a state.

    • C. 

      Generally considered to have first articulated how the concept of a social contract that justifies the actions of rulers (even where contrary to the individual desires of governed citizens), can be reconciled with a conception of sovereignty.

    • D. 

      Like Hobbes, described a social contract theory based on citizens' fundamental rights in the state of nature. He departed from Hobbes in that, based on the assumption of a society in which moral values are independent of governmental authority and widely shared, he argued for a government with power limited to the protection of personal property.

  • 13. 
    John Locke:
    • A. 

      Like Hobbes, described a social contract theory based on citizens' fundamental rights in the state of nature. He departed from Hobbes in that, based on the assumption of a society in which moral values are independent of governmental authority and widely shared, he argued for a government with power limited to the protection of personal property.

    • B. 

      The first thinker to relate ethics to the political order.

    • C. 

      Analyzed protection of the people by a "balance of powers" in the divisions of a state.

    • D. 

      Generally considered to have first articulated how the concept of a social contract that justifies the actions of rulers (even where contrary to the individual desires of governed citizens), can be reconciled with a conception of sovereignty.

  • 14. 
    Baron de Montesquieu:
    • A. 

      Generally considered to have first articulated how the concept of a social contract that justifies the actions of rulers (even where contrary to the individual desires of governed citizens), can be reconciled with a conception of sovereignty.

    • B. 

      Like Hobbes, described a social contract theory based on citizens' fundamental rights in the state of nature. He departed from Hobbes in that, based on the assumption of a society in which moral values are independent of governmental authority and widely shared, he argued for a government with power limited to the protection of personal property.

    • C. 

      The first thinker to relate ethics to the political order.

    • D. 

      Analyzed protection of the people by a "balance of powers" in the divisions of a state.

  • 15. 
    Liberalism :
    • A. 

      Is a psychological theory of knowledge (epistemology) which argues that humans generate knowledge and meaning from their experiences.

    • B. 

      Holds that state preferences, rather than state capabilities, are the primary determinant of state behavior, liberalism allows for plurality in state actions. Thus, preferences will vary from state to state, depending on factors such as culture, economic system or government type.

    • C. 

      A philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them

    • D. 

      Was a general movement in 19th-century theatre that steered theatrical texts and performances toward greater fidelity to real life.