Government Quiz 15

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Military attaches

    • B. 

      Agents of the CIA

    • C. 

      Representatives of the Agency for International Development (AID)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    In the past, which of the following played an active role in negotiations between the United States and the Soviet Union to reduce the number of nuclear arms in the two countries?
    • A. 

      The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)

    • B. 

      The United States Information Agency (USIA)

    • C. 

      The Agency for International Development (AID)

    • D. 

      The Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

  • 3. 
    The administration of the UN is the responsibility of the _____.
    • A. 

      General Assembly

    • B. 

      Security Council

    • C. 

      United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

    • D. 

      Secretariat

  • 4. 
    By 2004, the UN had expanded from its original 50 to 191 members. The secretary-general was ____________.
    • A. 

      Madeleine Albright from the United States

    • B. 

      Boutros Boutros-Ghali from Egypt

    • C. 

      Kofi Annan from Ghana

    • D. 

      James Baker from the United States

  • 5. 
    The first treaty in which the United States and the USSR agreed to reduce their nuclear arsenals was ____________.
    • A. 

      The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks

    • B. 

      The Nuclear nonproliferation Treaty

    • C. 

      The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty

    • D. 

      Detente

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Carter

    • B. 

      Reagan

    • C. 

      Clinton

    • D. 

      Bush

  • 7. 
    The two most prominent bodies of the UN are the ___________.
    • A. 

      General Assembly and the Aid to Families Agency

    • B. 

      Security Council and Board of Peacekeepers

    • C. 

      General Assembly and the Security Council

    • D. 

      Board of peacekeepers and the Security Council

  • 8. 
    The goal of the UN peacekeeping mission in Somalia was to ________.
    • A. 

      Squash gang violence and distribute food

    • B. 

      Protect the citizens from communism and treat the injured

    • C. 

      Feed the children and establish hospitals

    • D. 

      Build schools and hospitals

  • 9. 
    In 1996, when Secretary of State Warren Christopher visited the Brazilian rain forest, the ____________ had become a foreign policy priority.
    • A. 

      Peace

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Environment

    • D. 

      Trade balance

  • 10. 
    Trade issues sometimes interfere with the United States' concern for _________________.
    • A. 

      Balancing the budget of the UN

    • B. 

      Global human rights

    • C. 

      Cultural diversity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Policymakers calculate the global consequences of all of the following situations EXCEPT __________
    • A. 

      Destroying forests in South America

    • B. 

      Punishing countries because of the way they address human rights

    • C. 

      Requiring the help of nongovernmental groups in carrying out foreign policy

    • D. 

      All of the above