International Relations Midterm

63 Questions | Total Attempts: 375

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International Relation Quizzes & Trivia

A compilation of all the quizzes given to us in International Relations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not part of the Pacific Rim?
    • A. 

      East Asia

    • B. 

      Southeast Asia

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      The Pacific Coast of North America

    • E. 

      Latin America

  • 2. 
    Which of the following countries is in Asia?
    • A. 

      Malawi

    • B. 

      Vietnam

    • C. 

      Venezuela

    • D. 

      Bosnia

    • E. 

      Georgia

  • 3. 
    Which of these core principles provides incentives for mutual cooperation?
    • A. 

      Dominance

    • B. 

      Reciprocity

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Favoritism

    • E. 

      Polity

  • 4. 
    Which level of analysis considers the geographic locations and relative power of states?
    • A. 

      Domestic

    • B. 

      Interstate

    • C. 

      Global

    • D. 

      Individual

    • E. 

      National

  • 5. 
    Which of these was not a characteristic of WWI?
    • A. 

      The "cult of the offensive"

    • B. 

      Hegemonic war

    • C. 

      Trench warfare

    • D. 

      Chemical weapons

    • E. 

      Quick, decisive victory

  • 6. 
    A new expansionist power that appeared at the beginning of the 20th century was ____________ .
    • A. 

      Britain

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Italy

  • 7. 
    The foreign policy adopted by the United States in the early years of the Cold War to stop the expansion of the Soveit Union was known as
    • A. 

      The Marshall Plan.

    • B. 

      Containment

    • C. 

      Mutual assured destruction

    • D. 

      Peaceful coexistence

  • 8. 
    During WW II,
    • A. 

      The Soviet Union was invaded by Germany

    • B. 

      Germany was attacked from the east only

    • C. 

      Japan sent most of its troops to fight in Europe, which contributed to its losses in Asia

    • D. 

      Hitler signed a nonagression pact with France

    • E. 

      All of the answers are correct

  • 9. 
    Which country occupied Germany after WW II?
    • A. 

      The US

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Britain

    • E. 

      All of the answers are correct

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not an example of an intergovernmental organization (IGO)?
    • A. 

      Red Cross

    • B. 

      European Union

    • C. 

      African Union

    • D. 

      World Trade Organization

    • E. 

      Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

  • 11. 
    The Cuban Missile Crisis and the building of the Berlin Wall
    • A. 

      Were crises that led to WWI

    • B. 

      Were crises that led to WWII

    • C. 

      Were crises that followed the Vietnam War

    • D. 

      Were crises during the Cold War

    • E. 

      Were crises that occurred during the era of DZtenete

  • 12. 
    The term "banana republic" refers to the relationship between poorer states and
    • A. 

      MNCs(Multinational Corporations)

    • B. 

      NGOs(NonGovernmental Organizations)

    • C. 

      IGOs(InterGovernmenal Organizations)

    • D. 

      Substate actors

    • E. 

      Terrorist organizations and guerilla armies

  • 13. 
    The state of Ohio is entirely a U.S. entity but operates an International Trade Division to promote exports and foreign investments with offices in many different coutnries. In this case, Ohio is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      IGO

    • B. 

      NGO

    • C. 

      Substate actor

    • D. 

      MNC

    • E. 

      Nonstate actor

  • 14. 
    The Berlin Wall separated
    • A. 

      Poland from E. Germany

    • B. 

      W. Germany from the Soviet Union

    • C. 

      E. Germany from Czechoslovakia

    • D. 

      W. Berlin from E. Berlin

    • E. 

      W. Germany from France

  • 15. 
    NATO's first-ever military engagement occured in 1995 in
    • A. 

      Bosnia-Herzegovina

    • B. 

      Croatia

    • C. 

      Serbia

    • D. 

      Czechoslovakia

    • E. 

      Albania

  • 16. 
    Which of these core principles demonizes an out-group?
    • A. 

      Dominance

    • B. 

      Reciprocity

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Favoritism

    • E. 

      Polity

  • 17. 
    Which level of analysis considers aggregations of individuals within states that influence state actions in the international arena?
    • A. 

      Domestic

    • B. 

      Interstate

    • C. 

      Global

    • D. 

      Individual

    • E. 

      National

  • 18. 
    In 2006, the nationa of Israel fought a brief but intense war with
    • A. 

      Al-Qaeda

    • B. 

      Hamas

    • C. 

      Hezbollah

    • D. 

      The Palestinian Authority

    • E. 

      The Taliban

  • 19. 
    In the late 2001, US forces ousted what regime from power in Afghanistan?
    • A. 

      Islamic Jihad

    • B. 

      The Taliban

    • C. 

      The Baathists

    • D. 

      Hezbollah

    • E. 

      Fatah

  • 20. 
    The only great power (aka possess nuclear weapons) in the global South is
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Austrailia

    • D. 

      China & India

  • 21. 
    Zimbabwe is a country in Africa
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Belize is a country in Asia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Democracy is a component of a state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The global level of analysis concerns the influence of the international system upon outcomes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Skeptics of globalization see it as widening the North-South gap.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False