Multiple Choice Questions From Tir

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  • 1. 
    The 2008 financial crisis can be used to highlight:
    • A. 

      The decreasing interconnectedness of international politics

    • B. 

      The irrelevance of the idea of globalization.

    • C. 

      The idea that with globalization power increasingly is organised and exercised at a distance from those it affects.

    • D. 

      The irrelevance of financial institutions in international politics.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following factors is not considered an 'engine' of globalization?
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Technics (technology)

    • D. 

      Politics

  • 3. 
    Which key concept of global politics describes '… the rightful entitlement to exclusive, unqualified, and supreme rule within a delimited territory?'
    • A. 

      Sovereignty

    • B. 

      The disaggregated state

    • C. 

      Independence

    • D. 

      'Might is right'

  • 4. 
    Which term best describes “the collective structures and processes by which ‘interests are articulated and aggregated, decisions are made, values allocated and policies conducted through international or transnational political processes”?
    • A. 

      Cosmopolitan

    • B. 

      Global politics

    • C. 

      Raison d’etat

    • D. 

      Global polity

  • 5. 
    The Treaty of Westphalia was signed in:
    • A. 

      1870.

    • B. 

      1648.

    • C. 

      1945.

    • D. 

      1989.

  • 6. 
    The central argument of the chapter is that globalization:
    • A. 

      Is uneven.

    • B. 

      Varies in its intensity and extensity between different spheres of activity.

    • C. 

      Reconstructs the world as a shared social space.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Globalization can be seen within the military sphere by:
    • A. 

      The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

    • B. 

      The growth of transnational terrorism.

    • C. 

      The growing significance of transnational military corporations.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The three pillars of the Westphalian Constitution of world politics are:
    • A. 

      Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

    • B. 

      Independence, autonomy, sovereignty.

    • C. 

      Territoriality, sovereignty, autonomy.

    • D. 

      Sovereignty, territoriality, independence.

  • 9. 
    Political globalization involves webs of:
    • A. 

      Non-state actors and corporations.

    • B. 

      Alliance politics.

    • C. 

      Civil society.

    • D. 

      Multilateral institutions, policy networks, and transgovernmental cooperation.

  • 10. 
    What two terms best describe the transition to a post-Westphalian order of global politics?
    • A. 

      International relations to global politics

    • B. 

      (State centric) geopolitics to (geocentric) global politics

    • C. 

      Internationalization to globalization

    • D. 

      Cold war to post-cold war

  • 11. 
    From which writer is the following line taken: "A society of states…exists when a group of states…form a society in the sense that they conceive themselves to be bound by a common set of rules in their relations with one another, and share in the working of common institutions."?
    • A. 

      Grotius

    • B. 

      Hedley Bull

    • C. 

      Machiavelli

  • 12. 
    Ancient Rome was formally divided into Eastern and Western parts in which year?
    • A. 

      360 AD

    • B. 

      395 AD

    • C. 

      300 AD

    • D. 

      400 AD

  • 13. 
    Ancient Greek institutions that approximated international society include:
    • A. 

      Amphyctionic Council.

    • B. 

      Arbitration.

    • C. 

      Proxenia.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 14. 
    The term signifying natural and eternal laws is:
    • A. 

      Dharma.

    • B. 

      Just war.

    • C. 

      Karma.

    • D. 

      The correct order of society.

  • 15. 
    The ancient society to promulgate the idea of ius gentium (law of nations) is:
    • A. 

      China.

    • B. 

      India.

    • C. 

      Rome.

    • D. 

      Greece.

  • 16. 
    Which movement, led by Martin Luther, helped to bring about a secular concept of the state?
    • A. 

      The Respublica Christiana

    • B. 

      The Counter Reformation

    • C. 

      The Renaissance

    • D. 

      The Protestant Reformation

  • 17. 
    What is the core value of international society?
    • A. 

      Political independence

    • B. 

      Self-determination

    • C. 

      Sovereign equality

    • D. 

      Freedom

  • 18. 
    The statement "the king is emperor in his own kingdom' came from:
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 19. 
    What term best describes the dominance of a particular state in relation to all other states in the international system?
    • A. 

      Empire

    • B. 

      Hegemony

    • C. 

      Sovereign

    • D. 

      Suzerain State

  • 20. 
    The theorist credited with examining the rights of indigenous peoples but also criticized for implicitly enabling sovereignty-based imperialism was:
    • A. 

      Machiavelli.

    • B. 

      Francisco de Vitoria.

    • C. 

      Vattel.

    • D. 

      Grotius.

  • 21. 
    In which region did the cold war have its origins?
    • A. 

      USSR

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      USA

  • 22. 
    What war began the era of modern total war?
    • A. 

      British colonial wars in Africa

    • B. 

      The cold war

    • C. 

      The First World War

    • D. 

      The Second World War

  • 23. 
    What is the term used to describe the retreat from empire throughout most of Asia and Africa after 1945?
    • A. 

      Decolonization

    • B. 

      'Wind of change'

    • C. 

      Retro-imperialism

    • D. 

      Détente

  • 24. 
    What key policy was associated with the Truman Doctrine?
    • A. 

      Rapprochement

    • B. 

      Apartheid

    • C. 

      Containment

    • D. 

      Decolonization

  • 25. 
    What year was the NATO treaty signed?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1949

    • C. 

      1952

    • D. 

      1960

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