Intl 1100 Final Mc Questions

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  • 1. 
    Fisher notes that Israel has occupied and controlled the West Bank ever since ____.
    • A. 

      1917

    • B. 

      1948

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      2005

  • 2. 
    When describing the trade-off between government expenditures on the military versus social welfare and economic programs, the common adage “guns vs. butter” is used. This situation is referring to which of the following concepts?
    • A. 

      Coercive diplomacy

    • B. 

      Cost-benefit analysis

    • C. 

      Opportunity Costs

    • D. 

      The peace dividend

  • 3. 
    Soft power is
    • A. 

      The ability to exercise influence through military capabilities.

    • B. 

      The ability to achieve goals through attraction rather than coercion.

    • C. 

      Putting economic sanctions on states that are dictatorships.

    • D. 

      None of the above are examples of soft power.

  • 4. 
    The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty was signed in
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1972

    • D. 

      1968

  • 5. 
    The condition that results when each state’s increase in military capability is matched by the other’s capability, resulting in no significant gain in security for any one state is known as
    • A. 

      The security dilemma

    • B. 

      Gunboat diplomacy

    • C. 

      Balance of power

    • D. 

      Mutually assured destruction

  • 6. 
    The process by which third party intermediaries participate in negotiations between the parties to a dispute is known as
    • A. 

      Arbitration

    • B. 

      Reciprocity

    • C. 

      Mediation

    • D. 

      Adjudication

  • 7. 
    According to the Economist video, "What China Wants," China is in territorial disputes with each of the following states EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Indonesia

    • B. 

      The Philippines

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      Brunei

  • 8. 
    According to the Reuters video, each of these is a possible outcome of the ruling EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The U.S. increasing its naval presence in the South China Sea to protect the Philippines economic zone.

    • B. 

      Vietnam and the Philippines could potentially increase conflict in the sea over the territory once disputed by the Philippines and China.

    • C. 

      The Philippines using this favorable ruling to push for further negotiations with China.

    • D. 

      Vietnam to continue militarizing to further deter China's claims in the Sea.

  • 9. 
    According to Ishana Ratan's video, though both China and the U.S. each produce iPhones and medicine _____.
    • A. 

      The U.S. can use all of its resources to only produce five iPhones, while China can only use all of its resources to produce 10 units of medicine.

    • B. 

      The U.S. can use all of its resources to either produce 10 iPhones or five units of medicine, while China can use all of its resources to produce five iPhones and 10 units of medicine.

    • C. 

      The U.S. can use all of its resources to either produce five iPhones or 10 units of medicine, while China can use all of its resources to produce 10 iPhones and five units of medicine.

    • D. 

      The U.S. can use all of its resources to only produce five units of medicine, while China can only use all of its resources to produce 10 units of medicine.

  • 10. 
    According to the Vox video on the Syrian Civil War, each of these groups is supporting Assad's regime EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Hezbollah

    • D. 

      Iran