Intl 3200 Final Mc Practice

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  • 1. 
    For neo-realists, war starts because of the prevalence of:
    • A. 

      Anarchy

    • B. 

      Autocracy

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Terrorism

  • 2. 
    How is pacifism best defined in international relations?
    • A. 

      A belief that the spread of nuclear weapons is a major threat to security

    • B. 

      A belief that the use of violence in international relations is morally unacceptable

    • C. 

      A belief that violence should be used only in self-defense

    • D. 

      A belief that democracy will ensure a lasting peace

  • 3. 
    According to the Vox video, "Colombia's Fragile Peace," the government has been fighting the FARC for ____ years.
    • A. 

      52

    • B. 

      38

    • C. 

      62

    • D. 

      45

  • 4. 
    According to the Vox video, "Colombia's Fragile Peace," the peace deal signed by the Colombian government and the FARC failed because ____.
    • A. 

      The FARC continued attacks on government officials and citizens loyal to the government.

    • B. 

      The Colombia president, Juan Manuel Santos, was impeached because he was found guilty of corruption.

    • C. 

      The UN Security Council vetoed the peace agreement.

    • D. 

      The Colombian people voted against the peace deal.

  • 5. 
    According to the Vox video, "Colombia's Fragile Peace," each of these is a crime the FARC was believed to be guilty of EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Use of child soldiers

    • B. 

      Drug trafficking

    • C. 

      Rape

    • D. 

      Kidnapping

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 6. 
    How was the mutual assured destruction (MAD) different from nuclear utilization theories (NUTS)?
    • A. 

      MAD was the policy of the Cold War, while NUTS was the policy of the post-Cold War era

    • B. 

      MAD was based on deterrence, while NUTS considered a possibility of fighting a nuclear war

    • C. 

      MAD considered a possibility of fighting a nuclear war, while NUTS was based on deterrence

    • D. 

      MAD considered a possibility of fighting a nuclear war, while NUTS put more emphasis on the importance of conventional warfare

  • 7. 
    Which of the following sets of factors affected the development of warfare the most in the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Power and armies

    • B. 

      MAD and NUTS

    • C. 

      Hegemony and weapons

    • D. 

      Technology and morality

  • 8. 
    According to the CFR, which of these is NOT part of the six-party talks:
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      South Korea

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      UK

  • 9. 
    Each of the following is one of the ways in which the Internet challenges the authority of sovereign states EXCEPT
    • A. 

      It creates opportunities for cyberterrorism

    • B. 

      It challenges state control over information

    • C. 

      It provides means of effective communication

    • D. 

      It empowers nonstate actors

  • 10. 
    How can states effectively regulate what goes on in cyberspace?
    • A. 

      Through focusing on the intermediate actors that provide links between original sources and consumers

    • B. 

      By aggressively prosecuting the violators

    • C. 

      Through issuing regulations for potential violators

    • D. 

      It is no longer possible

  • 11. 
    What is cyberterrorism?
    • A. 

      Unlawful attacks and threats of attacks using electronic means to cause mass casualties

    • B. 

      Terrorist attacks utilizing cyber weapons

    • C. 

      Another term for web censorship

    • D. 

      Unlawful attacks and threats of attacks on computers, networks, and information

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are sources of international law?
    • A. 

      Treaties and conventions

    • B. 

      International customs

    • C. 

      General principles of law recognized by civilized nations

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is international law?
    • A. 

      Rules and procedures imposed by the victors of World War II on the rest of the world

    • B. 

      A body of law dealing with the international commerce

    • C. 

      Extension of domestic law to the international level

    • D. 

      Rules, procedures, obligations, and prohibitions outlining acceptable and unacceptable behavior

  • 14. 
    What is one of the most common criticisms of the international legal system?
    • A. 

      It is irrelevant

    • B. 

      Law enforcement is weak.

    • C. 

      It is biased towards the most powerful states.

    • D. 

      International procedures regulating many important aspects of international interactions among states are missing.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the steps necessary for the completion of the human rights revolution?
    • A. 

      Creation of human rights norms

    • B. 

      Establishment of international courts such as the ICC

    • C. 

      Human rights monitoring

    • D. 

      Pursuit of the national interest

  • 16. 
    What is genocide?
    • A. 

      A negative right.

    • B. 

      An act committed with intent to destroy a specific group of people.

    • C. 

      An act of unprovoked violence against a country.

    • D. 

      An act of violence by a state.

  • 17. 
    What is the Human Rights Watch?
    • A. 

      An EU agency

    • B. 

      An IO

    • C. 

      A UN agency

    • D. 

      An NGO

    • E. 

      A U.S. agency

  • 18. 
    According to the Economist article, which of these countries is not facing famine or a credible risk of famine?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Yemen

    • C. 

      South Sudan

    • D. 

      Somalia

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Janitors, housekeepers, and some heath aids

    • B. 

      Accountants, pharmacists, etc.

    • C. 

      Highly-educated workers