Global Politics: Chapter One

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Question 1:


a) Theory helps us understand particular historical events.
b) Theory helps us examine future events.
c) Theory helps us to think about what we are doing.
d) Theory constrains our ability to change the world.
e) None of the above.

Question 2:


a) Aristotle
b) Sir Thomas More
c) Machiavelli
d) Robert Cox
e) Confucius

Question 3:


a) unrealistic
b) irrational
c) unpragmatic
d) lofty
e) All of the above.

Question 4:


a) Rule of law
b) Just war principles
c) World government
d) Balance of power
e) All the above.

Question 5:


a) Realism
b) Idealism
c) Marxism
d) Liberalism
e) None of the above.

Question 6:


a) Winston Churchill
b) Ronald Reagan
c) Woodrow Wilson
d) John F. Kennedy
e) Pierre Trudeau

Question 7:


a) The United Nations
b) League of Nations
c) NAFTA
d) European Union
e) The World Bank

Question 8:


a) Human nature is good and peaceful.
b) War is a product of clashing societies and civilizations.
c) Democratic nations tend to be peaceful and do not usually go to war.
d) State leaders are more prone to war than their subjects.
e) To avoid war we need to get rid of states.

Question 9:


a) Humans are bad and full of evil.
b) Human beings are, by nature, self-seeking.
c) Human beings are capable of cooperation.
d) War is result of the human tendency to dominate.
e) All of the above.

Question 10:


a) States are the most important actors in global politics.
b) States will always seek their own survival through fair and foul means.
c) States behave morally and according to the values of their populations.
d) Both a and b.
e) All of the above.

Question 11:


a) Liberal democratic states don’t go to war.
b) Freedom-seeking individuals are important actors in global politics.
c) Free trade and commerce are important for global peace and prosperity.
d) States are not important in global politics.
e) All of the above.

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False