Introduction to Politics, 1Ce – Chapter 19

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Question 1:


a) There is a perceived link with international terrorism.
b) They are becoming more powerful because states are increasingly interdependent.
c) Their operations are facilitated by recent technological changes.
d) All of the above

Question 2:


a) Climate change
b) Political correctness
c) Fox hunting
d) Slavery

Question 3:


a) His brilliant televised performances
b) His “Fourteen Points”
c) His “fireside chats” on radio
d) His affair with Monica Lewinsky

Question 4:


a) WHO
b) APEC
c) NATO
d) OPEC

Question 5:


a) It lasted so long.
b) The accused conducted his own defence.
c) It was the first time that a head of state had been tried by an international court.
d) The accused refused to recognize the legitimacy of the proceedings.

Question 6:


a) Has the right to declare war on behalf of the UN in emergencies, without consulting anyone.
b) Is responsible for making sure that US ambitions are obstructed as much as possible.
c) Can order member states to depose evil rulers.
d) Has quite limited formal authority, and depends a great deal on personal diplomatic skills.

Question 7:


a) They do not make or distribute profits.
b) They have nothing to do with governments.
c) They all campaign on behalf of human rights.
d) They all work within developing countries.

Question 8:


a) GONGOs
b) QUANGOs
c) BONGOs
d) DONGOs

Question 9:


a) By the UN
b) Through the efforts of a private society based in Switzerland
c) By the Catholic Church
d) By the French Emperor Napoleon III

Question 10:


a) All NGOs have distinctively liberal views.
b) NGOs provide well-paid jobs for well-meaning people.
c) NGOs contest the “realist” view that all international politics of any significance arises from the activities of self-interested states.
d) All of the above are correct.