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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions, selecting at least one question from each part. Question No. 8 is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks.

PART - A

1. International Relations is a study of the world community in transition. Discuss.

2. Trace the evolution of the modern state system and bring out clearly its distinctive features.

3. The concept of balance of power has played an important part in the political history of Europe. Describe this in detail.

PART - B
4. The non-Aligned Movement has recorded achievements and failures. Review its activities and discuss what role it can play in the unipolar world which appears to be emerging.

5. What factors were responsible for the creation of the WARSAW and NATO Pacts at the end of World War II? Are these alliances now obsolete? If so, why?

PART - C

6. Give the salient features of the Geneva Accords on Afghanistan. What in your view will be the future scenario and what should Pakistan do to protect its interests?

7. What were the historical causes of the Iran-Iraq war? How was it brought to an end? Describe the present day Gulf scenario.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

8. Write the most correct answer. All must be answered.
(1) Détente means:
(a) An alliance
(b) Relaxation of tensions
(c) Cooperation between states

(2) OIC is:
(a) A specialized agency of the UN
(b) A regional organization
(c) An organization of Muslim states

(3) Ruritania is:
(a) A province of Romania
(b) A state in Western Africa
(c) A fictitious country

(4) NIEO relates to:
(a) A regional grouping
(b) An international sports organization
(c) An economic concept

(5) The Monroe Doctrine was intended to:
(a) Safeguard peace in Europe
(b) Enforce freedom of navigation on the High Seas
(c) Safeguard American interests

(6) The Fourteen Points were enunciated at:
(a) The conference of Westphalia
(b) The conference of Versailles
(c) The end of World War II

(7) “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” was the slogan during:
(a) The American War of Independence
(b) The French Revolution
(c) The Russian October Revolution

(8) MBFR is a term to denote:
(a) An agreement on trade quotas
(b) An agreement on the exploration of outer space
(c) An agreement on disarmament

(9) What do OAU, OAS, ASEAN have in common?
(a) They are military alliances
(b) They are agencies of the United Nations
(c) They are regional organizations.

(10) The commonwealth is:
(a) A UN sponsored body
(b) A part of the British Empire
(c) A free association of like-minded sovereign states.
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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions, selecting at least one question from each part. Question No. 10 is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks

PART - A

1. Is the concept of modern Nation-State being eroded? Discuss quoting specific instances.

2. Trace the emergence of regionalism and its impact on international relations.

3. Describe the causes for the dissolution of the former USSR and its impact on international political and strategic relationships.

PART - B

4. What are the prospects of the current Middle East Peace Conference?

5. What do you understand by the expression “The New World Order” and its significance for the Third World countries?

6. What are the prospects of SAARC to become a more effective instrument for regional cooperation?

PART - C

7. Describe the various regional approaches to nuclear non-proliferation and their significance for South-Asia.

8. The role of the United Nations in the maintenance of international peace and security. Discuss.

9. Discuss the political, strategic and economic implications of the emergence of independent Central Asian States.

10. Write the most correct answers:
(1) Apartheid is:
(a) An international association
(b) A medical term
(c) A policy of racial discrimination

(2) Latvia is an independent country in:
(a) South America
(b) Africa
(c) Eastern Europe

(3) Helsinki is capital of:
(a) Norway
(b) New Zealand
(c) Finland

(4) UN Security Council consists of:
(a) 11 members
(b) 15 members
(c) 19 members

(5) Dag Hammershold was:
(a) Swedish tennis player
(b) Composer of Symponies
(c) Secretary General of the UNO

(6) OPEC is:
(a) An international Insurance Co.
(b) An international Sports Club
(c) An organization of Oil Exporting Countries

(7) G-7 means:
(a) A scientific expression
(b) An export Co
(c) Group of Seven Western Industrialized Countries
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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

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PART - A

1. Critically evaluate the concept of balance of power.

2. What types of pressure a state faces within the existing international political system.

PART - B

3. Critically discuss the origin and developments of the Cold War in the post-World War II era.

4. Analyze the factors that keep a war limited.


PART - C

5. Is China’s South Asian policy undergoing a change? Discuss China’s South Asian policy in the light of recent developments.

6. Critically evaluate the recently signed Middle East peace formula between Yasir Arafat and Prime Minister Robin.



COMPULSORY QUESTION

7. Write the correct answers. All must be answered.

(1) Aman Ullah Khan is the leader of:
(a) National Conference
(b) Hizb-ul-Mujahideen
(c) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front

(2) Memohan Line is a border between:
(a) Burma and India
(b) India and Nepal
(c) India and China

(3) NATO:
(a) An economical union
(b) A free trade areas
(c) A military alliance

(4) Bhutan is:
(a) An Indian state
(b) A province of Burma
(c) An independent country in South Asia

(5) Apartheid is
(a) An international brotherhood
(b) A policy of racial discrimination
(c) A medical term

(6) Agni is:
(a) A religious ceremony
(b) A missile
(c) A famous building

(7) The headquarters of ICJ is at:
(a) New York
(b) Geneva
(c) Hague

(8) Commonwealth of Independent States consists of:
(a) European states
(b) Asian states
(c) Asian and European states

(9) What do CENTO, RIO PACT and SEATO have in common:
(a) They are regional economic arrangements
(b) They are sports associations
(c) They are military alliances

(10) IMF stands for:
(a) International Marketing Forum
(b) International Monetary Fund
(c) International Movement of Futuristics
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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions, selecting at least one question from each part. Question No. 7 is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks

PART - A

1. Describe and discuss the concept of Nation-State and evaluate its future in the light of certain recent developments.

2. Critically evaluate the theory of structural imperialism.


PART - B

3. Describe and discuss the end of the Cold War and its consequences on world politics.

4. Describe and discuss the human rights movement in the world today.


PART - C

5. Critically evaluate the chances of lasting peace in the Middle East in the light of certain recent developments there.

6. Critically discuss the prospects of the emergence of the United States of Europe after the conclusion of the Maastricht Treaty.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

7. Write the correct answers. All must be answered.
(1) Riga is the capital of:
(a) Rawanda
(b) Bolivia
(c) Larvia
(d) Mongolia

(2) Silkworm is:
(a) An ancient trade route
(b)The name of missile
(c) The name of a multinational
(d) A secret society

(3) Mashood Abiola is:
(a) A leader of PLP
(b) Nigerian Opposition Leader
(c) Secretary General of the Arab League
(d) A fictional character

(4) British Commonwealth consists of:
(a) 45 members
(b) 60 members
(c) 51 members
(d) 39 members

(5) How many times Brazil has won the Football World Cup?
(a) Once
(b) Thrice
(c) Five times
(d) Four times

(6) Trygve Lie was the:
(a) Secretary General of the UN
(b) Judge of the ICJ
(c) Secretary General of NATO
(d) Hollywood Actor

(7) Lesotho is:
(a) A Baltic republic
(b) An independent state of Africa:
(c) An independent state of Latin America
(d) An NGO

(8) Durand Line came into existence in:
(a) 1893
(b) 1947
(c) 1979
(d) 1900

(9) Who is the author of “The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers”?
(a) Henry Kissinger
(b) Richard Nixon
(c) Paul Kennedy
(d) Margaret Thatcher

(10) G-15 is:
(a) A group of Third World countries
(b) A group of industrialized countries
(c) A musical group
(d) A military alliance
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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions, selecting at least one question from each part. Question No. 7 is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks

PART - A

1.Describe the concept of balance of power and critically evaluate its relevance to the maintenance of international order at present.

2. Critically evaluate the realist theory of international politics.

PART - B

3. Critically evaluate the performance of the United Nations and discuss the prospects the ORganizatio holds for the world peace it the future.

4. Describe and discuss the question of expansion of NATO following the end of the Cold War.

5. Describe and discuss the US foreign policy towards South Asia.

6. Critically evaluate the future of Central Asia republics in the face of political, economic and security problems confronting them.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

7. Write the correct answers. All must be answered.
(1) Mexico is located in:
(a) North America
(b) South America
(c) Central America
(d) Africa

(2) Phulan devi was a:
(a) Hindu goddess
(b)Film actress
(c) Bandit queen
(d) Secret agent

(3) G-7 is a
(a) Group of industrialized countries
(b) Group of Third World countries
(c) Military alliance
(d) Musical group

(4) Kigali is a capital of:
(a) Myanmar
(b) Costa Rica
(c) Rwanda
(d) Laos

(5) 1992 Conference on Environment and Development was held in:
(a) Beijing
(b) Cairo
(c) Copenhagen
(d) Rio

(6) Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) consists of:
(a) Ten members
(b) Three members
(c) Eight members
(d) Five members

(7) Next Cricket World Cup will be held in:
(a) Australia
(b) South Asia
(c) Great Britain
(d) West Indies

(8) Jurassic Park is the name of a:
(a) Casino
(b) Film
(c) Park
(d) Building

(9) U Thant was the:
(a) Secretary General of the UN
(b) Judge of the World Court
(c) Secretary General of NATO
(d) Hollywood actor

(10) Sinn Fein is the name of a:
(a) Secret Agency
(b) Political Party
(c) Famous Chinese restaurant
(d) Film
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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

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PART - A

1. Define modern states system and discuss its main features.

2. Critically examine the causes of the First World War.


PART - B

3. Define power and analyze its elements.

4.
PART - C

5. Economic cooperation and not the military pacts are the need of time. Comment.

6. The recent Sham elections in Kashmir cannot be substituted for the right of self determination. Comment.


COMPULSORY QUESTION

7. (1) “1984” had been written by:
(a) Sherwani
(b) Burke
(c) Orwell
(d) Carr

(2) Name the correct author of “Technological Frontiers and Foreign Relations”.
(a) Anne Keatly
(b)Schuman
(c) Morgenthau
(d) Robert Kennedy

(3) Who wrote “Conquest without War”?
(a) Mager and Katee
(b) Anderson
(c) Kirk
(d) Burke

(4) Who wrote “The Military and Politics in Pakistan”?
(a) S. M. Haider
(b) Burke
(c) Hassan Askari
(d) Waheed-uz-Zaman

(5) Mani was the:
(a) Judge of world court
(b) Secretary General of NATO
(c) Secretary General of UN
(d) Hollywood actor

(6) Sinn Fein is the name of a:
(a) Secret service
(b) Political party
(c) Film
(d) Famous Chinese restaurant

(7) Name the correct Treaty:
(a) Pact of Paris
(b) Locarno Pact
(c) Treaty of Versailles
(d) Treaty of Westphalia

(8) Who wrote “Supreme Court and Human Rights”?
(a) Burke Marshall
(b) Burns
(c) Machiavelli
(d) Tamizuddin
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1. Discuss the importance of International Relations as a field of study.

2. Do you agree with the view that contemporary international policies is all about international economics?

3. Discuss the main features of track-two diplomacy. How is it different from traditional diplomacy?


4. Critically examine the working and significance of the Concert of Europe.

5. Discuss the causes of the Second World War

6. What is the future of the Non-Aligned Movement?

7. Can NATO’s continuing existence and expansion be justified in the post cold war era?


COMPULSORY QUESTION
8. Write correct answer to the following questions:


(1) The largest territorial power on earth is:
(a) Canada
(b) USA
(c) China
(d) Russian Federation

(2) Dushanbe is the capital of:
(a) Tajikistan
(b) Uzbekistan
(c) Turkmenistan
(d) Kazakhstan

(3) Kofi Anan is the:
(a) President of Mozambique
(b) Winner of Nobel Peace Prize for 1996
(c) Secretary General of the UN
(d) Chairman of the Organization of African Unity

(4) OSCE stands for:
(a) Organization for Science and Culture in Europe
(b) Organization of Social and Scientific Enterprise
(c) Organization for Security and Cooperation Europe
(d) Organization for space cooperation in Europe

(5) The last British Governor of Hong Kong was?
(a) Chris Hamilton
(b) Chris Patten
(c) George Patten
(d) Christopher Paterson

(6) Larry Collins and Dominique La Pierre wrote:
(a) The Discovery of India
(b) India Wins Freedom
(c) Freedom AT What Price?
(d) Freedom AT Mid Night

(7) Tony Blair is the:
(a) New ruler of Rwanda
(b) New Prime Minister of Great Britain
(c) Captain of Australian hockey team
(d) President of International Monetary Fund

(8) The republic of Botswana is located in:
(a) Southern Africa
(b) West Africa
(c) Latin America
(d) Central Asia

(9) Bill Clinton is the:
(a) 40th president of USA
(b) 42th president of USA
(c) 43th president of USA
(d) 44th president of USA

(10) The Batista regime in Cuba was overthrown by Fidel Castro in:
(a) January 1959
(b) February 1960
(c) May 1961
(d) March 1962
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1998.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions, selecting at least one question from each part. Question No. 8 is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks

1. Define Balance of Power and discuss in detail the Devices for maintaining the Balance of Power.

2. What are the modes of Diplomacy? In the context of the present day world do you think the functions of the Diplomat have increased?

3. Do you agree that Disarmament is a utopia? Narrate the chronology of events since 1960 for the achievement of this objective.

4. What are the actual and potential in South Asia has greatly enhanced the prospects of peace in International Relations?

5. The Nuclear Balance of Power in South Asia has greatly enhanced the prospects of peace in the region. Evaluate the currents situation.

6. Economic realities compelled the members of the Developing World to demand for the establishment of a New International Economic Order. Analyze this statement.

7. Write an essay on the concept and theory of “Deterrence”.

COMPULSORY QUESTION
8. Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the questions.

(1) Shive Sena is the name of:
(a) An Irish Leader
(b) A politico-fundamentalist party
(c) A famous tourist resort
(d) A religious sect

(2) B. J. Habibie is the:
(a) President of Zambia
(b) Secretary General of SAARC
(c) President of Indonesia
(d) World Squash Champion

(3) MS Mieko Nishimizu is the:
(a) Chairperson of the UN Commission on Refugees:
(b) President of the IMF
(c) Human Right Activist
(d) Vice President of the World Bank

(4) Mobotu Sessesiko was overthrown by:
(a) Laurent Kabila
(b) Robert Mugabe
(c) Kenneth Kaunda
(d) Nelson Mandela

(5) The notorious genocide of 1996 in Africa took place between:
(a) Serbs and Bosnians
(b) Ibos and Yorubas
(c) Zulus and the whites
(d) Hutu and Tutsi

(6) Iraq Invaded Kuwait in:
(a) February 1991
(b) November 1988
(c) August 1990
(d) April 1982

(7) Who wrote “Voyage Through History”?
(a) Chaudhry Muhammad Ali
(b) Musarrt Hussain Zuberi
(c) Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi
(d) Khalid Bin Sayeed

(8) Pakistan carried out its nuclear explosion on:
(a) 23rd March
(b) 7th April
(c) 28th May
(d) 16th October

(9) NAFTA stands for ____________.

(10) “Uneasy Partnership competition and conflict in US – Japanese Trade Relationship” is written by:
(a) John White
(b) Stephen D. Gohen
(c) J. K. Galbraith
(d) John K. Holsti

(11) The First OIC Summit was held in
(a) Rabat
(b) Jaddah
(c) Islamabad
(d) Kuwait

(12) The US and the erstwhile USSR qualified for Super Power status on the basis of:
(a) Huge population
(b) Industrialization
(c) Military arsenals and worldwide interest
(d) Vast area

(13) Who is the author of “Preparing for the Twenty First Century”?
(a) Palmer and Perkins
(b) Peter Calvocoress
(c) Paul Kennedy
(d) E.H.Carr

(14) Kampala is the capital of:
(a) Azerbaijan
(b) Argentina
(c) Albania
(d) Uganda

(15) Pakistan became full member of the NAM in:
(a) 1976
(b) 1949
(c) 1983
(d) 1986

(16) Rasko mountain is situated in:
(a) Punjab
(b) Azad Kashmir
(c) Baluchistan
(d) Northern Areas

(17) One of the following is the world renowned nuclear scientist:
(a) Abdul Qadir
(b) Richard Butler
(c) Abdul Qadeer Khan
(d) Anwar Ibrahim

(18) Name the current Secretary General of the OIC.

(19) Islamabad was the venue of:
(a) 3rd OIC Summit
(b) 2nd OIC Summit
(c) 8th OIC Summit
(d) 5th OIC Summit

(20) Who was the first Asian Secretary General of the United Nations?
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1999.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions, selecting at least one question from each part. Question No. 8 is COMPULSORY. All questions carry EQUAL marks


1.Trace the evolution of modern state System and discuss the basic features of Modern Nation-State.

2. Define the concept of Nationalism. It has contributed to the further division of state in the world but on the contrary leading to the unification of Western Europe. Give your observation.

3. Discuss the causes of the Second World War.

4. Define the concept of Détente and make a survey of the policy of Détente between the Super Powers.

5. Write short notes on the following:
(a) Scope of International Relations
(b) Deterrence Theory
(c) NATO
(d) Deng’s Policy of “one country two systems”.

6. Write down the latest developments on the Palestine Question. Do you think that it can be resolved in the near future? Give your observations.

7. The formation of World Trade Organization (WTO) is designed to perpetuate the Economic domination of the Third World by the Developed Countries. Express your views with sound arguments.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

8. (A) define the following in few lines:
  1. Perestroika
  2. Ethnic Cleansing
  3. Land Mines Convention
  4. Star Wars Programme
  5. Iron Curtain
(B) The following abbreviations stand for:
  1. OAU
  2. WMD
  3. APAC
  4. OIC
  5. OSCE
(C) Write as asked:
  1. Two main points of Oslo Accord
  2. Two main point of Dayton Agreement
  3. Two main points of Simla Accord
  4. Two main points of Geneva Accord on Afghanistan
  5. Two main points of Helsinki Summit
(D) Who are the following:
  1. Richard Holbrooke
  2. Abdul Rehman Wahid
  3. Javier Solana
  4. Bulent Ecevit
  5. Monica Lowinsky
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