Global Trends Final Exam – Samara University

Part I. Say true if the statement is correct, and false if the statement is incorrect

  1. The state of analysis considers the global system as a framework in which states interact
  2. States are ready to negotiate when short range foreign policy objective are threatened
  3. Power determines the relative influence of actors and shapes the structure of the international system
  4. Liberal theory of international relation believes relations between states are determined solely by the pursuit of power
  5. In the era of globalization, participation in international relations is inevitable
  6. Foreign policy of the state only concern state actors
  7. Bipolar system usually reflects various equally powerful states competing for power
  8. State level analysis of international relations focused on the behavior and intention of individuals
  9. Anarchy refers to the absence of shared institutions with the right to enforce common rules and dictate international relations
  10. International relation is a discipline that exclusively studies the relations between and among states of the current international system.

Part II. Choose the best answer among the given alternatives

11. All are actors of international relation except

A. Non-governmental organization
B. Individual
C. State
D. Multinational Corporation
E. None

12. All of following theory of international relation has pessimistic attitude toward international relations except

A. Realism
B. Structuralism
C. Idealism
D. None

13. Which one of the following statement best describes foreign policy

A. Decisions and actions that concern relations between one States
B. Rules and regulations as well as procedures which guides other state relation
C. The expression of its national interest vis-a-vis other states
D. All

14. One of the following is not in the scope of contemporary study of international relations

A. The increasing interconnectedness of likeminded people around the world
B. Terrorism
C. State and human security
D. Poverty and climate change
E. Dialogue and conflict between different beliefs and ideologies
F. None

15. The foundation assumption of realism theory of internal relation in their analysis of the nature of the international system relays on

A. Cooperative actions of individuals
B. Conflict behavior of States
C. Class antagonism
D. Cooperative nature of corporations

16. The structure of the international system where numerous states are competing for potency to dominate the whole structure is said to be

A. Bi-polar system
B. Unipolar system
C. Multi-polar system
D. Anarchical system

17. A set of objectives and tools Where a state implements to guide its relation with other states in the international system is termed as

A. Diplomacy
B. National interest
C. Foreign policy|
D. Ideological interest

18. In the eyes of liberal theorists, the most important thing that makes human being as innately good and cooperative than being aggressive and war loving in the international system is

A. Egosim
B. Self-centeredness
C. National interest
D. Share liberal values

19. In marx’s analysis of the nature of international relation, the central thesis of the unit of analysis of his discussion focuses on

A. The state
B. Class antagonism
C. Individual behavior
D. Shared values and interests

20. All are middle range foreign policy objective except

A. Economic
B. Material needs
C. Technological advancement
D. Territorial integrity

21. Ethiopia agreed to revise its foreign policy in favor of chinese efforts to restructure global system and to take global leadership. Such kind of foreign policy pattern is known as

A. Self-extension
B. Self-abnegating
C. Self-preservation
D. All

22. The management of international relations by negotiation is known as?

A. Foreign policy
B. International relation
C. Diplomacy
D. National interests

23. An economic policy instruments in which limitation is imposed on exported commodities is known as ?

A. Teriff
B. Embargo
C. Quota
D. Boycott

24. Which analytical device of international relations conceives the global system as the cooperative, competitive and confrontational environment of states to achieve its national interest ?

A. Group level analysis
B. Individual level analysis
C. State level analysis
D. System level analysis

25. The state’s authority to formulate and enforce laws over activities within its territory denotes

A. Sovereignty
B. Power
C. Diplomacy
D. Territorial integrity

26. A body of customary and conventional rules whic are binding on civilized states in their intercourse with each other is known as

A. Diplomacy
B. International law
C. International politics
D. Vienna convention on diplomatic relations

Part 3. Writing part

23. List down the short range and middle range objectives of Ethiopia’s foreign policy

24. Explain the relations between foreign policy and diplomacy

25. Explain the realist’s views on the cause of war

26. What is the central thesis of Marxist theory in international relation

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