Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 4th Semester) Question Papers - Political Science General (May' 2014)

Course: 401
(International Relations)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Answer the following questions very briefly: 1x8=8
  1. In which year, the Treaty of Versailles was signed?
  2. “Imperialism is an expansion of States power beyond its border.” Who said?
  3. Write one limitation on National Power.
  4. Who was the first Secretary General of the UNO?
  5. “Collective security is a machinery for joint action in order to prevent or counter any attack against an established international order.” Said by Kenneth W Thompson / Schwar Zenberger / Morgenthau. Choose the correct answer.
  6. In which year, the first International Women’s Year was celebrated?
  7. Mention one characteristic of globalization.
  8. What is the number of member States of UN Security Council?
2. Write on the following (within 150 words each): 4x4=16
  1. The Idealist theory.
  2. Four reasons for decline of diplomacy.
  3. Achievements of SAARC.
  4. Feminism.
3. What is International Relation? Write an account of development of International Relation as an academic discipline. 12
Discuss critically Morgenthau’s realist theory.
4. What are the causes of First World War? Discuss its consequences. 11
What is Cold War? Discuss the impact of Cold War on international relation. 4+7=11
5. What do you mean by National Security? Discuss the main elements of National Security. 4+7=11
Discuss the causes of conflict and methods for the eradication of conflict. 6+5=11
6. Explain the peace-keeping and peace-making operations of the UNO. 6+5=11
Write a note on the European Union.
7. What is environment? Write about international efforts against the pollution of environment. 4+7=11
Discuss the causes of terrorism.