International Relations CSS Paper 2009

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2009
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

(PART-I) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS:20
TIME ALLOWED:
(PART-II) 2 HOURS & 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS:80
NOTE: (i) First attempt PART-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.


PART – I (MCQ) (COMPULSORY)
Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)

(i) Sarah Polin is the governor of:
(a) New York (b) Alaska (c) Illinois (d) None of these
(ii) President de Gaulle withdrew France from NATO in:
(a) 1966 (b) 1950 (c) 1962 (d) None of these
(iii) Pearl Harbar, USA, naval base in Hawain Islands, during WWII was attacked by:
(a) Germany (b) Japan (c) Cuba (d) None of these
(iv) According to Brandt Report, ‘The South’ consists of:
(a) Third World Countries (b) Australia (c) China (d) None of these
(v) In 1933 Hitler singed an agreement with Pope known as:
(a) Brandeus (b) Concordat (c) Peace Pact (d) None of these
(vi) The current president of Russia is:
(a) Vladimir Putin (b) Nicolos Sarkozy (c) Dmitry Medvedev (d) None of these (vii) North Korea invaded South Korea in:
(a) 1948 (b) 1950 (c) 1959 (d) None of these
(viii) Indian Congress came into power under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi in:
(a) 2000 (b) 2004 (c) 2006 (d) None of these
(ix) The UN Charter in 1945 was drawn up in:
(a) New York (b) San Francisco (c) Washington (d) None of these
(x) Owen young, who gave the young plan was:
(a) an American Banker (b) German President
(c) British Ambassador (d) None of these


(xi) Windock is the capital of:
(a) Ziganda (b) Namiba (c) Luxmbourg (d) None of these
(xii) CENTO was dissolved in:
(a) 1979 (b) 1981 (c) 1998 (d) None of these

(xiii) The First Hague Conference was held in:
(a) 1890 (b) 1907 (c) 1914 (d) None of these
(xiv) NPT is not signed by:
(a) China (b) Israel (c) Russia (d) None of these
(xv) Afghanistan has vice presidents:
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) None (d) None of these
(xvi) Current Foreign Secretary of Pakistan is:
(a) Shah Mahmood Qureshi (b) Salman Bashir (c) Sherry Rehman (d) None of these (xvii) ASEAN Summit 2008 took place in:
(a) Bangkok (b) Malaysia (c) Philippines (d) None of these
(xviii) Faroe Island is:
(a) a Scandinavion State (b) Darwin’s birth place
(c) an American Prison (d) None of these
(xix) Ronald Regan was a presidential candidate of:
(a) Republican (b) Democrats (c) Both (d) None of these
(xx) “Politics among Nations” was written by:
(a) K.J. Holsti (b) Gavin Boyd
(c) Hans. J. Margenthan (d) None of these


PART – II

NOTE: (i) PART-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

Q.2. Describe and discuss the concept of Nation – State and evaluate its future in the light of certain
recent developments. (20)

Q.3. Discuss the importance of International Relations as a field of study. (20)

Q.4. Critically discuss the origin and developments of the cold war and its consequences on
World Politics. (20)


Q.5. Economics realities compelled the members of the Developing World to demand for the establishment of New International Economic Order. Give your comment. (20)

Q.6. What factors were responsible for the Creation of the WARSAW and NATO Pacts.
Can NATO’s continuing existence be justified. (20)

Q.7. Critically evaluate American Foreign Policy towards Pakistan. (20)

Q.8. What is Nuclear Proliferation? How for the United States of America is justified in making
a nuclear deal with India. (20)


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