International Relations CSS Paper 2010

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BPS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2010
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
TIME ALLOWED: (PART-I) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS:20
(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) UNO was formed in:
(a) 1944 (b) 1945 (c) 1946 (d) None of these
(ii) The cold war between USA and USSR started in:
(a) 1942 (b) 1945 (c) 1946 (d) None of these
(iii) Peaceful Co-existence between USA and USSR was initiated by:
(a) Stalin (b) Brezhnev (c) Khruschev (d) None of these
(iv) Détente between USA and USSR was started between:
(a) 1959-69 (b) 1969-79 (c) 1980-90 (d) None of these
(v) Perestroika was started by:
(a) Brezhnev (b) Podgorny (c) Gorbachev (d) None of these
(vi) The ‘Taliban’ came to power in Afghanistan in:
(a) 1990 (b) 1992 (c) 1996 (d) None of these
(vii) Ismail Hania is:
(a) President of Palestine (b) Lebanese Minister
(c) Leader of Hamas (d) None of these
(viii) Natan yahu is:
(a) President of Taiwan (b) Defence Minister of China
(c) Prime Minister of Israil (d) None of these
(ix) USSR was disintegrated in:
(a) 1989 (b) 1990 (c) 1991 (d) None of these
(x) Theory and practice of International Relations was written by:
(a) Padelford and Lincoln (b) Palmer and Perkins
(c) Hans J. Mogonthau (d) None of these


(xi) Kim El Jong is:
(a) President of South Korea (b) Foreign Minister of Burma
(c) President of North Korea (d) None of these
(xii) Aviar Solana is:
(a) Foreign Minister of Spain (b) President of Namibia
(c) Foreign Policy Adviser of European Union (d) None of these (xiii) Ronald Reagan an Actor became president of:
(a) Mexico (b) USA (c) France (d) None of these
(xiv) NPT was signed in:
(a) 1966 (b) 1968 (c) 1970 (d) None of these
(xv) CTBT was signed in:
(a) 1990 (b) 1944 (c) 1995 (d) None of these
(xvi) People’s Republic of China came into being in:
(a) 1947 (b) 1948 (c) 1949 (d) None of these
(xvii) WTO was formed in:
(a) 1990 (b) 1993 (c) 1995 (d) None of these
(xviii) Cuban Missile Crisis took place in:
(a) 1960 (b) 1961 (c) 1962 (d) None of these
(xix) NATO was signed in:
(a) 1945 (b) 1948 (c) 1949 (d) None of these
(xx) UN Secretary General Ban Qi Moon is from:
(a) Burma (b) Mauritius (c) South Korea (d) None of these


PART – II
NOTE: (i)
(ii)
(iii) PART-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL marks. Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2. ‘Can you imagine a world without Inter-State Relations’? Explain the importance of International
Relations in the Nuclear Age. (20)
Q.3. Describe the basic features of the Modern Nation State. What are the dangers to its future? (20)
Q.4. Define Balance of Terror. How far it has succeeded in preventing a major war in the world?


Q.5. Explain the Socio-Economic and Political Compulsions which led to the formation of (20)
Regional Blocs. (20)
Q.6. “After the downfall of Colonialism. The Western Powers have embarked upon a new policy of “Economic Imperialism” through IMF, World Bank, Multi-Nationals and WTO”. Do you agree?
Substantiate. (20)
Q.7. “The Kashmir Problem has been mishandled from the beginning and every successive Government in Pakistan has contributed to that”. Critically explain the statement. (20)
Q.8. “The Al-Qaeeda phobia has made USA a neurotic Super Power. She is disregarding the norms of International Law and Diplomacy”. Make your comments by a brief survey of US Global Policy.(20)


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