FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION 2022
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS 17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, PAPER I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART I (MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
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) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the question will not be considered.
Q. No. 2. Foreign policy scholars argued that transnational actors influence the contours of any country’s foreign policy. Discuss keeping in mind the foreign policy of China. (20)
Q. No. 3. It is argued that democratic countries pursue peaceful foreign policies. Support your answer with concrete examples. (20)
Q. No. 4. Explain objectives and determinants of Pakistan’s foreign policy. (20)
Q. No. 5. Define power. Eexplain with examples the concept of hard power, soft power and smart power in International politics. (20)
Q. No. 6. Evaluate the impact of IMF loan on economy of Pakistan. (20)
Q. No. 7. Discuss in detail how globalization has affected the concept of security? (20)
Q. No. 8. Discuss in detail the new maritime security challenges for Indian ocean region. (20)