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Gauhati University Question Papers:POLITICAL SCIENCE (General) Paper 1 (International Relations - II) (May-June’ 2013)

Gauhati University Question Papers
Paper 1 (International Relations - II)
Full Marks: 80
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
Attempt any four from Questions Nos. 1 to 8

1. What is diplomacy? Discuss the differences between traditional diplomacy and new diplomacy.            5+5=10
2. Discuss the main objectives of the UNO. Analyze the major challenges faced by the UNO in the new millennium.   5+5=10
3. Critically evaluate the concept of ‘non-alignment’. Discuss its importance in the post-Cold War Era.     5+5=10
4. Discuss the concept of ‘disarmament’. Evaluate the role of the UNO in addressing the issue of arms control and disarmament.                                    5+5=10
5. What are the main determinants of a country’s foreign policy? Analyze the relationship between foreign policy and diplomacy.                                          5+5=10
6. Define ‘neo-colonialism’. Discuss the main features of neo-colonialism.                            5+5=10
7. Critically analyze the main features of ‘global economy’. Discuss the challenges faced by the developing countries in a globalised world economy.                                          5+5=10
8. What are the differences between traditional security and non-traditional security challenges faced by a Nation-State? 5+5=10
9. Write short notes on (any four):                           5x4=20
a)                  Secret Diplomacy.
b)                  MDG.
c)                   Britton Woods.
d)                  WTO
e)                  UN Security Council.
f)                   START.
10. Write very short answers:                                     2x5=10
a)                  What is IMF?
b)                  What is Gunboat Diplomacy?
c)                   What is UNDP?
d)                  What is Human Security?
e)                  What is CTBT?
11. Answer/Write True or False:                                1x10=10
a)         Bandung Conference is related with disarmament.
b)         The UN Charter was approved in San Francisco in 1945.
c)          Who is the current Secretary General of the United Nations?
d)         What is the full form of NPT?
e)         24th October is celebrated as the UN day.
f)          India is a signatory to CTBT.
g)         MGD was adopted in which year by the UNO?
h)         WTO came into operation in which year?
i)           What is the full form of UNESCO?
j)           What is the full form of SALT?

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