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Gauhati University Question Papers:POLITICAL SCIENCE (General) Paper 1 (International Relations - II) (May-June’ 2015)

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
1. What is diplomacy? Discuss different types of diplomacy.                                         5+5=10

2. Discuss the concept of non-alignment. Discuss its relevance in contemporary times.                   5+5=10
3. What are the major objectives of UNO? Evaluate the major challenges faced by the UNO in implementing its objectives.                                                 5+5=10
4. Define security. What are the traditional security challenges faced by Nation-States today?                    5+5=10
5. Discuss the concept of disarmament. Evaluate the role played by the superpowers in addressing the problems of disarmament during the Cold War period.                                            5+5=10
6. Discuss the formation of WTO. Evaluate the role of WTO in addressing the problems of developing countries.                 5+5=10
7. What is meant by ‘neocolonialism’? Discuss various ways through which ‘neocolonialism’ was practiced by powerful States.                                                  5+5=10
8. Critically discuss the role of IMF and World Bank in addressing the global economic problems.                                10
9. Write short notes on (any four):                           5x4=20
a)         NAM.
b)         UN Charter.
c)          CTBT.
d)         Colonialism.
e)         Arms Control.
f)          Foreign Policy.
10. Write about the following (very brief):                            2x5=10
a)         Structural Adjustment Programme.
b)         SALT.
c)          Bretton Woods Conference.
d)         Veto Powers in UNSC.
e)         Secret Diplomacy.
11. Answer the following as directed:                                     1x10=10
a)         Who is the current Secretary General of the UNO?
b)         To eradicate human rights violation is one of the goals of Millennium Development Goals. (Write True or False)
c)          The headquarters of the World Bank is located in London. (Write True or False)
d)         START Treaty was signed between Soviet Union and USA. (Write True or False)
e)         The ‘Doha Round’ is associated with IMF. (Write True or False)
f)          Neocolonialism, the Last Stage of Imperialism was written by
1)      A. G. Frank
2)      S. Huntington.
3)      G. Bush.
4)      Kwame Nkrumah.
(Choose the correct answer)
g)         Marrakesh Agreement is related with
1)      Disarmament.
2)      WTO.
3)      IMF.
4)      WB.
(Choose the correct answer)
h)         India is a signatory to CTBT. (Write True or False)
i)           NAM was formed in Belgrade in 1961. (Write True or False)
j)           Who wrote How Europe Under-developed Africa?
1)      H. Kissinger.
2)      Morganthau.
3)      Walter Rodney.
4)      K. Waltz.
(Choose the correct answer)


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