KPPSC International Relations Past Papers

International Relations Past Papers 2013
Time Allowed : 03Hours
Max Marks : 100
Note :- Attempt ONLY FIVE questions in all, including
QNO.1, Which is compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.
1: The term “iron curtain” was coined by:
a) Sir Winston churchill
b) George Kennan
c) Harry Truman
d) None of the above
2: Social Contract Theory was given by:
a) Voltaire
b) Roussean
c) Jhon Locke
d) None of the above
3: Taunsa Barrage is constructed on:
a) Chenab
b) Ravi
c) Indus
d) Jehlum
4: Sierra Leon is located in the continent of:
a) Africa
b) South America
c) Asia
d) Europe
5: The UN charter consists of:
a) 110 articles
b) 111 articles
c) 112 articles
d) 113 articles
6: The former soviet union disintegrated in:
a) 1989
b) 1990
c) 1991
d) 1992
7: The idea of “State of nature” was given by:
a) Thomas Hobbes
b) Mechiaveilli
c) Mogenthan
d) Thucydides
8: The US military general dismissed from command during Korean war by president Truman was:
a) Gen Colin Powell
b) Gen Mac Arthur
c) Gen Douglas
d) Gen. EisenHower
9: According to Morgenthan, the primary national interest of a state:
a) to acquire and use power
b) to establish peace in the world
c) to enhance economic cooperation
d) none of the above
10: MacMohan line is the boundary between:
a) Iran & Afghanistan
b) Pakistan & Iran
c) India & China
d) China & Pakistan
11: The capital of Bhutan is:
a) Thimpu
b) Khatmandu
c) Bhutan city
d) None of the above
12: Former Yugoslavia consisted of:
a) 4 units
b) 5 units
c) 6 units
d) None of the above
13: Author of “Friends not masters”:
a) Yahya khan
b) Ayub khan
c) Altaf Gauher
d) None of the above
14: Bretton wood conference was held on:
a) 1914
b) 1919
c) 1935
d) 1944
15: Freedom Flotilla was sent to provide relief goods to the people of:
a) Gaza
b) West bank
c) Jerusalem
d) None of the above
16: The person responsible for WikiLeaks Controversy is:
a) Steve Jobs
b) Rupert Murdoch
c) Julian Assange
d) None of the above
17: Who gave the idea of SAARC?
a) Zia-ul-Haq
b) Zia-ur-Rehman
c) Indira Gandhi
d) None of the above
18: The concept of “security dilemma” was first elaborated by:
a) H.J.Morgenthan
b) John Herz
c) Kenneth Waltz
d) None of the above
19: The arab spring started from:
a) Libya
b) Syria
c) Egypt
d) Lebanon
20: The World Trade Organisation came into existence in:
a) January 1994
b) January 1995
c) January 1996
d) None of the above

QNO.2 : Define nationalism. Discuss the Constructive and Destructive aspects of Nationalism.
QNO.3 : Why and How WTO was created? Critically analyse the role and functions of WTO in world economic relations.
QNO.4 : Examine the prinicples of Diplomatic immunity given by the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations 1961
QNO.5 : “Balance of Power is an assurance of peace”. discuss the present state of relations between Pakistan and India.
QNO.6 : Critically comment on the strategic views of Sir Halford Mackinder Heartland theory.
QNO.7 : Discuss the strategic importance of Pakistan with special reference to the location and natural resource and the political interest of big power.

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