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Unformatted text preview: I - True or False and Simple ChoiceA. WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL LAW? 1.International law is the body of rules and norms that regulates activities carried on outside the legal boundaries of nations. 2.International law regulates relationships between: a. states and states. b. states and persons. c. persons and persons. d. All of the above. e. Both a. and b. above. 3.Which of the following is an example/are examples of the subject matter of public international law? a. Contracts and sales. b. Securities regulations. c. State succession. d. All of the above. e. None of the above. 4.Which of the following is an example/are examples of the subject matter of private international law? a. Antitrust.b. Nationality. c. State responsibility to aliens. d. All of the above. e. Both a. and b. above. 5.In contemporary international law, the division between public and private law is precise and well defined. 6.International law is not really law since there is no worldwide legislature to enact it. 7.Comity is the practice, or courtesy, between nations of treating each other with goodwill and civility. 8.Comity is not law because countries do not regard it as something they are required to respect. 9.Law is: a. a rule established by authority, society, or custom. b. a body or system of rules. c. the control or authority imposed by a system of rules. d. All of the above. e. None of the above. B. THE MAKING OF INTERNATIONAL LAW10. Despite the lack of international law-making machinery, states function informally as both lobbyists and legislators. 11. International law exists when there is a consensus of the international community. 12.Evidence of the general consent of the international community to the existence of a rule of international law can be found in: a. decisions of the International Court of Justice. b. resolutions passed by the UN General Assembly. c. the conduct and practices of states in their dealings between themselves. d. All of the above. e. Both a. and c. 13. Unratified treaties and reports of international agencies are sometimes cited as evidence of a trend toward the development of a rule of international law. 14. Case law derived from the decisions of arbitration tribunals hearing disputes between private parties is never used as asource of international law rules. C. SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 15.The sources of international law which Article 38(1) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice states that the court is permitted to use in settling disputes are: a. general principles of law. b. international conventions. c. the case law of municipal courts. d. All of the above. e. Both a. and b. above 16.In determining if a practice has become a rule of international customary law, Article 38(1) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice states that the court is permitted to look to: a. economic trends....
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