POLI 1050--Exam #1 (Spring 2018) Answer Key.docx

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(29) True / False : If you are a realist, the only way to assure that your state is secure is to accumulate as much power as possible and become the global hegemon. Allies, no matter how close you are to them, cannot be trusted with your nation’s security. 5
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(30) The complex alliance system prior to and during World War I is an example of a ________________ system of power distribution and is noted for its propensity for instability and conflict (i.e. an imbalance of power). a. Bipolar b. Unipolar c. Tripolar d. Multipolar e. None of the Above (31) The Democratic Peace Theory, one of the most supported theories of state behavior in international relations, suggests that: a. Authoritarian regimes are most likely to enter into conflict with others b. Democratic regimes are less likely to enter into conflict with dictatorships c. Two democracies are unlikely to fight with one another d. Democratic regimes are inherently more peaceful than all other types e. All of the above are accurate statements about the Democratic Peace Theory (32) An international relations scholar arguing that cooperation between states is both possible and likely to occur because of the role that international institutions such as the UN and WTO play in facilitating dialogue and positive interactions would be BEST characterized as: a. A realist b. A Liberalist c. An IR Feminist d. A Constructivist e. None of the above (33) The current international system is a ____________ system of power distribution, which means that one state is overwhelmingly more powerful than all other states. The United States serves this role today. a. Multipolar b. Bipolar c. Hegepolar d. Unipolar e. None of the above (34) True / False : Transaction costs and conformity costs are directly correlated, meaning that as one goes up, so does the other. So if transaction costs are high, conformity costs would likewise be high. 6
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(35) In the extended metaphor comparing global politics to a board game, which of the following features of global politics represents the ‘rulebook’ for the game of global politics? a. International system b. Foreign policy c. International law d. Realism e. Nation-states (36) True / False: It would be accurate to refer to the government in North Korea as the Kim regime, but not accurate to refer to the current government of the United States as the Trump regime or of the United Kingdom the May regime. (37) True / False : In Presidential systems, coalition governments made up of 2 or more political parties in order to form a majority within the legislature are very common. (38) All of the following are primary/core roles of a nation-state EXCEPT: a. Promoting a common national identity among its citizens b. Providing both internal and external security of its citizens c. Protecting domestic industry in pursuit of economic prosperity d. All of the above are primary/core roles of a nation-state (39) Non-state actors play all of the following critical roles in global politics, EXCEPT: a. Facilitate negotiations over difficult issues between nation-states b.
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