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Balance of power in international relations: Quiz


Question 1: In its essence it is no more than a precept of ________, born of experience and the instinct of self-preservation.
TruthBertrand RussellCommon senseWillard Van Orman Quine

Question 2: In accordance with this new discipline, the European states formed a sort of federal ________, the fundamental condition of which was the preservation of a 'balance of power, i.e.
CommunitySociologySocial networkSocial stratification

Question 3: This translation was dedicated to ________ and claimed that "God has put into your hand the balance of power and justice, to poise and counterpoise at your will the actions and counsels of all the Christian kings of your time".
Henry VIII of EnglandElizabeth I of EnglandEdward VI of EnglandJames I of England

Question 4: The term gained significance after the ________ in 1713, where it was specifically mentioned.
Treaty of UtrechtCapture of GibraltarGibraltarHistory of Gibraltar

Question 5: Preserving the balance of power as a conscious goal of foreign policy, though certainly known in the ancient world, resurfaced in post-medieval Europe among the ________ in the 15th century.
VeniceItalian city-statesItalian RenaissanceItaly

Question 6: This 'balance of power' principle, once formulated, became an ________ of political science.
Mathematical logicAxiomatic systemSet theoryAxiom

Question 7: In 1806, ________ re-stated it with admirable clarity, in Fragments on the Balance of Power.
BerlinFriedrich von GentzEuropeFrench Revolution

Question 8: It was not until the beginning of the 17th century, when the science of international law assumed the discipline of structure, in the hands of Grotius and his successors, that the theory of the balance of power was formulated as a fundamental principle of ________.

Question 9: ________, a major contributor to neorealism, expressed in his book, "Theory of International Politics" that "if there is any distinctively political theory of international politics, balance-of-power theory is it."[1].
Kenneth WaltzInternational relations theoryHans MorgenthauInternational relations

Question 10: In ________, a balance of power exists when there is parity or stability between competing forces.
IdeologyFederalismPolitical philosophyInternational relations


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