McGraw-Hill OnlineMcGraw-Hill Higher EducationLearning Center
Student Center | Home
Current News
Weekly Update
Chapter Introduction
Interactive Exercise 1
Interactive Exercise 2
Web Figure 1
Analyze the Issue 1
A Further Note 1
Web Map 1
A Further Note 2
Chapter 7 Quiz
Web Links
Chapter Specific News
PowerWeb Articles
Help Center

International Politics on the World Stage, Brief 4/e
World Politics: International Politics on the World Stage, Brief, 4/e
John T. Rourke, University of Connecticut - Storrs
Mark A. Boyer, University of Connecticut - Storrs

International Organization: The Alternative Structure

Chapter 7 Quiz


The members of intergovernmental organizations are usually
A)private individuals.
B)international interest groups.
C)national governments.
D)transnational corporations.

Which one of the following ideas does not support or promote the concept of international organization?
A)the universal concern for improving the condition of humanity
B)the idea that big powers have a responsibility to cooperate and preserve peace
C)ensuring that the national interests of states are always protected
D)the creation of specialized agencies to deal with specific social and economic problems

One reason for the growth of international organizations such as the EU is the expansion of transnational problems. The original focus of the EU was on
A)the promotion of economic cooperation in less developed countries.
B)nuclear proliferation.
C)economic issues.
D)the evolution of international communications.

According to realists' evaluations, the main function that IGOs serve is to
A)act as intermediaries in state disputes.
B)act independently to promote world peace.
C)aid states in understanding the myriad of interests involved.
D)act as an interactive arena in which states can pursue national interests.

Many regional IGOs are
A)becoming more broad-based in their focus.
B)becoming more specialized in their focus.
C)limiting the number of members they allow to join.
D)becoming global IGOs.

Which of the following is not an example of a regional IGO?
A)Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
B)Asia Southeast Industrial Association (ASIA)
C)Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
D)Organization of American States (OAS)

The 1993 Treaty on European Union is more commonly known as the
A)Hague Convention.
B)Treaty of Rome.
C)Maastricht Treaty.
D)Strasbourg Declaration.

The administrative body of the United Nations is called the
B)Security Council.
C)General Assembly.
D)Economic and Social Council.

An international organization's function of providing a neutral setting for negotiations among nations in conflict is called
C)good offices.

Issues of state sovereignty have remained persistently strong over the last 50 years; there are very few indications of acceptance of international authority.