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NYSTCE Social Studies: U.S. Foreign Policy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is not a role of the United Nations in international politics?

Question 2 2. On what subject matter does the National Security Council (NSC) advise the president?

Question 3 3. What event brought an end to the bipolar world that existed during the Cold War?

Question 4 4. The Senate is discussing a treaty about greenhouse gas emission. They add a clause that would enable the United States to back out of the treaty if economic growth decreases by 1% in two successive quarters. This is an example of _____.

Question 5 5. Under which president of the United States was the National Security Council (NSC) created?

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Question 6 6. America's promise to protect the UK should it be in danger is an example of

Question 7 7. What's the best description of a special interest group?

Question 8 8. The philosophy of containment was conceived under whose administration?

Question 9 9. If Congress passes a law that the president believes is against good foreign policy, what's his most effective and constitutionally permissible course of action?

Question 10 10. Why did the United States never become a member of the League of Nations?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was a component of post-Cold War foreign policy?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the administrative organ of the United Nations?

Question 13 13. How is the Secretary of State chosen?

Question 14 14. The president is attempting to resolve a very sensitive matter regarding Turkey. He has had some difficulties with Congress and knows that they probably won't support his plans. Which of the following is an action he can NOT implement to resolve the crisis?

Question 15 15. Who is the head of the UN's Secretariat?

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Question 16 16. In what year was the National Security Council (NSC) created AND under what Act?

Question 17 17. Who is America's chief diplomat?

Question 18 18. Which part of the Constitution authorizes the President to create a Cabinet?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War?

Question 20 20. What U.S. foreign policy was developed in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is usually considered the last resort in foreign policy?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is currently NOT a regular attending member of the National Security Council (NSC)?

Question 23 23. The National Security Council (NSC) was originally comprised of how many members?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was an unnecessary foreign policy objective of the U.S. after the end of the Cold War?

Question 25 25. What is the primary deliberative body of the United Nations?

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Question 26 26. What is defined as the building up of military force as a threat to warn another state against taking action?

Question 27 27. Which Secretary of State helped negotiate the purchase of Alaska?

Question 28 28. The State Department, CIA, and Defense Department collectively work to advise the President. Together, they comprise:

Question 29 29. What is the number of permanent members on the United Nation's Security Council?

Question 30 30. Who served as the first Secretary of State?

NYSTCE Social Studies: U.S. Foreign Policy Chapter Exam Instructions

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