Sovereignty in World Politics


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The concept of sovereignty applies to which of the following?

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1. Which of the following is a characteristic of a failed state?

2. Which of the following is the best explanation of sovereignty in international relations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of sovereignty and world politics. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include a characteristic of a failed state and the applications of sovereignty.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Through these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Characteristic of a failed state
  • Outside interference in a state's sovereignty
  • Key aspects of sovereignty

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on sovereignty and world politics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of sovereignty on the world stage
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to choose the best explanation of sovereignty in international relations from a list

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Sovereignty in World Politics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe what the term State refers to with relation to sovereignty
  • Explain the repercussions to a sovereign State that deviates from accepted behaviors
  • Know what happens as a sovereign State integrates into the world economy