MCQs of International Law with Answers

International Law is a major topic of Political Science. It provides nations with rules of intercourse with each other. Here, we have arranged the most important MCQs of International Law with Answers. These MCQs About International Law is very important to study before appearing in the competitive examination. Have a look at MCQs of International Law with Answers

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1. Who one of the following is called, “The father of International Law”

A. Pufendorf
B. Hugo Grotius
C. J. L. Brierly
D. Humphrey Waldock
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2. Grotius wrote the doctrine of freedom of the seas in

A. 1610
B. 1608
C. 1609
D. 1615
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3. In which cases a diplomat is immune from the host country’s law

A. 1610
B. 1608
C. 1609
D. 1615
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4. The term of service of Judges of ICJ is?

A. 9 years
B. 15 years
C. 5 years
D. 4 years
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5. A country grants to MFN status to another country if it is interested in increasing

A. Trade with that country
B. Military Relations
C. Cultural relations
D. People to people contact
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6. Territorial integrity is the principle of International Law that means?

A. A State interfere in the internal affairs of other states
B. A State cannot interfere in other state’s affairs
C. A state’s boundaries are secure and cannot be attacked
D. None of these
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7. The contiguous zone must be claimed
A. A no-man’s land between two states
B. An area of the sea beyond territorial waters
C. An areas of the sea beyond the exclusive economic zone
D. None of these
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8. How many states had a claim on twenty-four miles contiguous till mid-1987?

A. 26 states
B. 28 states
C. 27 states
D. 30 states
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9. International Law Commission consists of 34 members, which are elected by?

A. UN Security Council
B. UN General Assembly
C. Security Council and General Assembly
D. None of these
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10. According to international law a state can use force only

A. when its own security so demands
B. by entering into a treaty with another state
C. when it is attached by another state
D. None of these
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11. What is the Territorial asylum?

A. An exercise of territorial sovereignty
B. An impingent of territorial sovereignty
C. Granted by mutual consent
D. None of these
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12. Extradition is granted in case of?

A. Ordinary criminals
B. Political and religious criminals
C. Heads of State and Governments
D. None of these
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13. Diplomatic Relations are established by?

A. Mutual Consent
B. A unilateral decision
C. A decision of a regional organization
D. None of these
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14. Rights of land lock states are governed by?

A. Rules of customary international law
B. Conventions on the law of sea
C. Mutual Consent
D. None of these
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15. The Harmon Doctrine is?

A. Part of International Law
B. Renounced before it could take roots in international law
C. Attempting to earn general acceptance
D. International natural resources law
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16. What is Harmon Doctrine?
A. part of International Law
B. Renounced before it could take roots in international law
C. Attempting to earn general acceptance
D. International natural resources law
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17. According to the international law, Territorial integrity means that nation-states should not attempt to promote secession movements or to promote border changes in other nation-states. The same action by a country term the
A. Act of aggression
B. Non-interference in the internal affairs of another states
C. A state’s boundaries are secure & cannot be attacked
D. none of these
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18. “A country is absolutely sovereign over the portion of an international water course with in its border”. This opinion is based upon the Judson Harmon doctrine of?
A. Freedom of the Sea Doctrine
B. Calvo Doctrine
C. Harmon Doctrine
D. none of these
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19. Who said, “International Law is the body of principles and rules which civilized state consider as binding upon them in their mutual relations”?
A. Brierly
B. Oppenheim
C. Kelsen
D. Hall
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20. The following are immune from extradition
A. Former Heads of State
B. Former Heads of Government
C. Senior Citizens
D. None of these
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21. International Law is concerned with the interest of
A. States
B. Non-State entities
C. Individuals
D. None of these
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22. International Law is the rules of?
A. Legally binding
B. Legally enforceable
C. Enforceable by consent
D. None of these
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23. In Inland Waters, a state has?
A. No Jurisdiction
B. Concurrent jurisdiction
C. Exclusive jurisdiction
D. its land territory
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24. Under the Convention of the Law of Sea the Breadth of the territorial sea measurement has given in article?
A. 1
B. 3
C. 5
D. 6
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25. Under the Convention of the Law of Sea, the breadth of the Exclusive Economic Zone is?
A. 100 nautical miles
B. 200 nautical miles
C. 300 nautical miles
D. 125 nautical miles
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26. The limit of the territorial waters of Pakistan is?
A. 12 nautical miles
B. 13 nautical miles
C. 14 nautical miles
D. 15 nautical miles
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27. Continental Shelf of Pakistan, may extend up to a distance of?
A. 250 nautical miles
B. 225 nautical miles
C. 200 nautical miles
D. 185 nautical miles
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28. Un Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) was signed at Jamaica in?
A. 1982
B. 1958
C. 1985
D. 1948
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29. According to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) the contiguous zone may not extend beyond
A. 12 nautical miles
B. 18 nautical miles
C. 24 nautical miles
D. none of these
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30. Extradition is the process whereby one country transfers a suspected or convicted criminal to another country. It is regulated by?
A. Treaties
B. Mutual consensus
C. UN advice
D. none of these
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31. International Court of Justice (ICJ) is based in?
A. Hague
B. New York
C. London
D. Geneva
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32. International Law history starts since?
A. 19th century
B. 15th century
C. 18th century
D. 20th century
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33. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea came into force in?
A. 1993
B. 1994
C. 1995
D. 1997
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34. The Law of the Sea also established an authority in 1982 that is?
A. International Seabed Authority
B. Marine Scientific Research
C. Marine Specific Research
D. Marine Qualitative Research
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35. An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is the tool defined under
A. Convention on the Law of the Sea
B. United Nations charter
C. World Trade organization
D. Calvo Doctrine
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36. De Iure belli ac pacis, by Hugo Grotius was introduced in?
A. 1927
B. 1925
C. 1923
D. 1924
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37. Hugo Grotius, De iure belli ac pacis, dealth with the laws of?
A. War and Peace
B. Economics
C. Human Rights
D. None of these
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38. Absolute freedom of navigation upon the seas, outside territorial waters, alike in peace and in war, except as the seas may be closed in whole or in part by international action for the enforcement of international covenants. Which was the President of United States who said this?
A. William Howard Taft
B. Warrant G. Harding
C. Woodrow Wilson
D. Calvin Coolidge
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39. Statues of the International court of Justice were drawn up by?
A. London Declaration in 1941
B. Moscow & Teheran Conference in 1943
C. San Francisco Conference in 1945
D. The Charter of the United Nations
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40. The concept of “freedom of the seas” can be found in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea under article?
A. 87(1)
B. 86(1)
C. 89(1)
D. 88(1)
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41. Who first propagated the principles that the seas are international territory, free for all nations to use for seafaring trade?
A. Oppenheim
B. Hugo Grotius
C. Hall
D. Kelsen
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42. UNCLOS replaced the four international treaties drafted in the late
A. 50’s
B. 60’s
C. 70’s
D. 80’s
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43. Mare Liberum (The free sea or the freedom of the seas) is a book on international law written by
A. Oppenheim
B. Hugo Grotius
C. Hall
D. Kelsen
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44. Public International Law is primarily concerned with the rights, duties and interest of?
A. State Heads
B. States
C. Individuals
D. Non-State entities
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45. Every sovereign state is bound to respect the independence of every other sovereign state, and the courts will not sit in judgment of another government’s acts done within its own territory. It has a part of?
A. Act of State Doctrine
B. Doctrine of freedom of the seas
C. Harmon Doctrine
D. None of these
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46. Calvo Doctrine was presented by the Carlos Calvo, at
A. USA
B. Argentine
C. UK
D. None of these
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47. A person who is not a citizen or national of the state wherein he or she is located.
A. Citizenship
B. Alien
C. Citizen
D. None of these
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48. When an individual acquires citizenship in more than one country it is called.
A. Citizenship
B. Alien
C. Dual Citizenship
D. None of these
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49. The legal relationship between an individual and a state whereby the individual claims protection from the state and in return, states requires allegiance and certain obligations, is called?
A. Nationality
B. Alien
C. Domicile
D. Immigration
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50. Calvo Doctrine was advanced by Carlos Calvo in his international Law of Europe and America in Theory and practice that was published in
A. 1868
B. 1867
C. 1869
D. 1866
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