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International Law Solved MCQS from 2000 to 2002

  1. International Law Solved MCQS 2000

  2. International Law Solved MCQS 2001

  3. International Law Solved MCQS 2002

International Law Solved MCQS 2000

(1) Provisions of Municipal Law:-

(a) are enforceable in international relations without any qualification

(b) are enforceable in international -relations if they are not in conflict with international law;

(c) are not at all enforceable in international relations.

(2) Select one of the following: -

(a) Public International Organizations are subjects of International Law;

(b) both Public and Private International organizations are subjects of International Law

(c) None of the above is subject of International Law.

(3) Foreign diplomatic envoys enjoy absolute immunity from local jurisdiction in;

(a) Civil matters;

(b) Criminal matters;

(c) both civil and criminal matters.

(4) The Right of innocent passage is available to:

(a) Foreign Aircrafts;

(b) Foreign ships;

(c) all foreign vehicles.

(5) Non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are elected for a period’ of:

(a) five years;

(b) three years;

(c) two years.

(6) A successor state is legally bound to:

(a) fulfill all the obligations of its predecessor state;

(b) only selected obligations;

(c) No obligation at all..,

(7) A lower riparian state:

(a) Has no right to share water resources of an International River;

(b) Has exclusive right

(c) Has right to share water on an equitable basis.

(8) The Charter of the U.N. was drawn up by:-

(a) London Declaration 1943.;

(b) Moscow and Tehran Conference1943;

(c) San Francisco Conference 1945.

(9) Universal Declaration on Human Rights was adopted in:

(a) 1978

(b) 1958

(c) 1948

(10) The judges of the I.C.J. are elected by:

(a) the U.N. Security Council

(b) the U.N. General Assembly

(c) both

(11) Territorial Waters are:

(a) Waters within the territorial limits of a state;

(b) Waters dividing the territory of two or more states;

(c) None of the above.

(12) A state is admitted to the membership of the’ U.N. by:

(a) the Security Council;

(b) the General Assembly;

(c) Both

(13) Advisory opinion from the I.C.J. can be sought by:

(a) the U.N.

(b) the States

(c) Both

(14) A state is exempted from the jurisdiction of the local courts in another state:

(a) if an agreement has been made to that effect;

(b) by virtue of its sovereign status;

(c) if such an exemption is granted by the local authorities.

(15) The offence of piracy is subject to the jurisdiction of:

(a) the flag state;

(b) the offenders state

(c) all the states.

(16) A Continental Shelf is situated beneath the sea level at the approximate depth of:

(a) 200 meters

(b) 300 meters

(c) 500 meters

(17) Foreign sovereign ships sailing/anchoring in the coastal waters of another state are:

(a) subject to the law of the flag state;

(b) subject to the law of the coastal state;

(c) subject to the law of both states.

(18) In case an alien is injured in a foreign state, it is the right of the:

(a) injured alien to bring a claim against the wrongdoer state before arrival international forum;

(b) state of the nationality of the injured alien;

(c) none of the two has rightconvicted to do so.

(19) Extradition is the process of: -

(a) providing asylum to the person who needs it;

(b) handing over a person accused or convict of a crime by a state to the demanding state;

(c) None of the two.

(20) The Economic and Social Council is:

(a) a specialized agency of the U.N.

(b) an organ of the U.N.

(c) N.G.O. for the uplift of economic and social standards of the people of the world.


International Law Solved MCQS 2001

(1) Subject of International Law are:

(a) States

(b) Individuals

(c) Both

(d) None of these

(2) The General Assembly is:

(a) The Principle Organ of UNO

(b) An ordinary Organ of UNO

(c) A check on the Security Council

(d) None of these

(3) League of Nations was not joined by:

(a) USA

(b) France

(c) UK

(d) None of these

(4) Judges of the ICJ are:

(a) Elected by the Security Council

(b) Elected by the General Assembly and the Security Council

(c) Appointed by the Secretary General in consultation with the five permanent members of the Security Council.

(d) None of these

(5) Under the Convention of the Law of the Sea, the breadth of the Territorial Sea is:

(a) 6 nautical miles

(b) 8 nautical miles

(c) 12 nautical miles

(d) None of these

(6) A state can use force:

(a) In its own defence

(b) By entering into a treaty with another state

(c) At its own discretion

(d) None of these

(7) Diplomatic relations are established by:

(a) Mutual agreement

(b) Unilateral action

(c) Decision of neighboring States

(8) Rights of hand-locked states are governed by

(a) Rules of customary international law

(b) Convention on the Law of Sea

(c) Mutual Consent

(d) None of these

(9) Vienna Congress took place in:

(a) 1815

(b) 1919

(c) 1945

(d) None of these

(10) Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in:

(a) 1966

(b) 1968

(c) 1948

(d) None of these

(11) The United Nation is:

(a) A Supra-State organization

(b) A creation of Member States

(c) Has no link with States after its establishment

(d) None of these

(12) Territorial asylum is:

(a) An exercise of territorial sovereignty

(b) An impingement of territorial Sovereignty

(c) Granted by mutual consent

(d) None of these

(13) A state is

(a) Bound to recognize a new state

(b) Not bound to do so

(c) Requited to enter into dialog with the new state for recognition

(14) Minquires and Ecrehos case was decided by

(a) ICJ (1950)

(b) PCIJ

(c) Europe Court of Human Rights

(d) None of these

(15) The eruption of war termination:

(a) All treaties

(b) Only political treaties

(c) No treaty

(16) International Law can:

(a) Compel a state to settle a dispute

(b) Provide moral support to an issue in dispute

(c) Furnish legal substance to an issue in dispute

(d) None of these

(17) The concept of State immunity is:

(a) An attitude of territorial sovereignty

(b) A derogation-form the sovereignty of state

(c) Not concerned with territorial sovereignty

(d) None of these

(18) The Continuity of states us International Legal Persons is:

(a) Affected by change of government

(b) Not affected by change of government

(c) Depends of the recognition of new government

(d) None of these

(19) Harmon Doctrine is:

(a) Part of International Law

(b) Was renounced before it could take roots in International Law

(c) Is attempting to earn general acceptance

(d) None of these

(20) Vital change of circumstances

(a) Renders a treaty invalid

(b) Terminates the treaty

(c) Has no affect on the treaty

(d) None of these


International Law Solved MCQS 2002

(1) In Pakistan the limit of the territorial waters is:

(a) 24

(b) 12

(c) 36

(d) None of these

(2) A diplomatic agent is immune from local jurisdiction:

(a) In all cases

(b) In criminal cases

(c) In cases involving personal property

(d) None of these

(3) Haronon Doctrine means

(a) A state cannot interfere in the internal affairs of other States

(b) A state is not bound to recognize a government installed by a foreign power

(c) A State has the right to use force for the protection of its nationals.

(d) None of these

(4) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in:

(a) 1917

(b) 1945

(c) 1948

(d) None of these

(5) Contiguous Zone in Pakistan is adjacent to and beyond the territorial waters and extending seawards to a time

(a) 12

(b) 24

(c) 48

(d) None of these

(6)The width of the partition belt is generally recognized to be

(a) 3 miles

(b) 5 miles

(c) 10 miles

(d) None of these

(7) The Estrada Doctrine relates to:

(a) Delimitation of boundaries

(b) Recognition of a government

(c) Recognition of a State

(d) None of these

(8) The term of judges of the International Court of Justice is:

(a) 3 years

(b) 5 years

(c) 9 years

(d) None of these

(9) Extradition is normally granted:

(a) In all cases

(b) In criminal cases

(c) In civil cases

(d) None of these

(10) Foreign ships

(a) are not allowed to navigate in the Territorial Waters

(b) have the right of innocent passage in the Territorial Waters

(c) have the right of free passage in the Territorial Waters

(d) None of these

(11) A State has the right to use force for

(a) Obtaining raw materials

(b) Creating the protection of human rights

(c) Armed attack

(d) None of these

(12) International Court of Justice was established in:

(a) 1945

(b) 1952

(c) 1956

(d) None of these

(13) The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations was adopted in:

(a) 1945

(b) 1961

(c) 1962

(d) None of these

(14) The father of International Law is considered to be:

(a) Saurez

(b) Oppeahoin

(c) Grotius

(d) None of these

(15) A State has complete immunity from the jurisdiction of foreign courts in:

(a) All cases

(b) Public acts

(c) Private cases

(d) None of these

(16) International Law Commission is a body to:

(a) Investigate situations which may threaten international peace and security

(b) Codify International Law

(c) Conciliate between the disputing States

(d) None of these

(17) The first case taken up by the International Court of Justice was:

(a) Asylum case

(b) Nationality decree in Tunis

(c) Corfu Channel

(d) None of these

(18) A state

(a) Cannot nationalize foreign property

(b) Can nationalize foreign property without compensation

(c) Can nationalize foreign property after paying compensation

(d) None of these

(19) Diplomatic Asylum means

(a) A diplomatic agent seeking asylum in the receiving State

(b) Asylum provided by a diplomatic mission

(c) Asylum provided to a political leader by a foreign State

(d) None of these

(20) Minister Resident are

(a) Higher in rank than that of the Minister Plenipotentiary

(b) Lower in rank than that of the Minister Plenipotentiary

(c) Equal in rank to the Minister Plenipotentiary

(d) None of these

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