TMA2/GST202 – Fundamentals of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolutions

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GST202 – Fundamentals of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolutions


1 Some of the tribal conflict in Nigeria can be traced to ______________

A. ethnic stereotypes  
B. resource control
C. uneven political appointment
D. terrorism

2 Which of the following is not a barrier to social perception____________

A. selective perception
B. first impression error
C. cognitive perception  
D. self fulfilling prophesies

3 Which of these stages is characterized by the formation of enemy images

A. Improvement stage
B. Escalation stage  
C. Violent stage
D. Transformation

4 At what stage of conflict situation will parties involved begin to experience gradual cessation of hostifity

A. Improvement stage
B. De-escalation stage  
C. Esealation stage
D. Crisis stage

5 Which of these is not an indicator of impending conflict

A. Growing poverty
B. Unemployment
C. Inequality
D. Spiritualism  

6 Going by the paper on Danida conference on Conflict Prevention and Peace Building in Africa, at what phase can a conflict be easily nipped in the bud

A. Latent  
B. Manifest
C. Contained
D. Mitigated

7 Which of these is not a proposition on roles according to turner

A. Roles in relation to psychology  
B. roles in societal setting
C. roles in organizational setting
D. roles as an interactive frame work

8 Some trade actors or network that may involve in causing or exacerbating conflict include those in ______________


A. aquatic industries
B. extractive industries  
C. constructive industries
D. educative industries

9 Which of these communities do not see conflict as negative in their language

A. Russian
B. Chinese  
C. German
D. Western

10 Conflict tends to evolve in a ___________ patterns

A. triangular
B. Polygonal
C. cyclical  
D. Rectangular

11 Conflict was viewed as having a constructive contribution towards a healthy industrial order. This is according to _________________

A. Pluralist perspective  
B. Structural-functional theory
C. Theory of structural balance
D. Singularist perspective

12 The theory which sees conflict as dysfunctional, abnormal and a disease which can be endemic to a society is called ______

A. The theory of structural balance
B. Structural-functional theory  
C. Pluralist perspective theory
D. Max Weber theory

13 Going by the assumption on ethnicity and conflict __________ argued that ethnicity and nationalism are not given but are social and political construction

A. Thomson
B. Bamass  
C. Toland
D. Novak

14 Ethnicity and nationalism are the creation of elites who draw upon distorted and fabricated materials from culture of the group to gain political and economics advantage. This position is an extracts from

A. Krugen, 1933  
B. Quincy, 1934
C. Kriesbarg, 1973
D. Laue, 1990

15 The individualism in conflict transformation posited that ” A collectivist society is __________ an individual society is ______

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A. tighthy integrated and loosely integrated  
B. upwardly transfomed and downwardly transformed
C. intrisicly formed and extrinsily formed
D. overtly planned and covertly planned

16 Conflict is related to meaning, meaning to knowledge and knowledge is rooted in __________

A. Philosophy
B. Culture  
C. Ideas
D. Metaphysics

17 At what phase according to Bjon Mollar will conflicting parties express their demands and grieveances openly, but only by legal means

A. Escalation phase
B. Violent Phase
C. Manifest phase  
D. Resolution phase

18 The phase of conflict that is characterised by direct physical attacks and confrontation leading to spilling of blood and loss of life is known as ___________

A. Escalation
B. Super violent
C. Violent  
D. Hyper-escalation

19 At what definte phase will violence breed further violence producing an escalatory momentum

A. Mitigated phase
B. Contained phase
C. De-escalation phase
D. Escalation phase  

20 At the point when conflicting parties have temporarily exhausted their supply of weaponry, leading to lower intensity is called __________

A. Latent Phase
B. Resolution phase
C. Contained phase  
D. Mitigated Phase


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