IHL 1. What was the first competent international tribunal to judge war crimes? A. The International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg B. The Permanent Court of International Justice at The Hague C. The International Military Tribunal for the Far East at Tokyo D. The International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia at The Hague 2. The main purposes of IHL are to: A. Limit the excesses of war B. Prevent war C. Help governments restore order D. Protect victims of war 3. As per the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, cultural property could include: A. Museums B. Monuments C. Villages with an archaelogical site, or a historical or an artistic interest D. Works of art E. All of the above 4. Who was behind the first Geneva Convention? A. Gustave Moynier B. Henry Dunant C. Bill Gates D. Rodolphe Lindt 5. International Humanitarian Law (IHL) is the body of law that: A. Attempts to limit the damaging effects of armed conflict. It seeks to protect anyone who is either not participating in hostilities or who is no longer participating in hostilities B. Seeks to restrict the means and methods of warfare to limit suffering and destruction C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above 6. Which group of treaties form the core of international humanitarian law? A. Agenda 21 B. The Geneva Conventions C. International Code for Humanitarian Law 7. Humanitarian law enables States, with support from the ICRC, to ensure that humanitarian rules are respected. A. True B. False 8. What is the difference between international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights law? A. IHL only applies in times of war and occupation, and is non-derogable. Human rights law applies at all times & is derogable. B. IHL protects prisoners of war while human rights law protects prisoners of common law. C. IHL protects the lives of civil persons while human rights law guarantees the other fundamental rights. D. IHL foresees the adoption of criminal sanctions while the human rights law foresees the adoption of civil sanctions in case of a violation of a rights guaranteed by them. International humanitarian law and international human rights law are opposing laws. Both are aimed at protecting life, health and dignity of a human being, but from a different angle. 9. The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 contain almost 600 articles and are the main instruments of IHL. A. True B. False 10. When was the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) founded? A. 2000 B. 1963 C. 1863 D. 1630 11. What does the principle of distinction, which is one of the fundamental principles of international humanitarian law, require? A. To draw a distinction between land battles and sea battles B. To draw a distinction between combatants and civilians C. To draw a distinction between wounded and not wounded combatants D. To draw a distinction between "men" and "women and child" 12. Attacking a State without having made a declaration of war constitutes a war crime A. True B. False Time is Up! Time's up By jev-mm|2023-08-14T16:53:54+04:00July 24th, 2023|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrPinterestVkXingEmail About the Author: jev-mm Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.