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UNO Quiz Questions and Answers

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  1. In which year a resolution ‘Uniting for Peace, was adopted by UN General Assembly?
    1. 1980
    2. 1950
    3. 1965
    4. 1960

    Answerb

  2. UN General Assembly elects a President and how many Vice Presidents at the start of its each regular session ?
    1. 2
    2. 15
    3. 7
    4. 21

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  3. To consider the large number of agenda items, General Assembly has how many main committees?
    1. 9
    2. 6
    3. 5
    4. 11

    Answerb

  4. The first meeting of the UN General Assembly was held in which of the following cities ?
    1. Teheran
    2. New York
    3. San Francisco
    4. London

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  5. The headquarters of a few agencies related to the UN are located in Vienna, which is in –
    1. Austria
    2. Belgium
    3. Sweden
    4. Denmark

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  6. Who is the President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)?
    1. Michel Camdessus
    2. Jim Yong Kim
    3. Barber Conable
    4. Gaston Thorn

    Answerb

  7. The Director–General of the World Health Organisation is –
    1. Ms. Gro Harlem Brundtland
    2. Dr. Hans Blix
    3. Dr. Francis Blanchard
    4. Dr. Margaret Chan

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  8. The normal term of office of the UN Secretary–General is –
    1. 5 years
    2. 8 years
    3. 6 years
    4. 7 years

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  9. Admission of States to the membership of the UN is made by –
    1. Simple majority of the General Assembly
    2. Unanimous vote of the General Assembly
    3. The Security Council
    4. Two–thirds majority of the General Assembly members present and voting, on the recommendation of the Security Council

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  10. Which one of the following international organisations does India disapprove of ?
    1. FAO
    2. ASEAN
    3. NATO
    4. OPEC

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  11. The headquarters of all the following international organisations are based at Vienna, except –
    1. International Atomic Energy Agency
    2. Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
    3. United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
    4. United Nations, Development Programme

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  12. Which
    of the following international agencies of the UN is the only
    distinctive inter–governmental organisation concerned with children’s
    welfare ?

    1. UNESCO
    2. WHO
    3. UNHCR
    4. UNICEF

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  13. The official languages of the United Nations are –
    1. Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, English, French and German
    2. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish
    3. Chinese, English, French, Hindi, Japanese and Spanish
    4. African, Chinese, English, French, German and Spanish

    Answerb

  14. Which
    of the following organisations is, among other things, concerned with
    human rights and freedoms without distinction of race, sex, language, or
    religion ?

    1. UNICEF
    2. UNESCO
    3. UNFPA
    4. None of these

    Answerb

  15. The UN charter was ratified in 1945 by –
    1. 37 nations
    2. 35 nations
    3. 25 nations
    4. 29 nations

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  16. The UN Charter was finalised at ………and became effective on…………
    1. Teheran, 24th October, 1943
    2. San Francisco; 24th October, 1945
    3. Dumbarton Oaks, 5th March, 1944
    4. Yalta, 2nd February, 1945

    Answerb

  17. Which of the following counties is not a member of the United Nations ?
    1. Taiwan
    2. Israel
    3. Cuba
    4. South Afric

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