UNO Quiz Questions Answers

UNO Quiz Questions and Answers

1. The number of sovereign countries who are members of the United Nations, is –
(A) 180 (B) 182
(C) 183 (D) 193
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2. The country, which was admitted to the membership of the United Nations in July 2011, is –
(A) Macedonia (B) Montenegro
(C) Andorra (D) South Sudan
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3. Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of –
(A) Asia (B) Africa
(C) Europe (D) South America
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4. Which day is celebrated as United Nation Day every year ?
(A) 7th April (B) 24th October
(C) 14th November (D) 27th December
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5. Where did the three leaders, F. D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, meet in 1943 and agreed on the need for an effective instrument for maintaining international peace ?
(A) Moscow (B) San Francisco
(C) Teheran (D) Washington, D.C.
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6. The main object of which of the following UN agencies is to help the underdeveloped countries in the task of raising their living standards ?
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7. The UN library is known by the name of –
(A) Nations’ Library (B) U Thant Library
(C) Hmmarskjoeld Library (D) Trygve Lie Library
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8. The Secretary–General is required to submit an annual report on the work of the UN to –
(A) The General Assembly
(B) The Security Council
(C) The Trusteeship Council
(D) All of the above simultaneously
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9. The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was created in –
(A) 1945 (B) 1947
(C) 1949 (D) 1951
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10. The treaty which ushered in NATO, was signed by the member–nations at –
(A) Geneva (B) London
(C) Paris (D) Washington
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11. Where are the headquarters of European Union located ?
(A) Brussels (B) Pans
(C) London (D) Rome
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12. India became a member of the United Nations in –
(A) 1945 (B) 1947
(C) 1949 (D) 1950
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13. Presently known as the European Union, the EEC was established in –
(A) 1957 (B) 1958
(C) 1959 (D) 1960
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14. The headquarters of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries are at –
(A) Algiers (B) Lagos
(C) Kuwait (D) Vienna
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15. Which of the following statements about the OPEC is not correct ?
(A) Its membership is open to every country
(B) It was formed in 1960
(C) It was formed to control production and pricing of crude oil
(D) It has been successful in determining world oil prices to a large extent
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16. In 1945, fifty nations met to phrase the basic Charter for a world organisation which would “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.” This conference took place at
(A) Dumbarton Oaks (B) London
(C) San Francisco (D) Yalta
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17. The headquarters of the United Nations is at –
(A) Geneva (B) Paris
(C) New York (D) Washington, D.C.
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18. From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary–Generals of the UNO are arranged in correct chronological order?
(A) U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie
(B) Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjoeld, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim
(C) Trygve Lie, U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Kurt Waldheim
(D) U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie, Kurt Waldheim
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19. Who among the following is the Director–General of the International Labour Organisation ?
(A) Jose Maria Ruda (B) Jean–Claude Paye
(C) Guy Ryder (D) Hiroshi Nakajima
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20. Who is the Secretary–General of the UNCTAD?
(A) Kenneth K.S. Dabzie (B) Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi
(C) Gaston Thorn (D) Nugroho Wisnumurti
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