Topicwise Questions - International Organisations

1. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was replaced by -

  1. North American Free Trade Association
  2. South Asian Free Trade Association
  3. World Trade Organisation
  4. None of the above

2. Which of these organisations has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize three times?

  1. International Committee of the Red Cross
  2. Amnesty International
  3. Transparency International
  4. United Nations Organisation

3. Which of the following organisations works towards ending grave abuses of human rights?

  1. International Red Cross
  2. United Nations Organisation
  3. Transparency International
  4. Amnesty International

4. Which of the following publishes the Red List of Threatened Species?

  1. UNEP
  2. WWF
  3. IUCN
  4. WNO

5. India is a not a member of which of the following organisations?

  1. Commonwealth of Nations
  2. ASEAN
  3. Indian Ocean Rim Association
  4. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

6. Which of these organisations releases the Annual Corruption Perception Index ranking of countries by their perceived levels of corruption?

  1. Transparency International
  2. WIPO
  3. World Trade Organisation
  4. World Bank

7. Which of the following organisations gives a call for Earth Hour to be observed on the last Saturday of March every year?

  1. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  2. Worldwide Fund for Nature
  3. Greenpeace International
  4. International Renewable Energy Agency

8. Which of the following organisations gives away the Crystal Award to artists who have used their art to improve the state of the world?

  1. World Economic Forum
  2. UNESCO
  3. Worldwide Fund for Nature
  4. Food and Agricultural Organisations

9. Which of these organizations was initially set up as 'Atoms for Peace' organization in 1957?

  1. World Nuclear Association
  2. Greenpeace
  3. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
  4. International Atomic Energy Agency

10. Which of these organizations manages internet protocol numbers and Domain Name Systems roots?

  1. IUCN
  2. ICANN
  3. IUPAC
  4. IAEA

11. Which two South American countries are part of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)?

  1. Columbia and Venezuela
  2. Ecuador and Angola
  3. Ecuador and Venezuela
  4. Peru and Chile

12. Who was the Prime Minister of India when South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established?

  1. Rajiv Gandhi
  2. PV Narsimha Rao
  3. IK Gujral
  4. HD Deve Gowda

13. Which of these organizations was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2013?

  1. Amnesty International
  2. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
  3. International Renewable Energy Agency
  4. International Red Cross

14. Which organization was formed by Henry Dunant the winner of the first Nobel Peace prize in 1901?

  1. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
  2. Worldwide Fund for Nature
  3. Médecins Sans Frontières
  4. International Red Cross

15. Which three nations have signed a treaty to establish economic union called Eurasian Economic Union by 2015?

  1. Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan
  2. Tajikistan, Belarus and Kazakhstan
  3. Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan
  4. Armenia, Russia and Belarus

16. Which African nation is NOT a member of the African Union?

  1. Algeria
  2. Morocco
  3. Lesotho
  4. Comoros

Also see G.K. Questions on United Nations Organisation