Topicwise Questions - UNO

1. What is the term of United Nations Secretary General?

  1. 3 years
  2. 6 years
  3. 4 years
  4. 5 years

2. Who was the only Secretary General of the UNO to have died while in office?

  1. U Thant
  2. Dag Hammarskjöld
  3. Trygve Lie
  4. Kurt Waldhiem

3. In which year was the UNO awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?

  1. 1975
  2. 1999
  3. 2001
  4. 2006

4. How many member countries did the UNO have on its formation in 1945?

  1. 45
  2. 48
  3. 51
  4. 54

5. Which organ of the United Nations has suspended its operations since 1994?

  1. Trusteeship Council
  2. Economic and Social Council
  3. Secretariat
  4. International Court of Justice

6. How many official languages does the United Nations have?

  1. 5
  2. 6
  3. 7
  4. 4

7. What is the term of the President of the UN General Assembly?

  1. 4 years
  2. 2 years
  3. 1 year
  4. 5 years

8. UN Secretary General heads which principal organ of the United Nations Organisation?

  1. General Assembly
  2. Security Council
  3. Economic and Social Council
  4. The Secretariat

9. Which organ of the UNO functions from Peace Palace in The Hague, The Netherlands?

  1. Security Council
  2. General Assembly
  3. Economic and Social Council
  4. International Court of Justice

10. How many non-permanent members are there in the Security Council?

  1. 10
  2. 12
  3. 15
  4. 8

11. What is the term of a non-permanent member of the Security Council?

  1. 1 year
  2. 2 years
  3. 3 years
  4. 4 years

12. What is the term of a judge of the International Court of Justice?

  1. 5 years
  2. 7 years
  3. 8 years
  4. 9 years

13. Which organ of the United Nations Organisation is responsible for coordinating the work of its specialised agencies?

  1. General Assembly
  2. Economic and Social Council
  3. Security Council
  4. Secretariat

14. When was the United Nations Organisation founded?

  1. August 9, 1945
  2. October 24, 1944
  3. October 24, 1945
  4. December 10, 1945

15. Which of the following is NOT a specialized agency of the United Nations Organisation?

  1. World Trade Organisation
  2. World Health Organisation
  3. World Meteorological Organisation
  4. World Intellectual Property Organisation


16. How many members does the Economic and Social Council have?

  1. 15
  2. 22
  3. 36
  4. 54

17. How many countries are the members of the U. N. O. at present? (as of Jan 2016)

  1. 196
  2. 189
  3. 193
  4. 169

18. The United Nations agency concerned with the improvement of standards of education and strengthening international co-operation in this field is :

  1. U. N. E. F.
  2. U. N. E. S. C. O.
  3. U. N. I. C. E. F.
  4. U. N. E. D. O.

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19. Which of the following is not the main organ of the U. N. O. ?

  1. General Assembly
  2. Security Council
  3. Trusteeship Council
  4. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

20. How many permanent members are there in the Security Council?

  1. Three
  2. Five
  3. Six
  4. Four

21. How many Judges are there in the International Court of Justice ?

  1. 9
  2. 10
  3. 11
  4. 15

22. The first Secretary General of the United Nations was :

  1. Mrs. Vijai Lakshmi Pandit
  2. Trygve Lie
  3. Dag hammarskjoeld
  4. U. Thant

23. Who was the first Indian to be the President of U. N. General Assembly ?

  1. Natwar Singh
  2. V. K. Krishna Menon
  3. Smt. Vijay Laxmi Pandit
  4. Romesh Bhandari

24. Which of the following countries is not a permanent member of the UN Security Council ?

  1. USA
  2. UK
  3. France
  4. Spain

25. The non-permanent members of the Security Council are elected for a period of :

  1. two years
  2. one year
  3. three years
  4. four years

26. General Assembly of the United Nations meets in a regular session -

  1. once a year
  2. twice a year
  3. once in two years
  4. occasionally

27. Which of the following is not one of the official languages of the U.N.O.?

  1. French
  2. Spanish
  3. Arabic
  4. Italian

28. On what date did the U. N. O. adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

  1. 20th October, 1945
  2. 24th October, 1945
  3. 26th June, 1945
  4. 10th December, 1948


29. Which specialized agency of UNO lists World Heritage Sites?

  1. UNESCO
  2. UNICEF
  3. UNWTO
  4. WWF

30. Who of the following was the U.N.O.'s first Secretary General from the African continent?

  1. Kofi Anan
  2. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  3. Javier Perez de Cuellar
  4. Ban Ki-moon

31. Who coined the term United Nations?

  1. Franklin D Roosevelt
  2. Harry Truman
  3. Winston Churchill
  4. Joseph Stalin


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