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.

Also see G.K. Questions on International Organisations