United Nations Organisation MCQ and Answers

1.

The Head office of International court of justice is situated at

   A.) Geneva
   B.) New York
   C.) The Hague
   D.) Paris

Answer: Option 'C'

The Hague

2.

Which of the following is not function of United Nations Development Programme?

   A.) Protect refugees worldwide
   B.) Poverty reduction
   C.) Crisis prevention and recovery
   D.) Energy and environment

Answer: Option 'A'

Protect refugees worldwide

3.

United Nations' six principal organs includes

   A.) World Food Programme
   B.) UNESCO
   C.) Economic and Social Council
   D.) World Bank Group

Answer: Option 'C'

Economic and Social Council

4.

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

   A.) 20th October, 1945
   B.) 24th October, 1945
   C.) 26th June, 1945
   D.) 10th December, 1948

Answer: Option 'D'

10th December, 1948

5.

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

   A.) Kofi Anan
   B.) Boutros Boutros-Ghali
   C.) Javier Perez de Cuellar
   D.) Ban Ki-moon

Answer: Option 'B'

outros Boutros-Ghali

6.

Who coined the term United Nations?

   A.) Joseph Stalin
   B.) Franklin D Roosevelt
   C.) Harry Truman
   D.) Winston Churchill

Answer: Option 'B'

Franklin D Roosevelt

7.

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

   A.) 9 years
   B.) 8 years
   C.) 7 years
   D.) 5 years

Answer: Option 'A'

9 years

8.

The general assembly president serves the office for

   A.) 1.5 years
   B.) 6 months
   C.) 1 year
   D.) 2 years

Answer: Option 'C'

1 year

9.

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

   A.) U Thant
   B.) Dag Hammarskjöld
   C.) Trygve Lie
   D.) Kurt Waldhiem

Answer: Option 'B'

Dag Hammarskjöld

10.

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

   A.) General Assembly
   B.) Economic and Social Council
   C.) Security Council
   D.) Secretariat

Answer: Option 'B'

Economic and Social Council

11.

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

   A.) Natwar Singh
   B.) Smt. Vijay Laxmi Pandit
   C.) V. K. Krishna Menon
   D.) Romesh Bhandari

Answer: Option 'B'

Smt. Vijay Laxmi Pandit

12.

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

   A.) World Trade Organisation
   B.) World Health Organisation
   C.) World Meteorological Organisation
   D.) World Intellectual Property Organisation

Answer: Option 'A'

World Trade Organisation

13.

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

   A.) 1975
   B.) 1999
   C.) 2001
   D.) 2005

Answer: Option 'C'

2001

14.

Which of the following is not permanent member of Security council?

   A.) United Kingdom
   B.) France
   C.) Germany
   D.) China

Answer: Option 'D'

China

15.

Out of six principal organs of United Nations, only authorize body of United Nations which issues member states a binding resolution is

   A.) International Monetary Fund
   B.) United Nations Security Council
   C.) World Health Organization
   D.) World Wildlife Fund

Answer: Option 'B'

United Nations Security Council

16.

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

   A.) World Trade Organisation
   B.) World Health Organisation
   C.) World Meteorological Organisation
   D.) World Intellectual Property Organisation

Answer: Option 'A'

World Trade Organisation

17.

When was the United Nations Organisation founded?

   A.) October 24, 1945
   B.) December 10, 1945
   C.) August 9, 1945
   D.) October 24, 1944

Answer: Option 'A'

October 24, 1945

18.

The total number of members represented in General assembly is

   A.) 193
   B.) 192
   C.) 197
   D.) 195

Answer: Option 'A'

193

19.

What is the term of United Nations Secretary General?

   A.) 6 years
   B.) 7 years
   C.) 5 years
   D.) 3 years

Answer: Option 'C'

5 years

20.

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

   A.) U. N. E. F.
   B.) U. N. E. S. C. O.
   C.) U. N. I. C. E. F.
   D.) U. N. E. D. O.

Answer: Option 'B'

U. N. E. S. C. O.


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