Important GK Objective Questions with Answers on United Nations Section- 5

201. In which year did World Intellectual Property Organization become a UN Specialised Agency :
(A) 1975
(B) 1974
(C) 1976
(D) 1979

202. What are the aims of World Intellectual Property Organization :
(A) To promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world through co-operation among member states
(B) To ensure administrative co-operation among various intellectual property created by the Paris and Berne Convention
(C) (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

203. Where is the headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organization :
(A) Geneva
(B) Colombo
(C) New Delhi
(D) Paris

204. What is the official language of the World Intellectual Property Organization :
(A) Arabic, Chinese
(B) English, French
(C) Russian, Spanish
(D) All the above

205. In which year World Meteorological Organization was recognized as a specialized agency of the UN:
(A) 1958
(B) 1956
(C) 1951
(D) 1955

206. 14th Non-aligned Summit was organised in 2006 as :
(A) Jakarta
(B) Cairo
(C) Kathmandu
(D) Havana

207. What are the functions of World Meteorological Organi- zation:
(A) To facilitate worldwide co-operation in the establishment of networks of stations for the making of meteorological observations as well as hydrological or other geophysical observations
(B) To promote standardization of meteorological and related observations and ensure the uniform publication of observations and statistics
(C) To promote activities in operational hydrology and to further enhance co-operation between meteorological and the hydrological services
(D) All the above

208. When was International Atomic Energy Agency statute approved by the UN :
(A) 26th October, 1956
(B) 26th October, 1955
(C) 26th October, 1954
(D) 26th October, 1953

209. What are the functions of International Atomic Energy Agency :
(A) To accelerate and enlarge the contribution of atomic energy to peace, health and prosperity throughout the world
(B) To ensure that assistance provided by it or at its request or under its supervision or control is not used in such a way as no further any military purpose
(C) (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

210. Where is the headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency :
(A) Sydney
(B) Vienna
(C) Capetown
(D) New Delhi

211. When did International Seabed Authority come into existence:
(A) 16th November, 1994
(B) 8th November, 1994
(C) 10th November, 1994
(D) 6th November, 1994

212. Where is the headquarters of International Seabed Authority:
(A) Jamaica
(B) South Africa
(C) Cuba
(D) India

213. When did World Trade Organization come into force:
(A) 2nd January, 1948
(B) 1st January, 1995
(C) 12th January, 1948
(D) 15th January, 1946

214. What is the number of member states in the World Trade Organization :
(A) 144
(B) 148
(C) 150
(D) 146

215. Where is the headquarters of World Trade Organization :
(A) New Delhi
(B) New York
(C) Geneva
(D) None of the above

216. Who have the largest share of world trade :
(A) European Union, USA
(B) Japan
(C) Canada
(D) All the above

217. When was International Criminal Court established by the UN :
(A) 11th April 2002
(B) 18th June — 19th August 1998
(C) 20th July — 20th October 1998
(D) None of the above

218. Where is the International Criminal Court establish :
(A) New Delhi
(B) Rome
(C) Paris
(D) The Hague

219. Where is the headquarters of World Meteorological Organization :
(A) Geneva
(B) Paris
(C) London
(D) New Delhi

220. On which subjects, individuals get accused by the International Criminal Court:
(A) Genocide
(B) War-crime
(C) Crime against individual
(D) All the above

221. What are the ad-hoc bodies of the UN General Assembly:
(A) Special Committee on Peace Keeping Operation, Human Rights Committee, Committee on the Peaceful Use of Outer Space
(B) Conciliation Commission for Palestine, Conference on Disarmament, International Law Commission, Scientific Committee on the effects of Atomic Radiation
(C) Special Committee on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independent Countries and Peoples Commission on International Trade Law
(D) All the above

222. When did Russian Federation take over the seat of the former USSR as a permanent member of the Security Council:
(A) December, 1991
(B) December, 1992
(C) December, 1993
(D) December, 1994

223. What are the standing Committees of the Security Council :
(A) The Committee of Experts on Rules of Procedure
(B) The Committee on the Admission of New Members
(C) (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

224. Which of the following pair is not correct :
(A) Kiribati, Naura, Tonga — 1988
(B) Tuvalu, Serbia, Montenegr — 1989
(C) Palau — 1995
(D) Switzerland, Timor Loste — 2002

225. Which of the following pair is not correct :
(A) India — 1947
(B) Pakistan — 1947
(C) Poland — 1945
(D) Switzerland — 2002

226. Which of the following is not an original member of the UN:
(A) Pakistan
(B) India
(C) Poland
(D) Cuba

227. Who is the Secretary General of the UN :
(A) Kofi Annan
(B) Ban Ki Moon
(C) Philippe Couveeur
(D) None of the above

228. When did UN General Assembly adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
(A) 15th December, 1948
(B) 10th December, 1948
(C) 30th December, 1948
(D) 25th December, 1948

229. Which articles of the UN Charter mention the Universal Declaration of Human Rights :
(A) 1 to 25
(B) 1 to 26
(C) 1 to 30
(D) 1 to 35

230. When UN General Assembly adopted ‘Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty’ on 26th March, 2002 how many states had signed the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty :
(A) 165
(B) 164
(C) 168
(D) 169

231. What does Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) prohibit :
(A) Nuclear weapon test explosion
(B) Any other nuclear explosion anywhere in the world
(C) (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

232. How many numbers of organisations are under UN :
(A) 26
(B) 28
(C) 25
(D) 24

233. How many members are there in the Executive Board which govern UN Development Programme :
(A) 38
(B) 39
(C) 35
(D) 36

234. Which is the UN agency associated with children's work :
(D) None of the above

235. When was UN Children's Fund establish :
(A) 1948
(B) 1949
(C) 1946
(D) 1947

236. When was UN Population Fund establish :
(A) 1970
(B) 1969
(C) 1971
(D) 1972

237. In 2000, UN population fund provided assistance to how many developing countries :
(A) 142
(B) 145
(C) 148
(D) 147

238. What is the function of the UN Population Fund for developing nation :
(A) Special emphasis on in- creasing the quality of reproductive health service
(B) Ending the gender discrimination and violence, formulation of effective population policies
(C) Reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS
(D) All the above

239. What are the main areas of work by the UN Population Fund :
(A) To help and ensure universal access to reproductive health
(B) Caring form the environment
(C) Sexual Health
(D) All the above

240. When was UN Environment Programme establish :
(A) 1972
(B) 1979
(C) 1978
(D) 1976

241. When was the UN International Drug Control Programme establish :
(A) 1997
(B) 1993
(C) 1991
(D) 1992

242. Where is UN International Drug Control Programme headquarters located :
(A) Vienna
(B) Tokyo
(C) London
(D) Switzerland

243. Where is the UN International Crime and Justice Research Institute located :
(A) New Delhi
(B) Rome
(C) Turin
(D) None of the above

244. Where is the head office of UN High Commissioner for Refugees :
(A) Rome
(B) London
(C) Geneva
(D) Stockholm

245. Which are the autonomous institutions for training and research within the UN :
(A) UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNDIR)
(B) UN Research Institute for Social Development, UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women
(C) UN University, University for Peace
(D) All the above

246. Which UN Organization is called as the World Bank :
(A) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
(B) International Banking System
(C) International Banking Management System
(D) All the above

247. Where is the headquarters of International Bank for Reconstruction and Development :
(A) New York
(B) Washington
(C) Texas
(D) All the above

248. Where is the headquarters of International Finance Corporation :
(A) New Delhi
(B) Tokyo
(C) London
(D) Washington

249. Which UN Organization provide facilities for conciliation and arbitration of disputes between government and foreign investor :
(A) Multilateral investment guarantee agency
(B) International finance corporation
(C) International centre for settlement of investment disputes
(D) None of the above

250. Where is the headquarters of International Civil Aviation Organization :
(A) Canada
(B) Lebanon
(C) Brazil
(D) None of the above

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