World Organizations/ International Organizations

World Organizations MCQS


The following table enlists the major International Organizations, establishment year, and the location of their Headquarters −

OrganizationAbbreviationHeadquartersYear of Establishment
United Nations OrganizationUNONew York (USA)1945
United Nations Children’s’ FundUNICEFNew York (USA)1946
United Nations Conference on Trade and DevelopmentUNCTADGeneva (Switzerland)1964
World Health OrganizationWHOGeneva (Switzerland)1948
International Labor OrganizationILOGeneva (Switzerland)1919
International Committee of the Red CrossICRCGeneva (Switzerland)1863
World Trade OrganizationWTOGeneva (Switzerland)1995
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural OrganizationUNESCOParis (France)1945
World Meteorological OrganizationWMOGeneva (Switzerland)1950
World Intellectual Property OrganizationWIPOGeneva (Switzerland)1967
International Organization for StandardizationIOSGeneva (Switzerland)1947
International Atomic Energy AgencyIAEAVienna (Austria)1957
Organization of Petroleum Exporting CountriesOPECVienna (Austria)1960
International Monetary FundIMFWashington DC (USA)1945
World BankWBWashington DC (USA)1945
International Maritime OrganizationIMOLondon (UK)1959
Amnesty InternationalAILondon (UK)1961
International Court of JusticeICJThe Hague (Netherlands)1945
Food and Agricultural OrganizationFAORome (Italy)1945
North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationNATOBrussels (Belgium)1949
International Renewable Energy AgencyIRENAAbu Dhabi (UAE)2009
South Asian Association for Regional CooperationSAARCKathmandu (Nepal)1985
Association of South East Asian NationsASEANJakarta (Indonesia)1967
Asia Pacific Economic CooperationAPECSingapore1989
Organization of Islamic CooperationOICJeddah (Saudi Arabia)1969
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical WeaponsOPCWThe Hague, (Netherlands)1997
Worldwide Fund for NatureWWFGland, Vaud (Switzerland)1961
World Economic ForumWEFCologny, (Switzerland)1971
International Hydrographic OrganizationIHOMonaco1921
International Cricket CouncilICCDubai, (UAE)1909
International Union for Conservation of NatureIUCNGland, (Switzerland)1948
International Council on Monuments and SitesICOMOSParis, (France)1965
United Nations World Tourism OrganizationUNWTOMadrid, (Spain)1974

Important MCQS of World Organizations/ International Organizations

for CSS, PMS, FPSC, PPSC, PCS, FIA, Police, FBR jobs etc…

1. Which organ of the United Nations has ceased to be operational?

          Economic and Social Council

          International Court of Justice

     Trusteeship Council  

          Secretariat

2. The United Nations is considered as a universal organisation. Which organ of the united nations fully represents the fact?

          The Economic and Social Council

          The Security Council

          The Secretariat

     The General Assembly  

3. The member countries of NAFTA are

          USA and Canada

     USA, Canada and Mexico  

          Canada and Mexico

          USA and Mexico

4. India was elected as a President of General Assembly of the United Nations in 1953. Who occupied this office on behalf of India?

          S. Radha Krishnan

          Gopalswamy Iyyengar

          V.K. Krishna Menon

     Vijayalakshmi Pandit  

5. United Nations adapted a Charter of Economic Rights in the year

          1969


          1956

          1964

6. The Indian Red Cross Society was established in the year

          1932


          1945

          1890

7. SAARC was founded in

          New Delhi

          Geneva


          Thimpu

8. Which organ of United Nations has ceased to be operational?

     Trusteeship Council  

          Secretariat

          International Court of Justice

          Economic and Social Council

9. G-15 is a group of

     developing countries  

          non-aligned countries

          developed countries

          companies

The G15, a group of 17 developing countries from Asia, Africa and Latin America, was set up to foster cooperation and provide input for other international groups, such as the World Trade Organization and the Group of Seven rich industrialized nations.

The G15 focuses on cooperation among developing countries in the areas of investment, trade, and technology. The membership of the G15 has expanded to 18 countries, but the name has remained unchanged.

10. Which of the following country is not a member of G-7?

          Japan


          France

          Italy

11. Which of the following is not an agency of U.N.?

World Health Organisation

Food and Agricultural Organisation

International Committee of the Red Cross

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

12. The NAM summit which demanded expansion of the United Nations Security council had met at

          Tehran

          Cairo

          Harare

     Jakarta

13. Which of the following countries is not a member of a SAARC

          Sri Lanka

     Myanmar  

          Maldives

          Bhutan

14. Where was the first ever security Council Summit meeting held in early 1992?

     New York

          Paris

          Geneva

          London

15. The headquarters of International Labour Organisation is at

          Paris

          New York

          Hague

     Geneva  

16. The UNO was founded at

          Moscow

          London

          Paris

     San Francisco  

17. The first General Secretary of UNO was

          Dag Hamarskjoeld

          U Thant

     Trygve Lie  

          Kurt Waldheim

18. The SAARC movement was launched for

          political alliances

     regional cooperation  

          cultural exchanges

          military strategy

19. The headquarters of UNHCR is located at

          New York

          Rome


          London

20. Which of the following is a military alliance?


          NAFTA

          EEC

          ASEAN

21. G-7 includes

          South Africa

          Australia

          India

     Italy

22. INTERPOL means

          International Political Conference

     International Criminal Police Organisation  

          None of these

          International Association of Police Officers

23. The headquarters of U.N. is located in

          Rome

          Geneva

     New York

          Washington D.C.

24. Headquarters of the World Health Organisation is located at

     Geneva  

          Washington DC

          New York

          Rome

25. The working language(s) of the UNESCO is/are

          French only

          English only

          English and French

     English, French and Russian  

26. The number of principal organs of UNO is

          3

          4


          6

27. When was SAARC founded?

          1982

          1984

     1985

          1983

     Pakistan  

          Malaysia

          Indonesia

          India

29. Amnesty International has its headquarters at

          Berlin

          New York

          Washington

     London

30. The head quarters of the International Red Cross is situated in

          Vienna

          Paris

          Hague

     Geneva  

31. Which was the first country to withdraw from CENTO?


          Afghanistan

          Turkey

          U.K.

32. First Indian to make a speech in Hindi before the UN General Assembly is

          Moraji Desai

     A.B. Vajpayee  

          Lal Bahadur Shastri

          Lal Krishna Advani

33. Which of the following is Human Rights Organisation?

          The French community

          The Organisation of African Unity

          The Arab League

     Amnesty International

34. The headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency is located in


          London

          Geneva

          Washington

35. Which of the following pairs of country and the purpose for which U.N. Peace Keeping

Force is maintained is correctly is correctly matched?

     Cyprus – to maintain peace between the two dominant ethnic groups in the country  

          Mozambique – To supervise a referendum

          El Salvador – to deliver humanitarian aid

          Lebanon – For supervising a 1992 accord

36. Vietnam joined the U.N.O in the year


          1970

          1976

          1974

37. The International Court of Justice is located at

          Geneva

     Hague  

          Amsterdam

          Vienna

38. Which of the following international organisations has started the scheme ‘Partnership for Peace’ for a group of nations?

          Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

          Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP)

     North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)  

          Organisations of African Unity (OAU)

39. Which of the following countries is not a member of G-15?

          Jamaica

          Indonesia

     Columbia  

          Afghanistan

40. The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) is located at

          Manila

          Singapore

          Kuala lumpur

     Bangkok

41. Which of the following is a cultural organisation?

     UNESCO

          ILO

          WHO

          FAO

42. The non-permanent members of the Security Council of the UN elected by the General

Assembly for two years term at present include (2-year term which begins on the January

1, 2011)

          Japan, India, Hungary, Venezuela

          Morocco, Cape, Verde, Belgium, Russia

          Zimbabwe, Venezuela, India, France

     Colombia, Germany, India, Portugal, South Africa  


For the 2-year term which begins on the January 1, 2011, the elected non-permanent members for this 2-year period will be Colombia, Germany, India, Portugal, and South Africa.

43. When was the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) formed?

     1985

          1982

          1986

          1987

44. Which of the following is the headquarters of World Trade Organisation (WTO)?

          New York

     Geneva  

          Madrid

          Paris

45. The international township built near Pondicherry in India in coloration with UNESCO

is called

          Elbaville


          Gayaville

          Broadway

46. How many former republics of USSR have become members of the Commonwealth of

Independent States?


          10

          12

          9

47. The five permanent members of UN security council are

          Japan, West Germany, USSR, UK and USA

          Canada, China, France, USSR and USA

          Germany, China, USSR, UK and USA

     China, France, USSR, UK and USA  

48. The main aim of SAARC is

     Regional Cooperation  

          Internal affairs

          Non-alignity

          Peaceful Coexistence

49. The International Human Rights Convention adopted by the United Nations in 1990 relates to

          disabled

          stateless persons

          migrant workers

     children

50. Who was the first Indian to be President of UN General Assembly?

     Mrs. Vijay Lakshmi Pandit  

          Ramesh Bhandari

          Natwar Singh

          Krishna Menon

51. Pakistan which rejoined the Commonwealth, had pulled itself out of it in the year

          1978

          1975

     1972

          1982

52. Which of the following countries is not a member of SAARC?

          Nepal

          Bangladesh

          Afghanistan

     Myanmar  

53. Which of the following is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?

          Deer

     Panda  

          Camel

          Lion

54. Which of the following countries is not a member of the G-8 group?

          Germany

          France

          Italy

     Spain

55. Which of the following countries is not a member of Group 15 developing countries?

          Mexico

          Malaysia

          Brazil


56. Which one of the following is not related to disarmament?

          SALT

          NPT

          CTBT

     NATO  

57. Which of the following describe correctly the Group of Seven Countries (G-7)?

          They are developing countries

     They are industrialized countries  

          They are holding Atomic Bomb technology

          They are countries who can launch their own satellites

58. SAARC is observing a decade(1991-2000) of which of the following?

     Girl child  

          Literacy

          Health services to rural poor

          Shelter for all

59. The headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation is in

          Washington

          Paris

          Madrid

     Rome  

60. The headquarters of the UNESCO is at

          Rome

          Geneva

          New York


61. Which UN body deals with population problem?

     UNFPA

          UNDP

          UNICEF

          UNESCO


UNFPA = United Nations Fund for Population Activities.

62. Besides UK, USA, Germany and Japan the G-7 countries includes

          Canada, France and Russia

          Canada, Italy and Netherlands

          France, Netherlands and Russia

     Canada, France and Italy  

63. The headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is located in

          Paris

          Madrid

          New York


64. The office of the UN General Assembly is in

          Vienna

     New York

          Paris

          Zurich

65. Which is principal organ of the United Nations that as virtually accomplished its object?

          The Security Council

          The General Assembly

          The International Court of Justice

     The Trusteeship Council  

66. Amnesty International is an organisation associated with which of the following fields?

          Protection of Cruelty to animals

          Environment protection

     Protection of human rights  

          Protection of historic monuments

67. The Halifax summit was that of

     G7 countries  

          Leaders of the NAM

          countries in favour of a common currency for Europe

          Palestinian and Israeli leaders

68. The year 1995 is the Golden Jubilee year of which of the following international organisations?

     UNO

          NAM

          GATT (now WTO)

          ASEAN

69. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is located at which of the following places?

     Geneva  

          Rome

          Paris

          Vienna

70. Permanent Secretariat to coordinate the implementation of SAARC programme is located at

          Dhaka

          New Delhi

          Colombo

     Kathmandu  

71. The Indian delegation to the first World Conference on Human Rights was led by

     Dr. Manmohan Singh

          Farooq Abdullah

          Dinesh singh

          Alam Khan

72. The chairmanship/presidency of the UN Security Council rotates among the Council


          every 6 months

          every 3 months

          every year

     every month  


The presidency of the United Nations Security Council rotates on a monthly basis alphabetically among all of the members based on their English name.

73. Which of the following is not a chief organ of the United Nations Organisations?

     International Labour Organisation  

          Security Council

          International Court of Justice

          General Assembly

74. Which of the following is not associated with the UNO?

          ILO

          WHO


          All of the above

UNO: United Nations Organization

ILO: International Labor Organization

WHO: World Health Organization

ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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