General Knowledge

World Organisations - Section 1

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

A. Manila
B. Singapore
C. Kuala lumpur
D. Bangkok
2.  Vietnam joined the U.N.O in the year

A. 1977
B. 1970
C. 1976
D. 1974
3.  The International Court of Justice is located at

A. Geneva
B. Hague
C. Amsterdam
D. Vienna
4.  Which of the following international organisations has started the scheme 'Partnership for Peace' for a group of nations?

A. Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
B. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP)
C. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
D. Organisations of African Unity (OAU)
5.  Which of the following pairs of country and the purpose for which U.N. Peace Keeping Force is maintained is correctly is correctly matched?

A. Cyprus - to maintain peace between the two dominant ethnic groups in the country
B. Mozambique - To supervise a referendum
C. El Salvador - to deliver humanitarian aid
D. Lebanon - For supervising a 1992 accord
6.  When was SAARC founded?

A. 1982
B. 1984
C. 1985
D. 1983
7.  Which of the following is not a member of G-15?

A. Pakistan
B. Malaysia
C. Indonesia
D. India
8.  Amnesty International has its headquarters at

A. Berlin
B. New York
C. Washington
D. London
9.  Headquarters of the World Health Organisation is located at

A. Geneva
B. Washington DC
C. New York
D. Rome
10.  The working language(s) of the UNESCO is/are

A. French only
B. English only
C. English and French
D. English, French and Russian