World Organizations

GK Questions on United Nation Organization (UNO)


1.Where is the headquarters of UNO?

Ans : New York, USA


2. On which date UN charter was signed?

Ans : 26th June,1945


3. United Nations came into existence from which date?

Ans : 24th October,1946


4. How many countries are member to United Nations?

Ans :193 countries


5. What are the aims of United Nations?

Ans : International Security, World Peace, Economic Development, Cooperation in International Law, Human Rights, Social Progress


6. What was replaced by United Nations Organization?

Ans : League of Nations


7. How many languages has been named official by United Nations?

Ans : Six languages (English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Arabic and Russian)


8. How many Principal Organs does United Nations has?

Ans : Six

a) The General Assembly
b) The Security Council
c) The Economic and Social COuncil
d) The Secretariat
e) The International Court of Justice
f) The United Nations Trusteeship Council


9. Which is the top post in United Nations?

Ans : Secretary General


10. Where did the first General Assembly meeting held?

Ans : Westminster Central Hall,London


11. Who gave the name as United Nations for the this organization?

Ans : Franklin D Roosevelt


12. Who is the current UN Secretary General?

Ban ki-moon


13.Who is the current Deputy Secretary General?

Ans : Jan Eliasson


14. Who is the current General Assembly President?

Ans : Mr. Vuk Jeremić


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

Ans : 1977


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

ASEAN -Association of Southeast Asian Nations



22nd ASEAN Summit on 24-25 April 2013- Which held on Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei Darussalam

ASEAN Members : Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam

ASEAN Motto : The motto of ASEAN is “One Vision, One Identity, One Community”.

ASEAN Day : 8th August is observed as ASEAN Day.

ASEAN Secretary General : The Secretary-General of ASEAN 2013 -2017 is H.E. Le Luong Minh from Viet Nam.

ASEAN headquarters : South Jakarta, Indonesia.


List of International Organizations in Geneva 

Aga Khan Foundation

Airports Council International

Conference of European Churches (CEC)

European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM)

International AIDS Society

International Association for the Study of Insurance Economics (also known as Geneva Association)

International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)

International board of directors for Médecins Sans Frontières

International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO)

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

International Road Transport Union (IRU)

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

International Union Against Cancer (UICC)

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)

Mandat International (MI)

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC)

UN Watch

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

United Nations Office at Geneva

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

World Council of Churches (WCC)

World Economic Forum (WEF)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Heart Federation (WHF)

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

World Organization of the Scout Movement

World Student Christian Federation WSCF

World Trade Organization (WTO)

World Wide Web Virtual Library

Youth With A Mission (YWAM)

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