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Question 1: Which of the following organisation is the result of Bretton Woods Conference?
(c) World Bank
Correct Answer is Option C.
The result was the creation of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank at the July 1944 Bretton Woods Conference and the signing of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade at an international conference in Geneva in October 1947.
Question 2: Universal Postal Union was established in
Correct Answer is Option B.
The Universal Postal Union, established by the Treaty of Bern of 1874, is a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system.
Question 3: The League of Nations was established in the year
Correct Answer is Option C.
The League of Nations was an international organization founded after the Paris Peace Conference, 1919.
Question 4: Name the organisation that works for the welfare of children.
Correct Answer is Option A.
UNICEF is an international organization working in over 190 countries and territories to improve the lives of children and their families based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
- The FAO Building is the international headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), located in the San Saba rione of Rome, Italy.
- The IMF is governed by and accountable to its 190 member countries. Founding and mission: The IMF was conceived in July 1944 at the United Nations Bretton Woods Conference in New Hampshire, United States.
(a) The Security Council held its first session in 1946.
(b) The United Nations was formed at New York.
(c) The Security Council has five permanent members.
- On 17 January 1946, the Security Council met for the first time at Church House, Westminster, in London, United Kingdom.
- The General Assembly selected New York City as the site for the headquarters of the UN, construction began on 14 September 1948 and the facility was completed on 9 October 1952.
- The Security Council consists of fifteen members, of which five are permanent: the People's Republic of China, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America.
Question 7: List the main work of the General Assembly.
As delineated in the Charter of the United Nations, the function of the General Assembly is to discuss, debate, and make recommendations on subjects pertaining to international peace and security, including development, disarmament, human rights, international law, and the peaceful arbitration of disputes.
Question 8: What are the main objectives of the United Nations?
- To keep peace throughout the world;
- To develop friendly relations among nations;
- To help nations work together to improve the lives of poor people, to conquer hunger, disease and illiteracy, and to encourage respect for each other's rights and freedoms.
Question 9: What is UNESCO? What is its main aim?
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization was founded after World War II on 16 November 1945 to contribute to peace and security. Collaboration among nations through education, science and culture remains a cornerstone of a peaceful world order.
Question 10: Name the Indian who became the president of the International Court of Justice.
Maharaj Sri Nagendra Singh was an Indian lawyer and administrator who served as President of the International Court of Justice from 1985 to 1988.
Question 11: What was the need for the League of Nations?
The League of Nations was an international organization founded after the Paris Peace Conference, 1919. The League's goals included disarmament, preventing war through collective security, settling disputes between countries through negotiation diplomacy and improving global welfare.
Question 12: Who is the current Secretary General of the UN?
Antonio Guterres was re-elected as UN Secretary General for five years. UN General Assembly on Friday appointed Antonio Guterres as the UN Secretary General for a second term beginning January 1, 2022.
Question 13: Where is the headquarters of UNO situated?
New York City (International territory)