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                       Question Day 25 International Organisations and Groupings

Q1. Which of the following are official languages of United Nations ?

  1. English
  2. German
  3. Arabic
  4. Spanish
  5. Hindi

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

  1. 1, 2 and 3 only
  2. 1, 3 and 4 only
  3. 1, 2, 4 and 5 only
  4. 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

Q2. Which of the following is/are correct about Uniting for Consensus (UfC) movement, nicknamed as the Coffee Club?

  1. Group of countries bids for permanent membership in UNSC
  2. Italy, South Korea , Spain , Canada etc are members of this group.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q3. Consider the following statements with reference to  ‘International Court of Justice’ :

  1. It is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations  located at The Hague, in the Netherlands.
  2. It settles legal disputes between states and gives advisory opinions to the United Nations and its specialized agencies.
  3. The Court can only hear a dispute when requested to do so by one or more States. It cannot deal with a dispute of its own motion.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

Q4. Which of the following organisation is an outcome of treaty of Versailles ?

  1. International Labour Organisation
  2. Food and Agriculture Organisation
  3. World Health Organisation
  4. International Court of Justice

Q5. Consider the following statements with reference to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO):

  1. ICAO was created after the Chicago convention on International Civil Aviation.
  2. It became a specialized agency of the United Nations linked to Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
  3. ICAO introduced a market based measure for international aviation to measure carbon emission called as ―CORSIA – Carbon Offsetting and Reporting Scheme for International Aviation

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

Q6. Consider the following statements with reference to World Intellectual Property Organisation :

  1. The Mission of WIPO is to promote innovation and creativity for the economic, social and cultural development of all countries.
  2. Marrakesh Treaty of the WIPO is to facilitate access to published works for persons who are blind, visually impaired and print disabled.
  3. India was the first country to sign Marrakesh Treaty.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

Q7. Which of the following organizations comes under World Bank Group (WBG) :

  1. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
  2. International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
  3. International Monetary Fund (IMF).
  4. International Development Association (IDA).

Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

  1. 1, 2 and 3 only
  2. 3 and 4 only
  3. 1, 2 and 4 only
  4. 2 and 4 only

 

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Q8. Consider the following  statements with reference to Samarkand Declaration :

  1. It is the joint initiative of UNWTO and UNESCO
  2. the declaration is made on Silk Road Tourism to enhance sustainable tourism development along the historic Silk Road route

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q9. Consider the following  statements with reference to International Energy Agency:

  1. IEA is a Paris-based autonomous intergovernmental organization
  2. Only OECD member states can become members of the IEA.
  3. All OECD member states are members of the IEA.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

Q10. Consider the following  statements with reference to  International Sea Bed Authority (ISA) :

  1. ISA is an intergovernmental body based in Kingston, Jamaica, that was established to organize, regulate and control all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.
  2. With a 15 year contract period ISA has allowed 8 players to exploit sea bed for polymetallic nodules.
  3. India is exploiting polymetallic nodules in the Central Indian Basin of the Indian Ocean.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

Q11. Consider the following  statements with reference to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) :

  1. AIIB is a new multilateral financial institution founded to bring countries together to address the infrastructure needs across Asia.
  2. Its headquarters at Shanghai ,China.
  3. China, India and Japan are the three largest shareholders of AIIB.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 only
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

Q12. Which of the following pair is correctly matched ?

  1. International Maritime Organisation : United Kingdom
  2. World Meteorological Organisation : Switzerland
  3. United Nations Industrial Development Organisation : Italy

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 , 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3 only

 

Q13.  Consider the following statements regarding Asian Development Bank (ADB).

  1. ADB is multilateral lending agency based in Manila, Philippines. It is dedicated to reduce poverty in Asia and the Pacific region.
  2. It provides finance to both sovereign countries as well as private parties.
  3. Asian Development Bank (ADB) is involved in the construction of  road bridge across the Ganga River in Bihar.

Which of the following above statements are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

 

Q14. Consider the following statements regarding SASEC (south asia subregional economic cooperation) :

  1. The SASEC programme of ADB was formed in 2001 in response to the request of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal to assist in facilitating economic cooperation.
  2. Asian Development Bank (ADB) serves as the Secretariat for the SASEC member countries.
  3. Its nine members are Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Laos and Sri Lanka

Which of the following above statements are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 1 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3 only
    Q15. Which of the following statements about The Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) (FATF) are correct ?
  1. The Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) (FATF), is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to develop policies to combat money laundering.
  2. The FATF Secretariat is housed at the headquarters of the OECD in Paris.
  3. FATF released recommendations like “Forty plus Nine”, ―Non-Cooperative Countries or Territories” (NCCTs), commonly called the FATF Blacklist.

       Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3 only
    Q16. Consider the following statements regarding international criminal court.
  1. The International Criminal Court  is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in Hague, Netherlands
  2. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court is the treaty that established four core international crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
  3. India has signed the Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court (ICC) but not yet ratified.

           Which of the above statements are correct ?

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
    Q17. Consider the following statements regarding International Atomic Energy .
  1. It was established as an autonomous organization which is not under direct control of the UN, but reports to only the UN Security Council.
  2. It is widely known as the world’s “Atoms for Peace organization’’.
  3. North Korea has withdrawn its candidature from IAEA.

       Which of the above statements is not correct .

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. 3 only
    Q18. Consider the following statements regarding International Whaling Commission.
  1. IWC was set up under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling for the proper conservation of whales.
  2. It created the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary surrounding the continent of Antarctica and Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary by the tiny island nation of the Seychelles.
  3. India is a member of IWC.

        Which of the following statements are correct.

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3 only
    Q19. Consider the following statements regarding BIMSTEC.
  1. The ADB has become BIMSTEC’s development partner to undertake, promote and improve transport infrastructure and logistic among the BIMSTEC countries.
  2. BIMSTEC uses the alphabetical order for the Chairmanship of the organisation.

          Which of the above statements are correct.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Q20. World Logistics Performance Index is released by ?
a.  WEF (World Economic Forum)
b. IBRD (World Bank)
c.  UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)
d.  WTO( World Trade Organisation )

 

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