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GK Questions: World Organizations – Set 2

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  1. International Labour Organization(ILO) was established in …………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.1919
    Explanation :
    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency dealing with labour issues, particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities for all.The ILO has 186 member states: 185 of the 193 UN member states plus the Cook Islands are members of the ILO.

  2. International Atomic Energy headquarters located at ……………..
    1.Paris, France
    2.Vienna, Austria
    3.Washington, US
    4.Geneva, Switzerland
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Vienna, Austria
    Explanation :
    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons. The IAEA was established as an autonomous organization on 29 July 1957.The IAEA reports to both the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council.The IAEA has its headquarters in Vienna.

  3. FAO has …………………. member states
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.194
    Explanation :
    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. FAO has 194 member states,
    Headquarters: Rome, Italy

  4. North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO) was signed in 1949 at …………..
    1.Rome, Italy
    2.Paris, France
    3.Geneva, Switzerland
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Geneva, Switzerland
    Explanation :
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.
    Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium

  5. South East  Asia Treaty Organizations(SEATO) was established in …………. having its headquarters at Bangkok
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.1954
    Explanation :
    A SEATO conference in Manila. The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was an international organization for collective defense inSoutheast Asia created by the Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty, or Manila Pact, signed in September 1954 in Manila, Philippines.

  6. Where is the headquarters of  UNESCO ?
    1.Geneva, Switzerland
    2.Paris, France
    3.Vienna, Austria
    4.New York, US
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Paris, France
    Explanation :
    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. UNESCO has 195 member states and nine associate members. Most of its field offices are “cluster” offices covering three or more countries; national and regional offices also exist.

  7. UNRWA(United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) is established in …………………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.1949
    Explanation :
    Created in December 1949, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is a relief and human development agency, originally intended to provide jobs on public works projects and direct relief for 652,000 Arab Palestinians who fled or were expelled from their homes during the fighting that followed the end of the British mandate over the region of Palestine.

  8. The International Monetary Fund(IMF) is an international organization headquartered in  
    1.Washington, D.C.
    2.New York
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1. Washington, D.C.
    Explanation :
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., of “188 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world Formed in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.

  9. UPU is …………………………………………..
    1.Universal Population Union
    2.Unique Postal Universe
    3.Universal Postal Union
    4.United Population Union
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Universal Postal Union
    Explanation :
    The Universal Postal Union is a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system. French is the official language of the UPU. English was added as a working language in 1994
    Headquarters – Bern, Switzerland

  10. ITU was formed in …………… at the International Telegraph Convention
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.1865
    Explanation :
    ITU(International Telecommunication Union)was formed in 1865 at the International Telegraph Convention; this makes it one of the oldest intergovernmental organization in the world. ITU became a United Nations specialized agency in 1947.
    Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland