International Organisations GK Quiz-9

International Organisations GK Quiz-9

International Organisations Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State and UPSC Civil Services Examinations. Objective Questions on International Organisations for competitive examinations.

    161. Which one of the following institutions is also called “World Bank”?

    (1) International Bank of Reconstruction and Development
    (2) International Monetary Fund
    (3) UNICEF 
    (4) IFC
    Answer:
    161. (1) The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and its concessional lending arm, the International Development Association, are collectively known as the World Bank as they share the same leadership and staff. Established in 1944, it is an international financial institution that offers loans to middle-income developing countries.

    162. The number of permanent members of the U.N. Security Council is

    (1) 5 
    (2) 15
    (3) 10 
    (4) 25
    Answer:
    162. (1) There are five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council : China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. These are the states which the UN Charter of 1945 grants a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. These countries represent the five great powers considered to be the victors of World War II.

    163. “World Economic Outlook” report is published by which of the following ?

    (1) IMF 
    (2) World Bank
    (3) RBI 
    (4) UNCTAD
    Answer:
    163. (1) The World Economic Outlook (WEO) is a survey conducted and published by the International Monetary Fund. It is published biannually and partly updated two times a year. It portrays the world economy in the near and medium context, with projections for up to four years into the future.

    164. Which of the following is the right expansion of GATT?

    (1) Government Agreement on Trade and Tax
    (2) General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs
    (3) Government Agreement on Trade and Tariffs
    (4) General Agreement on Trade and Tax
    Answer:
    164. (*) GATT stands for General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Formed by 23 countries at Geneva in 1947, it comprised a set of multilateral trade agreements aimed at the abolition of quotas and the reduction of tariff duties among the contracting nations. GATT was replaced by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995.
    Best Option: (2) General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs

    165. The five permanent members of the UN Security Council are

    (1) USA, China, France, Russia and Canada
    (2) China, France, Russia, UK and USA
    (3) Japan, Germany, Russia, UK and USA
    (4) Germany, China, USA, Russia and UK
    Answer:
    165. (2) The permanent members of the United Nations Security Council are : China, France, Russia (formerly the Soviet Union), the United Kingdom, and the United States. These are the states which the UN Charter of 1945 grants a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. These countries represent the five great powers considered to be the victors of World War II.

    166. Which of the following is used as a logo of the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature ?

    (1) Panda 
    (2) Camel
    (3) Lion 
    (4) Deer
    Answer:
    166. (1) The World Wildlife Fund was founded in 1961. Its logo is based on Chi Chi, a panda who was a popular attraction at the London Zoo at the time. WWF felt “the big, furry animal with her appealing, blackpatched eyes” would make an excellent logo and minimize printing costs (black and white).The logo was created by the organization’s Co-founder Sir Peter Scott.

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