Basic General Knowledge - 8

WTO, (World Trade Organization), WHO, (World Health Organization) and IDA (International Development Association) are ___ of General Assembly (UNO).

A. principal organs

B. other United Nations Organs

C. specialized agencies and other autonomous organization

D. they are independent agencies and not a part of UNO

Under article 61 of the UN Charter, the membership of the Economic and Social Council was which of the following years from 27 to 54?

A. 1963

B. 1973

C. 1978

D. 1983

The term hit wicket in cricket refers to

A. when the bowler bowls out three batsman with three successive balls

B. when the batsman intercepts the ball with his leg or any part of his body between the wicket

C. when the batsman, while hitting the ball, strikes his own wicket with his bat or body and is declared out

D. None of the above

The term used when a member of a legislature leaves his party on whose ticket he was elected to join the ruling party or the opposition, is called

A. floor crossing

B. fourth estate

C. fifth column

D. free ports

The UN Flag is made up of

A. the white UN Emblem is super-imposed on a light blue background

B. the red UN Emblem is super-imposed on white background

C. the light blue UN Emblem is super-imposed on white background

D. None of the above

The temporary suspension of hostilities by mutual consent in order to stout a peace negotiation is called

A. arbitration

B. asylum

C. armistice

D. apartheid

The Treaty of Versailles was signed in

A. 1917

B. 1918

C. 1919

D. 1920

UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) was established in

A. 1919

B. 1957

C. 1945

D. 1946

The term of office of a Judge of the International Court of Justice is

A. five years

B. six years

C. nine years

D. ten years

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary at Tamil Nadu has reserves of

A. wild ass, wolf, nilgai, chinkara

B. important bird sanctuary

C. pantha, chital, sloth bear, wolf

D. elephant, deer, wild boar, crocodile, crangetic dolphin

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