International GK Online Test - Set 02

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 02

1. From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary-Generals of the UNO are arranged in correct chronological order?
    (A) U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie.
    (B) Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjoeld, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim.
    (C) Trygve Lie, U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Kurt Waldheim.
    (D) U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie, Kurt Waldheim.

2. Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?
    (A) Taoism
    (B) Judaism
    (C) Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)
    (D) Shintoism

3. Hermann Scheer (Germany) received right Livelihood Award in 1999 for
    (A) His indefatigable work for the promotion of solar energy worldwide
    (B) His long standing efforts to end the impunity of dictators
    (C) Showing that organic agriculture is a key to both environmental sustainability and food security
    (D) None of the above

4. GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) is
    (A) International agreement signed in 1947 between non-communist nations with the object of encouraging international trade unobstructed by tariff barriers
    (B) Agreement which seeks to achieve its aim by arranging and encouraging bargaining with trade concessions between members
    (C) Both options A and B
    (D) None of the above

5. G-15 is an economic grouping of
    (A) First World Nations
    (B) Second World Nations
    (C) Third World Nations
    (D) Fourth World Nations

6. ESCAP stands for
    (A) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific
    (B) European Society Council for Africa and Pacific
    (C) Economic and Social Commission for Africa and Pacific
    (D) None of the above

7. East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of
    (A) Asia
    (B) Africa
    (C) Europe
    (D) South America

8. In 1945, fifty nations met to phrase the basic charter for a world organization which would "save succeeding generations from the scourge of war". This conference took place at
    (A) Dumbarton Oaks
    (B) London
    (C) San Francisco
    (D) Yalta

9. Hundred year war was fought between
    (A) France and England
    (B) Greek and Persian forces
    (C) Civil war in England
    (D) None of the above

10. How many non-permanent Security Council (UNO) members are from Afro-Asian countries?
    (A) 5
    (B) 15
    (C) 2
    (D) 1

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