Important Dates to Remember (UNO)

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Question 1

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UNO came into existence in ______________________?
Answer
  • October 1945
  • March 1945

Question 2

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The Charter for the UNO was drawn up in ___________?
Answer
  • Los Angeles
  • Sans Francisco

Question 3

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Based on the proposals made at an earlier meeting between USSR, USA, China and Britain was held at ________________?
Answer
  • Dumbarton Oaks (USSR) in 1945
  • Dumbarton Oaks (USA) in 1944

Question 4

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When were the non-permanent members increased to 10?
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  • In 1965
  • In 1966

Question 5

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Korean War took place from 1950 to...?
Answer
  • 1953
  • 1867

Question 6

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When did the People's Republic of China apply for UN membership?
Answer
  • In 1950
  • In 1934

Question 7

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In which order to these Secretary Generals come to position?
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  • First to last: Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjold, U Thant
  • First to last: U Thant, Dag Hammarskjold, Trygve Lie
  • First to last: Dag Hammarskjold, U Thant, Trygve Lie

Question 8

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When did Britain accuse Albania of laying mines near the Greek island of Corfu?
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  • In 1946
  • In 1947

Question 9

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When did Nicaragua sue USA for mining its harbors?
Answer
  • In 1989
  • In 1984

Question 10

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By which year did most mandates gain their independence?
Answer
  • By 1969
  • By 1970

Question 11

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When did the ICJ (International Court of Justice) ruled the South African occupation of Namibia as a breach of international law?
Answer
  • In 1956
  • In 1971

Question 12

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When did South Africa finally give up Namibia?
Answer
  • In 1909
  • In 1990

Question 13

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When was 90% of UN's expenditure used on ECOSOC?
Answer
  • In 1980
  • In 1978

Question 14

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ICJ took care of atrocities in ___________ and __________ in ___________ and _____________ respectively.
Answer
  • ICJ took care of atrocities in Rwanda and Bosnia in 1994 and 1995 respectively.
  • ICJ took care of atrocities in Bosnia and Rwanda in 1994 and 1995 respectively.

Question 15

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When did the trial of Slobodan Milosevic open?
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  • In July 2001
  • In June 2002

Question 16

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Rome Statute of 1988?
Answer
  • False, this took place in 1998.
  • True, this took place in 1988.

Question 17

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ICC was formally inaugurated in ________?
Answer
  • In 2003
  • In 2004

Question 18

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Clinton administration signed the 1998 agreement, but Bush withdrew. In May 2002, the USA did not recognize it. But in _____, they had signed separate agreements with 37 states promising no US personnel would be handed over to ICC for trial.
Answer
  • June 2003
  • June 2001

Question 19

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How many members of the UNO today?
Answer
  • 193
  • 190

Question 20

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West New Guinea Crisis took place in _________, Palestine in _______________, Suez Canal in ____________, Hungarian Rising in __________, and Civil War took place in Congo in __________
Answer
  • West New Guinea Crisis took place in 1946, Palestine in 1947, Suez Canal in 1956, Hungarian Rising in 1965, and Civil War took place in Congo in 1961-5
  • West New Guinea Crisis took place in 1946, Palestine in 1947, Suez Canal in 1956, Hungarian Rising in 1956, and Civil War took place in Congo in 1960-4

Question 21

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Cyprus Crisis took place in _________, Kashmir in _________, Czechoslovakia in __________, and Civil War in Lebanon from ___ to ____.
Answer
  • Cyprus Crisis took place in 1964, Kashmir in 1948, Czechoslovakia in 1968, and Civil War in Lebanon from 1971 to 1979.
  • Cyprus Crisis took place in 1964, Kashmir in 1948, Czechoslovakia in 1968, and Civil War in Lebanon from 1975 to 1987.

Question 22

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Iran-Iraq War took place in ____________?
Answer
  • 1980-1988
  • 1988-1990

Question 23

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The Gulf War took place in ___________, and the Cambodia/Kampuchea incident took place in _____?
Answer
  • 1991, 1975
  • 1919, 1957

Question 24

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The 30-point Universal Declamation of Human Rights was take up by the General Assembly in ___________?
Answer
  • In 1967
  • In 1948

Question 25

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When did the International Labor Organization win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Answer
  • In 1979
  • In 1969

Question 26

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When was there a cholera epidemic in Egypt?
Answer
  • In 1978
  • In 1990
  • 1947

Question 27

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When did a new strain of malaria develop?
Answer
  • In 1970
  • In 1965

Question 28

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The UNO eliminated small pox during the
Answer
  • '90s
  • '80s
  • '60s

Question 29

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2 million/year people died as a result of __________ in __________
Answer
  • tuberculosis, March 1999
  • small pox, Feb 1989
  • tuberculosis, March 2000

Question 30

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When was the UN Global AIDs Fund set up to raise $10 billion / year?
Answer
  • In June 2001
  • In July 2001

Question 31

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In 1989, FAO statistics revealed that 29 million people died from hunger and 24 African states were heavily dependent on the UNO for emergency food supplies because of the drought.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 32

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UNESCO's International Hydrological Decade took place from __________ to __________
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  • 1965 - 75
  • 1976 - 83

Question 33

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When did UNESCO come into criticism from Western powers on the basis that it was too politically motivated?
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  • '70s
  • '80s
  • '90s

Question 34

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UNICEF was founded in
Answer
  • 1978
  • 1946

Question 35

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15 million people died under the age of give. Same year UNICEF launched it's: CHILD HEALTH REVOLUTION campaign. Which year did this take place?
Answer
  • In 1983
  • In 1988

Question 36

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UNRWA was set up in
Answer
  • 1947
  • 1950

Question 37

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Thanks to the IMF...
Answer
  • in the mid-80s twenty third-world countries were in debt
  • in the mid-70s 3rd world countries in debt

Question 38

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When did the Czech and Poland withdraw from the IMF?
Answer
  • In 1950 and 1954 respectively
  • In 1954 and 1950 respectively

Question 39

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GATT first signed in _________ and in ____ 1995 it became WTO
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  • 1947, March
  • 1947, Jan

Question 40

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UNCTAD conference first met in 19_ _
Answer
  • 64
  • 65

Question 41

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UNCTAD conference first met in 19_ _
Answer
  • 64
  • 65

Question 42

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OCHA was set up in
Answer
  • 1992
  • 1991

Question 43

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OCHA's functions expanded in ____ to include co-ordination of responses to all humanitarian disaster and projects for human development
Answer
  • 1997
  • 1998

Question 44

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In _____, 200 million victims of natural disasters and 45 million victims of 'complex emergencies' received aid
Answer
  • 2003
  • 2002

Question 45

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Which event did two huge earthquakes occurred in the Indian Ocean?
Answer
  • Punching Day 2004
  • Boxing Day 2004

Question 46

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Halfway through _____________, aid worrkers reported that OCHA was extremely effective
Answer
  • Jan 2004
  • Jan 2005