Quiz About Australia's Role In The United Nations

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Quiz About Australia

Do you know about Australia's major role in the United Nations? Let's check your knowledge about this with the quiz given below. This quiz highlights Australian history, people, power, and politics in the post-war period and Australia's role in international organizations and conventions. The country plays an active role in the UN system as it is a founding member of the UN. Improve your understanding of their public relations by playing this quiz. We wish you the best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was, and still is the purpose of the United Nations?
    • A. 

      To cut the USSR and her communist allies out of world decisions.

    • B. 

      To provide a forum for discussion and negotiation of issues affecting the world.

    • C. 

      To interfere in any nation's problems and resolve the issue for them.

    • D. 

      Prosecute criminals of the worst acts of genocide and massacres.

  • 2. 
    The United Nations officially came into operation in 1943.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Dr Herbert Evatt was the first President of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The United Nations first venture into military intervention was with the Korean War in 1950.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Australia was not able to assist the United Nations in the Korean War.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In the final years of the Second World War it became obvious that an international body was needed to avert such horrible crimes again. What was the name to be given to this new international body?
    • A. 

      Axis Powers

    • B. 

      League of Nations

    • C. 

      United Nations

    • D. 

      Geneva Convention

  • 7. 
    The United Nations consists of the following principal organs:
    • A. 

      General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the International Court of Justice

    • B. 

      Sensory Council, General Assembly, World Trade Organisation and the International Court of Justice

    • C. 

      Security Council, General Assembly, Economic and Social Council and the International Criminal Court

    • D. 

      General Assembly, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council and the World Bank

  • 8. 
    Which of the following were founding member states of the UN?
    • A. 

      Iceland, USSR, USA, Britain and China

    • B. 

      Australia, China, Taiwan, USA and Japan

    • C. 

      France, Australia, Poland, USSR and China

    • D. 

      China, USSR, USA, Australia and France

  • 9. 
    Which of the following Australian's was an integral part of the United Nation's development?
    • A. 

      Robert Menzies

    • B. 

      Robert Santamaria

    • C. 

      Herbert Evatt

    • D. 

      Gough Whitlam

  • 10. 
    Since when Australia is the founding member of the UN?
    • A. 

      November 1945 

    • B. 

      December 1945 

    • C. 

      January 1946

    • D. 

      February 1946

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