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World Organisation Previous Year Questions of CDSE


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WORLD ORGANISATIONS

1998 I

1          WTO came into existence in

            (a) Jan 95         (b) Jan 96        (c) Jan 97        (d) Jan 90

 

2          The SAARC consists of

            (a) India, Pakistan, Bangala Desh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Malaysia and Bhutan

            (b) India, Pakistan, Bangala Desh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives

            (c) India, Pakistan, Bangala Desh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Indonesia and Maldives

            (d) India, Pakistan, Bangala Desh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives and South Korea

2003 I

1          Which one of the following sequences is in correct chronological order that ultimately led to the setting up of WTO?

            (a) GATT, Uruguay Rounds, Dunkel Draft, Marrakesh Treaty

            (b) GATT, Dunkel Draft, Uruguay Rounds, Marrakesh Treaty

            (c) Uruguay Rounds, GATT, Dunkel Draft, Marrakesh Treaty

            (d) GATT, Uruguay Rounds, Marrakesh Treaty, Dunkel Draft

2004 I

1          Which one of the following countries is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States?

            (a) Croatia       (b) Poland       (c) Romania     (d) Turkmenistan

2004 II

1          Which of the following countries are members of the ASEAN?

            1 Laos             2 Cambodia     3 Myanmar      4 Malaysia

            Select the correct answer by using the code given below

            (a) 1 and 3       (b) 2 and 4       (c) 1, 3 and 4   (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4         

 

2          Where was the first WTO Ministerial Conference held?

            (a) Geneva       (b) Rome         (c) Manila        (d) Singapore

2005 I

1          Which of the following countries is not a member of NATO?

            (a) Czech Republic      (b) Poland       (c) Romania     (d) Russia

 

2          Consider the following statements

            1          Common wealth is a voluntary association of 34 countries

            2          The Governments of member countries of common wealth are represented in other member countries as High Commissioners

            3          The summit meetings of common wealth are held every two years

            Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

            (a) 1, 2 and 3   (b) 3 only         (c) 1 and 2       (d) 2 and 3

 

3          When did UNO officially come into existence?

            (a) 1947                       (b) 1939                       (c) 1945                       (d) 1950

 

4          Which of the following countries doesn’t belong to G-8 group of nations?

            (a) Italy                       (b) Canada      (c) Germany    (d) Australia

2006 II

1          Which organization was set up in November 1966 following the recommendations of the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Asia and Far East to further economic growth and cooperation in the region of Asia and the Far East?

            (a) International Monetary Fund        (b) Food and Agricultural Organisation         (c) Asiatic Society      

(d) Asian Development Bank

2007 II

1          Which one of the following countries is Not a member of OPEC?

            (a) Algeria       (b) Indonesia   (c) Malaysia     (d) Nigeria

 

2          Where was the first Non Aligned Summit (NAM) Meet held?

            (a) New Delhi (b) Cairo          (c) Belgrade    (d) Havana

 

3          WTO came into existence at the conclusion of which round of GATT?

            (a) Singapore   (b) Uruguay     (c) Tokyo         (d) Marrakesh 

2008 I

1          Which one of the following is not a member of ASEAN?
(a) Cambodia  (b) Malaysia    (c) Singapore   (d) South Korea

 

2          . Consider the following statements:
1. BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) is visualized as a bridging link between ASEAN and SAARC.
2 .It was formerly known as the Bangkok Agreement.
Which of the statements above is/are correct?
(a) 1 OnIy       (b) 2 only         (c) Both 1 and 2                      (d) Neither 1 nor 2

 



3          Which one of the following countries is not a UN member country?
(a) Greece        (b)Taiwan        (c) Portugal     (d) Australia

 

4.         Which one of the following countries is not a founder member of OPEC?
(a)   Algeria     (b) Kuwait       (c)Iraq             (d) Iran

2008 II

1          Which one of the following countries is NOT the member of ASEAN?

            (a) Brunei Darussalam (b) Cambodia  (c) Vietnam     (d) India

 

2          In which of the following organizations is India a member?

            1 Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation

2 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only         (b) 2 only         (c) Both 1 and 2                      (d) Neither 1 nor 2

2009 I

1          In which of the following years was General Agreement on Tariff and Trade (GATT) absorbed into World Trade Organisation?

            (a) 1991                       (b) 1995                       (c) 2000                       (d) 2005

2009 II

1          Which one of the following statements regarding Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is NOT correct?

      (a) ASEAN was established in the year 1967 in Bangkok by the five original member countries

            (b) Singapore is one of the original members of ASEAN

            (c) India is a sectoral dialogue partner of ASEAN

            (d) There are ten members of ASEAN

2010 I

1          UNESCO’s Word Heritage Mission is to

            1 take over the management, maintenance and preservation of Word Heritage sites

2 encourage States Parties to the Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage to nominate sites within their national territory for inclusion on the World Heritage List

3 provide emergency assistance for World Heritage sites in immediate danger

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3   (b) 1 and 3 only           (c) 1 and 2 only           (d) 2 and 3 only

2010 II

1          Which of the following statements regarding the Non-alignment movement is/are NOT correct?

1 Non-alignment came to symbolize the struggle of India and other newly independent nations to retain and strengthen their independence from colonialism and imperialism

2 Non alignment advanced the process of democratization of international relations

3 Military alliances formed a major part of Non-alignment

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 an 2         (b) 2 and 3       (c) 3 only         (d) 1 only

2011 I

1          Despite being a Republican State, India is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations whose head is the British Monarch. This is because

            (a) this membership does not affect the sovereign nature of the Indian Republic

            (b) this membership only shows that the British ruled over India

            (c)  members of the association are sovereign and independent

            (d) it is a symbol of the unity among the members of the association

2012 I

1          The basis of European Union began with the signing of

      (a) Maastricht Treaty   (b) Treaty of Paris       (c) Treaty of Rome      (d) Treaty of Lisbon

 

2          Which among the following is NOT a clause of World Trade Organisation?

            (a) Most Favored Treatment  

(b) Lowering trade barriers with negotiations           

(c) Providing financial support to the countries having deficit balance of payments

(d) Discouraging unfair trade practices such as anti dumping and export subsidies

 

3          Which one among the following statements about NATO is NOT correct?

            (a) NATO is a collective defence organization in Europe.     (b) The US is an ex-officio member of NATO

            (c) Turkey is a member of NATO                               (d) NATO has 28 independent member states

2014 I

 

1          Consider the following statement regarding Indian Ocean Rim Association:

            1 The 13th Council of Ministers meeting was held in November 2013 in Perth

            2 India was elected Chair of the Association from 2013-2015         

            3 There are 20 member nations in the Association

            Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

            (a) 1 only         (b) 2 only         (c)* 1 and 3     (d) 1, 2 and 3

2014 II

1          Consider the following statements about SAARC:

            1 The SAARC secretariat is located at Kathmandu

            2 The secretariat is headed by the Secretary General, who is appointed by the council of ministers from the             member States in alphabetical order for a term of three years.

            3 The Secretary General is assisted by 8 Directors on deputation from the member States.

            Select the correct answer using the code given below:

            (a) 1 only         (b) 2 and 3 only                       (c) 1, 2 and 3               (d) 1 and 3 only

 

2          Consider the following statements on SAFTA:

            1SAFTA is a Trade Liberalistion Programme among the South Eastern countries of Asia.

            2 According to SAFTA the Ministerial Council shall meet at least once every year or more often as and when             considered       necessary by the Contracting States

            Select the correct answer using the code given below:

            (a) 1 only         (b) 2 only         (c) Both 1 and 2                      (d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

3          Consider the following statements on Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic             cooperation (BIMSTEC) :

            1 BIMSTEC has seven members Bangladesh, Bhutan, India Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand

            2 BIMSTEC provides a link between South Asia and Southeast Asia by way of economic cooperation  and             linkages in identified areas of cooperation

            3 BIMSTEC was rechristened as BISTEC in the year 2014

            Select the correct answer using the code given below:

            (a) 1 only         (b) 2 only         (c) 1 and 2 only                       (d) 1, 2 and 3

 

4          Consider the following statements relating to the World Trade Organisation (WTO):

            1 The WTO deals with the global rules of trade between the nations

            2 The goal of the WTO is to help the producers of goods and services, exporters and inporters conduct their             business

            3 The WTO, which is a successor body of the General Agreements on Tariffs and Trade, came into being             following the Uruguay rounds of negotiations

            4 The WTO distances itself in framing the rules on trade in intellectual property rights.

            Which of the statements given above are correct?

            (a) 1, 2 and 3   (b) 2, 3 and 4   (c) 1, 2 and 4   (d) 1 and 3 only

2015 I

1          Which of the following statements is NOT true?

            (a) The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) had regulated global trade since 1947

            (b) GATT was replaced by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 1995

            (c) The Most Favoured Nation principle under GATT provided that preferential trading agreements reached             with one country should be extended to other countries

            (d) The WTO has been able to cover in its agreements the agriculture and textile sectors which are principal             concerns for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

 

2          Which of the following is NOT true for SAFTA (South Asian Free Trade Agreement) ?

            (a) It is a step towards a South Asian customs union and common market

            (b) The agreement came into effect in 2006

            (c) The SAFTA is a trade liberalisation regime

            (d) The SAFTA agreement takes precedence over any other agreement a member country may have with states outside SAFTA

2015 II

1          Which of the following are members of BRICS?

            (a) Bhutan, Russia, India, China and Sri Lanka                     (b) Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

            (c) Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, China and Singapore                (d) Bangladesh, Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Canada                                                                                                and Sri Lanka

 

2016 I

1          The first summit of the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) was held in:

            (a) Jaipur         (b) Suva                       (c) New Delhi (d) Port Moresby

 

2          BRICS leaders signed the agreement to establish a New Development Bank at the summit held in:

            (a) New Delhi, India (2012)   (b) Durban, South Africa (2013)        (c) Fortaleza, Brazil (2014)    

            (d) Ufa, Russia (2015)

 

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