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Quiz: How much do you know about the UN?

1) Which one of those countries has joined the UN the latest?

  1. a) Bulgaria
  2. b) Cameroon
  3. c) Canada
  4. d) Brazil

2) In which year has the name “United Nations” been coined?

  1. a) 1940
  2. b) 1952
  3. c) 1945
  4. d) 1942

3) How many member states do the United Nations currently have?

  1. a) 203
  2. b) 184
  3. c) 166
  4. d) 193

4) How many official languages does the UN have?

  1. a) 3
  2. b) 6
  3. c) 9
  4. d) 5

5) In 70 years, the United Nations, its specialised agencies, related agencies, funds, programmes and staff were awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize [??????] times.

  1. a) 12
  2. b) 11
  3. c) 10
  4. d) 9

6)What does Orlando Bloom have to do with the UN?

  1. a) he is the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
  2. b) The Secretary General loves his movies and organized a weekly movienight for the delegates
  3. c) he is the model for a campaign the UN is currently launching
  4. d) he is the UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Highlight for answers:  1a, 2d, 3d, 4b, 5b, 6a

Rumor has it that in ECOSOC South Africa is the king of sacrasm: he commented on Russia deploying 5 carriers in the Baltic Sea, commenting on it with a Martin Luther King Jr. quote: “Our lives begin to end the moment we become silent about the things that matter. Here Russia, you are silent.”

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