17 August 2020

UNAI Quiz: 75th Anniversary of the United Nations

The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary at a time when the world is experiencing dramatic changes and complex challenges, from the climate crisis to risks arising from new technologies, and most recently, the worst global health emergency of our time – COVID-19.

Through these challenging times, the United Nations’ dedication to action on issues confronting humanity remains steadfast. UN75 offers an opportunity to reflect on milestones achieved through multilateral cooperation and partnerships, and to discuss as a human family our priorities now and going forward.

Test your knowledge on the UN’s achievements ahead of the Organization’s 75th anniversary!

Correct! 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox. In 1980, following a historic global immunization campaign, the 33rd World Health Assembly officially declared that “the world and all its peoples have won freedom from smallpox.” The extinction of this devastating disease has been recognized as one of the greatest achievements in public health.

Incorrect. The correct answer is B. 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox. In 1980, following a historic global immunization campaign, the 33rd World Health Assembly officially declared that “the world and all its peoples have won freedom from smallpox.” The extinction of this devastating disease has been recognized as one of the greatest achievements in public health.

Incorrect. The correct answer is B. 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox. In 1980, following a historic global immunization campaign, the 33rd World Health Assembly officially declared that “the world and all its peoples have won freedom from smallpox.” The extinction of this devastating disease has been recognized as one of the greatest achievements in public health.

Correct! The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) is currently the largest peacekeeping mission. It was established in July 2010 after taking over from an earlier UN peacekeeping operation – the United Nations Organization Mission in Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC). There are currently 13 peacekeeping operations led by the United Nations Department of Peace Operations with 95,000 peacekeepers helping countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace.

Incorrect. The correct answer is C. The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) is currently the largest peacekeeping mission. It was established in July 2010 after taking over from an earlier UN peacekeeping operation – the United Nations Organization Mission in Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC). There are currently 13 peacekeeping operations led by the United Nations Department of Peace Operations with 95,000 peacekeepers helping countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace.

Incorrect. The correct answer is C. The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) is currently the largest peacekeeping mission. It was established in July 2010 after taking over from an earlier UN peacekeeping operation – the United Nations Organization Mission in Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC). There are currently 13 peacekeeping operations led by the United Nations Department of Peace Operations with 95,000 peacekeepers helping countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace.

Correct! The Secretary-General of the United Nations is the depository of more than 560 multilateral treaties, which cover a broad range of subject matters such as human rights, disarmament and protection of the environment. The United Nations Treaty Collection provides the list of treaties and updates on their status.

Incorrect. The correct answer is A. The Secretary-General of the United Nations is the depository of more than 560 multilateral treaties, which cover a broad range of subject matters such as human rights, disarmament and protection of the environment. The United Nations Treaty Collection provides the list of treaties and updates on their status.

Incorrect. The correct answer is A. The Secretary-General of the United Nations is the depository of more than 560 multilateral treaties, which cover a broad range of subject matters such as human rights, disarmament and protection of the environment. The United Nations Treaty Collection provides the list of treaties and updates on their status. 

Correct! Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere is one of the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, but is not it’s own SDG. Learn more about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as well as the latest information and campaigns here. In addition, the Sustainable Development Goals Report keeps track of the progress of each goal, and the Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World lists the actions everyone can take to contribute to the achievement of these goals.

Incorrect. The correct answer is C. Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere is one of the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, but is not it’s own SDG. Learn more about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as well as the latest information and campaigns here. In addition, the Sustainable Development Goals Report keeps track of the progress of each goal, and the Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World lists the actions everyone can take to contribute to the achievement of these goals.

Incorrect. The correct answer is C. Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere is one of the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, but is not it’s own SDG. Learn more about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as well as the latest information and campaigns here. In addition, the Sustainable Development Goals Report keeps track of the progress of each goal, and the Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World lists the actions everyone can take to contribute to the achievement of these goals. 

Incorrect. The correct answer is B. The Convention on the Rights of the Child is dedicated to ensuring the protection of children. It also establishes the right of children to be heard, as well as other rights such as having a name and nationality from birth. The 196 parties who have ratified the convention must report annually to the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Incorrect. The correct answer is B. The Convention on the Rights of the Child is dedicated to ensuring the protection of children. It also establishes the right of children to be heard, as well as other rights such as having a name and nationality from birth. The 196 parties who have ratified the convention must report annually to the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Correct! The Convention on the Rights of the Child is dedicated to ensuring the protection of children. It also establishes the right of children to be heard, as well as other rights such as having a name and nationality from birth. The 196 parties who have ratified the convention must report annually to the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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