United Nations Members Quiz
How many member states are in the United Nations?
- The U.N. has 193 member states, including all recognized independent nations in the world except for Vatican City.
Which country is not a member state of the United Nations?
- Taiwan is not a member state of the U.N. because of China's opposition.
Which of the following countries is not one of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council?
- The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Who is the current Secretary-General of the United Nations?
- Antonio Guterres, the former Prime Minister of Portugal, has served as Secretary-General since January 1, 2017.
Which country is the largest financial contributor to the United Nations?
- The U.S. is the largest financial contributor to the U.N., responsible for approximately 22% of its regular budget.
Which country was the most recent to join the United Nations?
- South Sudan became the 193 member state of the U.N. on July 14, 2011.
In what year was the United Nations foU.N.ded?
- The U.N. was founded on October 24, 1945, after the end of World War II.
Which United Nations agency is responsible for promoting global health?
- The World Health Organization (WHO) is responsible for promoting global health.
Which of the following countries is not located in Europe?
- Brazil is located in South America, while the other three countries are in Europe.
Which U.N. agency is responsible for providing humanitarian aid to refugees?
- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is responsible for providing humanitarian aid to refugees around the world.