MCQs on Human Rights & Human Rights Commission - 1

1. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a landmark document was adopted by 

(a) UNO
(b) UNICEF
(c) UNESCO
(d) International Court of Justice



2. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by United Nations on 

(a) 10 December 1947
(b) 10 December 1948
(c) 1 August 1950
(d) 15 September 1945



3. Where was the Universal Declaration adopted

(a) London
(b) Newyork City
(c) Paris
(d) Zurich



4. Which of the following were known as the key contributors to the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?


(i) Eleanor Roosevelt (United States of America), 
(ii) René Cassin (France)
(iii) Charles Malik (Lebanon)
(iv) Hernan Santa Cruz (Chile)
(v) Alexei Pavlov (Soviet Union)

Codes:
(a) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(b) (i), (ii), (iv), (v)
(c) (i), (ii), (iii), (v)
(d) All the above


5. How many articles does the Universal Declaration of Human Rights contain?

(a) 30
(b) 20
(c) 15
(d) 35



6. Human Rights Day is observed on?

(a) 10th October
(b) 10th December
(c) 1st December
(d) 15th November



7. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is applicable to 

(a) Every citizens of third world countries
(b) Citizens of UN member countries 
(c) Each individual, regardless of gender, race, religion or cultural background
(d) None of the above



8. What are the rights championed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

(i) Right to life, liberty and security of person
(ii) Right to education, freedom of thought, conscience and religion
(iii) Freedom of opinion and expression, work
(iv) Seek and obtain asylum from persecution in other countries

Codes:
(a) (i), (ii), (iii),
(b) (i), (ii), (iv),
(c) (i), (iii), (iv),
(d) All the above



9. The slogan "All Human Rights for All" was adopted for the ............ Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
(a) 50th
(b) 25th
(c) 15th
(d) 30th



10. When was the International Year for Human Rights?

(a) 1988
(b) 1968
(c) 1962
(d) 2008

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