Quiz: Inside the United Nations Test your knowledge of the United Nations. By Debra Bell Jan. 19, 2010 Comments SHARE Who was the first person to be elected secretary general of the U.N.? Dag Hamarskjöld Alger Hiss Gladwyn Jebb Trygve Lie How many member nations are there in the United Nations? 98 141 192 256 Which of these countries was not an original member? Canada China Iraq Switzerland Who is the current United States ambassador to the U.N.? Mark Lyall Grant Zalmay Khalilzad Susan Rice John Sawers True or false: The land occupied by the U.N. headquarters in New York is considered international territory. True False Which country is not a permanent member of the Security Council? France Japan Russia United Kingdom True or false: The president of the Security Council changes monthly. True False Which of these agencies does not operate under the U.N. system? International Criminal Court World Health Organization International Atomic Energy Agency World Food Program Which nation was the first to be subjected to U.N. economic sanctions? Cuba Germany Libya Rhodesia Which of these actors has served as a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF? Sean Connery Harrison Ford Ashton Kutcher Susan Sarandon Click here for the answers.