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3rd Sunday of June is observed as ______

A) World Freedom Day B) United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
C) International Father's Day D) World Alzheimer's Day

Answer:   C) International Father's Day



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The 2017 World Hydrography Day (WHD) is observed on which date  ?

A) June 23 B) June 22
C) June 21 D) June 20
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) June 21

Explanation:

The World Hydrography Day (WHD) is observed every year on June 21 to publicise the work of hydrographers and to create awareness about hydrography which is an essential science before undertaking any activity on or under the sea. The 2017 theme is “Mapping our seas, oceans and waterways – more important than ever”.

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" International Yoga Day " is observed on _____ ?

A) 21 May B) 21 June
C) 11 June D) 23 May
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 21 June

Explanation:

June 21St has been declared as the "International Yoga Day" by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. The declaration came after the call for adoption of this day by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly on September 27, 2014.

21st June, 2017 is the 3rd International Yoga Day.

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What is the theme of 2017 World Environment Day (WED)  ?

A) Connecting People to Nature B) Raise Your Voice Not The Sea Level
C) Think.Eat.Save D) Green Economy: Does it include you?
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Connecting People to Nature

Explanation:

The World Environment Day (WED) is observed every year on June 5 to raise awareness about forests and wider issues of environmental protection. The 2017 theme is ‘Connecting People to Nature’. It implores us to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share. The host country for the WED 2017 is Canada, where the official celebrations take place.

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World Tobacco Day is celebrated on _____ ?

A) 30 May B) 31 May
C) 1 June D) 5 June
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 31 May

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International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on

A) 28 May B) 29 May
C) 30 May D) 31 May
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 29 May

Explanation:

The United Nations General Assembly designated 29 May as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The day has two purposes: To honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace. To pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in UN Peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage. The theme for the 2017 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is “Investing in Peace Around the World“.

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