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The World Day to Combat Desertification is observed every year on _______

A) 4th May B) 17th June
C) 14th August D) 3rd October

Answer:   B) 17th June



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 The first-ever International MSME Day 2017 has celebrated on which day  ?

A) June 27 B) June 23
C) June 26 D) June 28
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) June 27

Explanation:

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has celebrated the first-ever International MSME Day on June 27, 2017 with theme ‘Small business – big impact’. The purpose of the day is to raise public awareness about the importance of MSMEs to economic growth and international development. The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Day highlights the strong contribution of MSMEs worldwide to livelihoods, communities and economies and the need to support MSMEs towards their success. The ITC is the joint agency of the UN and the WTO supporting SMEs in developing countries and transition economies for sustainable and inclusive trade.

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The United Nations Public Service Day is observed on

A) June 24 B) June 23
C) June 26 D) June 25
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) June 23

Explanation:

The United Nations Public Service Day is observed every year on June 23 to recognize the work of public servants and to encourage young people to pursue careers in the public sector. The day is also observed to celebrate value and virtue of public service to the community and to raise awareness regarding the contribution of public service in the development of society and honouring the work of public servants.

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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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