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What is the theme of 2017 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)  ?

A) Entrepreneurship for social impact B) Reduce digital divide
C) Promote digital education for social welfare D) Big data for big impact

Answer:   D) Big data for big impact



Explanation:

The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is observed every year on May 17 to mark the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention (ITC) and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The purpose of the day is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide. The 2017 theme “Big Data for Big Impact” focuses on the power of Big Data for development and aims to explore how to turn imperfect, complex, often unstructured data into actionable information in a development context.

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Q:

"International Day for Disaster Reduction" was observed across the world on _____ ?

A) 16 October B) 15 October
C) 14 October D) 13 October
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 13 October

Explanation:

International Day for Disaster Reduction, held every 13 October, celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters.

The year 2017 focus is : Reducing the number of affected people by disasters by 2030.

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Q:

"World Fisheries Day" is observed on _____ ?

A) 21st Nov B) 11th Dec
C) 10th Oct D) 29th Sep
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 21st Nov

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"National Volunteer Day" is observed on ____ ?

A) 1st October B) 21st September
C) 11th October D) 29th September
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 21st September

Explanation:

"National Volunteer Day" & "International Peace Day" are observed on 21st september every year.

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Q:

"International Day of Democracy" was observed across the world on _____ ?

A) 12 September B) 15 September
C) 18 September D) 14 September
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 15 September

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Q:

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed every year on _______ 

A) 1 September B) 7 September
C) 9 September D) 10 September
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 10 September

Explanation:

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day celebrated on 10 September every year, keeping in mind the end goal to give overall commitment and action to anticipate suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003.

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