Important Days and Years Questions

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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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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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The United Nation declared 2003 as the International Year of

A) International Year of Freshwater B) European Disability Year
C) International space Year D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) International Year of Freshwater

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 'International Plastic Bag Free Day' is observed on which date ?

A) 3 July B) 4 July
C) 6 July D) 5 July
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 3 July

Explanation:

International Plastic Bag Free Day was observed on 3rd of July 2017. It has been dedicated to heightening awareness about plastic and disposable carrying devices. International Plastic Bag Free Day gives us an opportunity to remind ourselves, and others, that every action we take, and every bag we dispose of effects the lives of everyone in the world for generations to come.

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The first-ever World Tuna Day (WTD) is observed by the United Nations (UN) on which date  ?

A) May 2, 2017 B) May 1, 2017
C) April 2, 2017 D) May 3, 2017
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) May 2, 2017

Explanation:

The United Nations has marked the first World Tuna Day (WTD) on May 2, 2017 to conserve one of the globe’s most popular fish to be caught and eaten and to highlight the vital socio-economic importance of tuna to people around the world. Tuna plays a critical role in sustainable development, food security, economic opportunity, and livelihoods of people around the world. At present more than 80 States have tuna fisheries, thousands of tuna fishing vessels operate in all the oceans and tuna fishery capacity is still growing in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The Day was designated in December 2016 resolution of the UN General Assembly.

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" World Press Freedom Day " is observed on ?

A) May 1 B) May 2
C) May 3 D) May 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) May 3

Explanation:

World Press Freedom Day is observed on 3 May every year.

This year’s theme is “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies”.

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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 & Explanation Answer: B) 17th June

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October 3 is observed as _______

A) World Vegetarian Day B) United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
C) World Immunization Day D) World Smile Day
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) World Smile Day

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