Important Days and Years Questions

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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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When is International Mother's Day is observed?

A) December 11 B) November 29
C) 2nd Sunday of May D) Second Wednesday of October
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2nd Sunday of May

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When is 'International Ozone Day' celebrated?

 

A) 16 September B) 31 October
C) 9 August D) 2 October
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 16 September

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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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When is the world's Asthma day celebrated?

A) 7 may 2013 B) 7 june 2013
C) 7 january 2013 D) 7 july 2013
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 7 may 2013

Explanation:

7th may is considered as world's Asthma day .This worked with the theme of "you can controll your asthma"

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When is the Anti-terrorism day observed?

A) 23 May 2013 B) 22 May 2013
C) 21 May 2013 D) 24 May 2013
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 21 May 2013

Explanation:

21 May 2013 is observed as Anti terrorism Day on the Death Anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi

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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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What is the 2017 theme of International Day for Biodiversity (IDB)  ?

A) Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism B) Invasive Alien Species
C) Biodiversity and Agriculture D) Convention on Biological Diversity
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism

Explanation:

The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) is observed every year on May 22 to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The 2017 theme “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism” provides an opportunity to raise awareness and action towards the important contribution of sustainable tourism both to economic growth and to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.

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