Important Days and Years Questions

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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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What is the theme of the 2017 World Thalassaemia Day (WTD) ?

A) Together for Humanity B) Access to Safe & Effective Drugs in Thalassaemia
C) Patients Rights Revisited D) Thalassemia: Knowledge is Strength
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Together for Humanity

Explanation:

The World Thalassaemia Day (WTD) is observed every year on May 8 to spread awareness about this deadly disease and the importance of blood donation and how it helps the millions of people suffering from Thalassemia worldwide. Thalassemia is genetic blood disorders characterised by reduction in the synthesis or absence of haemoglobin in the body. According to a WHO report, more than 90% patients with thalassaemia in western countries lead a normal life, whereas in India, roughly half of all patients die before reaching adulthood. Approx 3.9% of India’s population is a carrier for thalassemia. The 2017 theme ‘Together for Humanity’ highlights the need for unity and the efforts that are required to fight this fatal disease.

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Q:

Navy day is observed  on

A) Dec 4 B) Oct 28
C) Nov 7 D) Nov 14
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dec 4

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When is the ' World AIDS Day ' observed all over the world

A) 1st october B) 12th December
C) 1st December D) 13th November
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1st December

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National Civil Services Day is celebrated on _____________.

A) 21 April B) 23 April
C) 21 March D) 22 March
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 21 April

Explanation:

Civil Services Day is celebrated in India every year on 21st April. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the two-day 11th Civil Services Day program (20-21 April) in New Delhi.

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July 7 is observed as __________

A) International Cooperative Day B) United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
C) World telecommunication Day D) World Health Day
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) International Cooperative Day

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World Intellectual Property Day (WIP) is observed on which date ?

A) 27 April B) 24 April
C) 25 April D) 26 April
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 26 April

Explanation:

26th April; Theme for the year 2017: "Innovation – Improving Lives".

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World Homeopathy Day is observed globally on ___________.

A) 13th April B) 12th April
C) 11th April D) 10th April
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 10th April

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