Important Days and Years Questions

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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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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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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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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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Q:

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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Q:

World Health Day is observed on ________

A) April 7 B) April 14
C) April 21 D) April 28
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) April 7

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Q:

When is the World's No Tobacco day(WNTD) celebrated?

A) 31 may 2013 B) 27 august 2013
C) 16 october 2013 D) 11 july 2013
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 31 may 2013

Explanation:

According to World Health Organisation World's Anti-Tobacco day was observed on 31 may 2013.This worked on a Objective of Ban Tobacco advertising,promotion and Sponsership

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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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