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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:   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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The country which proposed the observance of the World Pulses Day?

 

A) Berlin B) Benin
C) Burkina Faso D) Nigeria
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Burkina Faso

Explanation:

Burkina Faso proposed the observance of World Pulses Day on 10th February.

 

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What is the theme of the ‘World Wetlands Day 2021’?

 

A) Wetlands and Water B) Wetlands for Us
C) Save Wetlands D) Wetlands and Covid
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Wetlands and Water

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When is International day for Preservation of Ozone layer observed?

A) September 16 B) July 4
C) January 23 D) May 1
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) September 16

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'Parakram Diwas' is the birth anniversary of which freedom fighter?

 

A) Subhash Chandra Bose B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Mahatma Gandhi D) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Subhash Chandra Bose

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World Wetland day is celebrated every year on ___ February.

A) 2nd B) 3rd
C) 4th D) 5th
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 2nd

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International Women's day is celebrated on ___ March every year.

A) 6th B) 7th
C) 8th D) 9th
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 8th

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Q:

Human Rights Day is observed on

A) December 10 B) December 11
C) December 12 D) December 14
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) December 10

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On November 29 every year, the UN observes 'International Day of Solidarity' related to which country?

A) Syria B) Turkey
C) Israel D) Palestine
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Palestine

Explanation:

The date of 29 November is observed as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People since 1978.

 

 

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