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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



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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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In which year was the Non-Cooperation Movement launched?

 

A) 1919 B) 1856
C) 1920 D) 1877
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1920

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In 1991, India's first indigenous supercomputer named____________was developed by Vijay Bhatkar.

 

A) Prayas 3000 B) Prayog 2000
C) Param 8000 D) Pragati 5000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Param 8000

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Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) was introduced in December ______.

 

A) 1991 B) 2014
C) 2004 D) 1993
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1993

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In which year the administration of India was transferred into the hands of the British Monarch by the Proclamation of Queen Victoria?

 

A) 1887 B) 1842
C) 1864 D) 1858
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1858

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The first complete census in India was held in the year ______.

 

A) 1881 B) 1873
C) 1891 D) 1885
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1881

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The IAAF Male Athlete of the Year Award has been won by Usain Bolt ______ time(s).

 

A) five B) two
C) six D) one
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) six

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The World Environment Day is celebrated on

 

A) June 16 B) June 5
C) April 7 D) August 6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) June 5

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Reserve Bank of India was nationalized in:

 

A) 1945 B) 1947
C) 1948 D) 1949
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1949

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