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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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Indian War of Independence 1857 was written by

A) V. D. Savarkar B) Lala Lajpat Rai
C) Mahatma Gandhi D) Jawaharlal Nehru
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) V. D. Savarkar

Explanation:

Indian War of Independence 1857 was written by Vinod Damodar Savarkar.

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Q:

Birth anniversary of which Prime Minister is observed as Sadbhawna Diwas?

A) Jawaharlal Nehru B) Rajiv Gandhi
C) Lal Bahadur Shastri D) Indira Gandhi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rajiv Gandhi

Explanation:

20 August, the birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi, which is celebrated as Sadbhavna Diwas (Harmony Day). Sadbhavana Diwas commemorates the memory of our late erstwhile Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi.

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Anti Terrorism Day is observed in India on May 21 to commemorate the death of

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Rajiv Gandhi
C) Nethaji D) Potti Sri Ramulu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rajiv Gandhi

Explanation:

On May 21st, India observes Anti Terrorism Day every year to commemorate the death anniversary of India's Youngest Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

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Which day is celebrated as United nations Day every year?

A) 24 October B) 26 October
C) 24 November D) 26 November
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 24 October

Explanation:

Every year on 24th October, United Nations Day is celebrated to commemorate the day of United Nations formation. 

The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization that was tasked to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international co-operation and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. I was started on 24 October 1945.

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Q:

World Purple Day is observed on

A) 26 March B) 27 March
C) 28 March D) 29 March
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 26 March

Explanation:

World Purple Day is observed on 26 March which raises awareness about epilepsy worldwide.

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Q:

The Pie Day is observed on?

A) March 13 B) March 14
C) March 3 D) March 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) March 14

Explanation:

In the month/day format 3/14 i.e, Mrach 14th is celebrated as Pie Day as its value is 3.14.

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Q:

The first official International Women’s Day took place in?

A) 1901 B) 1911
C) 1975 D) 1951
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1911

Explanation:

The first official International Women’s Day took place in 1911.

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National Security Day celebrating across the country every year on

A) 4th March B) 5th March
C) 6th March D) 7th March
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 4th March

Explanation:

National security refers to security of a nation state, including its citizens, economy&institutions, is regarded as a duty of govt. It is celebrated every year on 4th March. The 1st National Security Day observed in the year 1972.

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