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The United Nations' (UN) International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking falls on- 

A) 29th June  B) 21st June 
C) 12th June  D) 26th June 

Answer:   D) 26th June 



Explanation:

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. The United Nations' (UN) International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking falls on June 26 each year. 

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International Chess Day is celebrated annually on

A) 21st July B) 20th July
C) 18th July D) 23rd July
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 20th July

Explanation:

International Chess Day is celebrated annually on 20th July, since 1966. The idea to celebrate this day proposed was by UNESCO.

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The United Nations has designated which year as World Population Year?

A) 1977 B) 1974
C) 1990 D) 1985
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1974

Explanation:

The United Nations has designated 1974 as World Population Year, and has called upon all governments and peoples to participate in its observance.

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Q:

Constitution Day of India is on ________.

A) 26th January B) 23rd June
C) 15th August D) 26th November
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 26th November

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International yoga day is celebrated on which day?

A) 15th June B) 21st June
C) 28th June D) 1st June
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 21st June

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Shortest day in the Northern hemisphere is _______.

A) 22nd November B) 22nd December
C) 22nd March D) 22nd June
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 22nd December

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When is International Olympic Day observed?

A) 16th August B) 2nd February
C) 18th December D) 23rd June
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 23rd June

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Which one of the following is the theme of the World Soil Day, 2017?

A) Soils and pulses, a symbol for life B) Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground
C) Soils, a solid ground for life D) Soils, foundation for family farming
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground

Explanation:

World Soil Day 2017 is celebrated on 5 December under the theme "Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground," with activities aiming to communicate messages on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being.Soils not only produce 95% of the food we consume, they also have a huge potential for taking carbon from the atmosphere and offsetting the greenhouse gas emissions. Keeping the soil healthy can bring a multitude of gains, from food security to sustainable livelihoods and climate benefits.

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The United Nations has been observing International Day of Rural Women on

A) 15th July B) 15th August
C) 15th September D) 15th October
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 15th October

Explanation:

On October 15, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of Rural Women.This year the theme is 'Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.

 

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