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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:   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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World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is celebrated on

 

A) 8 November B) 23 November
C) 21 November D) 7 November
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 8 November

Explanation:

World Town Planning Day (WTPD) also known as World Urbanism Day is celebrated on 8 November.

 

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The United Nations (UN)'s World Television Day is observed across the globe on which day?

A) November 19 B) November 20
C) November 18 D) November 21
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) November 21

Explanation:

The United Nations (UN)'s World Television Day is observed across the globe on November 21 to recognize the increasing impacts of television on decision making and to focus on the issues like economic and social issues.

 

 

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Ayurveda Day celebrated globally on

 

A) November 13 B) November 12
C) November 14 D) November 15  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) November 13

Explanation:

Ayurveda Day is annually celebrated across the globe on the day of Dhanwantri Jayanti, as a global initiative to promote and preserve the health science of Ayurveda.

 

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What was the slogan of World AIDS Day which was celebrated on December 01, 2017?

 

A) Right to Health B) Everybody counts
C) Volunteer's Act First D) Right to Live
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Everybody counts

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World No-Tobacco Day falls on

A) 1st May B) 31st May
C) 1st June D) 30th June
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 31st May

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World Environment Day is observed on

A) February 28 B) May 16
C) June 05 D) September 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) June 05

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For the first time in India, the Kisan Diwas was celebrated on which of the following years?

A) 1936 B) 1937
C) 1930 D) 1926
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1936

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