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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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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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Q:

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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