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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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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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