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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:   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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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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Q:

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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Which of the following day National Statistics Day (NSD) has been celebrated in India?

A) 15th May B) 10th June
C) 27th June D) 29th June
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 29th June

Explanation:

The National Statistics Day (NSD) is celebrated every year in India on 29th June to create public awareness about importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and
policy formulation.
Note: The 2017 theme is “Administrative Statistics”

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What is the theme of the International Yoga Day 2018?

A) Yoga for Peace B) Connect the Youth
C) Yoga For Health D) Yoga For Environment
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Yoga for Peace

Explanation:

The 2018 theme of the International Yoga Day is “Yoga for Peace”. International Yoga Day (4th) is being celebrated worldwide on 21st June to promote yoga and make it a part of people’s daily routine.

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Where will be 5th International conference on human excellence on Yoga (2019) was held?

A) Uttar Pradesh B) Chandigarh
C) New Delhi D) Uttarakhand
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Uttarakhand

Explanation:

5th International conference on human excellence on Yoga (2019) was held in Uttarakhand.

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Which city hosted Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in January 2019?

A) Varanasi B) Kolkata
C) Chennai D) Bengaluru
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Varanasi

Explanation:

Prime minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in January 2019. The theme this year is, 'Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India'.

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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 & Explanation 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 'Yoga Divas' is celebrated every year on __________ .

A) 21st May B) 21st June
C) 25th May D) 25th June
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 21st June

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