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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:   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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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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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

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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

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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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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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