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World Hindi Day is celebrated on which date?
Question 1 Explanation:
World Hindi Day is celebrated on January 10 every year, marking the anniversary of first World Hindi Conference which was held in 1975. The first World Hindi Conference was inaugurated by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi. World Hindi Day was first observed on January 10, 2006. World Hindi Day and National Hindi Diwas are completely different. National Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on September 14. On that day in 1949, the constituent assembly adopted Hindi, written in Devanagari script, as the official language of the Union. While the focus of the World Hindi Day is to promote the language at the global stage.
The theme of National Girl Child Day 2019 was;
Innovating for girls' education
With Her: A Skilled Girl Force
EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises
Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow
Question 2 Explanation:
National Girl Child Day is celebrated in India on 24 January. Women and Child Development Ministry celebrated the National Girl Child Day 2019 at Pravasi Bharti Kendra, New Delhi. The programme also observed the anniversary of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme. The theme of National Girl Child Day 2019 was "Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow"and celebrating with objectives of generating awareness on the issue of declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and create a positive environment around valuing the girl child. A booklet on "Innovations under BBBP"will also be released on the occasion.
When was World Hearing Day Observed?
Question 3 Explanation:
World Hearing Day is observed on 3rd March every year by Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness of the WHO (World Health Organization). The Theme for this year's World hearing day is "Check your Hearing". This year, WHO launched an app, HearWHO that will allow people to check their hearing.
World Kidney Day (WKD) is observed annually on the second Thursday in March. The theme of 2019 World Kidney Day is;
Kidneys & Women's Health - Include, Value, Empower.
Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere
STOP Kidney Attack! Protect your kidneys
Kidney Disease and Obesity: Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy Kidneys
Question 4 Explanation:
World Kidney Day (WKD) is observed annually on the second Thursday in March to create awareness on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease. The theme of WKD 2019 is Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere, which calls for universal health coverage for prevention and early treatment of kidney disease.
International Anti-Corruption Day celebrated on which date?
Question 5 Explanation:
Sixteenth International Anti-Corruption Day celebrated on December 9, 2018. The day has been celebrated since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003 to raise public awareness for anti-corruption. UN along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) organized a global campaign called- "Corruption: An impediment to Sustainable Development Goals"- for spreading the awareness on corruption.
On which date, the Global Recycling Day was observed?
Question 6 Explanation:
Global Recycling Day is held on 18th March every year, with an aim to change the mindset of governments, businesses, communities and individuals around the world, to see recyclables as resource - not waste.The theme for Global Recycling Day 2019 was "Recycling into the Future". It was created in 2018 to help recognize, and celebrate, the importance recycling plays in preserving our precious primary resources and securing the future of our planet.
What will be the theme of World Sleep Day 2019?
Good Sleep, Healthy Aging
Healthy Sleep, Healthy Aging
Sleep well, live fully awake
Sleep Well, Stay Healthy
Question 7 Explanation:
The World Sleep Day was observed on 15th March 2019 and the theme for this year was 'Healthy Sleep, Healthy Aging'. It has been organised since 2008 by the World Sleep Day Committee of the World Sleep Society, formerly known as the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM World Sleep Society). It aims to spread awareness about sleep issues and their effect on our daily lives, prevention and treatment of these issues.
National Safety Council of India celebrates National Safety Day on every 4th March. It's theme is;
Manage stress at Workplace and Control Hazards
Build a Safety Culture for Sustainable Supply Chain
Cultivate and Sustain a safety culture for building nation
Work Together to ensure safe and healthy workplace
Question 8 Explanation:
In India, National Safety Day(NSC) is observed on 4th March every year by National Safety Council of India. This day is celebrated to make every people safe from issues like Financial Loss, Health problems and environmental problems.NSC was set up on 4th March 1966 by Ministry of Labour, GOI. The day was initiated in 1972 as a commemoration to the Foundation Day of the National Safety Council (NSC). Theme - "Cultivate and Sustain a safety culture for building nation".
Indian Navy Day was observed on;
Question 9 Explanation:
Navy Day is being celebrated in India on 4th December. The day is celebrated in honour of the maritime force's role during the war with Pakistan in 1971 when Indian warships attacked Karachi port and successfully hurt Pakistani operations in the western coast. The Day is also celebrated to highlight the role the Navy plays in securing the country's marine borders during peacetime and carrying out humanitarian missions. As per the recent Data, since 2008, 70 Indian naval warships have been deployed, which safely escorted over 3440 ships with over 25, 000 mariners on board.
When did International Mother Language Day observed?
Question 10 Explanation:
International Mother Language Day has been observed every year on 21st February since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. This year, International Mother Language day 2019 will be framed by the International Year of indigenous languages 2019 (IYIL19) around the theme "Indigenous languages matter for development, peace building and reconciliation".
On which date, 2019 Non-Resident Indian Day is observed?
Question 11 Explanation:
The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), also known as Non-Resident Indian Day, is observed every year on 9th of January to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915.
On which date, Martyr's Day was observed?
Question 12 Explanation:
The nation is observing Shaheed Diwas or Martyr's Day on 23rd March. Each year, March 23, homage is paid to the great revolutionary fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev who sacrificed their lives for the country. In the year 1929, on 8th of April he together with his companions threw bombs over the Central Legislative Assembly reading slogan "Inquilab Zindabad". It was on March 23, 1931, three young freedom fighters were hanged to death in the Lahore Central Jail (Now in Pakistan).
When is the World Sparrow Day celebrated?
Question 13 Explanation:
Every year March 20 is observed as World Sparrow Day to raise awareness about the bird. A colourful cyclothon was organised in Berhampur to mark the progress of making Ganjam the first sparrow-friendly district of Odisha. The event aimed at spreading awareness about the rising number of vehicles causing air pollution, which, in turn, affects the avian population. A large number of cyclists donning sparrow masks along with a sparrow mascot took part in this cycle rally organised by youth environmental organisation Anchalika Vikash Parishad (AVP) and the Forest Department.
The theme for World Consumers day 2019 is;
Building a digital world consumers can trust
Trusted Smart Products
Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer
Consumer Justice Now!
Question 14 Explanation:
World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated every year on 15 March as part of an initiative by Consumer International, a membership organization for consumer groups around the world. The theme for World Consumers day 2019 is "Trusted Smart Products". World Consumer Rights Day was inspired by President John F Kennedy, who sent a special message to the US Congress on 15th March 1962, in which he formally addressed the issue of consumer rights. He was the first world leader to do so.
Central Excise day was observed on;
Question 15 Explanation:
Central Excise Day was observed on 24th February in India. Various programs and seminars were organized New Delhi and other states. Numerous programs were conducted to spread awareness among the buyers and the sellers regarding the new excise rules and regulations for easy implementation and maximum benefit. Government will distribute awards to the employees of the central excise department who have displayed outstanding values in work culture and ethics.
The theme of World Arabic Language Day 2018 celebrated on 18th December 2018 is;
Arabic in Science and Technology
Arabic Language and Youth
Arabic language and the World
Uniqueness of Arabic
Question 16 Explanation:
World Arabic Language Day is celebrated every year on 18 December since 2012. The date coincides with the day in 1973 that the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted Arabic as the sixth official language of the Organization. "Arabic Language and Youth"is the theme of World Arabic Language Day celebrations in 2018, which are held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, on 18 December.
International Mountain Day is observed on 11 December, The theme for 2018 IMD is;
Managing Fragile Ecosystems: Sustainable Mountain Development
Managing Mountain Biodiversity for Better Lives
Mountain minorities and indigenous peoples
Question 17 Explanation:
International Mountain Day is held every year on 11 December, which was established by the UN General Assembly in 2003 to encourage sustainable development in mountains. The theme for 2018 IMD is "Mountains Matter".
On which date Vijay Diwas was celebrated?
Question 18 Explanation:
The nation celebrated Vijay Diwas to commemorate India's victory over Pakistan in 1971 war - the war for the Independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan. The day marks the end of Bangladesh Liberation War, when the chief of the Pakistani forces, General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, along with 93 thousand troops, had surrendered unconditionally to the allied forces consisting of Indian Army and Mukti Bahini, led by Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora in Dhaka. A 72-member delegation of war veterans and Mukti Jodhas, led by parliamentarian Ms. Quazi Rosy from Bangladesh are taking part in Vijay Diwas celebrations.
Bharat Ratna and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday is celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on .....
Question 19 Explanation:
Bharat Ratna and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday is celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on 25 December. The Samadhi of Bharat Ratna and Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee Sadaiv Atal was dedicated to the Nation. The Samadhi has been completed by CPWD at a cost of over ten crore rupees and the entire cost of construction has been borne by the Atal Smriti Nyas Society.
When was International Day for Achievers (IDA) observed?
Question 20 Explanation:
International Day for Achievers (IDA) observed on 24th March every year to honor the achievers who have shown determination and confidence on their journey.In this regard, achievers from different fields are honored for motivating people to achieve their goals.
DRDO day is observed on .....
Question 21 Explanation:
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) day is observed on 1st January. The DRDO was established in 1958 with just 10 laboratories to enhance the research work in defence sector. Dr. G Satheesh Reddy is the Chairman of DRDO. DRDO works under the Department of Defence Research and Development of Ministry of Defence.
International holocaust remembrance day was observed on which date?
Question 22 Explanation:
International Holocaust Remembrance Day was observed all over the world on 27th January commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1st November 2005 in the 42nd Plenary session. The largest Nazi concentration and death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by the Red Army on 27th January 1945.
24th March 2019 is observed as World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. It's theme is;
Innovate to accelerate action
Unite to End TB
I am stopping TB
Question 23 Explanation:
Each year, World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is commemorated on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. The theme of World TB Day 2019 - 'It's time'. The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which opened the way towards diagnosing and curing this disease.
National Consumer Day was celebrated on 24th December of Every Year. It was celebrated with the theme of;
Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints
Alternate Consumer Disputes Redressal
Our money, our rights: campaigning for real choice in financial services
Emerging Digital Markets: Issues & Challenges for Consumer Protection
Question 24 Explanation:
Every Year 24th December is observed as National Consumer Day with a specific theme in India. This year the National Consumer Day is celebrated with the theme "Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints". On this day the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 had received the assent of the president. The enactment of this Act is considered as a historic milestone in the consumer movement in the country.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed on which date?
Question 25 Explanation:
December 3 is observed as United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities or World Disability Day.The theme for this year is "Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality". This theme focuses on the empowering persons with disabilities for the inclusive, equitable and sustainable development envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.Estimated one billion people living with disabilities worldwide. Since 1992 December 03 is celebrated as United Nations international Day of Persons with Disabilities.
When did National Science Day celebrated?
Question 26 Explanation:
National Science Day is celebrated across India on February 28. Famous Indian scientist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman or CV Raman discovered the Raman Effect on this day in 1928. For his discovery, Sir CV Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. In honour of this discovery and as a mark of tribute to the scientist, National Science Day was marked for the first time on February 28, 1987. This year the theme for the National Science Day is 'Science for people and people for science'.
Human Rights Day is observed on .....
Question 27 Explanation:
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. On this day, the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. #StandUp4HumanRights is the global campaign launched on for year 2018.
The World Day of Social Justice is celebrated all over the world on 20 February. The theme of 2019 World Day of Social Justice is;
A Just Transition - environmentally sustainable economies and societies
Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work
If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice
Workers on the move: the quest for social justice
Question 28 Explanation:
The World Day of Social Justice is celebrated annually all over the world on 20 February. The theme for WDSJ 2019 is "If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice". The International Labour Organization unanimously adopted the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization on 10 June 2008.
National Deworming Day (NDD-2019) was observed on;
Question 29 Explanation:
The National Deworming Day (NDD) is an initiative of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to make every child in the country worm free. The day is observed every year on 10th of February to tackle worm infections among pre-school (anganwadi) and school-age children across India. On 8th of February 2019, Union Health Ministry conducted its 8th round of NDD across the country to reduce the prevalence of parasitic intestinal worms among children. During the programme, Albendazole tablets were orally administered to pre-school and school-going children in the age group of 1 to 19 years. As per World Health Organization (WHO) report, 64% of the Indian population less than 14 years are at risk of Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) infections. During this round, over 24 Crore Children and Adolescents will be covered.
India observed Dandi March Day on which datae?
Question 30 Explanation:
12th March 2019 marks the 89th anniversary of the Dandi Satyagraha, an act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi had undertaken a 26-day march from March 12, 1930 to April 6, 1930 as a direct action campaign of tax resistance and nonviolent protest against the British salt monopoly.
International Volunteer Day (IVD) is observed every year on 5 December. The theme of 2018 IVD is;
Young. Global. Active
Volunteers build Resilient Communities
Make change happen, volunteer
Question 31 Explanation:
International Volunteer Day (IVD) is observed every year on 5 December. It is an international observance mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985. The theme for IVD 2018 is 'Volunteers build Resilient Communities'. IVD is a chance for individual volunteers, communities and organisations to promote their contributions to development at the local, national and international levels.
On which date, Armed Forces Flag Day is observed?
Question 32 Explanation:
07 December is observed as Armed Forces Flag Day throughout India to honour the martyrs as well as men and women in uniform, who valiantly fight on our borders to safeguard the country's honour. The 'Armed forces Flag Day Fund' (AFFDF) has been constituted by the Government of India for the welfare and rehabilitation of the Ex-Servicemen (ESM) community. The fund collection throughout the country is managed by local arms of the Kendriya Sainik Board, which is part of the Ministry of Defence.
On which date, the National Mathematics Day was observed?
Question 33 Explanation:
The National Mathematics Day (NMD) is celebrated every year in India on December 22 to commemorate the birth anniversary of great mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. The day also recognizes his contribution to the world of mathematics, which includes mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. The NMD was declared by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2012 to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Ramanujan. Born in 1887 in Erode, Madras Presidency (now Tamil Nadu), Ramanujan's affinity for Mathematics was such that he failed in college exams because of his negligence for non-mathematical subjects. However, his talents were recognized by a mathematician at Madras Port Trust were Ramanujan had started working as a clerk in 1912. In 1917, Ramanujan was elected to be a member of the London Mathematical Society.
World Poetry Day observed on .....
Question 34 Explanation:
World Poetry Day observed on 21st March 2019 to encourage the reading, writing, and teaching of poetry throughout the world. In the year 1999 during its 30th General Conference in Paris, The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted this day to support linguistic diversity and to safeguard endangered languages.
What is the theme of the 2018 International Human Rights Day?
Our Rights, Our Freedoms
Stand up for someone's rights today
Let's stand up for equality, justice and human dignity
Stand up for the human rights
Question 35 Explanation:
The International Human Rights Day (IHRD) is observed every year on December 10 to commemorate the day when the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris in 1948. The 2018 theme is 'Stand up for the human rights'. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the document which declared inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being -- regardless of race, colour, religion, se, X language, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.
When was the National Farmer's Day observed?
Question 36 Explanation:
National Farmer's Day (Kisan Diwas) 2018 was celebrated all over India on 23rd of December. It is celebrated in the honour of the former Prime Minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh with the focus on the upliftment of the status of farmers. In Lucknow, a program was organised by Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He also unveiled a statue of Sri Chaudhary Charan Singh in Ghaziabad and announce the allocation of Rs. 325 crore for the development of the city and rural areas.
There are 36 questions to complete.