Important Days and Years Questions and Answers

1.

When is International Mother's Day is observed?

   A.) 2nd Sunday of May
   B.) November 29
   C.) December 11
   D.) Second Wednesday of October

Answer: Option 'A'

2nd Sunday of May

2.

Which day is celebrated as United Nations day every year

   A.) 24th October
   B.) 27th December
   C.) 7th April
   D.) 25th August

Answer: Option 'C'

7th April

3.

World Youth Skills Day is observed on _____ ?

   A.) 16 July
   B.) 15 July
   C.) 14 July
   D.) 13 July

Answer: Option 'B'

The United Nations General Assembly in November 2014 declared 15th July as World Youth Skills Day.

This day is celebrated all over the world to raise the awareness about the issue of unemployment among youth. 

Theme for the year 2017 is Skills for All.

 

 

4.

"International Day of Democracy" was observed across the world on _____ ?

   A.) 18 September
   B.) 15 September
   C.) 12 September
   D.) 14 September

Answer: Option 'B'

15 September 

5.

When is international day for the Elimination of violence against women , recognized by the UN is observed?

   A.) November 25
   B.) August 9
   C.) July 11
   D.) December 11

Answer: Option 'A'

November 25

6.

1990 was declared as the SAARC year

   A.) Of mutual cooperation
   B.) Against drug abuse
   C.) Of girl child
   D.) Of shelter for the homeless

Answer: Option 'D'

Of shelter for the homeless

7.

When is the International Firefighters' Day(IFFD) observed every year?

   A.) 3 May
   B.) 4 May
   C.) 2 May
   D.) 6 May

Answer: Option 'B'

International FirefightersDay (IFFD) is observed on May 4. It was instituted after proposal emailed out across the world on January 4, 1999 due to the deaths of five firefighters in tragic circumstances in a bushfire in Australia.

8.

When is International Talk Like a Pirate Day is observed?

   A.) March 8
   B.) December 11
   C.) September 19
   D.) September 16

Answer: Option 'C'

September 19

9.

Press freedom day is celebrated on

   A.) May 4
   B.) May 3
   C.) May 2
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

May 3

10.

July 7 is observed as __________

   A.) International Cooperative Day
   B.) World Health Day
   C.) United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
   D.) World telecommunication Day

Answer: Option 'A'

International Cooperative Day

11.

Which day is declared as " International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) " by the UN General Assembly?

   A.) 7th April
   B.) 6th April
   C.) 8th April
   D.) 5th April

Answer: Option 'B'

6 April was declared as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) by the UN General Assembly. On the occasion of the 2017 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) launches the digital campaign #WePlayTogether to encourage organizations and individuals.

12.

The United Nations declared 2000-2010 as the International Decade for

   A.) Second International Decade for the Eradication of colonialism
   B.) Bone and Joint Decade
   C.) Water for Life Decade
   D.) International Decade for Natural Disaster Rreduction

Answer: Option 'B'

Bone and Joint Decade

13.

January 1 is observed as

   A.) Global family day
   B.) World red cross day
   C.) World telecommunication day
   D.) Common wealth day

Answer: Option 'A'

Global family day

14.

"World Fisheries Day" is observed on _____ ?

   A.) 10th Oct
   B.) 21st Nov
   C.) 11th Dec
   D.) 29th Sep

Answer: Option 'B'

21st Nov

15.

National Civil Services Day is celebrated on _____________.

   A.) 21 March
   B.) 22 March
   C.) 21 April
   D.) 23 April

Answer: Option 'C'

Civil Services Day is celebrated in India every year on 21st April. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the two-day 11th Civil Services Day program (20-21 April) in New Delhi.

16.

What is the theme of 2017 World Migratory Bird Day?

   A.) Energy: make it bird friendly
   B.) Destination flyways: Migratory bird and Tourism
   C.) Their future is our future – a healthy planet for migratory birds and people
   D.) Networking for migratory birds

Answer: Option 'C'

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.

Day for World Migratory Bird Day celebrations is 10 May.

17.

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on

   A.) 30 May
   B.) 28 May
   C.) 31 May
   D.) 29 May

Answer: Option 'D'

The United Nations General Assembly designated 29 May as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The day has two purposes: To honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace. To pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in UN Peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage. The theme for the 2017 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is “Investing in Peace Around the World“.

18.

When is World Day for Water, recognised by the UN observed?

   A.) January 21
   B.) March 22
   C.) October 27
   D.) February 24

Answer: Option 'B'

March 22

19.

Which day is observed as World Food Day?

   A.) November 4
   B.) October 16
   C.) August 16
   D.) September 10

Answer: Option 'B'

October 16

20.

When is International Mother's Day is observed?

   A.) December 11
   B.) November 29
   C.) 2nd Sunday of May
   D.) Second Wednesday of October

Answer: Option 'C'

2nd Sunday of May


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