Important Days, Dates and Years Related Questions and Answers Set 1

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Q.1:- The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated on ?

  1. 10th December
  2. 24th October
  3. 19th November
  4. 3rd December

Ans:- (d) 3rd December

Q.2:- United Nations adopted a charter of Economic Rights in the year ?

  1. 1956
  2. 1964
  3. 1969
  4. 1974

Ans:- (d) 1974

Q.3:- International Yoga Day is observed on ?

  1. 21 March
  2. 21 May
  3. 21 June
  4. 25 December

Ans:- (c) 21 June

Q.4:- Which of the following decade is celebrated as First International  Decade of the World’s Indigenous People ?

  1. 1994-2004
  2. 2001-2010
  3. 2005-2015
  4. 2003-2012

Ans:- (a) 1994-2004

Q.5:- The United Nations declared 1997-2006 as the International Decade of ?

  1. Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People
  2. First International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People
  3. First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty
  4. International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World

Ans:- (c) First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty

Q.6:- ‘International Literacy Day’ is observed on which day ?

  1. September 8
  2. September 5
  3. September 2
  4. November 11

Ans:- (a) September 8

Q.7:- When is the commonwealth Day observed by its member countries ?

  1. January 25
  2. May 24
  3. October 24
  4. November 14

Ans:- (b) May 24

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Q.8:- Non Resident Indians (NRI) Day is marked on ?

  1. January 17
  2. January 9
  3. January 17
  4. January 19

Ans:- (b) January 9

Q.9:- Who among the following won the 2003 Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration ?

  1. Shyam Benegal
  2. Baba Amte
  3. Acharya Mahaprajna
  4. Mrinal Sen

Ans:- (b) Baba Amte

Q.10:- Which day is celebrated as United Nations Day every year ?

  1. 7th April
  2. 24th October
  3. 14th November
  4. 27th December

Ans:- (b) 24th December

Q.11:-  The United national declared 2010 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year of Biodiversity
  2. International Year of Youth
  3. Both a and b
  4. Elderly Persons

Ans:- (c) Both a and b

Q.12:- The United Nations declared 2007 as the International Year of ?

  1. Year of the Dolphin
  2. International Year of the Scout
  3. Both a and b
  4. International Space Year

Ans:- (c) Both a and b

Q.13:- Which of the following is observed as Sports Day every year ?

  1. 22 April
  2. 26 July
  3. 29 August
  4. 2 October

Ans:- (c) 29 August

Q.14:- April 17 is observed as ?

  1. World Hemophilia Day
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. World Telecommunication Day
  4. International Human Solidarity Day

Ans:- (a) World Hemophilia Day

Q.15:- September 26 is observed as ?

  1. International Cooperative Day
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. European Day for Language
  4. World Health Day
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Ans:- (c) European Day of Language

Q.16:- First Indian Arctic Expeditions was launched in the year ?

  1. 2004
  2. 2005
  3. 2006
  4. 2007

Ans:- (d) 2007

Q.17:- When is International Talk Like a Pirate Day is observed ?

  1. December 11
  2. September 16
  3. March 8
  4. September 19

Ans:- (d) September 19

Q.18:- When is World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, recognized by the UN observed ?

  1. December 11
  2. December 20
  3. March 21
  4. October 27

Ans:- (d) October 27

Q.19:- November 10 is observed as ?

  1. World day for War Orphans
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. World Immunization Day
  4. World Alzheimer’s Day

Ans:- (c) World Immunization Day

Q.20:- International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, is observed as ?

  1. December 18
  2. December 2
  3. January 25
  4. December 10

Ans:- (b) December 2

Q.21:- The United Nations declared 2007 as the International Year of ?

  1. Year of the Dolphins
  2. International Heliophysical Year
  3. Year of the Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia
  4. All of the above

Ans:- (d) All of the above

Q.22:- When is Data Protection Day observed ?

  1. January 28
  2. December 30
  3. October 27
  4. February 20

Ans:- (a) January 28

Q.23:- 1st Saturday of July recognized by the UN is observed as ?

  1. International Day of Cooperatives
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. International Rabbit’s Day
  4. International Civil Aviation Day
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Ans:- (a) International Day of Cooperatives

Q.24:- Human Right Day, is observed as ?

  1. December 18
  2. November 14
  3. January 25
  4. December 10

Ans:- (d) December 10

Q.25:- January 29 is observed as ?

  1. Global Family Day
  2. World Red Cross Day
  3. World Telecommunication Day
  4. World Leprosy Day

Ans:- (d) World Leprosy Day