Important Days, Dates and Years Related Questions and Answers Set 2

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Q.1:- The United Nations declared 1990 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. International Literacy Year

Ans:- (d) International Literacy Year

Q.2:- The United Nations declared 2000 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year of Thanksgiving
  2. International Year for the Culture of Peace
  3. World Mathematical Year
  4. All of the above

Ans:- (d) All of the above

Q.3:- The United Nations declared October as the ?

  1. Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  2. National Pretzel Month
  3. International Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month
  4. All of these

Ans:- (d) All of these

Q.4:- March 27 is observed as ?

  1. World day for War Orphans
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. World No Tobacco Day, recognized by the UN
  4. World Theatre Day

Ans:- (c) World No Tobacco Day, recognized by the UN

Q.5:- The United Nations declared 2003 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year of Freshwater
  2. International Year of the World’s Indigenous People
  3. Year of the Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia
  4. International Literacy Year

Ans:- (a) International Year of Freshwater

Q.6:- The United Nations declared 1992 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Space Year
  2. International Heliophysical Year
  3. Year of the Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia
  4. International Literacy Year

Ans:- (a) International Space Year

Q.7:- The United Nations declared 2004 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year for Sport and Physical Education
  2. International Year of Microcredit
  3. World Year of Physics
  4. International Year of Rice
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Ans:- (d) International Year of Rice

Q.8:- February 14 is observed as ?

  1. World Vegetarian Day
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. Valentine Day
  4. United Nations Day, recognized by the UN

Ans:- (c) Valentine Day

Q.9:- The United Nations declared 1995 as the International Year of ?

  1. World Year of People’s Commemoration of Victims of the Second World War
  2. United Nations Year for Tolerance
  3. Both a and b
  4. International Space Year

Ans:- (c) Both a and b

Q.10:- When is World Wetlands Day observed ?

  1. December 11
  2. October 9
  3. March 21
  4. February 2

Ans:- (d) February 2

Q.11:- January 15 is celebrated as ?

  1. Labour Day
  2. Makar Sakranti
  3. Army Day
  4. Republic Day

Ans:- (c) Army Day

Q.12:- The United Nations declared 2001 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year of Ocean
  2. International Heliophysical Year
  3. Year of the Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia
  4. International Year of Volunteers

Ans:- (d) International Year of Volunteers

Q.13:- The United Nations declared 2002 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year of Ecotourism
  2. International Year of Mountains
  3. United Nations Year for Cultural Heritage
  4. All of the above

Ans:- (d) All of the above

Q.14:- The United Nations declared 1999 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year for the Eradication of Poverty
  2. International Year of the World’s Indigenous People
  3. Year of the Rights of Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia
  4. International Year of Older Persons
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Ans:- (d) International Year of Older Persons

Q.15:- The United Nations declared 2003 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Space Year
  2. International Heliophysical Year
  3. United Nations Year for Cultural Heritage
  4. European Disability Year

Ans:- (d) European Disability Year

Q.16:- When is World Blind Day / World Sight Day observed ?

  1. December 11
  2. December 20
  3. September 15
  4. October 15

Ans:- (d) October 15

Q.17:- When is World Intellectual Property Day, recognized by the UN is observed ?

  1. December 11
  2. November 29
  3. April 26
  4. Second Wednesday of October

Ans:- (c) April 26

Q.18:- June 20 is observed as ?

  1. World Day for War Orphans
  2. World Refugee Day, recognized by the UN
  3. World No Tobacco Day, recognized by the UN
  4. International Human Solidarity Day

Ans:- (b) World Refugee Day, recognized by the UN

Q.19:- October 20 is observed as ?

  1. World Freedom Day
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. World Statistics Day
  4. World Hello Day

Ans:- (b) United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

Q.20:- November 21 is observed as ?

  1. World Freedom Day
  2. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
  3. Labour Day
  4. World Hello Day

Ans:- (d) World Hello Day

Q.21:- When is International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, recognized by the UN observed ?

  1. April 7
  2. December 20
  3. November 6
  4. November 14

Ans:- (a) April 7

Q.22:- May 8 is observed as ?

  1. World Standard Day
  2. Commonwealth Day
  3. World Telecommunication Day
  4. World Red Cross Day
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Ans:- (d) World Red Cross Day

Q.23:- The UNESCO declared 2011 as the International Year of ?

  1. International Year of Biodiversity
  2. International Year of Youth
  3. International Year of Chemistry
  4. Elderly Persons

Ans:- (c) International Year of Chemistry

Q.24:- The United Nations declared 2005 as the International Year of ?

  1. World Year of Physics
  2. International Year of Microcredit
  3. International Year for Sport and Physical Education
  4. All of the above

Ans:- (d) All of the above

Q.25:- Which of the following decade is celebrated as First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty ?

  1. 1997-2006
  2. 2001-2010
  3. 2005-2015
  4. 1997-2006

Ans:- (d) 1997-2006