Which date in August is observed as World Mosquito Day?

A. 19 August
B. 21 August
C. 18 August
D. 20 August

Answer

Correct Answer: D. 20 August

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World Mosquito Day is observed on 20 August annually to raise awareness about the causes of malaria and how it can be prevented. This day is observed to highlight the efforts of health officials, non-governmental organizations, and other organizations in the fight against the disease caused by malaria. On World Mosquito Day every year, awareness is created around diseases caused by mosquitoes. This year the theme of World Mosquito Day 2021 is “Reaching the zero-malaria target”. 

Which date in August is observed as World Humanitarian Day?

A. 19 August
B. 20 August
C. 18 August
D. 17 August

Answer

Correct Answer: A. 19 August

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The United Nations marks August 19 as World Humanitarian Day to honour the sacrifices of all those who choose to serve humanity against all odds. t was commemorated for the first time on 19 August 2009, after it was formally recognised by the United Nations General Assembly in 2009.

World Photography Day is observed every year on:

A. 12th August
B. 17th August
C. 19th August
D. 22nd August

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 19th August 

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Every year, World Photography Day is marked on 19 August. The day commemorates the importance of cameras and photography in our lives. Photography enthusiasts around the world celebrate the art of capturing pictures on this occasion.

Which date of August is observed as World Elephant Day?

A. 10 August
B. 9 August
C. 11 August
D. 12 August

Answer

Correct Answer: D. 12 August

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12th August is observed as World Elephant Day to draw focus towards protection and conservation of elephants across the world amid mistreatment in captivity, human-elephant conflict, poaching, and habitat loss. World Elephant Day aims to accelerate efforts to offer better protection to elephants, prevent the trade of ivory, improving enforcement policies, conserve elephant habitat, illegal poaching, better captive environments for elephants, and reintroduce the captive elephants back in their natural sanctuaries.

When is World Malala Day celebrated every year?

A. July 4
B. July 8
C. July 12
D. July 16

Answer

Correct Answer: C. July 12

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The United Nations declared July 12, Malala’s birthday, as World Malala Day in honour of the young education activist from Pakistan. In 2012, Malala was shot at by Taliban insurgents while she was on her way to school. This day is observed to make an appeal to world leaders, to ensure compulsory and free education for every child in their country.

When is the World Olympic Day or International Olympic Day celebrated every year?

A. June 20
B. June 23
C. June 29
D. June 30

Answer

Correct Answer: B. June 23

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Every year, the 23rd of June is celebrated as World Olympic Day or International Olympic Day across the globe. This day was first introduced in the year 1948, to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on June 23, 1894, at the Sorbonne in Paris. This day aims to promote participation in sport across the globe irrespective of age, gender, or athletic ability.

The International Yoga Day has been celebrated every year on:

A. June 21
B. June 23
C. June 29
D. June 30

Answer

Correct Answer: A. June 21

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The International Yoga Day has been celebrated every year on June 21 since 2015. PM Modi proposed to observe an International Yoga Day, in his address during the opening of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. This year, the theme of the International Day of Yoga is ‘Yoga For Wellness’. The focus will be on practicing yoga for physical and mental well-being.