April 7 is observed as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in which country?

A. Sri Lanka
B. Rwanda
C. Iran
D. Afghanistan

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Rwanda

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The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution designating 7 April as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, in 2003. Rwanda observes mourning the genocide on two days a year. The national mourning period begins with Kwibuka, the national commemoration, on 7 April and concludes with Liberation Day on 4 July.

When is the “International Day of Sport for Development and Peace” observed?

A. April 4
B. April 6
C. April 8
D. April 10

Answer

Correct Answer: B. April 6

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“International Day of Sport for Development and Peace” is observed across the world on April 6, after the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 2013. It is marked to celebrate the positive contribution of sports towards sustainable development and advancement of human rights. This year’s theme is around recovery from the pandemic and the importance of equity in that recovery.

When is the World Meteorological Day observed every year?

A. March 1
B. March 15
C. March 20
D. March 23

Answer

Correct Answer: D. March 23

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Every year, World Meteorological Day is observed on March 23rd. It commemorates the formation of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which is an intergovernmental body, on March 23, 1950. This day also highlights the role played by humans and organizations in protecting Earth’s atmosphere.

When does Iran celebrate its new year 2021, which is known as Persian Year “Nowruz or Navroz”?

A. March 10, 2021
B. March 15, 2021
C. March 20, 2021
D. March 25, 2021

Answer

Correct Answer: C. March 20, 2021

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Nowruz marks the first day of the first month, called Farvardin, of the Iranian calendar. This date mostly falls in March and is usually celebrated on March 21. However, the date can shift either a day ahead or behind based on the movement of the sun and planets. Nowruz falls on March 20 in 2021.