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Important Days and Dates General Knowledge Questions

1.

The World Tuberculosis Day is observed on which date?
[A]February 10
[B]March 24
[C]March 28
[D]April 5

March 24
The World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is observed every year on March 24 in order to create public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. The 2016 theme is “Unite to End TB”.

2.

What is the theme of the 2016 World Down syndrome Day?
[A]Build an inclusive society for all
[B]Let Us In – We Want to Work!
[C]My friends, My Community
[D]Neighbours and My Country

My friends, My Community
The World Down syndrome Day (WDSD) is observed every year on March 21 to raise public awareness about the syndrome and well being of people with Down syndrome. The 2016 theme is “My friends, My Community”.

3.

The World Poetry day is observed on which date?
[A]October 6
[B]June 18
[C]April 7
[D]March 21

March 21
The World Poetry day is observed every year on March 21 to encourage creativity, inspire the teaching of poetry and restore a dialogue between poetry and other arts, such as theatre, dance, music, etc.

4.

What is the theme of the 2016 World Water Day (WWD)?
[A]The World’s Water: Is there enough?
[B]Water and Culture
[C]Better Water, Better Jobs
[D]Clean Water and War

Better Water, Better Jobs
The World Water Day (WWD) is observed every year on March 22 to preserve and ration consumption of water. The 2016 theme “Better Water, Better Jobs” focuses on how enough quantity and quality of water can change workers’ lives and livelihoods and even transform societies and economies.

5.

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on which date?
[A]March 21
[B]June 8
[C]May 11
[D]April 23

March 21
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed every year on March 21. The 2016 theme is “Challenges and Achievements of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action”.

6.

The United Nations International Day of Happiness is celebrated on which date?
[A]February 16
[B]March 20
[C]May 19
[D]April 6

March 20
The International Day of Happiness 2016 is celebrated every year on March 20 to recognize that happiness is a fundamental human goal and countries must access public policies in a way that improves the well-being of all peoples. This year’s focus is on the relationship between having a healthy planet and happiness. The 2016 theme is “Angry Birds Happy Planet”.

7.

What is the theme of the 2016 International Day of Forests?
[A]Save Trees & Water
[B]Forests and Water
[C]Save Nature
[D]Human Life: Water and Trees

Forests and Water
The International Day of Forests is observed every year on March 21 to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and of trees outside forests. The 2016 theme is “forests and water”.

8.

World Sparrow Day is observed on which date?
[A]February 15
[B]March 10
[C]March 20
[D]April 12

March 20
World Sparrow Day is observed on March 20. The day designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds.

9.

The World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is observed on which date?
[A]February 12
[B]March 15
[C]January 16
[D]April 9

March 15
The World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is observed every year on March 15 as an occasion of solidarity among consumers for promotion of the rights of consumers and to ensure that consumers are protected from unscrupulous traders and their consumer grievances are redressed. The 2016 theme is “Antibiotics off the menu”. It is a campaign to stop the sale of meat raised with the use of antibiotics important to human medicine.

10.

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day is celebrated on which date?
[A]February 11
[B]March 10
[C]April 26
[D]May 3

March 10
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day is celebrated every year on March 10. On this day, in 1969, the CISF was set up under an act of the Parliament of India with a strength of 2,800. It is directly under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and its headquarters are at New Delhi.

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