Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on Cherry Blossom

Cherry blossom is the national flower of Japan. That is why it is also known as Japanese cherry and sakura. It is a flower of many trees of genus Prunus or Prunus subg. Cerasus. They usually refer to ornamental cherry trees.

Q1. Where is Cherry Blossom found in India?

Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir and northern districts of West Bengal namely Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling

Q2. Where is National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrated?

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is celebrated in Washington, D.C, USA.

Q3. Why is National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrated?

The festival is marked to commemorate March 27, 1912. On this day, Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City gifted Japanese cherry trees to the city of Washington, D.C. Mayor Ozaki.

Q4. Which is the most popular variety of cherry blossom in Japan?

Somei Yoshino (Yoshino cherry)

Q5. When was the first Cherry Blossom Festival held in USA?

The first Cherry Blossom Festival was held in late 1934. However, the festival officially became a national annual event in in 1935.

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