Important Dates and Days GK Questions and Answers


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Questions and Answers Type:MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
Main Topic:General Knowledge.
General Knowledge Sub-topic:Important Dates and Days.
Number of Questions:5 Questions with Answers.
Directions: In the following important dates and days of general knowledge questions, four answers are given, and only one answer is correct. Read the question and choose the correct answer. If you want to check the answer, click on the answer button and know the correct answer with an explanation.


1. Which day is celebrated as International Day of Yoga?

  1. 21st May
  2. 22nd May
  3. 21st June
  4. 22nd June


Answer: (c) 21st June

Solution: Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The International Day of Yoga is celebrated worldwide on 21st June each year since 2015.


2. The day when world water day is observed?

  1. 22nd March
  2. 20th March
  3. 15th March
  4. 12th March


Answer: (a) 22nd March

Solution: World Water Day is an observance day celebrated annually on 22 March. It highlights the importance of fresh water and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. In 1993, the first World Water Day was observed.


3. Which day is celebrated as World Meteorological Day?

  1. 19th March
  2. 23rd March
  3. 27th March
  4. 29th March


Answer: (b) 23rd March

Solution: World Meteorological Day is celebrated each year on 23rd March to commemorate the World Meteorological Organization creation on 23 March 1950. The first World Meteorological Day was held on 23 March 1961.


4. Which day is observed as World Down Syndrome Day?

  1. 5th March
  2. 15th March
  3. 21st March
  4. 24th March


Answer: (c) 21st March

Solution: World Down Syndrome Day is observed each year on 21st March since 2006. The 21st day of March was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome, which causes Down syndrome. World Down Syndrome Day is observed each year to create awareness about Down syndrome.


5. Which day is celebrated as World Environment Day?

  1. 2nd June
  2. 5th June
  3. 2nd July
  4. 5th July


Answer: (b) 5th June

Solution: World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5 June to create awareness for the protection of the environment. The first World Environment Day was celebrated in 1974.