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1. Apr 1 - Foundation Day of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). RBI was formed on 1 April ___________________. Apr 1 is also observed as Utkal Divas, Foundation Day of Odisha (Formed in 1936).

1935
1925
1945
1955
None of These


2. Earth Hour 2019 witnessed on ____________________, 2019, by turning off lights at 8:30 pm local time for an hour as a call for global action on climate change. The theme of Earth Hour 2019 is #Connect2Earth. Earth Hour is held annually by encouraging individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm.

March 15
March 20
March 30
March 25
None of These


3.________________ - World Autism Awareness Day. 2019 Thems is Assistive Technologies, Active Participation.
Apr 20
Apr 12
Apr 4
Apr 2
None of These


4. ____________________ - International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2019.

Apr 18
Apr 10
Apr 24
Apr 14
Apr 4


5. ___________________ - National Maritime day in India. 2019 theme is “Indian Ocean- An Ocean of Opportunity”. It was first celebrated in 1964.

April 25
April 15
April 5
April 10
None of These


6. _________________ - United Nations’ (UN) International day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP).

April 6
April 16
April 10
April 26
None of These


7. ________________ - World Health Day. 2019 Theme is Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere. It is being observed since 1950.

Apr 17
Apr 7
Apr 27
Apr 20
None of These


8. ___________________ - World Homeopathy Day. It marks birth aniversary of Dr Samuel Hahnemann who discovered Homeopathy in 1796. 2019 theme is Linking Education and Clinical Practice with Research: Advancing Scientific Collaborations.

Apr 10
Apr 20
Apr 30
Apr 25
None of These


9. ____________________ is observed as -

  1. National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD). 2019 theme is “Midwives for Mothers”.
  2. World Parkinson's Day, related to Parkinson's disease. It marks birth anniversary of James Parkinson, who published first detailed description on Shaking Palsy, in 1817.
Apr 11
Apr 1
Apr 10
Apr 21
None of These


10. ______________________ - International Day of Human Space Flight. It marks first human space flight by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in 1961. It was proclaimed by UN General Assembly in 2011. The day is also observed as ‘Cosmonautics Day’ in Russia and some other countries.

Apr 10
Apr 2
Apr 1
Apr 12
None of These


11. ___________________, 2019 marks 100th anniversary of Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre.

  1. On 13th April 1919, huge number of people gathered at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar to celebrate harvest festival of Baisakhi and to protest against Rowlatt Act. Troops of British Indian Army under command of Colonel Dyer opened fire at people, Killing over 1000 people.
  2. British Prime Minister Theresa May described Jallianwala Bagh massacre as a “shameful scar” on British Indian history and expressed deep regret over the event.
  3. Apr 13 is also observed as Rajouri Day, Which commemorates valour of soldiers who laid down their lives for liberation of Rajouri district. Pakistani raiders captured Rajouri (J & K) on 7 November 1947. Rajouri was recaptured on 12 April 1948 from rebels and Pakistan Army personnel were dispelled.
Apr 3
Apr 1
Apr 10
Apr 13
None of These


12. ______________- World Heritage Day. 2019 theme is Rural Landscapes.

  1. 2019 International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Scientific Symposium on Rural heritage will be held at Marrakesh, Morocco in October 2019.
  2. On 18 April 1982 on occasion of a symposium organised by ICOMOS in Tunisia, it was suggested to observe the “International Day for Monuments and Sites” simultaneously throughout world.
Apr 1
Apr 18
Apr 8
Apr 28
None of These


13. ______________________, 2019 is observed as Good Friday (also known as Holy Friday or Black Friday). It is observed every year in honor and remembrance of Jesus’s Crucifixion and Christians believe Jesus was crucified on Good Friday and rose again three days later which is marked as Easter. It is also observed as World Liver Day.

Apr 29
Apr 10
Apr 1
Apr 9
Apr 19


14. ______________________ - World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID). This day is also marked as Civil Services Day in India, which was not observed due to ongoing Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Apr 21
Apr 1
Apr 2
Apr 20
None of These


15. ________________________ - Global Earth Day. 2019 Theme is Protect Our Species. It was first celebrated in US in 1970s, and went global by 1990s.

  1. On this occasion, UAE’s flag carrier Etihad Airways became first airline in Gulf region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board, to raise awareness about pollution.
Apr 12
Apr 20
Apr 2
Apr 22
None of These


16. _______________ is observed as -

  1. Khongjom Day observed in Manipur. It remembers martyrs of Manipur who sacrificed their lives in last battle of independence known as ‘Khongjom War’ against Britishersm, in 1891.
  2. UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day. It is being observed since 1995. For 2019, Sharjah (UAE) is declared as World Book Capital. It will be preceded by Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2020.
  3. It is also observed as English Language Day.
Apr 3
Apr 2
Apr 23
Apr 20
None of These


17. ____________________ - World Malaria Day. 2019 theme is “Zero malaria starts with me”.

Apr 2
Apr 25
Apr 5
Apr 20
None of These


18. _______________________ - World Intellectual Property Day. 2019 theme is Reach for Gold: IP and Sports. On this occasion, various persons / entities were honored wityh Intellectual property Awards 2019 -

  1. Intellectual Property Rights cell (IPR cell) of Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) - For its contributions in best facilitation for registration of Geographical Indications and promotion of registered GI in country.
  2. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) in Trivandrum (Kerala) - Top Indian R&D Institution and Organisation for Patents & Commercialisation.
  3. Dr. Benny Antony - Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization. Dr. Anthony has over 80 international patents to his credit. He was also honoured Antony with ‘WIPO Medal for Inventors’.
Apr 6
Apr 26
Apr 2
Apr 20
None of These


19. Apr 27, 2019 is observed as World Veterinary day 2019. It is observed on Last _________________ of April.

Tuesday
Monday
Sunday
Saturday
None of These


20. ________________ - World Day for Safety and Health at Work, observed annually since 2003.

Apr 28
Apr 20
Apr 8
Apr 2
None of These


21. _____________________ - International Dance Day. It marks birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre (born in 1727), a French dancer, and creator of modern ballet, and great reformer of dance.

Apr 29
Apr 9
Apr 2
Apr 20
None of These


22. _________________ - International Jazz Day, designated in 2011 by UNESCO.

Apr 3
Apr 30
Apr 10
Apr 1
None of These


23. _______________________ is Birth Anniversary of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. He campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables (Dalits). He was independent India's first law and justice minister, architect of the Constitution of India. His Birth anniversary is observed as Social Justice Day, announced in 2018. Note that UN World Day of Social Justice is observed on Feb 20.

April 1st
April 4th
April 10th
April 14th
None of These


24. __________________ - Himachal Day. It is being observed since 1948.

  1. Province of Himachal Pradesh was organized on this day in 1948, as a result of integration of 28 princely states.
  2. Statehood of Himachal Pradesh happened on Jan 25, 1971.
April 25
April 10
April 1
April 5
April 15


25. ____________________________ - World Haemophilia Day, marks birthday of Frank Schnabel who established World Federation of Haemophilia in 1963. Haemophilia is a medical condition in which ability of blood to clot is severely reduced. As a result, even a minor injury can cause severe bleeding.

  1. It is mostly inherited and is attributed to the defect in X chromosome.
  2. If a girl is born with one defective X chromosome, her other X chromosome can compensate for it. As a result, she will be a carrier of haemophilia but she herself will not suffer from It. However, boys do not have second X chromosome to compensate for it. Hence he will suffer from haemophilia. That's why it is more common among men.
  3. Britain’s Queen Victoria is the world’s most widely known carrier of haemophilia.
  4. There were over 1.96 lakh persons living with haemophilia across world in 2017, with India having nearly 19,000.
April 7
April 1
April 17
April 27
None of These


26. ________________ is Observed as -

  1. International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace. 2019 is First ever observance of this day.
  2. World Day for Laboratory Animals.
  3. National Panchayati Raj Day in India. It began in 2010. It marks passing of Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993.
April 24
April 4
April 2
April 20
None of These


27. Earth Hour 2019 witnessed on ____________________, 2019, by turning off lights at 8:30 pm local time for an hour as a call for global action on climate change. The theme of Earth Hour 2019 is #Connect2Earth. Earth Hour is held annually by encouraging individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.

March 13
March 30
March 3
March 1
None of These


28. World Immunisation Week Observed Between ________________________, 2019 with theme ‘Protected Together: Vaccines Work’.

Apr 14 - 20
Apr 4 - 10
Apr 24 - 30
Apr 15 - 21
None of These




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