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1. ______________ - International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression. It also marks 29th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests of China. In 1989, Chinese troops violently retook Tiananmen Square in Beijing from pro-democracy protesters. It killed over 200 citizens, being biggest Massacre in Modern Chinse History ?

4 June
14 June
24 June
10 June
None of These


2. Government observes anti-Emergency day on 25-26 June every year, to remind people how Emergency was clamped by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in _____________.

1940
1920
1975
1910
None of These


3. ________________ - World Milk Day. India is leading Milk Producer in world with 23.69% increase during 2014-2018 and Annual increase of 6.3%.India's Milk production was 165.5 Million Tonnes in FY 2016-17. Also On this day, India’s first superfast train, Deccan Queen express from Mumbai to Pune marked 88 years of service. It is also known as Global Day of Parents.

June 12
June 11
June 10
June 01
None of These


4. June 11 - Green ______________ Day, organised every year since 1999.

Meghalaya
Asssam
Tripura
Nagaland
Mizoram


5. ___________- World Day against Child Labour. 2018 theme is ‘Generation Safe & Healthy’. Campaign aims to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets of ending all forms of child labour by 2025 and achieving safe working environments for all workers by 2030.

June 2
June 1
June 12
June 10
None of These


6. _________________- International Albinism Awareness Day. 2018 theme is shining our light to the world.

June 13
June 3
June 1
June 10
None of These


7. ___________ - World Blood Donor Day. 2018 theme is Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life. The 2018 host is Greece.

June 1
June 14
June 4
June 10
None of These


8. ____________ - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. 2018 theme is Moving from Awareness to Action through a Human Rights based approach.

June 15
June 1
June 5
June 10
None of These


9. ______________ - International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR). It is also observed as International Integration Day.

June 16
June 1
June 6
June 10
None of These


10. _____________ - World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (WDCDD). 2018 Theme is Land has true value – invest in it. Global observance of WDCD 2018 was hosted by Ecuador.

June 10
June 7
June 1
June 17
None of These


11. June 17, 2018 - Father's Day 2018. It is observed on 3rd ___________ of June.

Wednesday
Tuesday
Monday
Sunday
None of These


12. ________________ - World Sustainable Gastronomy Day, proclaimed by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in December 2016.

June 1
June 18
June 8
June 10
None of These


13. _________________ - International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

June 20
June 29
June 10
June 9
June 19


14. _____________ - Telangana Statehood Day. It was formed in 2014, after Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

June 2
June 12
June 20
June 10
None of These


15. _______________ - World Refugee Day. 2018 theme is Now More Than Ever, We Need to Stand with Refugees.

June 10
June 2
June 12
June 20
None of These


16. _______________ - World Refugee Day. 2018 theme is Now More Than Ever, We Need to Stand with Refugees.

June 12
June 2
June 20
June 1
None of These


17. _____________ - World Music Day. 2018 theme is Live the music together.

June 2
June 21
June 1
June 20
None of These


18. June 21 is longest day of the year. It marks beginning of summer in Earth’s Northern Hemisphere, referred to as ‘summer solstice’. A solstice is an astronomical event when tilt of Earth’s axis with respect to the Sun is maximum. After summer solstice, days start getting shorter till winter solstice on ______________________, Northern Hemisphere’s shortest day.

December 1
December 21
December 2
December 10
None of These


19. June 21, 2018 - 4th UN International Yoga Day. 2018 theme is Yoga for Peace.

  1. Main Yoga Day 2018 events held in Dehradun (_________________________).
  2. Guinness world record was created by conducting largest yoga session on International Yoga Day at Kota (Rajasthan), where 1 lakh people together performed yogic exercises.
  3. 3 day National Yoga Olympiad  concluded at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in New Delhi. Prizes were distributed by Eric Falt (Director and UNESCO Representative to India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka), who was Chief Guest.
    1. Yoga is inscribed since 2016 on UNESCO’s Representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
    2. Winners -
      1. Upper Primary (Girls) – Gold won by the Sikkim team, Silver by Gujrat team and Bronze by Delhi
      2. Upper Primary (Boys) – Gold won by Gujrat team, Silver by Delhi team and Bronze by Tamil Nadu.
      3. Secondary (Girls) – Gold by Sikkim team, Silver by Manipur team and Bronze by Delhi team.
      4. Secondary (Boys) – Gold by Delhi, Silver by Haryana and Bronze by Karnataka.
  4. Shri Vishwas Mandalik, Nasik and The Yoga Institute, Mumbai are recipients of Prime Minister's Award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of Yoga for the year 2018, selected from among 186 nominations.
  5. HRD Ministry approves setting up an inter-university yoga centre at Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana in Bengaluru.
  6. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar announced to set up a ‘Yog Aayog’ in state.
  7. West Bengal University Visva-Bharati received INR 5 crores central grant for setting up a 'Yoga Gram' in university campus.
  8. PM Modi inaugurated a nature center in New York City, through video conferencing called YO1 Nature Cure Center.
Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
Haryana
Uttarakhand
None of These


20. _____________ - is observed as United Nations Public Service Day. It is also observed as International Olympics Day and UN International Widows' Day.

June 23
June 2
June 3
June 20
None of These


21. ________ - Day of the Seafarer. 2018 theme is Seafarers wellbeing.

June 25
June 2
June 5
June 20
None of These


22. ___________________ - International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. 2018 theme is Listen First – Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe.

June 6
June 26
June 2
June 20
None of These


23. _________________ - UN Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day (MSME) Day. It was declared by UN General Assembly in 2017.

  1. On this occasion, Udyam Sangam 2018 was held in New Delhi, where President Ram Nath Kovind launched Solar Charkha Mission. It will cover 50 clusters and every cluster will employ 400 to 2000 artisans. MSME Ministry will disburse subsidy of 550 crores to artisans.
  2. Also, under Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) budgetary allocation for FY 2018-19 has been increased by 75% to 1800 crores.
  3. A Portal of Ministry of MSME called Sampark was also launched by President.
June 20
June 7
June 2
June 27
None of These


24. _________________ - International Day of Tropics.

June 10
June 20
June 2
June 9
June 29


25. _____________ - National Statistics Day. It maks Birth anniversary of Regarded statisician Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, who founded Indian Statistical Institute. 2018 theme is Quality Assurance in Official Statistics.

  1. 2018 marks 125th Birth Anniversary of Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis and 12th Indian Statistics Day. On this occasion, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu released commemorative coin of Rs 125 and circulation coin of Rs 5 denomination, at Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata.
June 9
June 2
June 29
June 20
None of These


26. _____________________ - First UN World Bicycle Day. It aims to encourage a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation.

June 3
June 13
June 10
June 23
None of These


27. ___________________ - International Day of Parliamentarism. It is also oberved as International Asteroid Day.

June 13
June 30
June 23
June 20
None of These


28. _______________ - World Environment Day. 2018 Theme is Beat Plastic Pollution. On this Occasion -

  1. Ministry of Environment , Forest and Climate Change and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) signed MOU to set up a resource efficiency cell, aimin to focus on waste management and resource efficiency by enabling coordinated thinking among various ministries. It would focus on system based use of materials, products and processes in India. Effective collection , recycling and use of bio-degradable plastic can reduce emission of Green House Gases (GHG).
  2. A thematic knowledge conference on “Plastic Pollution and Management” was organized at “Vigyan Bhawan” in New Delhi.
  3. Environment Minister (IC) Mahesh Sharma Issued a Pledge Titled Taj Declaration to Beat Plastic Pollution, aiming to make 500-meter area around Taj Mahal litter free and phase out single use plastic.
  4. Uttarakhand Government announced to completely prohibit use of polythene or plastic from July 31, 2018.
  5. Tamil Nadu Govt also announced that state would ban use of plastic from 2019.
  6. Telangana government also directed all urban local bodies and civic municipal bodies to ban usage of single-use plastic in offices.
  7. This day is also observed as International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing.
June 15
June 2
June 5
June 20
None of These


29. ______________ - World Oceans Day. 2018 theme is Peventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. June 8 is also opserved as World Brain Tumor Day.

June 10
June 3
June 28
June 18
June 8




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