Sunday, 19 December 2021

Assam Police Important English GK part - 1

Assam Police Important English GK part - 1 

1) The first anniversary of the creation of which Union Territory/ies was observed on August 5 ?

(A) Dadra & Nagar Haveli
(B) Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh
(C) Chandigarh
(D) Goa

        Answer:-- B (Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh)

On August 5 2019, the special status of Article 370 and 35-A of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was abrogated and it was bifurcated into two Union Territories.

The first anniversary of the event was observed on the same day this year. During the past year, several initiatives carried out in the UTs include National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS), Extension of all allowances of Central Government employees, J&K Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Commission.

2) When is World Humanitarian Day observed across the world ?

(A) August 23
(B) August 15
(C) August 19
(D) August 11

     Answer:-- C (August 19)

Every year, August 19 is observed as the World Humanitarian Day by the United Nations (UN), to commemorate humanitarian workers killed and injured in the course of their work.

This year, the UN has initiated a global conversation / campaign -to thank #RealLifeHeroes to celebrate the humanitarians who have committed their lives to help others. The day marks the 2003 bomb attack killing 22 people, including the Iraqi chief humanitarian, Sergio Vieira de Mello.

3) When is International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief observed ?

(A) August 22
(B) August 25
(C) August 24
(D) August 23

     Answer:-- A (August 22)

The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 August as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.
It comes a day after the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism. The UN asks its members to ensure the upholding of human rights of persons belonging to religious minorities, including their right to exercise their religion or belief freely.

4) When is the ‘International Literacy Day’ celebrated across the world ?

(A) September 08
(B) September 11
(C) September 05
(D) September 10

    Answer:-- A (September 08)

The International Literacy Day was observed on September 8 every year, across the world. The first International Literacy Day was declared at the UNESCO General Conference in 1966.
The day aims to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals and communities around the world. The theme of this year’s International Day focusses on “Literacy teaching and learning in the Covid-19 crisis and beyond.”

5) What is the theme of ‘International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer’ (World Ozone Day) 2020 ?

(A) Ozone for Life
(B) Ozone and Covid-19
(C) Ozone defending Humans
(D) The Hole

      Answer:-- A (Ozone for Life)

World Ozone Day or ‘International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer’ is observed on September 16 all over the world.
Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer was adopted and signed by 28 countries, on 22 March 1985. The theme of this year is ‘Ozone for Life’. This year also marks the 35th year of the Vienna Convention and 35 years of global ozone layer protection.

6) When is the ‘International Day for Universal Access to Information’ celebrated across the world ?

(A) September 29
(B) September 26
(C) September 28
(D) September 20

     Answer:-- C (September 28)

In the year 2015, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared 28 September as International Day for Universal Access to Information.
The UN General Assembly also adopted 28 September later. This year, the International Day focuses on to the right to information in times of crisis. It also highlights the advantages of having constitutional guarantees for public access to information.

7) What is the theme of the ‘World Tourism Day 2020’, celebrated om September 27 ?

[A] Covid-19 and Tourism
[B] Tourism and Rural Development
[C] Tourism and Climate Change
[D] Tourism and Employment

   Answer:-- B (Tourism and Rural           Development)

World Tourism Day is celebrated annually across the world on September 27 from 1980, on the day when the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted.
The theme of the 2020 edition of World Tourism Day is “Tourism and Rural Development”. The official celebration is not hosted by a single Member State of the UN specialized agency this year, instead by nations from the Mercosur bloc (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, with Chile.

8) What is the theme of the 66th Wildlife Week celebrated during the first week of October ?

(A) WildLife- Lifeline
(B) RoaR: Roar and Revive
(C) Lion King
(D) Animal Kingdom

    Answer:-- B (RoaR: Roar and Revive)

The Wildlife Day celebration started in 1955 in India and it was later expanded to Wildlife week celebration in 1957. It aims to spread awareness on conservation and protection of wildlife.
This year the 66th Wildlife Week was celebrated with the theme RoaR (Roar and Revive) – Exploring Human-Animal Relationships. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javdekar presented the Prani Mitra awards to encourage the zoo officers and staff.

9) What is the theme of the ‘International Day of the Girl 2020’ ?

(A) Breaking Barriers
(B) Leaving No one Behind
(C) My voice, our equal future
(D) Honouring the Daughters

   Answer:-- C (My voice, our equal future)

The ‘International Day of the Girl’ is celebrated across the world on October 11 every year. It is also called as the International Day of the Girl Child.
Various organisations including WHO, UNICEF are engaged in the celebration. This year, the theme of the day is “My voice, our equal future”. The day highlights on gender-based violence, diseases like AIDS and also skill development of girls.

10) When is the International Day of Rural Women observed every year ?

(A) October 10
(B) October 15
(C) October 03
(D) October 19

       Answer:-- B (October 15)

Every year, the International Day of Rural Women is observed by the United Nations on 15th October. The first such day was observed in 2008 after the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution in this regard in 2007.
The day recognises the crucial role played by rural women in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.


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