Important Days And Events MCQ’s for NTA UGC NET JRF Paper 1

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1.When is the ‘National Energy Conservation Day’ observed in India?

[A] December 14
[B] December 15
[C] December 16
[D] December 17

  Answer 1 
Explanation: The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), a statutory body under the Union Ministry of Power celebrates December 14 as the National Energy Conservation Day. The Day is being celebrated every year since 1991, to exhibit India’s steps taken towards energy conservation. BEE spreads awareness amongst the people about energy efficiency and the need to shift to sustainable energy sources. ©navclasses

2.When is World Arabic Language Day observed every year by UNESCO?

[A] December 15
[B] December 16
[C] December 18
[D] December 20

  Answer 3 
Explanation: December 18th of every year is observed as the World Arabic Language Day by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Arabic is a language spoken by more than 290 million people around the world and by observing this day, UNESCO aims to honour the language. It was on this date in 1973, the UN General Assembly adopted Arabic as an official language. ©navclasses

3.The birth anniversary of which Indian leader is observed as Good Governance Day?

[A] Indira Gandhi
[B] Rajiv Gandhi
[C] Atal Bihari Vajpayee
[D] V P Singh

  Answer 3 
Explanation: The birth anniversary of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is observed as Good Governance Day. Good Governance Day was established in the year. This year, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari unveiled a life-size bronze statue of the former Prime Minister in Assam. ©navclasses

4.World Hindi Day commemorates the anniversary of first World Hindi Conference held in which state?

[A] Varanasi
[B] Nagpur
[C] Pune
[D] Delhi

  Answer 2 
Explanation: World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10. Also known as the Vishwa Hindi Divas, it commemorates the anniversary of the first World Hindi Conference held in Nagpur on the same day in 1975. World Hindi Day was first celebrated in the year 2006. Hindi is not most-spoken language of the country, and also the third most-spoken language in the world. ©navclasses

5.Which is to be the country in focus at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa?

[A] France
[B] Russia
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Sri Lanka

  Answer 3 
Explanation: Bangladesh is to be the focus country at the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI), scheduled from January 16 to 24, this year. Four films from Bangladesh have been included in the focus section, to recognise the cinematic contribution of the country. On account of the Covid pandemic, the event is being organised in a hybrid format. ©navclasses

6.When is International Holocaust Remembrance Day observed?

[A] January 10
[B] January 20
[C] January 25
[D] January 27

  Answer 4 
Explanation: Every year, the 27th of January is observed as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a Memorial Day that commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, the genocide of European Jews by Nazi Germany, which took place between 1941 to 1945. This date has been so chosen, because Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Red Army on this date in 1945. ©navclasses

7.When is the ‘World Radio Day’ celebrated across the world?

[A] February 9
[B] February 11
[C] February 13
[D] February 15

  Answer 3 
Explanation: ‘World Radio Day’ is celebrated on ‘February 13’ every year, across the world. It was first proclaimed by the member states of UNESCO in 2011. The UN General Assembly adopted the proposal in 2012. The 2021 edition of WRD is based on three main sub-themes namely Evolution, Innovation and Connection. UNESCO released a video named ‘New World; New Radio”. ©navclasses

8.Which Indian state celebrates the Bir Chilarai Divas every year?

[A] Assam
[B] Odisha
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Andhra Pradesh

  Answer 1 
Explanation: The state of Assam celebrates the Bir Chilarai Divas every year, to commemorate the birth anniversary of the brave General of Assam, Chilarai. Chilarai was a great general of the Koch Royal Dynasty of Assam. He played a significant role in expanding the great empire of his elder brother Maharaja Nara Narayan. The government of Assam confers Bir Chilarai Award, the highest honor for bravery to individuals. ©navclasses

9.National Science Day is being observed in India, to commemorate the discovery of which scientist?

[A] Jagdish Chandra Bose
[B] C V Raman
[C] Srinivasa Ramanujan
[D] Homi J Bhabha

  Answer 2 
Explanation: National Science Day is being observed in India every year on 28th of February to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’. On the same day, CV Raman announced the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930. The theme for National Science Day 2021 is ‘Future of Science and Technology and Innovation: Impact on Education Skills and Work. ©navclasses

10.What is the theme of the International Women’s Day 2021?

[A] Educate Organise and Agitate
[B] Gender Equality: March against Patriarchy
[C] Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.
[D] Impact of Covid-19 on women

  Answer 3 
Explanation: International Women’s Day is observed every year on March 8 across the world, to highlight the achievements and problems faced by women. The theme for this year is ” Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” As per the United Nations Women, women remain under-represented in leadership roles and decision making across the world. ©navclasses

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