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21. 

National Naturopathy Day is observed on which date?

A. 16 November
B. 17 November
C. 18 November
D. 19 November

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The National Naturopathy Day is observed in India on 18 November every year, to promote positive mental and physical health through a drugless system of Naturopathy.

22. 

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is observed on November 15. What is the theme for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2020?

A. First Responders
B. Save Victims
C. Show Humanity to Victims
D. They are Human Beings

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Every year, third Sunday in November is observed as the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. In 2020, the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is observed on November 15. The theme for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2020 is "First Responders" It recognizes "the selfless men and women who rescue, care for and support victims of road trauma." It is a day to remember the many millions killed and injured in road accidents. It is also a day to thank emergency services for their diligent service.

23. 

November 17 is celebrated as which day?

A. National Epilepsy Day
B. International Day for Tolerance
C. Children's Day
D. Armistice Day

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

National Epilepsy Day is observed on 17 November annually to raise awareness about the epilepsy disease. National Epilepsy Day in India is celebrated by the Epilepsy Foundation. On this day various seminars, debates, stage events, etc. are organized to educate people about the epilepsy disease and its treatment methods. On this day, various hospitals also provide free treatment and organize consultation camps for the patients. Epilepsy is a chronic brain disorder resulted in recurrent 'seizures' or 'fits'. Seizures occur due to the sudden, excessive electrical discharges in the neurons or brain cells. This type of condition can affect people at any age and each age group suffers from different problems.

24. 

International Students' Day is observed on which date?

A. 17 November
B. 16 November
C. 15 November
D. 14 November

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

International Students' Day is an international observance of the student community, held annually on 17 November. Originally commemorating the Czech universities which were stormed by Nazis in 1939 and the students who were subsequently killed and sent to concentration camps, it is now marked by a number of universities, sometimes on a day other than 17 November, as a non-political celebration of the multiculturalism of their international students.

25. 

The International day for Tolerance is celebrated on which date?

A. 14 November
B. 16 November
C. 15 November
D. 13 November

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The International Day for Tolerance is celebrated yearly to generate public awareness of the dangers of intolerance. It is observed on 16 November. On 16 November 1995, the member states of UNESCO which is a specialized agency of the United Nations aimed at promoting world peace and security adopted the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance.