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26. 

On whose birth anniversary the World Diabetes day is being celebrate annually?

A. Frederick Banting
B. John Macleod
C. Charles Herbert Best
D. William Banting

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. WDD is the world's largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries.

27. 

The World Diabetes Day is being observed on November 14. What was the theme of world diabetes day?

A. The Nurse and Midwives
B. The Nurse and Diabetes
C. End Diabetes 2025
D. Diabetes, Nurse and Midwives.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

World Diabetes Day is observed on 14th November every year. The campaign aims to raise awareness around the crucial role that nurses play in supporting people living with diabetes. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2020 is "The Nurse and Diabetes." Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke and lower limb amputation.

28. 

In 2020 'National Ayurveda Day' fell on November 13, on the Day of Dhanwantri Jayanti. 'National Ayuveda Day' is being observed from which year?

A. 2015
B. 2013
C. 2016
D. 2014

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

National Ayurveda Day is being observed every year from 2016, on the day of Dhanwantri Jayanti. This year the 5th Ayurveda Day falls on November 13, 2020. The Potential role of Ayurveda in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of this year's 'Ayurveda Day' observation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the two future-ready Ayurveda institutions in Gujarat and Rajasthan, the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA) at Jamnagar in Gujarat and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) at Jaipur in Rajasthan on November 13. These institutions are expected to play global leadership roles in the growth and development of Ayurveda in the 21st century.

29. 

Children's Day is being celebrated on which date?

A. 14 November
B. 11 November
C. 10 November
D. 13 November

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Children's Day is celebrated on 14 November every year as a tribute to India's First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Children's Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children. Nehru considered children as real strength of a nation and foundation of society. After the death of Jawaharlal Nehru, it was said to have been marked on his birth anniversary.

30. 

The Ayurveda Day is being observed nationally on which date?

A. November 13th
B. November 11th
C. November 10th
D. November 8th

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 5th Ayurveda Day was observed on November 13th, 2020 on the occasion of Dhanteras. The AYUSH Ministry has been observing Ayurveda Day every year since 2016 on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti.