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41. 

NATIONAL CAPPUCCINO DAY is being observed annually on which date?

A. 7 November
B. 8 November
C. 9 November
D. 10 November

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

National Cappuccino Day on November 8th whips up a frothy, hot cup of cappuccino. It's a perfect drink on a frosty morning, meeting with friends or just to enjoy a creamy cuppa. Traditionally prepared with espresso, hot milk, and steamed milk foam, a cappuccino is an Italian coffee drink. The word cappuccino comes from the Capuchin friars and is the diminutive form of cappuccio in Italian, meaning hood or something that covers the head. This popular coffee beverage got its name not from the hood on their habits but from the color of the hooded robes that the friars wore.

42. 

The National Cancer Awareness Day 2020 is being observed annually on which date?

A. 6 November
B. 7 November
C. 8 November
D. 9 November

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The National Cancer Awareness Day is observed annually in India on November 7, to spread awareness on cancer, its symptoms and treatment. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the second leading cause of death globally. In 2018, approximately 18 million cases were there globally, of which, 1.5 million were in India alone. In 2018, there were around 0.8 million cancer deaths in India against 9.5 million globally.

43. 

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is being observed annually on which date?

A. 4 November
B. 5 November
C. 6 November
D. 7 November

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is an international day observed annually on November 6. On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.

44. 

World Tsunami Awareness Day is being observed annually on which date?

A. 2 November
B. 3 November
C. 4 November
D. 5 November

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

World Tsunami Awareness Day was observed across the world on 5 November. The day is celebrated to spread awareness among people across the world in matters related to the dangers of tsunami. In 2020, World Tsunami Awareness Day encourages the development of national and community-level, local disaster risk reduction strategies to save more lives against disasters. This year's observance promotes "Sendai Seven Campaign," target.

45. 

World Vegan Day is being observed annually on which date?

A. 29 October
B. 31 October
C. 1 November
D. 2 November

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

World Vegan Day is celebrated by vegans all around the world on November 1 every year. The day marks the founding day of The Vegan Society in the United Kingdom. World Vegan Day is celebrated to encourage people to follow a vegan lifestyle, which may benefit human health as it is for animal welfare and of course, the natural environment.