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61. 

When did World Polio Day being observed?

A. 22 October
B. 24 October
C. 25 October
D. 27 October

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The World Polio Day is celebrated annually on October 24, to raise awareness for polio vaccination and eradication of polio. World Polio Day provides an opportunity to highlight global efforts toward a polio-free world and honour the tireless contributions of those on the frontlines in the fight to eradicate polio from every corner of the globe.

62. 

United Nations Day was being observed on which date?

A. 22 October
B. 23 October
C. 24 October
D. 25 October

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

24th October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. The United Nations was founded in 1945 to support collective action to realize peace, development and human rights for all. With the ratification of the UN Charter by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.

63. 

World Development Information Day was being observed on which date?

A. 22 October
B. 23 October
C. 24 October
D. 25 October

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The United Nations' World Development Information Day is held on October 24 every year. The day aims to draw the attention of world public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them for overall growth and development.

64. 

International Stuttering Awareness Day was being observed on which date?

A. 21 October
B. 22 October
C. 23 October
D. 24 October

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Stammering affects 5% of children, and can have serious impacts on their development, in particular if they avoid speaking due to feelings of embarrassment and frustration. And the 1% of adults with a stutter are not immune to those feelings either. But, with the right supports it is something that can be managed allowing everyone to reach their full potential. And that's the message the Irish Stammering Association are trying to get across with their week of events to mark International Stuttering Awareness Day tomorrow.

65. 

World Snow Leopard Day was being observed on which date?

A. 21 October
B. 22 October
C. 23 October
D. 24 October

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

World Snow Leopard Day is observed globally on 23rd October. The main purpose of this day is to show the importance of snow leopard conservation and raise awareness about this incredible animal. The day also emphasizes the importance of taking measures to stop poaching, as well as consolidating efforts in terms of an environmental organization in the countries of the snow leopard range.