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Exercise :: Festivity - Latest Current Affairs

  • Festivity - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Raja Parba is a three-day festival during the mid-June marking the beginning of monsoon. It is celebrated in which state?

A. Tamil Nadu
B. Karnataka
C. Telangana
D. Odisha

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Raja Parba of Odisha is a three-day festival during the mid-June (preferably starts from 14th June and ends on 16th June) marking the beginning of monsoon. On this day people celebrate menstruation and womanhood, based on the belief that mother earth menstruates for three days which is considered as a sign of fertility.

2. 

National Tribal Dance Festival will be held in which of the following cities?

A. Indore
B. Raipur
C. Ranchi
D. Kohima

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A three-day National Tribal Dance Festival will be held in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The festival is to be held on 27-29 December 2019. The National Tribal Dance event will be organized at the Science College Ground from 10 am to 8:30 pm.

3. 

Which day World Teachers Day is celebrated?

A. 7th October
B. 3rd October
C. 4th October
D. 5th October

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

5 October - World Teachers Day 2019 is celebrated across the globe with a theme "Young Teachers: The future of the Profession". UNESCO said that youngsters should come forward to take this profession. It has been observed in recent times that incidents of violence against teachers have been increased across the globe.

4. 

Which country has celebrated the greatest and longest hindu festival "BadaDashain"?

A. Nepal
B. Bangladesh
C. Pakistan
D. Afghanistan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

On September 29, 2019 the greatest and longest hindu festival of Nepal named as Bada Dashain formally began. The first day of this Dashain marks the beginning of Navaratri festival too. Seeds of maize, wheat, barley, etc are sowed in a "Ghada" (earthen pot) and kept in houses or temples as part of the vedic tradition. The sprouts are taken on 10th day which is observed as vijayadashami.This festival is also simply called as Dashain.

5. 

What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Tribal Day (WTD)?

A. Indigenous People
B. Indigenous Regions
C. Indigenous Cultures
D. Indigenous Languages

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (or World Tribal Day) is observed on August 9 to front-up and protect the rights of the world's indigenous population. The 2019 theme is 'Indigenous Languages'. It was reported in the year 2016 that about 2680 indigenous languages were in danger and on the verge of getting extinct.