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Exercise : Festivity - Latest Current Affairs
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6.
Where is the Hornbill Festival celebrated?
Assam
Arunachal Pradesh
Manipur
Nagaland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Hornbill Festival is celebrated in the Northeastern Indian state of Nagaland. The 24th Hornbill Festival 2023, also known as the 'Festival of Festivals,' is scheduled to begin in Nagaland on December 1 and conclude on December 10.

7.
In which state of India is Kati Bihu celebrated?
Assam
West Bengal
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kati Bihu is a significant festival celebrated by the Assamese people in the northeastern state of Assam. It falls on the first day of the ‘Kati’ month, which typically occurs in the middle of October. Kati Bihu 2023 is celebrated on 18th October and it marks the beginning of the rice crop’s growth and the start of the new harvest season.

8.
Where is the Hornbill Festival celebrated?
Nagaland
Assam
Arunachal Pradesh
Manipur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Hornbill Festival, the most prestigious event in Nagaland, takes place annually at the Heritage Village Kisama, Nagaland, from December 1 to 10. This festival celebrates authentic Naga culture and traditions, drawing visitors from around the world. In 2024, the Hornbill Festival will reach its 25th year, promising an even more exciting and enriching experience.

9.
On which date has the West Bengal Assembly officially designated Poila Baisakh, the Bengali New Year's Day, as the state's foundation day?
April 1
March 31
April 15
May 1
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The West Bengal Assembly has officially designated April 15 as the state's foundation day, commemorating Poila Baisakh, the Bengali New Year's Day.

10.
Who inaugurated the 'Unmesha' International Literature Festival and the 'Utkarsh' Festival of Folk and Tribal Performing Arts in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh?
Prime Minister of India
President of India
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
Minister of Culture and Arts
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu, inaugurated the 'Unmesha' International Literature Festival and the 'Utkarsh' Festival of Folk and Tribal Performing Arts in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The 'Unmesha' festival celebrates international literature, while the 'Utkarsh' festival celebrates folk and tribal performing arts. The 'Unmesha' festival is organized by Sahitya Akademi, and the 'Utkarsh' festival is organized by Sangeet Natak Akademi.