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1. 

What is the theme of 2018 International Universal Health Coverage Day?

A. Unite for Universal Health Coverage: Now is the Time for Collective Action
B. Health for All - Rise for our Right
C. Leave no-one behind
D. Achieve universal health coverage

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day) was observed throughout the world. It aims to mobilize diverse stakeholders to call for stronger, more equitable health systems to achieve universal health coverage, leaving no one behind. The theme for the 2018 UHC Day is: "Unite for Universal Health Coverage: Now is the Time for Collective Action". Universal health coverage (UHC) ensures all people, everywhere, can access the quality health services they need without suffering financial hardship. The United Nations proclaimed 12 December as International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day) by resolution 72/138 in 2017.

2. 

On which date, International Day of Neutrality observed?

A. December 11
B. December 12
C. December 13
D. December 14

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

December 12 is seen as International Day of Neutrality after its adoption by United Nations General Assembly in the 69th plenary meeting. It is celebrated by United Nations to ensure neutrality among nations and abstention of a state from all participation in a war. It is aimed at promoting the use of preventive diplomacy, and enhancing public awareness of the value of neutrality in international relations.

3. 

14th December is observed as a ___________.

A. National energy conservation day
B. National Girl Child Day
C. National Productivity Day
D. National Technology Day

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

National energy conservation day is celebrated every year by the people all over India on 14th of December. The Energy Conservation Act in India was executed by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in the year 2001. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency is a constitutional body which comes under Government of India and helps in the development of policies and strategies in order to reduce the energy use.

4. 

What is the theme of the 2018 International Human Rights Day?

A. Our Rights, Our Freedoms
B. Stand up for someone's rights today
C. Let's stand up for equality, justice and human dignity
D. Stand up for the human rights

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The International Human Rights Day (IHRD) is observed every year on December 10 to commemorate the day when the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris in 1948. The 2018 theme is 'Stand up for the human rights'. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the document which declared inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being -- regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.

5. 

International Mountain Day is observed on 11 December, The theme for 2018 IMD is;

A. Managing Fragile Ecosystems: Sustainable Mountain Development
B. Managing Mountain Biodiversity for Better Lives
C. Mountain minorities and indigenous peoples
D. Mountains Matter

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

International Mountain Day is held every year on 11 December, which was established by the UN General Assembly in 2003 to encourage sustainable development in mountains. The theme for 2018 IMD is "Mountains Matter".