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6. 

Makar Sankranti is celebrated on which date?

A. 12th January
B. 13th January
C. 14th January
D. 15th January

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Makar Sankranti is celebrated on 14 January every year. Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival. It is observed in the second week of January every year.

7. 

Indian Army Day is celebrated on which date?

A. 12th January
B. 13th January
C. 14th January
D. 15th January

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Every year 15 January is observed as Indian Army Day because on this day in 1949 field Marshal Kodandera M Cariappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief.

8. 

Armed Forces Veterans Day is observed on which date?

A. 12th January
B. 13th January
C. 14th January
D. 15th January

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Every year, Armed Forces Veterans Day is celebrated on January 14. The day is being celebrated since 2017. The day was initially called Armistice Day.The Day began its journey as Armistice Day in order to reflect upon heroism of those who died in country's service. Armistice Day is celebrated on November 11 all over the world.

9. 

Lohri day is celebrated on which date?

A. 11th January
B. 12th January
C. 13th January
D. 14th January

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Lohri day is celebrated on 13 January every year in India. Lohri is termed as the festival of farmers in Northern India. It is observed a night before Makar Sankranti.

10. 

National Youth Day is celebrated on which date?

A. 11th January
B. 12th January
C. 13th January
D. 14th January

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda also called Swami Vivekananda Jayanti is celebrated every year on 12 January. He was born on 12 January, 1863. The government had decided to observe it as National Youth Day because the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth. He had given speech at the Parliament of the World's religions in Chicago and glorified India's name.