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11. 

Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri is observed on which date?

A. 9th January
B. 10th January
C. 11th January
D. 12th January

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

He was the second Prime Minister of Independent India. He popularized the slogan 'Jai Jawan Jai Kisan' He actively participated in the India's freedom struggle. Due to cardiac arrest he died on 11 January, 1966.

12. 

World Hindi Day is observed on which date?

A. 7th January
B. 8th January
C. 9th January
D. 10th January

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

World Hindi Day is observed on 10 January 2020. It is observed every year. The day ensures to promote the Hindi language around the world. World Hindi Day is different from National Hindi Day.

13. 

PravasiBharatiya Divas is celebrated on which date?

A. 7th January
B. 8th January
C. 9th January
D. 10th January

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

PravasiBharatiya Divas is a celebratory day observed on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Ahmedabad on 9 January 1915.

14. 

World Day of War Orphans was celebrated on which date?

A. 6th January
B. 7th January
C. 8th January
D. 9th January

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The World Day of War Orphans was celebrated on 6 January 2020. The day is observed every year. The day enables the global Communities to recognize the plight of a, particularly vulnerable group. The day aims to address the war orphans as it has become a growing worldwide humanitarian and social crisis.

15. 

The first 'Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman' is to be conferred on which date?

A. 5th January
B. 6th January
C. 7th January
D. 8th January

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

First Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman to be conferred to 30 media houses. Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar will confer the first 'Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman', in New Delhi on 07th of January, 2020.