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16. 

When did International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed?

A. 14 September
B. 15 September
C. 16 September
D. 18 September

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The United Nations observes 16th September every year as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. The ozone layer is a fragile shield of gas which protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun and thus help in preserving life on the planet.

17. 

When did International Day of Democracy observed?

A. 11 September
B. 13 September
C. 14 September
D. 15 September

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

International Day of Democracy is observed globally on 15th September every year. The International Day of Democracy provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. Democracy is as much a process as a goal, and only with the full participation of and support by the international community, national governing bodies, civil society and individuals, can the ideal of democracy be made into a reality to be enjoyed by everyone, everywhere.

18. 

When did National Engineers Day observed?

A. 11 September
B. 13 September
C. 15 September
D. 17 September

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Engineer's Day 2020: The country celebrates Engineer's Day on September 15 to appreciate the contributions of eminent engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya who was born on September 15, 1861 in a village called Muddenahalli in Karnataka.

19. 

When did National Hindus Divas celebrated?

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

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day is observed every year on 14 September to mark the popularity of Hindi as an official language of India. The language was adopted under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution. The first Hindi day was celebrated on 14th September 1953.

20. 

When did the National Forest Martyrs Day observed?

A. 10 September
B. 11 September
C. 13 September
D. 15 September

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The National Forest Martyrs Day is observed to commemorate the Khejarli massacre, which took place on September 11 in 1730. During the massacre, Rajasthan's Maharaja Abhay Singh started cutting the Khejarli trees, which were considered as a sacred tree in the Bishnoi community in Khejarli village in Rajasthan.