Current Affairs - Important Days

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21. 

Who was the last Governor General of India?

A. Lord Mountbatten
B. Lord Clive
C. Warren Hastings
D. Rajagopalachari

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Rajaji Memorial Day was celebrated on December 25, 2019. He was an Indian politician, independence activist, lawyer, writer, historian and statesman. Rajagopalachari was the last Governor-General of India, as India soon became a Republic in 1950. Furthermore, he was the first Indian-born governor-general, since before him the posts were held by British nationals. He was died on December 25, 1972.

22. 

National Consumers Right Day is observed across India on which date?

A. December 22
B. December 23
C. December 24
D. December 25

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

National Consumers Right Day is observed across India on 24th December of every year.The date was chosen, because on this day the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was enacted on this day in 1986.The day provides an unique opportunity to highlight the importance of the consumer movement and the need to make every consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities.

23. 

The memorial Day of Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran is being celebrated on 24TH December all over the India. He belonged to which profession?

A. Director
B. Politician
C. Both A and B
D. Coach

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran (17 January 1917 - 24 December 1987), popularly known as M. G. R., was an Indian actor, filmmaker and politician who served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for ten years between 1977 and 1987.He is a cultural icon in the state and is regarded as one of the most influential actors of the Tamil film industry. He was popularly known as "Makkal Thilagam" (People's King) as he was popular with the masses. He was a philanthropist and a humanitarian icon.

24. 

National Farmers Day is celebrated on which date?

A. December 21
B. December 22
C. December 23
D. December 24

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India celebrates National Farmers Day on 23rd December to commemorate the birth anniversary of the 5th Prime Minister of India, Choudhary Charan Singh. He was a farmer's leader and he had introduced many policies to improve the lives of the Indian farmers. The day is being observed since 2001.

25. 

Winter Solstice this year falls on which date?

A. December 24
B. December 25
C. December 21
D. December 22

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Winter Solstice this year falls on December 22.The winter solstice happens every year when the Sun reaches its most southerly declination of -23.5 degrees. In other words, it is when the North Pole is tilted farthest away from the Sun, delivering the fewest hours of sunlight of the year. The Sun is directly overhead of the Tropic of Capricorn in the Southern Hemisphere during the December solstice and is closer to the horizon than at any other time in the year.