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26. 

When did the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies was observed?

A. 4 September
B. 5 September
C. 7 September
D. 10 September

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is observed globally on September 7th, 2020. The day aims to raise public awareness at all levels individual, community, corporate and government that clean air is important for health, productivity, the economy and the environment.

27. 

When did the International Day of charity was celebrated?

A. 2 September
B. 5 September
C. 7 September
D. 11 September

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The International Day of Charity was established with the objective of sensitizing and mobilizing people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities. The date of 5 September was chosen in order to commemorate the anniversary of the passing away of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 "for work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitute a threat to peace."

28. 

On which date Teacher's Day is celebrated in India?

A. 1 September
B. 5 September
C. 5 October
D. 15 September

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

In India, Teachers' Day is celebrated annually on September 5 to mark the birthday of the country's former President, scholar, philosopher and Bharat Ratna awardee, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was born on this day in 1888.

29. 

National small industry day was observed on which date?

A. 30 August
B. 31 August
C. 1 September
D. 2 September

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

National Small Industry Day is observed annually on August 30 in our country. The day is observed to promote small industries across the country and recognizes the contribution made by small scale industries.

30. 

World coconut day 2020 isobserved on which date?

A. 31 August
B. 1 September
C. 2 September
D. 3 September

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

World Coconut Day is observed annually on September 2 to create awareness about the importance, usage of coconut and its benefits across the world. The day is celebrated in Asian and Pacific regions to a large extent as they contain the world's most coconut growing production centres.