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31. 

Bangladesh celebrates its 'Victory Day' on which date?

A. 14th December
B. 15th December
C. 16th December
D. 17th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Victory day is a national holiday in Bangladesh celebrated on December 16 to commemorate the victory of the allied forces over the Pakistani forces in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. The Commanding officer of the Pakistani Forces General AAK Niazi surrendered with his forces to the Allied forces of India and Bangladesh, which marked the end of the 9 month-longBangladesh Liberation War and 1971 Bangladesh genocide and official secession of East Pakistan into Bangladesh.

32. 

World Energy Conservation Day is observed on which of the following dates?

A. 11th December
B. 12th December
C. 14th December
D. 10th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

World Energy Conservation Day is observed on 14 December. The day aims to highlight the importance of energy consumption. This Day creates a sense of urgency on the issues involved.

33. 

International Universal Health Coverage Day is observed on which of the following days?

A. 8th December
B. 15th December
C. 5th December
D. 12th December

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Universal Health Coverage Day is celebrated annually on December 12 and is promoted by the World Health Organization. December 12 is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for all nations to provide for their citizens affordable, quality health care.

34. 

International Mountain Day is observed on which of the following days?

A. 16th December
B. 4th December
C. 11th December
D. 8th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

International Mountain Day predominantly refers to the day, the United Nations marks on December 11 every year since 2003. The same day is celebrated in US and Japan as well as National Mountain Day. The US began to mark mountain day even before the UN since 1877. However, in Japan it is being celebrated since 2014 and is a national holiday.

35. 

International Day of Neutrality is observed on which date?

A. 13th December
B. 8th December
C. 6th December
D. 12th December

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

On the UN calendar is filled with a variety if special days on which an international relevant topic is remembered or celebrated. Some of these have been around for a long time, like the Human Rights Day, be some days have been put on the calendar more recently and are maybe less well-known.One of these recent and possibly less known days is the International Day of Neutrality, which was commemorated yesterday, 12 December. The International Day of Neutrality was recognized by the General Assembly on 2 February 2017 with Resolution 71/275. The resolution was introduced by Turkmenistan to promote neutrality.