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31. 

When did the World suicide prevention day is observed?

A. 8 September
B. 9 September
C. 10 September
D. 11 September

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) observes World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on 10 September every year. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented. The theme for the 2020 World Suicide Prevention Day is 'Working Together to Prevent Suicide'.

32. 

When did the International Day to protect education from attack is being observed globally?

A. 7 September
B. 8 September
C. 9 September
D. 12 September

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

International Day to Protect Education from Attack is observed globally on 9th September. In proclaiming the International Day to Protect Education from Attack to be celebrated for the first time in 2020. The Day draws attention to the plight of more than 75 million 3-to-18-year-olds living in 35 crisis-affected countries and to their urgent need of educational support. It expresses concern over the effects of continued violence on these children and their ability to access education, whose consequences require special attention beyond the needs of learners whose establishments were temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

33. 

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.

34. 

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."

35. 

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.