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41. 

Which month is to be Observed as "Nutrition month"?

A. August
B. September
C. October
D. December

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 30th August 2020, during the monthly radio broadcast programme "Mann ki Baat", Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to celebrate the September 2020 as "Poshan Maah" or "Nutrition Month". The month will be celebrated across India to educate everyone on the importance of optimum nutrition.

42. 

When did International Day against Nuclear Tests observed?

A. 26 August
B. 27 August
C. 28 August
D. 29 August

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

United Nations(UN)'s International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed annually on 29th August to create awareness and to educate the people about the facts and effects of nuclear weapon test explosions and other nuclear explosions.

43. 

When did National Sports Day celebrated?

A. 22 August
B. 19 August
C. 30 August
D. 29 August

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Every year, India celebrates National Sports Day on August 29 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. He was born on August 29, 1905. About Dhyan Chand Dhyan Chand was known as "The Wizard" and had scored more than 1000 goals during his international career. He won three Olympic gold.

44. 

When were world water week organised?

A. August 21 - 25, 2020
B. August 25 - 29, 2020
C. August 24 - 28, 2020
D. August 23 - 27, 2020

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The World Water Week of the year 2020 is observed as the World Water Week at Home (WWWeek at Home) from 24th August 2020 to 28th August 2020.The World Water Week, organised by Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has been annually celebrated as the most influential, innovative and dynamic movement for transforming the global water issues.

45. 

When did the World Gujarati day Observed?

A. 23 August
B. 25 August
C. 19 August
D. 24 August

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

World Gujarati Day 2020 is celebrated on 24th August 2020 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the famous Gujarati poet and social reformer, Narmadashankar Dave popularly known as Veer Narmad. The world Gujarati day is dedicated to the Gujarati language and literature.