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46. 

International Volunteer Day is observed on which date?

A. 1st December
B. 8th December
C. 5th December
D. 16th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

International Volunteer Day is observed on 5 December every year. The day provides a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values.

47. 

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is celebrated on?

A. 1st December
B. 15th December
C. 5th December
D. 8th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development celebrated on 5th December, more commonly referred to as International Volunteer Day (IVD), is an international observance mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local, national and international levels.

48. 

Birth anniversary of Dr. Rajendra Prasad is observed on which date?

A. 1st December
B. 2nd December
C. 3rd December
D. 4th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

President Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to Dr. Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary, 3 December, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also paid tributes to the first President of India on his Jayanti. Dr. Rajendra Prasad: Dr. Rajendra Prasad was born on 3 December 1884 in Bengal Presidency, British India.

49. 

World Soil Day is celebrated on which date?

A. 3rd December
B. 4th December
C. 5th December
D. 6th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources. An international day to celebrate Soil was recommended by the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) in 2002.

50. 

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on which date?

A. 1st December
B. 2nd December
C. 3rd December
D. 4th December

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed on December 3 is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been observed with varying degrees of success around the planet.