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46. 

When did World Elephant Day 2020 celebrated?

A. 7 August
B. 9 August
C. 10 August
D. 12 August

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 12th August of every year is celebrated as the World Elephant Day to create awareness on the need to conserve and preserve the elephants and their habitats. The First World Elephant Day was celebrated on 12th August 2012.

47. 

When did World Lion Day to be observed virtually?

A. 5 August
B. 31 July
C. 10 August
D. 11 August

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

World Lion Day is observed across the world on August 10 every year. World Lion Day 2020 is being observed virtually this year due to the pandemic. The main purpose of this day is to raise awareness about lions and educate people about issues concerning their protection and conservation.

48. 

When were IC-IMPACTS 2020 Research Conference held virtually?

A. 4-6 August
B. 5-6 August
C. 6-7 August
D. 8-10 August

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

IC-IMPACTS (the India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability) 2020 Research Conference held Virtually on Aug 6-7, 2020 to discuss the ways to elevate the inter-country cooperation to the next Level by strengthening existing international connections, sharing best practices in multiple areas, and initiating new collaborations in government and institutions. The Conference was organised by IC-IMPACTS.

49. 

When were International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2020?

A. 5 August
B. 7 August
C. 9 August
D. 11 August

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The United Nations(UN's) International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is annually observed on 9th August by the Secretariat of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indegenous Issues with the UN and its member states to promote the rights of the indigenous population around the world. The International Day of the World's Indigenous People also known as World Tribal Day.

50. 

Which Anniversary of Quit India Movement it celebrated on 8 August 2020?

A. 77
B. 78
C. 79
D. 80

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

August 08, 2020 is the 78th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement. On this day in 1942, father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi gave the clarion call of 'Do or Die' to all Indians to drive away Britishers from the country.