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51. 

Bangladesh observed 'National Mourning Day' on which date?

A. 11 August
B. 14 August
C. 15 August
D. 16 August

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Bangladesh is observing the National Mourning Day marking the 45th anniversary of the brutal assasination of its founder President Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 15th August.

52. 

When did World Organ Donation Day 2020 celebrated?

A. 11 August
B. 12 August
C. 13 August
D. 9 August

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

World Organ Donation Day is observed annually on August 13 to motivate people to donate organs after death and to spread awareness about the importance of organ donation. The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of India launched the 6th World and 1st ever Indian Organ Donation Day and Organ Donation Congress in 2010 in New Delhi.

53. 

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.

54. 

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.

55. 

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.