General Knowledge Quiz – 67

Q.1 In which state Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat?

Q.2 Which country bans export of key petroleum products to North Korea?

Q.3 Which country bags 4 more Medals at 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan?

Q.4 In which sports India Become World Number one rank recently?

Q.5 Who Took Oath as New Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India ?

Q.6 Who among the following is chief economic advisor of India?

Q.7 In which city 57th National Open Athletics Championships 2017 held?

Q.8 Which one of the following gulf countries has invited women to a sports stadium for the first time?

Q.9 Which one of the following has been honoured with prestigious Von Hippel Award for materials research?

Q.10 In which river or lake multi-agency exercise ‘Pralay Sahayam’ held?

List of Important National and International days and dates

Important Dates of January

January 9: NRI Day
January 10: World Laughter Day
January 12: National Youth Day
January 15: Army day
January 25: National Voters day
January 26: India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day
January 30: Martyrs’ Day; World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Dates of February

February 4: World Cancer Day
February 14: Valentine Day
February 24: Central Excise Day
February 28: National Science Day

Important Dates of March

March 8: International Women’s Day; Intl. literacy Day
March 15: World Disabled Day; World Consumer Rights Day
March 18: Ordnance Factories Day (India)
March 21: World Forestry Day
March 22: World Day for Water
March 23: World Meteorological Day
March 24: World TB Day

Important Dates of April

April 5: International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day
April 7: World Health Day
April 17: World Haemophilia Day
April 18: World Heritage Day
April 21: Secretaries’ Day
April 22: Earth Day
April 23: World Book and Copyright Day

Important Dates of May

May 1: Workers’ Day (International Labour Day)
May 3: Press Freedom Day; World Asthma Day
May 2nd Sunday: Mother’s Day
May 4: Coal Miners’ Day
May 8: World Red Cross Day
May 9: World Thalassaemia Day
May 11: National Technology Day
May 12: World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day
May 15: International Day of the Family
May 17: World Telecommunication Day
May 24: Commonwealth Day
May 31: Anti-tobacco Day

Important Dates of June

June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5: World Environment Day
June 3rd Sunday: Father’s Day
June 14: World Blood Donor Day
June 21: International day of yoga
June 26: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Important Dates of July

July 1: Doctor’s Day
July 6: World Zoonoses Day
July 11: World Population Day

Important Dates of August

August 1st Sunday: International Friendship Day
August 6: Hiroshima Day
August 8: World Senior Citizen’s Day
August 9: Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day
August 15: Indian Independence Day
August 18: IntI. Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 19: Photography Day
August 29: National Sports Day

Important Dates of September

September 2: Coconut Day
September 5: Teachers’ Day; Sanskrit Day
September 15: Engineers’ Day
September 16: World Ozone Day
September 21: Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)
September 22: Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)
September 26: Day of the Deaf
September 27: World Tourism Day

Important Dates of October

October 1: International Day for the Elderly
October 2: Gandhi Jayanthi
October 3: World Habitat Day
October 4: World Animal Welfare Day
October 8: Indian Air Force Day
October 9: World Post Office Day
October 10: National Post Day
October 2nd Thursday: World Sight Day
October 13: UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
October 14: World Standards Day
October 15: World White Cane Day (guiding the blind)
October 16: World Food Day
October 24: UN Day; World Development Information Day
October 30: World Thrift Day

Important Dates of November

November 5: World tsunami day
November 9: Legal Services Day
November 14: Children’s Day; Diabetes Day
November 17: National Epilepsy Day
November 20: Africa Industrialization Day
November 29: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Important Dates of December

December 1: World AIDS Day
December 3: World Day of the Handicapped
December 4: Indian Navy Day
December 7: Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
December 10: Human Rights Day; IntI. Children’s Day of Broadcasting
December 18: Minorities Rights Day (India)
December 22: National Mathematics Day
December 23: Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day) (India)
December 25: Christmas Day