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Important Days Quiz

Every day on this earth is important. Something or the other has happened on every date. Here is a quiz on some important days of the year.

#1. The summer solstice occurs when one of Earth's poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun. It usually occurs on 21 June, which also often becomes the longest day of the year. This day was suggested by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his UN address in 2014, for the celebration of _________________.

#2. What is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year?

#3. Kargil Vijay Diwas is commemorated to observe India's victory over Pakistan in the Kargil War by ousting Pakistani Forces from their occupied positions on the mountain tops of Northern Kargil District in Ladakh in 1999. Which day is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas?

#4. On this day the first atom bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It is now observed annually as Hiroshima Day. Which day?

#5. During the drafting of the Constitution, on 14 September 1949, a compromise was reached on the languages that were to have official status in the Republic of India. This day is celebrated as _____________.

#6. On 20 October, 1962, China attacked India and the ensuing war went on till 21 November. 20 October, the day of the attack, is now observed as _____________.

#7. Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as National Mathematics Day in India?

#8. Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as Rastriya Ekta Diwas?

#9. This day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915. What is the day called?

#10. On this day, Indian physicist Sir C V Raman discovered the Raman effect. It is celebrated as National Science Day in India.


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