UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-8

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    Consider the following statements regarding the World Student Day.
    1. UNO announced APJ Abdul Kalam's birth date (15th October) to be celebrated as World Student Day.
    2. World Student Day is a celebration of multiculturalism, diversity and cooperation among students across the globe.
    3. World Student Day has become an occasion for universities over the world to boast their masses of international students and the good they do for the local community.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen, Abdul Kalam was born on 15th October, 1931 in Rameshwaram, Madras Presidency, British India, usually referred to as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. He is a wonderful leader, a mentor, a scientist, a teacher and great philosopher. He was the 11th President of India. During his term as President, he was popularly known as the People's President. 15th October Dr Abdul Kalam's birthday, is announced as World Student Day by UNO. In India, he is highly respected as a scientist and as an engineer. APJ Abdul Kalam's 79th birthday was recognised as World Student Day in 2010.

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