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World Population Day is observed yearly on the 11th of July to help raise awareness on the effects of the world's population on the earth in general. The celebration was inspired by the day the world population is estimated to have reached Five Billion in 1987.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which day is set aside for the celebration?

    • A.

      11th July

    • B.

      11th June

    • C.

      11th August

    • D.

      11th May

    Correct Answer
    A. 11th July
    Explanation
    11th July is the correct answer because it is the specific day that is set aside for the celebration. The other options, 11th June, 11th August, and 11th May, are not mentioned or indicated as the designated day for the celebration.

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  • 2. 

    In which year was the event established?

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    B. 1989
    Explanation
    The event was established in 1989.

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  • 3. 

    Which council of the United Nations Development Programme established it?

    • A.

      Education Council

    • B.

      Finance Council

    • C.

      Governing Council

    • D.

      Legal Council

    Correct Answer
    C. Governing Council
    Explanation
    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is established and governed by the Governing Council. The Governing Council is responsible for setting the policies and priorities of the UNDP, as well as overseeing its operations and budget. As the highest decision-making body of the UNDP, the Governing Council plays a crucial role in guiding and shaping the organization's work in promoting sustainable development and reducing poverty worldwide.

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  • 4. 

    What was the theme of 2016?

    • A.

      Teenage Is The Age

    • B.

      The World Is Growing

    • C.

      Population Inspiration

    • D.

      Invest In Teenage Girls

    Correct Answer
    D. Invest In Teenage Girls
    Explanation
    The theme of 2016 was to "Invest In Teenage Girls". This suggests that the focus of the year was on recognizing the potential and importance of teenage girls and investing in their education, empowerment, and well-being. This theme may have aimed to address issues such as gender inequality, access to education, and the empowerment of young girls to become leaders and change-makers in their communities.

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  • 5. 

    In which year was the celebration theme 'Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies'?

    • A.

      2015

    • B.

      2014

    • C.

      2016

    • D.

      2013

    Correct Answer
    A. 2015
    Explanation
    The celebration theme 'Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies' was in the year 2015.

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  • 6. 

    According to Osotimehin's statement, what was the figure of forcibly displaced people by the end of 2014?

    • A.

      50 million

    • B.

      60 million

    • C.

      40 million

    • D.

      70 million

    Correct Answer
    B. 60 million
    Explanation
    According to Osotimehin's statement, the figure of forcibly displaced people by the end of 2014 was 60 million.

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  • 7. 

    What was the theme for the 2014 World Population Day celebration?

    • A.

      To Be Young And Wise

    • B.

      The World Is One

    • C.

      Investing in Young People

    • D.

      We Are The Future

    Correct Answer
    C. Investing in Young People
    Explanation
    The theme for the 2014 World Population Day celebration was "Investing in Young People". This theme highlights the importance of focusing on the needs and rights of young people, such as education, healthcare, employment opportunities, and participation in decision-making processes. By investing in young people, societies can ensure their well-being and empower them to contribute positively to the development and progress of their communities and the world.

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  • 8. 

    As at July 2016, which country had the highest population in the world?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    D. China
    Explanation
    China had the highest population in the world as of July 2016. This can be attributed to various factors such as its large land area, high birth rate, and relatively low death rate. China's population has been steadily increasing over the years, and it surpassed other countries like India, the United States, and Russia in terms of population size.

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  • 9. 

    In which year was the celebration theme 'Reproductive Health and AIDS'?

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      1995

    • C.

      1994

    • D.

      1997

    Correct Answer
    A. 1996
    Explanation
    The celebration theme 'Reproductive Health and AIDS' was in the year 1996.

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  • 10. 

    What was the 2001 World Population Day celebration theme?

    • A.

      Population, Environment and Development

    • B.

      People Of The World

    • C.

      Population Is Us

    • D.

      Let The World Come Together

    Correct Answer
    A. Population, Environment and Development
    Explanation
    The 2001 World Population Day celebration theme was "Population, Environment and Development." This theme highlights the interconnectedness between population growth, environmental sustainability, and socioeconomic development. It emphasizes the need to find a balance between population growth and the availability of resources, while also promoting sustainable development practices that protect the environment for future generations.

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