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NCC 71st Raising Day

Current context: The National Cadet Corps (NCC), celebrated its 71st Raising Day on 24th Nov 19 across the country.
NCC 71st Raising Day 
  • NCC is the world's largest uniformed youth organization, also called the youth wing of Armed Forces.
  • Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and DG NCC Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra paid homage to the martyrs on the Raising Day who made the sacrifice in the service of the nation.
  • The NCC also contributes towards social causes and community development activities in the country.
  • It is a tri-service organization active since 1948 in grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens.
  • It comprises Army, Navy and Air Force and was created under Indian Defence Act, 1917.
  • The NCC was created to make up the shortage in army and is open to school and college students on a voluntary basis.

Question: 

Q.1 The National Cadet Corps (NCC) has recently celebrated its ______ Raising Day on 24th Nov 19? 
a. 70th
b. 71st
c. 72nd
d. 74th
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