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When did the UN English Language Day is observed?

[A]. April 22
[B]. April 23
[C]. April 24
[D]. April 25

Answer: Option B


The UN English Language Day is observed every year on 23rd of April to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity as well as to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the Organization. These are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. For the English language, 23 April was chosen because it is the date traditionally observed as both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare.

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