World Book and Copyright Day : April 23

World Book and Copyright Day, observed annually on April 23, is a celebration that promotes the enjoyment of books and reading. This is the date of the deaths of prominent authors: William ShakespeareMiguel de Cervantes, and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.

  1. Purpose: World Book and Copyright Day aims to recognize the scope of books as a link between the past and the future, a bridge across generations and cultures.
  2. World book day was proclaimed by UNESCO in General Conference in 1995.
  3. World Book Capital: Each year, UNESCO selects a city as the World Book Capital. The chosen city maintains the momentum of the day’s celebrations through its own initiatives. For 2024, Strasbourg holds this prestigious title.

Q: Which date do we celebrate World Book and Copyright Day?

  • A) April 15
  • B) April 23
  • C) May 1
  • D) June 8

Answer: B) April 23

Q: Which city holds the title of World Book Capital for 2024?

A) Paris
B) Tokyo
C) Strasbourg
D) New York

Answer: C) Strasbourg

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