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When was the International Tea Day 2020 observed ?
1. 15 May
2. 15 June
3. 21 May
4. 21 June

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 21 May

The correct answer is 21 May.

  • International Tea Day  is celebrated on 21 May every year.
  • In 2019, the United Nations General Assembly decided to designate 21 May as International Tea Day.
  • First-ever International Tea Day was on 21 May 2020 and in the current year 2021, it is the second observance of this day.
  • Tea is a beverage made from the Camellia sinesis plant.
  • Tea is the world’s most consumed drink, after water.
  • It is believed that tea originated in northeast India, north Myanmar and southwest China, but the exact place where the plant first grew is not known.
  • There is evidence that tea was consumed in China 5,000 years ago.
  • The top tea-producing countries are currently China, India, Taiwan and Kenya, according to tea historian and sommelier Domenico Gradia of the UK Tea Academy.

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