Valentine's Day Quiz

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Valentine's Day Quiz

  1. 1. Question 1 Who was Saint Valentine? 1. A Roman priest 2. A 13th century pope 3. A mythical figure
  2. 2. Question 2 How did Valentine’s Day start? 1. It originated from a Roman festival. 2. The church decided we should celebrate it. 3. It was invented by an American greeting card company.
  3. 3. Question 3 1. Eros 2. Venus 3. Cupid
  4. 4. Question 4 When did Valentine's cards become popular in the UK? 1. In the 17th century 2. In the 19th century 3. In the 20th century
  5. 5. Question 5 How much do people in the UK spend on flowers every Valentine's Day? 1. £120m 2. £22m 3. £2.5m
  6. 6. Question 6 Every Valentine's Day, which Italian city is sent lots of letters addressed to Juliet? 1. Florence 2. Verona 3. Rome
  7. 7. Question 7 1. Grandparents 2. Teachers 3. Children
  8. 8. Answers
  9. 9. Question 1 1. A Roman priest Valentine's Day is named after St Valentine. The most popular belief about him is that he was a priest from Rome in the third century AD.
  10. 10. Question 2 1. It orginated from a Roman festival. Valentine's Day is thought to have originated from a Roman festival called Lupercalia. As part of the celebrations, boys drew names of girls from a box. They'd be boyfriend and girlfriend during the festival and sometimes they'd get married.
  11. 11. Question 3 3. Cupid The cherub Cupid is a symbol of Valentine's Day. His bow and arrow symbolises sending love.
  12. 12. Question 4 1. In the 17 century. Valentine's cards became popular in the 17th Century.
  13. 13. Question 5 2. £22m 22 million pounds is spent on flowers in the UK every Valentine's Day.
  14. 14. Question 6 2. Verona The city of Verona gets sent lots of cards addressed to Juliet after the fictional character in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
  15. 15. Question 7 2. Teachers Teachers are sent the most Valentine's Day cards.

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