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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

VALENTINE"S DAY QUIZ by Marianne Stephens



 

                        Valentine's Day Quiz - Can You Answer These?


In honor of Valentine's Day...a day of love and romance...here's a quiz for you! See how many you can answer! Answers are at bottom! HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!


1. Who sent the oldest known Valentine around 1415
Nicholas, Czar of Russia
Charles, Duke of Orleans
Napoleon, Emperor of France

2. St. Valentine is indeed the patron saint of love, but he has many other duties. He is also the patron saint of:
Actors
Bee keepers
Orphans
Vinegar makers

3. Who sold the first mass-produced valentines in the US?
Esther Howland
Julia Chauncy
Mary Joy


4. Before it became fashionable to give chocolates and flowers, what was the traditional gift given by a man to a woman on St. Valentine's Day?
A pair of gloves
A piece of jewelry
A hair ribbon

5. How many Valentines Day cards are sold each year?
50 million
500 million
1 billion

6. Which shape have Necco Sweetheart Conversation Hearts never been made in?
Horseshoe
Baseball
Star
Postcard
 
7. Who is Cupid?
In Roman mythology, he is the son of Venus
In Greek mythology, he is the child of love
In Norse mythology, he is a winged child of Zeus
In Roman mythology, he is the king of other gods and goddesses

8. Where is Valentines Day not celebrated?
France
United Kingdom
Sweden
United States
 
9. When were the first commercial Valentines Day cards sold?
1545
1710
1840
1920
 
10. Who created the first box of Valentines Day candy?
Richard Cadbury, 1868
George Hershey, 1910
Martha and Melvin Mars, 1945
Phil Snickers, 1880

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Quiz answers:
1. Charles
2. Bee keeper
3. Esther Howland
4. Gloves
5. 1 billion
6. Star
7. Roman Mythology, son of Venus
8. Sweden
9. 1840
10. Richard Cadbury

Photos: Flickr: mamjodh and Aunt Owwee's  photostreams.


6 comments:

Anonymous said...

I got 5/10 right. This was such fun, Marianne.

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!

MRS N

jean hart stewart said...

LOVED this....Some real surprises in there.

Janice Seagraves said...

Interesting quiz. I got one right.

Happy Valentines Day, Marianne.

Janice~

Vicki Batman, sassy writer of sexy and funny fiction, blogger at Handbags, Books...Whatever said...

A fun quiz! I got a few correctly. Happy V-Day!vb

Melissa Keir said...

What fun! I didn't know as much as I thought! :)

Happy Valentine's Day!

Paris said...

Great quiz! I only got 3 out of 10 but it was fun:)

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