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In which of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is there a disputed reference to April Fool's Day?

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Answer: "The Nun's Priest's Tale"
More information: In the "Nun Priest's Tale", there is a reference to "32 March", which of course doesn't exist and by inference would be 1 April. However, there is a debate as to whether it was actually written so, or if that phrase is a mistranslation.

Medium

What does the final day of Passover celebrate?

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Answer: The arrival of the Israelites to the Red Sea
More information: The last day of the Passover celebrates the arrival of the Israelites (who had successfully escaped slavery in Egypt) to the Red Sea. It's noteworthy to mention that upon getting to the Red Sea, Moses miraculously parted it for the Israelites to get across. During the last day of Passover, women and girls customarily light candles in commemoration of that great event.

Easy

What plant eases the pain from a sunburn?

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Answer: Aloe
More information: Use Aloe to treat the burn or a deep moisturizer, and keep your skin hydrated with water.

Easy

Are the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion the only churches which venerate St. Patrick?

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Answer: FALSE
More information: The Lutheran Church and the Esatern Orthodox Church also venerate St. Patrick.

Hard

Which Hall of Fame NFL player went by the nickname "Sweetness"?

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Answer: Walter Payton
More information: During his reign in the 70's and 80's, Walter "Sweetness" Payton (1954-1999), a running back, set a number of offensive records.

Medium

What was the name of Hermione Granger's pet cat?

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Answer: Crookshanks
More information: Hermione Granger's cat, Crookshanks, was half-Kneazle, which is a magical feline.

Hard

Which is the official website of the International Day of Happiness?

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Answer: happinessday.org
More information: The HappinessDay.org website is managed by the United Nations in conjunction with Jayme Illien, founder of the International Day of Happiness.

Hard

When St. Patrick safely escaped from his captors and reached home under the guidance of God, what did he do?

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Answer: He became a priest
More information: When Saint Patrick succesfully escaped from the Irish pirates and made his way back home to Britain, he went on to become a priest.

VeryHard

What is the scientific name of the plant used to make liquorice?

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Answer: Glycyrrhiza Glabra
More information: Glycyrrhiza glabra, the plant used to make liquorice, is native to Europe and Asia.



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