April fools day is the day that anything can happen. And it has not been few pranks that have happened on that day. History is as full of fools as there have been April firsts. Come and get tested by our entertaining trivia about this special day without getting fooled!
More information: In 2015, a BMW dealership in New Zealand advertised an "April Fools Day Special" which promised to swap a new car for old model to the first person who brought one in, along with the coupon. A woman named Tianna Marsh responded to the ad and walked away with a new, £25,000 BMW saloon car in place of her 15-year old Nissan!
Answer: Burger King
More information: Burger King released an ad for the fictitious "Left-Handed Whopper" on April Fool's Day of 1998, upon which reportedly thousands of customers went to their stores requesting the sandwich.
Answer: Lion Washing
More information: A well-known historical gag involving the Tower of London featured outsiders being invited within to witness the washing of lions.
More information: Flour bombing' is an established April Fool's Day practice in Portugal and some other countries.
More information: The hit 1990's sitcom Roseanne aired such an episode on 10 April 1990 which actually centered on the family scrambling to file their taxes on time.
Answer: Jokes and hoaxes
More information: April Fool's Day is full of jokes and hoaxes, sometimes even by those you won't expect, so on this day a person always needs to be on their guard!
More information: The fake report by an Israeli intelligence officer that an assassination had been attempted on a prominent Muslim leader was initially taken seriously by the Israeli parliament and media before learning it was a hoax. This act resulted in said officer being interned for 35 days.
More information: Gmail was launched on 1 April 2004. At that time, many people thought it was a hoax for a webmail service to offer a whole gigabyte of free storage.
Answer: Fool's Errand
More information: A fool's errand is a common April Fool's Day prank, such as sending a person to search for something that doesn't exist.
Answer: A Noodle
More information: Outside of being labeled a "noodle", victims of April Fool's pranks in England may also be called a "gob", "gobby" or "noddy".