April Fools Day Trivia and Answers

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!

VeryHard

In 2015, which company held an unbelievable "April Fool's Day Special" many believed was a prank but wasn't?

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Answer: BMW
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!

Hard

In Scotland, 2 April is referred to as Taily Day, a sequel to April Fool's Day. On this day, jokes traditionally involve what?

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Answer: Buttocks
Taily Day, in which jokes are perpetrated involving the buttocks, is believed to be the origin of the ubiquitous 'kick me' signs.

Hard

On April Fool's Day 2018, which celebrity was famously pranked on Instagram into believing his pregnant wife was about to give birth?

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Answer: Ray J
Ray J and his wife, Princess Love, did eventually give birth to a bouncing baby girl on 23 May 2018.

Easy

April Fool's Day is held on which day in the month of April?

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Answer: 1st
April Fool's Day is always held on the 1st day of April, regardless of which day of the week that date may fall on.

Medium

On 1 April 1946, which disaster struck Hawaii which people initially thought was a hoax?

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Answer: Tsunami
This disaster, which resulted in the death of over 160 people, has been dubbed the April Fools Day Tsunami due to some in Hawaii believing that initial warnings of such were a hoax.

VeryHard

When was the last time Easter Sunday and April Fool's Day occurred on the same day in the 20th century?

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Answer: 1956
Easter, which occurs on the Sunday after the first full moon on or following the vernal equinox, sometimes coincides with April Fool's Day. The last time this happened in the 20th century was in 1956. The first time it happened in the 21st century was in 2018.

Hard

Which restaurant chain fooled the public on 1 April 1998 with the introduction of a fictional sandwich specifically for left-handed people?

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Answer: Burger King
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.

Easy

April Fool's Day is celebrated using what?

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Answer: Jokes and hoaxes
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!

Medium

Which music legend was murdered on April Fool's Day, 1984?

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Answer: Marvin Gaye
Motown sensation Marvin Gaye was murdered by his own father on 1 April 1984. And due to the timing of the event, many thought news of it was a hoax.

VeryHard

In what country are April Fool's jokes climaxed with the saying "Doroughe sizdah"?

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Answer: Iran
Though not known to the outside world for their sense of humor, Iranians also get down on April Fool's Day and disclose pranks with the phrase "Doroughe sizdah", which roughly translate to "lie of 13".



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