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

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

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Answer: 1956
More information: 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 was in 1956, and the next time it will occur is in 2029.

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
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.

VeryHard

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

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Answer: Iran
More information: 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".

Hard

In years past there have been April Fool's Day hoaxes set in the Tower of London, inviting outsiders to witness which type of ceremony?

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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.

Medium

In theory, April Fool's Day is related to which Greco-Roman festival of old?

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Answer: Hilaria
More information: Hilaria was held shortly before 1 April during the March equinox and as the name implies featured a lot of joking and merriment.

Medium

On 1 April 1996, American restaurant chain Taco Bell tricked outsiders into believing it had purchased which historical monument?

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Answer: The Liberty Bell
More information: On April Fool's Day 1996, Taco Bell put out a full-page advertisement in a number of leading newspapers to announce they had purchased the Liberty Bell (in name of reducing the nation's debt) and renamed it the "Taco Liberty Bell".

VeryHard

Which famous publication received a backlash for publishing an April Fool's article entitled "How to Beat Your Wife Without Leaving Marks"?

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Answer: Playboy
More information: This unenviable prank was conducted by the world-famous Playboy magazine, albeit the Romanian edition.

VeryHard

Which American sitcom once aired an episode entitled "April Fool's Day" which was actually about Tax Day?

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Answer: Roseanne
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.

VeryHard

In Spain and Latin America, a day for pranks equivalent to April's Fool Day is held in which month of the year?

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Answer: December
More information: December 28th, which also marks the observance of "Holy Innocents Day", is a traditional day for pranking in Spain and several parts of Latin America.

VeryHard

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.



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