Valentine's Day Trivia and Answers

If you're a romantic and a lover, Valentine's day trivia is right up your alley. TriviaQN has the flowers, the kisses and the ring to tie up your curiosity. With our trivia questions you're bound to put your knowledge to the ultimate test.

Easy

More cards are exchanged on Valentine's Day with the exception of which other holiday in the United States?

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Answer: Christmas
More information: Even though Valentine's Day is not an official holiday, the only other time of year more cards are exchanged is during Christmas.

Medium

In what country is Valentine's Day practiced by women rather being obligated to purchase chocolate for men?

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Answer: Japan
More information: Valentine's Day in Japan is traditionally celebrated by women buying dark chocolate for males. These treats have different appellations for platonic associates as opposed to romantic interests, with many of them going to male coworkers.

Hard

Approximately how much money did Britons spend on Valentine's Day gifts in 2015?

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Answer: £2 Billion
More information: In 2015 Britons spent approximately £2 billion (£1.9 billion, to be exact) on cards, candies, flowers and other Valentine's Day gifts!

Medium

If a person is shot with one of Cupid's lead-tipped arrows, what emotion do they feel?

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Answer: Repulsion
More information: Unlike Cupid's golden arrows which induce feelings of love in its targets, the lead arrow makes the victim loathe and want to get away from the first person they see.

Hard

What is name of the holiday also celebrated on 14 February yet dedicated to recognizing singles?

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Answer: Quirkyalone Day
More information: Observers of International Quirkyalone Day are advised to celebrate platonic, familial and self love in addition to romance on 14 February.

VeryHard

Which monarch officially made Valentine's Day a holiday in 1537?

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Answer: Henry VIII
More information: King Henry VIII reigned from 1509 until 1547, so it was he who made St. Valentine's Day a statutory holiday in England.

Hard

Which member of the Roman pantheon is commonly considered to be Cupid's father?

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Answer: Ares
More information: Although most people could probably guess that Cupid's mother is Venus, the goddess of love, they may (or may not) be surprised to find out that Mars (Ares), the god of war, is generally considered to be his dad.

VeryHard

What is the name of the poem that is said to be the first historical reference of Valentine's as a day for romance?

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Answer: Parlement of Foules
More information: In his 1382 poem "Parlement of Foules", renowned English author Geoffrey Chaucer penned a poem which contains what is considered to be the first historical reference to Valentine's Day as a time when 'every bird comes there to chose his mate'.

VeryHard

Which of the following former quarterbacks celebrates his birthday on Valentine's Day?

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Answer: Drew Bledsoe
More information: Drew Bledsoe was born on the 14th of February, 1972.

Medium

In what country is the skull of St. Valentine of Rome said to be kept?

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Answer: Italy
More information: Though some remains of St. Valentine rest at the Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church in Ireland, his skull is exhibited in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Rome, the capital of Italy.



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