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.

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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.

Medium

Which candy company is known as the primary producer of "conversation hearts" in the United States?

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Answer: Necco
More information: The New England Confectionary Company or NECCO had originated and were the primary producers of these candies. However as of late 2018 they have officially been out of business.

Hard

What is Valentine's Day referred to as in Finland?

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Answer: Friends Day
More information: On 14 February, the Finnish celebrate Ystävänpäivä or "Friends Day", which is designed to recognize all of a person's friends.

Medium

The first-known Valentine's love letter was written in which language?

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Answer: French
More information: Charles, the Duke of Orléans, was French royalty who wrote this letter to his wife while imprisoned by the English in 1415. Unfortunately this same wife died during his 24-year captivity.

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

What is the name of the poem that is said to be the first historical reference of Valentine's as a day for romance?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of Foules", renowned English author Geoffrey Chaucer penned a poem which contains what is considered to be the first historical reference to Valentine's Day as a time when 'every bird comes there to chose his mate'.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 country set a kissing world record on Valentine's Day in 2009?

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Answer: Mexico
More information: Though Mexico may be known as one of the roughest places on earth, in 2009 it set a world record when 40,000 people kissed simultaneously on Valentine's Day!

Hard

Which world-changing invention was patented on Valentine's Day, 1876?

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Answer: Telephone
More information: Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone on 14 February 1876, though a similar, controversial patent was also filed that same day by another inventor, Elisha Gray.

Hard

In the United States, approximately how many people annually propose marriage to their sweetheart on Valentine's Day?

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Answer: 220,000
More information: This Valentine's Day, an average of 220,000 single Americans will muster up the heart to ask their significant other's hand in marriage!

Medium

What part of the world do most Valentine's Day roses in the United States actually originate from?

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Answer: South America
More information: These flowers come primarily from the South American countries of Colombia and Ecuador.



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