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.

Challenge yourself with a Valentine's Day Trivia Quiz!

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What is the name of the poem that is said to be the first historical reference of Valentine's as a day for romance?

Show Answer

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of Foules", renowned English author Geoffrey Chaucer penned a poem which contains what is considered to be the first historical reference to Valentine's Day as a time when 'every bird comes there to chose his mate'.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

In what year was Valentine's Day removed from the Roman calendar?

Show Answer

Answer: 1969
Pope Paul VI removed the Valentine's Day feast from the General Roman Calendar in 1969 due to lack of verifiable information about Saint Valentine.

Medium

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

Show Answer

Answer: Necco
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

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

Show Answer

Answer: 220,000
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

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

Show Answer

Answer: Repulsion
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

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

Show Answer

Answer: Telephone
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.

Medium

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

Show Answer

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

Easy

Red and what other color are most associated with Valentine's Day?

Show Answer

Answer: Pink
Pink usually accompanies red on Valentine's Day decoration, probably because of the former's widespread association with femininity.

VeryHard

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

Show Answer

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

Medium

Cupid is described as having which ailment, according to Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"?

Show Answer

Answer: Blindness
Shakespeare describe Cupid as being blind as a metaphor for true love being based on inward qualities, not looks.



Other Categories


Feedback

Did we miss something? Is the answer wrong? Please, let us know about it through our feedback box


Subscribe to Newsletter

We'll send you weekly trivia and other fun stuff!


© TriviaQuestionsNow.com
Privacy Policy