Quiz: Do You Know The Origins Of Your Favorite Holidays?

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Do you really understand the holidays you love to celebrate?

Take this quiz if you think you're a holiday fanatic and answer questions about the origins of Christmas, Halloween and more!

 Dec 22, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
Halloween stems from which culture?
Chinese
Egyptian
Celtic
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these holidays is thought to have originated in Ancient Greece?
Christmas
Valentine's Day
Mother's Day
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these holidays is essentially Catholic in origin?
Thanksgiving
Mardi Gras
Labor Day
4 of 15Pick your answer!
St. Patrick's Day celebrates the patron saint of which country?
Ireland
Scotland
Denmark
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What Jewish holiday celebrates the re-kindling of the Temple menorah during the Maccabee rebellion?
Rosh Chodesh
Yom Kippur
Hanukkah
6 of 15Pick your answer!
Independence Day commemorates what?
The signing of the Declaration of Independence
The end of the Civil War
The pilgrims landing in America
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Thanksgiving celebrates giving thanks at the end of which season?
The harvest season
The fishing season
The traveling season
8 of 15Pick your answer!
What happened on the first Easter Sunday?
Jesus rose from the dead
Jesus was crucified
Jesus was born
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Memorial Day remembers what?
Those who emigrated from the US
Those who have died in military service
Those who died in the Holocaust
10 of 15Pick your answer!
What did St. Valentine do for lovers?
Blessed them with holy water
Matched them up together
Married them in secret
11 of 15Pick your answer!
The Celtic festival of Beltane celebrates the first day of what?
Summer
December
The New Year
12 of 15Pick your answer!
How is the date of Chinese New Year decided?
By the weather
The lunisolar Chinese calendar
The Gregorian calendar
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Christmas Day commemorates the birth of Jesus, which took place in a..........
Stable
Hospital
House
14 of 15Pick your answer!
Ash Wednesday marks what?
The beginning of Pentecost
The beginning of Lent
The beginning of Advent
15 of 15Pick your answer!
What does Bastille Day celebrate?
The end of WW1
The death of Napoleon
A turning point in the French Revolution
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