April Fool's Day Quiz

10 Questions
April Fool

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The custom of making April fools was called this in Scotland:
    • A. 

      Making a face like a plate of porridge

    • B. 

      Hunting the gowk

    • C. 

      Wearing a fur coat and nae breeks

    • D. 

      Calling out silly names

  • 2. 
    April Fool's Day is also called:
    • A. 

      All Fool's Day

    • B. 

      All Silly's Day

    • C. 

      Prank Day

    • D. 

      Fun and Games Day

  • 3. 
    April Fool's Day closely follows the:
    • A. 

      Fall equinox

    • B. 

      Summer solstice

    • C. 

      Vernal equinox

    • D. 

      Winter solstice

  • 4. 
    Many ancient cultures celebrated April 1 as:
    • A. 

      Victory over Darkness day

    • B. 

      Birthday of the invincible sun

    • C. 

      The changing of seasons day

    • D. 

      New Year's Day

  • 5. 
    The French call April Fool's Day:
    • A. 

      Faire la bĂȘte

    • B. 

      Poisson d'Avril

    • C. 

      La fin des haricots

    • D. 

      Un froid de canard

  • 6. 
    Who said this? "The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year."
    • A. 

      Jerry Seinfeld

    • B. 

      Stephen Colbert

    • C. 

      Mark Twain

    • D. 

      Jon Stewart

  • 7. 
    April Fool's Day is generally observed by playing:
    • A. 

      An instrument

    • B. 

      A practical joke

    • C. 

      Charades

    • D. 

      The lottery

  • 8. 
    In England, a fool is called a:
    • A. 

      Gob

    • B. 

      Gawby

    • C. 

      Gobby

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 9. 
    In what country do people throw flour at their friends on April Fool's Day?
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 10. 
    In Rome, the holiday was known as:
    • A. 

      Festival of Hilaria

    • B. 

      Festival of Lent

    • C. 

      Festival of Birds

    • D. 

      Festival of Maidens