How Much Do You Know About Mother's Day?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Louisa May Alcott

    • B. 

      Anna Jarvis

    • C. 

      Florence Nightingale

    • D. 

      L.M. Montgomery

  • 2. 
    What did Britains in the 16'th century call their holiday that celebrated mothers?
    • A. 

      Mothering Sunday

    • B. 

      Tribute to Mothers

    • C. 

      Sweet Motherly Morning

    • D. 

      Ode to a Mother Day

  • 3. 
    In 1765 John Newbury promoted his book of children's rhymes by publishing them as the work of this famous mom.
    • A. 

      Whistler's Mother

    • B. 

      Old Mother Hubbard

    • C. 

      Mother Goose

    • D. 

      Mother Popcorn

  • 4. 
    The Ancient Romans had a holiday called Matronalia dedicated to what goddess?
    • A. 

      Minerva

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Diana

    • D. 

      Juno

  • 5. 
    What is considered a traditional gift to give your mom on Mother's Day?
    • A. 

      Candy

    • B. 

      Flowers

    • C. 

      Cards

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    Is it true that the number of collect calls are higher on Mother's Day than on Father's Day?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      Oscar Wilde

    • C. 

      Robert Frost

    • D. 

      Erma Bombeck

  • 8. 
    What is a time-honored tradition on Mother's Day?
    • A. 

      Throwing salt over your shoulder

    • B. 

      Decorating and giving out baskets

    • C. 

      Breakfast in bed

    • D. 

      Wearing pink and red

  • 9. 
    Is it true that Mother's Day is the third most popular card-sending occasion behind Christmas and Valentine's Day?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    What year did Mother's Day become an official holiday?
    • A. 

      1908

    • B. 

      1910

    • C. 

      1914

    • D. 

      1920

  • 11. 
    What is the most popular flower to give your mother in China on Mother's Day?
    • A. 

      Carnation

    • B. 

      Rose

    • C. 

      Daisy

    • D. 

      Chrysanthemum

  • 12. 
    How much money will Americans spend this year on greeting cards for Mother's Day?
    • A. 

      $25 million

    • B. 

      $50 million

    • C. 

      $68 million

    • D. 

      $75 million

  • 13. 
    What U.S. mother buried five of her nine children, raised a president, two U.S senators, and presided over one of the most famous families in American history?
    • A. 

      Barbara Bush

    • B. 

      Jackie Onassis

    • C. 

      Rose Kennedy

    • D. 

      Maria Shriver

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Mother Jones

    • B. 

      Mother Hale

    • C. 

      Mother Mary

    • D. 

      Mother Teresa

  • 15. 
    In some parts of the United States, Mother's Day marks the beginning of what season?
    • A. 

      Summer season

    • B. 

      Tomato planting season

    • C. 

      Wearing white season

    • D. 

      Bathing suit season