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Easter Quiz – 50 Easter Trivia Questions and Answers (2022)

As it is almost Easter we thought we would treat you to an Easter quiz this year. After all, who doesn’t love celebrating a holiday with fun, laughter, lots of sweet treats, and a trivia quiz with friends, family, and loved ones? 
We are looking forward to the long weekend this Easter. We are cooking up some delicious treats for some family meals this Easter holiday including our infamous slow roast lamb and smashed roast potatoes. 
Of course, we’ll be hosting an Easter egg hunt for the kiddies in the family. And we’ve even heard of an Easter bonnet competition in our local area which sounds super fun. 
If you would like to add a quiz about Easter to your Easter plans we have 50 questions and answers for you to try out. We have divided the quiz into 5 rounds of 10 Easter questions. We design the quiz to be fun for all the family so there is some Easter quiz for the kid’s questions as well.
Do you know your facts about Easter? Is your Easter trivia up to scratch? Let’s give the Easter quiz a try!
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Easter Quiz – 50 Questions

Religion Round

1. Why do Christians celebrate Easter Sunday?
2. Palm Sunday to Easter Saturday is known as what?
3. True or false: early Christians dyed eggs red at easter to symbolise the blood of Christ.
4. In some countries such as Greece, Mexico, and Spain, what is burned during Easter bonfires?
5. According to the Bible, how many days passed between Jesus’ death and resurrection?
6. What is the Sunday before Easter called?
7. What is the 40 day period before Easter called?
8. What does Maundy Thursday represent?
9. According to the Bible, what Jewish holiday was being celebrated during the week of Jesus’ death and resurrection?
10. According to the Gospel of Matthew, for how many silver coins did Judas Iscariot betray Jesus?
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Pop Culture Round

11. Name the mischievous young rabbit created by Beatrix Potter in ‘The Tale of …” 
12. Who is always late in Alice in Wonderland?
13. Judy Garland and Fred Astaire starred in which 1948 springtime film?
14. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry and Ron Weasley’s dragon-sized Easter Eggs are filled with Molly Weasley’s delicious homemade what inside?
15. Who owns the factory in Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’?
16. Name the famous Andrew Lloyd Webber musical – ‘Jesus Christ …’?
17. What is the name of the rabbit in Winnie the Pooh?
18. Who wrote the children’s book ‘Green Eggs and Ham’?
19. Name the 1979 satirically biblical film by Monty Python.
20. What is Bambi’s rabbit friend called?

Chocolate Round

21. What animal delivers Easter eggs on Easter Sunday?
22. “How do you eat yours?” was the famous advertising slogan for what?
23. In what year was Cadbury’s founded? a) 1824 b) 1837 c) 1858
24. Which egg-shaped chocolate candy treat is banned in the United States?
25. True or false: the people of Mesoamerica used cocoa beans as currency?
26. Bournville is home to which famous chocolate factory?
27. What part of the cocoa plant is chocolate made from? a) beans b) flowers c) berries
28. Which chocolate company produced the first chocolate egg in the UK?
29. The world’s tallest ever chocolate easter egg was approximately how tall? a) 8 metres b) 9 metres c) 10 metres
30. What type of ‘chocolate’ contains cocoa butter but not cocoa beans?
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Easter Food Round

31. What roast meat is traditionally eaten at Easter?
32. What food is traditionally eaten on Good Friday?
33. What cake is traditionally eaten at Easter which is mostly a fruit cake covered in marzipan?
34. What dried fruit do you find in Hot Cross Buns?
35. At the Last Supper, which food did Jesus liken to his body?
36. Which half of an egg is used in the following recipes: hollandaise sauce, custard, creme brulee?
37. What food is traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday?
38. True or false: pretzels were originally a Lenten food as the shape represented arms crossed in prayer and contain no eggs or dairy.
39. Colomba di Pasqua is an Italian Easter bread, shaped like which bird?
40. Approximately how many Easter eggs are sold in the UK every year? a) 20 million b) 40 million c) 80 million

Easter Trivia Round

41. Easter always falls in which two months of the year?
42. Finish this famous saying: “don’t put all your eggs in one …”
43. Easter Island is part of which country?
44. What is the name of a male rabbit?
45. From which country did the Easter bunny originate?
46. On what street in New York does the city’s traditional Easter parade take place?
47. Egg rolling, an Easter game of rolling hard-boiled eggs down a hill, is an annual event at which famous house?
48. Semana Santa is the Spanish term for the last week of Lent. What does it mean?
49. Which bird lays the largest egg?
50. How is the equivalent of Shrove Tuesday known in France?
 
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Easter Quiz – Answers

Religion Round

1. Why do Christians celebrate Easter Sunday?
It was the day Jesus was resurrected.
2. Palm Sunday to Easter Saturday is known as what?
Holy Week
3. True or false: early Christians dyed eggs red at easter to symbolise the blood of Christ.
True.
4. In some countries such as Greece, Mexico, and Spain, what is burned during Easter bonfires?
Effigies of Judas
5. According to the Bible, how many days passed between Jesus’ death and resurrection?
Three
6. What is the Sunday before Easter called?
Palm Sunday
7. What is the 40 day period before Easter called?
Lent
8. What does Maundy Thursday represent?
The washing of the feet and the last supper of Jesus Christ with the apostles.
9. According to the Bible, what Jewish holiday was being celebrated during the week of Jesus’ death and resurrection?
Passover
10. According to the Gospel of Matthew, for how many silver coins did Judas Iscariot betray Jesus?
30

Pop Culture Round

11. Name the mischievous young rabbit created by Beatrix Potter in ‘The Tale of …” 
Peter
12. Who is always late in Alice in Wonderland?
White Rabbit
13. Judy Garland and Fred Astaire starred in which 1948 springtime film?
Easter Parade
14. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry and Ron Weasley’s dragon-sized Easter Eggs are filled with Molly Weasley’s delicious homemade what inside?
Toffee
15. Who owns the factory in Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’?
Willie Wonka
16. Name the famous Andrew Lloyd Webber musical – ‘Jesus Christ …’?
Superstar
17. What is the name of the rabbit in Winnie the Pooh?
Rabbit
18. Who wrote the children’s book ‘Green Eggs and Ham’?
Dr. Seuss
19. Name the 1979 satirically biblical film by Monty Python.
The Life of Brian
20. What is Bambi’s rabbit friend called?
Thumper

Chocolate Round

21. What animal delivers Easter eggs on Easter Sunday?
The Easter Bunny
22. “How do you eat yours?” was the famous advertising slogan for what?
Cadbury’s Creme Egg
23. In what year was Cadbury’s founded? a) 1824 b) 1837 c) 1858
a – 1824
24. Which egg-shaped chocolate candy treat is banned in the United States?
Kinder Surprise
25. True or false: the people of Mesoamerica used cocoa beans as currency?
True
26. Bournville is home to which famous chocolate factory?
Cadbury’s
27. What part of the cocoa plant is chocolate made from? a) beans b) flowers c) berries
a – beans
28. Which chocolate company produced the first chocolate egg in the UK?
Frys and Sons
29. The world’s tallest ever chocolate easter egg was approximately how tall? a) 8 metres b) 9 metres c) 10 metres
c – 10 metres
30. What type of ‘chocolate’ contains cocoa butter but not cocoa beans?
White chocolate

Easter Food Round

31. What roast meat is traditionally eaten at Easter?
Lamb
32. What food is traditionally eaten on Good Friday?
Fish
33. What cake is traditionally eaten at Easter which is mostly a fruit cake covered in marzipan?
Simnel Cake
34. What dried fruit do you find in Hot Cross Buns?
Raisins
35. At the Last Supper, which food did Jesus liken to his body?
Bread
36. Which half of an egg is used in the following recipes: hollandaise sauce, custard, creme brulee?
Egg yolk
37. What food is traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday?
Pancakes
38. True or false: pretzels were originally a Lenten food as the shape represented arms crossed in prayer and contain no eggs or dairy.
True.
39. Colomba di Pasqua is an Italian Easter bread, shaped like which bird?
Dove
40. Approximately how many Easter eggs are sold in the UK every year? a) 20 million b) 40 million c) 80 million
c – 80 million

Easter Trivia Round

41. Easter always falls in which two months of the year?
March or April.
42. Finish this famous saying: “don’t put all your eggs in one …”
Basket
43. Easter Island is part of which country?
Chile
44. What is the name of a male rabbit?
Buck
45. From which country did the Easter bunny originate?
Germany
46. On what street in New York does the city’s traditional Easter parade take place?
Fifth Avenue
47. Egg rolling, an Easter game of rolling hard-boiled eggs down a hill, is an annual event at which famous house?
The White House
48. Semana Santa is the Spanish term for the last week of Lent. What does it mean?
Holy Week
49. Which bird lays the largest egg?
Ostrich
50. How is the equivalent of Shrove Tuesday known in France?
Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)

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Happy Easter to you all!

 
 

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