Eggsclusive Easter Quiz (That's the Only Egg Pun, Promise)
How are Jesus and an egg-laying rabbit linked to the first Sunday after a full moon near Passover? There are as many roots and traditions attached to Easter as there are Peeps sold every year. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the modern and ancient history surrounding this sacred holiday -- and chocolate bunnies.
Why is Easter considered a moveable feast?
because people usually celebrate with a buffet
because the date changes every year
because sometimes it’s celebrated at your grandma’s and sometimes at your aunt’s
Which calendar do Orthodox Christians use to determine the date of their Easter celebration?
What tasty treats do Easter and Passover have in common?
malted milk balls
How many days does Lent last?
What does Maundy Thursday honor?
the end of Holy Week
the end of Lent
the last supper
What dish do Christians frequently serve for dinner on Good Friday?
nothing at all
How did bunny rabbits and Easter eggs become a part of this holiday?
Jesus ate rabbit and eggs at the last supper.
bunnies are a symbol of fertility
Hallmark Cards started the tradition.
Which European people brought the legend of an egg-laying hare to the United States?
At Christmas, some children leave out milk and cookies for Santa Claus. What do some leave for the Easter Bunny?
When were the first colored Easter eggs exchanged?
during Druid times
in the 1200s
When was the first official Easter egg roll held at the White House?
During which holiday season is the most candy sold in the U.S.?
What egg-shaped candy became popular in 1930s?
Cadbury Creme Eggs
chocolate robin’s eggs
Easter tradition has given birth to many famous confections. When did Just Born create Peeps?
Why are chocolate bunnies hollow?
to teach children a lesson about sacrifice and disappointment
they’re easier to eat and cheaper to make
the first chocolate molds were hollow
What percentage of people eat chocolate bunnies' ears first?
What popular film about Easter starred Fred Astaire and Judy Garland?
“Here Comes Peter Cottontail”
“Jesus Christ Superstar”
How did the Easter parade tradition begin?
it was a Passover tradition adopted by Christians
ladies would take a stroll in their Easter finery after church
Macy’s started the first Easter parade to sell hats
Easter celebrations span the globe. Which country sports an annual egg fight?