Easter Candy
Easter Eggs
The Easter Bunny
Easter Traditions
Easter and the Bible
100

Easter is the second-biggest holiday for candy consumption, topped only by this holiday.

What is Halloween?

100

The first Easter eggs were dyed this color to represent the blood of Christ.

What is red?

100

This famous rabbit is most often associated with Easter.

Who is Peter Cottontail?

100

This food is traditionally served on Shrove Tuesday.

What are pancakes?

100

This day of Holy Week is meant to honor the Last Supper.

What is Holy Thursday?

200

This candy has been the most popular Easter candy for over twenty years. Over 1.5 billion of this candy is consumed each Easter season.

What are Peeps?

200

Anglo-Saxon Pagans celebrated Eastre by eating and burying eggs in the hopes of encouraging this quality.

What is fertility?

200

Children used to leave this food out for the Easter Bunny, much as they still leave out milk and cookies for Santa Clause at Christmas.

What are carrots?

200

This traditional flower of Easter is often used to decorate the altars of churches and symbolizes new life and purity.

What is a white lily?

200

This figure from the Bible was the first to enter Jesus’ tomb.

Who is Peter?

300

These bakery delights were originally made by European monks and were given to the poor during Lent.

What are hot-crossed buns?

300

The tradition of dyeing Easter eggs, known as pysanka, began in this country.

What is Ukraine?

300

The Easter bunny hopped into the United States in the 1700s when immigrants from this country settled in America and brought their tradition of an egg-laying hare called “Osterhase.”

What is Germany?

300

Easter always falls between these two dates.

What is March 22 and April 25?

300

This location is where Jesus prayed before He was arrested.

What is the Garden of Gethsemane?

400

Fifty-nine percent of Americans prefer to eat chocolate bunnies this way.

What is ears first?

400

This famous jeweler decorated Easter eggs for royalty.

Who is Peter Karl Faberge?

400

Bunnies are considered an invasive species in this country, leading the country to substitute the Easter bunny for the Easter bilby.

What is Australia?

400

The White House Easter Egg Roll became a tradition in 1878 when this U.S. President started the practice.

Who is Rutherford B. Hayes?

400

The number of days that Jesus remained on Earth after His Resurrection before Ascending to Heaven.

What is 40?

500

In England, a simnel cake was a fruitcake that is traditionally served at tea time on Easter. The eleven marzipan balls that adorn a traditional simnel cake represent these Christian figures.

Who are the apostles (less Judas)?

500

This nationality of people was the first to exchange eggs at Easter to symbolize the resurrection of Christ.

Who are the Egyptians?

500

The Easter bunny is thought to have originated as part of an Anglo-Saxon festival honoring this goddess of the dawn, whose sacred symbols are the hare and the egg.

Who is Eostre/Ostara?

500

In this Easter game, contestants smash the points of their hard-boiled eggs together to see whose egg cracks or dents.

What is egg jarping?

500

When Jesus entered Jerusalem for His final Passover, he rode in on a donkey, which symbolizes this.

The donkey symbolizes peace (vs. a horse which symbolizes a war-faring king)

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