Easter Traditions
Easter Eggs
Easter Flowers
Easter Candy
Easter Etc.
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What is the origin of Hot Cross Buns?

Hot Cross Buns started in medieval England and are eaten on Good Friday to honor the crucifixion, which is why there is a cross on top. 
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Why are Easter Eggs decorated?

Decorated eggs symbolized the empty tomb of Jesus's resurrection.

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What do Easter lilies represent?

What is Hope and Rebirth

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What is the origin of chocolate Easter Eggs?

The first chocolate Easter eggs were made in 19th century Europe, with France and Germany leading the designs.

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What is a traditional Easter lunch?

Ham, scalloped potatoes, carrots, asparagus, carrot cake, apple pie with ice cream

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What do Halloween and Easter have in common?

People exchange sweet treats.

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How many dyed Easter Eggs are made in the US?

Americans make 180 million dyed Easter Eggs. 

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What colors are Easter Lilies?

White, yellow, light purple, orange, pink

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Ninety million of which Easter sweets are made each year?

What are chocolate bunnies?

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In which city is the largest Easter parade?

New York City

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What do we use to collect Easter Eggs?

What is an Easter basket?

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When were the first Easter Eggs given?

In the 13th century in Europe.

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From what country do Easter lilies originate?

What is Japan?

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How many Cadbury Creme Eggs are made each year?

500 million are made per year.

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Which city has a weeklong Easter Egg Eggstravaganza?

Los Angeles

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What new items of clothing do people often get for Easter?

Some people wear a dressy hat, new gloves, a new dress or slacks, and new shoes.

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What year was the first Easter Egg Roll at the White House? 

1878

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How long did it take to make one Peep in 1953?

What is 27 hours?

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Which ancient goddess gives her name to Easter?

Who is the ancient Saxon goddess Eostre, mentioned in the history of the Venerable Bede

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How was the pretzel associated with Easter?

In the 14th century Germans ate pretzels and hard boiled eggs. The pretzel symbolized everlasting life and the two eggs represented rebirth at Easter.

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From what country did the Easter Bunny tradition come?

The Easter Bunny came from Germany to America in the 1700s.

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What is the traditional Easter flower?

What are Easter lilies?

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How many jelly beans are sold during Easter in the United States?

What is sixteen billion jelly beans

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How is the Easter date decided?

Easter is observed the Sunday after the Paschal full moon.

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