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100

What non-chocolate candy sees the most sales around Easter time?

*Hint* it looks like a chick!

What are marshmallow Peeps?

Americans eat about 1.5 million Peeps during Easter

100

Easter can be celebrated in two different months each year. Which ones?

What is March and April?

100

In the US, this is the most popular meat to eat on Easter Sunday.

What is ham?

100

Jesus was dead for how many days before his resurrection?

What is 3 days?

100

In what state must the eggs be in before dying?

What is hard-boiled?

200

Every year, 90 million of these are sold around Easter.

What are chocolate bunnies?

Considering $2.6 billion is spent on candy alone during this religious celebration, it makes sense. Oh, and that's only in the United States.

200

What is the name of the flower known as the Easter flower?

What is the white lily

These beautiful blooms first originated in Japan and later arrived in England in the late 18th century. The U.S. only caught onto the trend after World War I. The transition from dormant bulbs to delicate flowers brings to mind hope and rebirth, two important themes of the day.

200

What do most families decorate?

Easter eggs

200

What is the day of Jesus's last supper?

Thursday

200

True or False

Good Friday is considered an official Holiday in every State in the United States of America 

False!

It is only recognized in 12 States as an offical Holiday.

300

These candies come in an unlimited number of flavors and were first introduce during the civil war before becoming an Easter treat.

Jelly Beans!

That's enough jelly beans to circle the globe not once, not twice, but three times — or to fill a plastic egg the size of a nine-story building. First introduced as an Easter treat in the 1930s, we can't imagine this day without them

300

The idea of the Easter bunny originated in the 1700s in this country.

A) USA

B) Belgium 

C) Germany

What is Germany?

The idea of the Easter bunny giving candies and eggs is said to have originated in Germany during the Middle Ages, with the first written mention of this tradition dating back to the 16th century. Dutch settlers in Pennsylvania brought the bunny to the United States in the 1700s

300

Easter is the second-highest candy-consuming holiday, what is the first?

Halloween!

1.9 billion is spent every year in the USA on candy alone!


300

Jesus predicted that Peter would deny him how many times?

three times

300

Which bird lays the biggest eggs? 

a. the osprey    b. the ostrich    c. the bald eagle

b.  the ostrich

400

In the Old Days, these salted treats made of bread were associated with Easter. The twists in them are noted as resembling arms crossing in prayer.


What are pretzels?

400

In Australia, rabbits are not a popular animal because they damage crops so they use this animal for Easter instead.

A) Kangaroo 

B) Ostrich 

C) Bilby

What is a bilby?


400

What does an Easter egg symbolize?

What is rebirth?

The egg symbolizes new life, fertility, and rebirth in many places around the world. Thanks to the rounded shape, it's also been used as a symbol of the earth and our connection with nature.

400

What was the Jewish feast which was being celebrated the week Christ was crucified?

 

Passover

400

In which country was the largest ever chocolate Easter egg created? 

a. Italy   b. Belgium   c. the USA

a. Italy (in a town called Tosca)

At 10.39 metres in height and 7,200 kg in weight, it was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant!


500

What state were peeps created in?

What is Pennsylvania?

The Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, factory makes an impressive 5.5 million a day

500

Approximately how many eggs are donated during Easter time from farmers?

a. 4 million

b. 9 million

c. 11 million

What is 11 million?

500

This US President began the egg roll tradition at the White House. 

A) George Washington

B) Rutherford B. Hayes 

C) Franklin Delano Roosevelt

D) Barack Obama 

Who is Rutherford B. Hayes?

It's said that President Rutherford B. Hayes was taking a walk when children approached him asking about a possible Easter egg roll. He loved the idea and it's been a yearly event since then.

500

The first person to see Jesus after his Resurrection

Who is Mary Magdalene?

500

How much do United States in general spend on Easter?

a) 3.7 million

b) 154 million

c) 14.7 billion

c) 14.7 billion!

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