Valentine's Day History
True or False
In the Media
Cards, Flowers, and Candy
Multiple Choice
100
What is the Cherub with the lover's arrow called
Who is Cupid
100
Wives and Girlfriends receive the most Valentine's Day cards each year
What is False...teachers do
100
Who did Charlie Brown have a crush on?
Who is Lucy
100
The cost of a dozen roses today average what amount? 1. 25.00 2. 30.00 3. 50.00
What is 30.00
100
Valentine's Day began in which country 1. England 2. France 3. Romania 4. Italy
What is England
200
Which war in the US brought the popularity of sending Valentine's
What is Revolutionary War
200
Of all the Valentine's cards purchased, men buy the most
What is True
200
What word appears in more song titles than any other word?
What is love
200
Back in the early 19th century, humorous valentine's were started...they were called what? 1. Vulgar valentines 2. vinegar valentines 3. vixen valentines
What is vinegar valentines
200
The word "Valentine" stands for what in Latin? 1. Heart 2. Valor 3. Passion
What is A. Valor
300
Shakespeare's tragic and romantic play was called what?
What is Romeo and Juliet
300
Valentine's Day is celebrated worlwide
What is False...only in US, England, Australia, France, Canada, and Mexico
300
According to legend, what were Humphrey Bogart's last words to his wife before he died?
What is "Here's looking at you kid"
300
Candy first began as a Valentine's Day gift in the 17th century as a result of a line by Hamlet, who said... 1. Sweets for the Sweet 2. For love of you 3. Because you are sweet
What is Sweets for the sweet
300
There is a town in America called Valentine...which state is it in 1. Vermont 2. Texas 3. Virginia
What is Vermont
400
In the Middle Ages, men and women drew names from a bowl for their Valentine's. Then they would wear that name tag for a week....As a result, what familiar saying do we have today?
What is "wearing your heart on your sleeve"
400
Valentine's were first hand-written because it was much more romantic
What is False-they were hand-written because the printing process was too expensive
400
Who were the first television husband and wife to be shown sleeping in the same bed? 1. Lucy and Ricky Ricardo 2. Carol and Mike Brady 3. Herman and Lily Munster
What is Carol and Mike Brady
400
This state grows most of America's roses
What is California
400
Most Valentine's are purchased how close to Valentine's Day? 1. 3 days 2. 1 week 3. 2 days 4. 5 days
What is 2 days
500
Which book of the Bible is considered the most romantic
What is Song of Solomon
500
Crossing your heart to express a promise or pledge goes back to the Roman Catholic's gesture of making the sign of the cross
What is True
500
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton fell in love making while making which movie? 1. Cleopatra 2. Fiddler on the Roof 3. Lionhart
What is Cleopatra
500
Which M&M color is supposed to be the most romantic
What is green
500
What percent of women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day 1. 25% 2. 15% 3. 10%
What is 15%
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