The Easter Quiz
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What is traditionally eaten in the UK on Shrove Tuesday?
Sardines in Oil
Mardi Gras or carnival takes place around the World on Shrove Tuesday. What does Mardi Gras literally translate to in English?
Day after Monday
What is the first day of Lent called in Western civilisation?
Starter for 40
Why do Christians fast during the forty days of Lent?
It is a very old custom being carried on
It is a sign of your devotion to God
To match the time Jesus spent in the wilderness
Maundy Thursday, the day before Good Friday commemorates the "Last Supper", but which Jewish festival took place at the same time as the "Last Supper"?
The Feast of the Passover
The reigning monarch gives money to the poor on Maundy Thursday in a ceremony that historically included the washing of the feet of the poor. Who was the last monarch to perform this washing?
Charles II 1663
James II 1689
William III 1781
Which artist painted the famous mural in Milan depicting "The Last Supper"?
Leonarda da Vinci
Jan Van Eyk
Which of Jesus' disciples betrayed him?
Simon the Zealot
Where did the arrest of Jesus take place?
In the Garden of Gethsemane
What was the name of the Roman governor who tried Jesus?
Jesus was crucified at Calvary also known as Golgotha, what do these words mean in Hebrew?
The Garden of Death
The Road to Ruin
The Unholy Place
The Place of a Skull
The agreement signed in 1998 bringing a virtual end to the troubles in Northern Ireland was known as The "Good Friday Agreement", but what other name is it commonly known?
The Belfast Agreement
The Irish Agreement
The Stormont Agreement
The Peace Agreement
Who was the male star of the 1980 British film, â€œThe Long Good Fridayâ€?
Easter celebrates the resurrection of Christ. Who was the first person to speak to Jesus after he had risen from the dead?
Easter is a movable feast and can occur between March 22nd and April 25th , how is this date decided?
Set by the Vatican
Sunday after the first full moon after the Spring Equinox
Set by the Archbishop of Canterbury
Calculated using the "Julian Calendar"
On what thoroughfare in New York does the annual Easter parade take place?
Sixth Avenue to 23rd Street
Fifth Avenue from 44th Street - 79th Street
Begins Central Park West; ends at 7th Avenue & 34th Street
Fifth Avenue,from 49th to 57th Streets.
Who wrote the song â€œEaster Paradeâ€?
Who wrote the poem entitled â€œEaster 1916â€ about the Irish Easter uprising?
W B Yeats
C S Lewis
Which Scottish football club play their home matches at Easter Road?
Easter Island is a special territory of which Country?
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