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What Day Is This?

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In which month does the UK tax year start and finish?

  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May

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By what name is the day preceding the Christian fasting period of Lent commonly referred?

  • Shrove Tuesday
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Good Friday

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In which month is the Vernal Equinox in the northern hemisphere?

  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May

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All Saints Day is celebrated on the first day of which month?

  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November

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In France, which flower is given on May Day as a good luck charm?

  • Dahlia
  • Daffodil
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Geranium

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What is the date of St George’s Day?

  • 22nd February
  • 23rd April
  • 20th May
  • 25th June

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Guy Fawkes Night on November 5th celebrates the discovery of the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament? In what year did this take place?

  • 1605
  • 1606
  • 1607
  • 1608

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How is the date of the summer bank holiday determined in England and Wales?

  • 16 weeks after Early May Bank Holiday
  • 20 weeks after Easter Monday
  • No set date
  • Last Monday in August

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According to proverb, what will happen if it rains on St Swithin’s Day?

  • The weather for Summer will be awful
  • The weather for the coming winter will be severe
  • It will rain for forty days and forty nights
  • Nothing will happen it is just superstition

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Which English playwright was born on St. George's Day and died on it 52 years later?

  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Tom Stoppard
  • Sir Noel Coward
  • William Shakespeare

 

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