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Eight Days A Week.

No, not a Beatles quiz, it's about the period of time we call a week. 8 Questions.

 
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1

Which empire used an eight day week system?

  • Mogul
  • Roman
  • British

2

Which Roman emperor officially adopted the seven day week?

  • Nero
  • Augustus
  • Constantine

3

The Romans named the week days after what?

  • Gods
  • Planets
  • City states

4

In English, the days of the week are named after the gods of which language group?

  • Baltic
  • Germanic
  • Celtic

5

Match the French (Roman gods) days of the week with the English (Norse gods) days.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Mardi
  • Mercredi
  • Jeudi
  • Vendredi

Right

  • Tuesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Wednesday

6

In French, Wednesday is named after the Roman god of what?

  • Trade
  • War
  • New beginnings

7

In English, Friday is named after the Norse goddess of what?

  • Love & Beauty
  • War & Death
  • All of the above

8

The word 'week' originated from which family group?

  • Romanic
  • Germanic
  • Hispanic

 

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