Trivia - May Day

This May Day trivia quiz features 12 multiple-choice questions. Answers can be found at the end of the quiz. Share these May Day facts with friends. 
1. What is May Day?
a) A celebration of the spring season 
b) A day for workers’ advocacy 
c) A bank holiday (Britain) 
d) All of the above 

2. In Asia and Europe, May Day is more commonly known as ______.
a) Labour Day b) International Workers’ Day c) Armistice Day d) Either a or b 

3. May Day is one of several bank holidays in Great Britain. How many permanent bank holidays are in total?
a) 6 b) 7 c) 8 d) 9 e) 10

4. May Day is observed on ______.
a) The first of May b) The first Monday of May c) May 31 d) Either a or b

5. May Day is designated as Labor Day in many countries. What is the original reason behind this day?
a) To raise awareness for socialism 
b) To commemorate the fight for an 8-hour work day 
c) To advocate for workers’ rights 
d) None of the above

6. True or False. May Day (as a spring celebration) was originally a pagan holiday. 

7. In Hawaii (U.S.), May Day is locally known as ________.
a) King Kamehameha I Day b) Statehood Day c) Lei Day d) Loyalty Day 

8. What is the most popular May Day’s activity?
a) Take part in carnivals and parades 
b) Spend time with family and friends 
c) Participate in political demonstrations and rallies 
d) All of the above

9. True or False. Labor Day in the United States is also observed on May 1st. 

10. Which of these countries does NOT celebrate May Day?
a) France b) Germany c) China d) Japan e) Russia 

11. May Day is most associated with which political ideology?
a) Communism b) Socialism c) Fascism d) Capitalism 

12. True or False. May Day is not celebrated in leap years.  

Answer Key:
1)d 2)d 3)a 4)a 5)b 6)True 7)c 8)c 9)False 10)d 11)b 12)False

Classifications
Master – 12 correct answers
Expert – 10 to 11 correct answers
Intermediate – 7 to 9 correct
Beginner - 4 to 6 correct
Novice – Less than 4 correct

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