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Trivia - Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day trivia quiz has 12 multiple-choice questions. Answers can be found at the end of the quiz. Enjoy and share these Mother’s Day facts with friends and family.
1. The modern Mother’s Day is credited to which country?
a) Great Britain b) France c) Japan d) India e) The United States 

2. What is the chief purpose of Mother’s Day? 
a) To honor mothers 
b) To celebrate Mother Earth 
c) To raise awareness for women’s causes 
d) To sell Hallmark cards

3. Which of these countries does NOT celebrate Mother’s Day or a local equivalent?
a) Iran b) Mongolia c) China d) Poland e) None of these

4. It is customary for people to give their mothers special gifts on Mother’s Day. What is the most typical gift item? 
a) Greeting cards b) Chocolates c) Flowers and bouquets d) Jewelries 

5. Most versions of Mother’s Day are celebrated during which month of the year?
a) March b) May c) July d) September 

6. True or False. American activist Anna Jarvis was the founder of the U.S. version of Mother’s Day.

7. What year did Mother’s Day become nationally recognized in the U.S.?
a) 1894 b) 1904 c) 1914 d) 1924 e) 1934

8. Which of these flowers is considered the traditional symbol of Mother’s Day?
a) Rose b) Cherry Blossom c) Daisy d) Sunflower e) Carnation

9. True or False. Due to the commercialization of the American Mother’s Day, some people compare it to a Hallmark holiday.

10. The holiday that most resembled Mother’s Day in theme and meanings is 
a) Parents Day b) Father’s Day c) Children Day d) International Women’s Day

11. What is Mother’s Day most popular activity?
a) Gift giving b) Family picnic c) Dining out

12. True or False. The UK version of Mother’s Day is called Mothering Sunday.  

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

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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