Trivia - Easter

This Easter trivia quiz has 12 multiple-choice questions. Answers can be found at the end of the quiz. Enjoy and share these Easter facts with friends and loved ones. 
1. The Easter holiday is observed by which world religion?
a) Christianity b) Islam c) Buddhism d) Judaism

2. What is the main purpose of Easter Sunday?
a) To mark the spring season 
b) To commemorate Jesus’ birth 
c) To observe Jesus’ death 
d) To celebrate Jesus’ resurrection 
e) To hunt to Easter eggs

3. The Easter holiday falls on which month of the year? (Best Answer)
a) February b) March c) April d) May e) B or C

4. According to the Bible, Jesus’ resurrection took place how many days after his death? 
a) 3 b) 5 c) 7 d) 10 e) 40

5. What object/symbol is most associated with secular Easter?
a) Santa Claus b) Leprechaun c) Black cat d) Mythical bunny e) None of these

6. Which of these Christian churches or organizations does not observe Easter?
a) Lutheran b) Jehovah's Witnesses c) Baptist d) Methodist e) Anglican

7. What do we call the Sunday before Easter Sunday?
a) Lent b) Good Sunday c) Pentecost d) Palm Sunday 

8. True or false. Many Christians (particularly Catholics) fast on Good Friday to commemorate Jesus’ death. 

9. What is another name for Easter Sunday (that is not frequently used)?
a) Resurrection Day b) Ascension Day c) Trinity Sunday d) Palm Sunday  

10. Easter week often intersects with a major holiday/festival of another religion. What is the name of this holiday?
a) Ramadan b) Maha Shiva Ratri c) Passover d) Buddha’s Birthday 

11. Good Friday is a state holiday in 12 U.S. states. Which of the following is one of them?
a) California b) Hawaii c) Massachusetts d) Rhode Island e) New York 

12. True or false. Orthodox churches observe Easter on the same day as Western Christian churches. 

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

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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