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Test Yourself: The Valentine's Day Ultimate Quiz!

  Happy Valentine's Day to one and all! It's a beautiful day of love, and we should be celebrating it all the time, not just today. So feel free to have fun with this quiz any day of the year! Now, are you ready to be sorely tested about your knowledge of this historic celebration? Because we have the ULTIMATE, 25 question Valentine's Day quiz for you, so you better be prepared!
 
 
According to a survey collected in 2017, the average American spends this much on Valentine's Day...
$20-$50
$75-$95
$100-$150
Over $250
 
 
True or False: On Valentine's Day, more than 100 million roses are produced.
True
False
 
 
St. Valentine is the patron saint of which animal?
He is also the patron saint of beekeepers!
Butterflies
Lions
Bees
Lemurs
 
 
Valentine's Day is said to be based on the pagan ritual of "Lupercalia", which involves...
Killing a dog
Drawing a name of a woman from a hat and marrying her
Dipping strips of goat hide in blood and hitting people with it
All of the above
 
 
Being hit by a goat hide was believed to bring you what?
Your true love
Fertility
Money
Youth
 
 
When was the first Valentine poem written?
1302
1350
1415
1508
 
 
What percentage of Valentine's cards are bought by women?
40%
55%
60%
85%
 
 
According to statistics (SB), which of these is the more popular gift in the USA - Flowers, or Candy?
Candy
Flowers
 
 
What percentage of greeting cards sent every year are Valentines?
15%
25%
52%
70%
 
 
What holiday did the "Normans" celebrate instead of Valentines Day?
Gelasius Day
Galatin's Day
Lupercalia
All Saints Day
 
 
What did the Victorians send to people they hated on Valentine's Day?
An unflattering drawing of the person
An artificial cat's ear
A vial of vinegar
Written insults
 
 
When was the famous "Saint Valentine" sent to death?
February 1st
February 14th
April 1st
December 11th
 
 
According to religious history, Valentine healed the daughter of Asterius the Judge, converting him to Christianity. What was wrong with her?
She couldn't walk
She couldn't see
She couldn't talk
She couldn't hear
 
 
True or False? About Half the marriage proposals in the USA each year are on Valentine's Day.
True
False
 
 
How many millions of Valentine's Day cards are (approximately) sent each year in the US? (Population is over $300 million)
70
190
11
55
 
 
What was the year of St. Valentine's execution?
270 AD
310 AD
155 AD
395 AD
 
 
St. Valentine is also the patron saint of which disease?
People pray to St. Valentine for his protection and help with fainting and seizures
Cancer
Rabies
The common flu
Epilepsy
 
 
By legend, Valentine fell in love with Astrerius's daughter (mentioned in a previous question), and penned her letters. He most often signed them...
"Sad Valentine."
"Your Valentine."
"Always Valentine."
"Forever Valentine."
 
 
Which company was the first to mass produce Valentines?
Carlton Cards
Papyrus
Hallmark
American Greetings
 
 
True or False: Valentine's day is the biggest holiday for flowers in the U.S.A
Nope. That would be Mother's Day
True
False
 
 
What was the name of the Roman Emperor who sentenced St. Valentine to death?
Nero
Claudius
Augustus
Caesar
 
 
What did people in the Middle Ages associate February 14th with?
The creation of Eve
The beginning of bird mating season
The most fertile time of the year for women
The day St. Valentine was born
 
 
According to search engines: How many people in the United States plan to buy Valentine's gifts for their pets?
2%
13%
19%
40%
 
 
With roses being the most popular flowers on Valentine's Day, what is the second most popular flower?
Tulips
Lillies
Daisies
Peonies
 
 
Our hardest question: In 1835, in Britain, how many Valentine's Day cards were sent, despite high post costs? (Population was about 15 million)
Less than 1,000
60,000
250,000
10,000
You Don't Know Much About Valentine's Day...
 
You either take Valentine's day for granted, or you never really cared much about it! Too bad, it's a lovely holiday (see what we did there?) and an interesting part of history, even if you don't celebrate it! Have a look at your mistakes below if you'd like to learn a bit more about this holiday. May the spirit of love always shine on you!
You know a bit about Valentine's Day, but you can know more...
 
Not bad at all! You definitely aren't ignorant when it comes to the holiday of love. That said, you don't know THAT much about it either. You're missing out, because this holiday has a fascinating history and, even today, is a pretty incredible celebration around the world. May the spirit of love always shine on you!
You have a poet's love for Valentine's Day
 
Good job! You really do know your Valentine's Day! This is a very tough test, so you didn't ace it, but you came pretty close to getting a high score. We suggest maybe taking it again without looking at your mistakes and see if you can pull out a perfect score! If not, have a look at your mistakes below, and may the spirit of love always shine on you!
Are you the god of Love?? Is this what's happening here?
 
Wow you aced this! We were sure no one would get this high a result in this ultimate and difficult Valentine's Day quiz. You really know Valentine's Day in and out and from all sides! Don't know how you did it, but we're in awe and we hope you have someone special to share this phenomenal result with. May the spirit of love always shine on you!
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