How Well Do You Know Easter?

 Easter Sunday is here, and although this year very few people will go outside for an egg hunt, we're sure many are still celebrating with family and friends in the privacy of their own homes and lawns. This is a holiday not only about candy, though, but also about Christianity and Jesus. Do you know a lot about this fascinating holiday? Prove it by taking our Big Easter Quiz!
 
 
True or False: The word "Easter" comes from the white Esturian Flower that blooms this time of year
True
False
 
 
Eggs dyed which color were once given to children on Easter Sunday in the belief that they would protect them from bad luck throughout the following year
Red
Black
Blue
Green
 
 
The tradition of the Easter Bunny, a rabbit who lays colored eggs for children to find Easter morning, began in which European country?
Germany
Croatia
Switzerland
Belgium
 
 
In Australia, rabbits are viewed as pests because of the extensive damage they have caused to land, crops and vegetation. Australians prefer to use another animal which is native to the continent as a symbol of Easter. What is it?
Bilby
Wallaby
Koala
Hare
 
 
When did the first White House Easter Egg Roll take place?
1878
1913
1804
1929
 
 
How many times did the disciple Peter deny Jesus after he was arrested?
Peter denied Jesus three times (Luke 22:54-57; Mark 14:69, 70; Matthew 26:73-75; John 18:13-27).
Twice
Thrice
Once
None
 
 
What did the inscription above Jesus's cross say?
Behold the Sinner
Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews
Jesus of Nazareth is a devil
Ecce Homo
 
 
True or False: Most People Eat the legs of the bunny first
Most people (59%) start with the ears
True
False
 
 
Fabergé created the most expensive Easter Egg in the world. What did it recently sell for?
£20 Million
£11Million
£28.5Million
£32.4 Million
 
 
The heaviest Easter Egg in the world weighs...
The tallest chocolate Easter egg measured 10.39 m (34 ft 1.05 in) in height and was made by Tosca (Italy). It was measured at Le Acciaierie Shopping Centre, in Cortenuova, Italy on 16 April 2011. The chocolate Easter egg weighed 7,200 kg (15,873) and had a circumference of 19.6 m (64 ft 3.65 in) at its widest point
15,873 pounds - 7,200 kg
13,000 pounds - 5,900 kg
6172 pounds - 2,800 kg
9920 pounds - 4,500 kg
 
 
What does Lent commemorate?
40 days between Jesus’s resurrection and ascension
40 days Jesus fasted in the wilderness
40 days the Israelites spent in the wilderness
40 days it rained during the Great Flood
 
 
In which U.S. state is it traditional to light a large fire on Holy Saturday?
Texas
Maine
Louisiana
Florida
 
 
True or False: Americans spend about $1.9M on Easter candy each year.
True
False
 
 
True or False: 95% of all Easter candy bought is chocolate
It's actually only 70%
True
False
 
 
Who was the prisoner the Romans offered to release instead of Jesus?
Barabbas
Pontius Pilate
Caiaphas
Nicodemus
 
 
The official flower of Easter is...
A White Lily
A Tulip
A white rose
A Buttercup
 
 
Instead of a rabbit, what animal brings the eggs in Switzerland?
A Fox
A Cuckoo
A Raven
A Stork
 
 
Leading up to the passion, how many pieces of silver did Judas betray Jesus for?
20
30
100
50
 
 
What office did Simon of Cyrene perform for Jesus before he was executed?
He Carried the Cross for Him
He Washed His Feet
He prayed for his soul
He Starved Himself For Him
 
 
Who was the first person to see the resurrected Jesus?
According to Mark 16:9, "when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils."
John
Mary Magdalene
Mary, the mother of Jesus
Simon Peter
You Have Much to Learn About Easter!
Unfortunately, your test scores came back quite low, meaning you still have much to learn about this holy holiday of Easter. You may not be a Christian or perhaps your country doesn't celebrate it - or you just need a refresher course! Try the quiz again or look below for the answers to your mistakes. Happy Easter!
You Know Quite a Bit...
You definitely have some knowledge about Easter, but not that much. You got less than half of the answers correct (or exactly half), which means you still have quite a bit to learn about this fascinating holiday, holy and full of candy. Look below at your mistakes to learn from them.
You Know a LOT About Easter
Your test results are much higher than average, meaning you know more about Easter than most people do, and that's already awesome. You had some mistakes but not that many, so you definitely have advanced Easter knowledge. Please share your knowledge with others so everyone knows a bit more about why we celebrate this holiday.
You Know Easter Better Than Anyone!
Were you there 2000 years ago? You really know your way around this holy and fun holiday, from the details of Christ's life to the details of this holiday today, you have an answer for every question. If you had any errors, look below. But color us (pardon the pun) super impressed! Please share your wonderful knowledge with the next generations!
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