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
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
The tradition of the Easter Bunny, a rabbit who lays colored eggs for children to find Easter morning, began in which European country?
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?
When did the first White House Easter Egg Roll take place?
How many times did the disciple Peter deny Jesus after he was arrested?
What did the inscription above Jesus's cross say?
Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews
Jesus of Nazareth is a devil
True or False: Most People Eat the legs of the bunny first
Fabergé created the most expensive Easter Egg in the world. What did it recently sell for?
The heaviest Easter Egg in the world weighs...
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?
True or False: Americans spend about $1.9M on Easter candy each year.
True or False: 95% of all Easter candy bought is chocolate
Who was the prisoner the Romans offered to release instead of Jesus?
The official flower of Easter is...
Instead of a rabbit, what animal brings the eggs in Switzerland?
Leading up to the passion, how many pieces of silver did Judas betray Jesus for?
What office did Simon of Cyrene perform for Jesus before he was executed?
He Carried the Cross for Him
He Starved Himself For Him
Who was the first person to see the resurrected Jesus?
Mary, the mother of Jesus
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!