27 fun Easter quiz questions and answers

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23 fun easter quiz questions and answers for 2023
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Looking for Easter quiz questions and answers? With Easter Sunday right around the corner (9th April 2023), we have created the ultimate Easter quiz for you to test friends and family over the long bank holiday weekend.

From traditions associated with Easter to fun facts, take a look at the quiz questions to step up this year's celebrations. Time to get cracking...

• 27 Easter quiz questions •

1. How many Easter eggs are sold in the UK every year?

2. Which country started the tradition of the Easter bunny?

3. How many marzipan balls are traditionally on a simnel cake?

4. The first Easter eggs were dyed what colour?

5. What is the tradition behind the hot cross bun?

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6. In Switzerland, what animal delivers Easter eggs to children?

7. What is the Sunday before Easter Sunday called?

8. What is the official flower of Easter?

9. Besides bunnies, what animal is considered an Easter symbol?

10. What popular game is traditionally played at Easter?

11. Where is Easter Island located?

12. When was the first recorded use of decorated Easter eggs?

13. What meat is traditionally consumed on Easter Sunday?

14. Where did the Easter bonnet originate from?

15. In the Bible, who betrayed Jesus just before his crucifixion?

16. When do Easter egg hunts traditionally take place?

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17. What happens on Maundy Thursday?

18. Why is it called Palm Sunday?

19. What dance traditionally takes place at Easter?

20. What do the marzipan balls on simnel cake represent?

21. Which country first introduced an Easter tree?

22. In eastern Christianity, the end of Lent is called what?

23. Easter Sunday is also called what?

24. What is Easter name after?

25. Where was the UK's first Easter egg produced?

26. Where did the world's largest Easter egg hunt take place?

27. Why does the date of Easter change every year?

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• Easter quiz answers •

1. 80 million

2. Germany

3. 11

4. Red

5. The bun represents the cross on which Jesus Christ died

6. The Easter Cuckoo (bird)

7. Palm Sunday

8. White Lilies

9. A lamb

10. An Easter egg hunt

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11. The Southeast Pacific

12. In the 13th century

13. Lamb

14. Europe

15. Judas

16. On Easter Sunday morning

17. Maundy Thursday marks the night of the Last Supper as told in the Bible. Christians often partake in a simple meal of bread and wine — commonly known as the Lord's Supper or Communion

18. Palm Sunday was when Jesus entered into Jerusalem greeted by the people waving palm branches

19. Morris dancing

20. Jesus's 11 disciples (excluding Judas)

21. Germany

22. Lazarus Saturday

23. Resurrection Day

24. Easter is named after the Anglo-Saxon Goddess called Eostre

25. The UK's first chocolate egg was produced in Bristol in 1873

26. Florida

27. Because it is based on the moon's cycle

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