Mother's Day

Mother's Day Trivia

47 Trivia Questions & Answers

Mothers are a crucial part of our society. It's no wonder why we celebrate Mother's Day every year. So as our way of honoring mothers, we've put together a list of trivia questions and answers for all the special moms in our lives. Here's a trivia collection of all questions about moms in our culture, Mother's Day traditions, Mother's Day facts, and much more. Enjoy this Mother's Day trivia collection!

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Easy
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In what month does Mother’s Day take place in Canada, Australia, and the U.S.?

May Click to see the answer

In the Bible, who is known as the first Mother?

Eve

How many weeks is an average pregnancy?

40 weeks

Who was the woman who started the tradition of celebrating Mother’s Day in the U.S.?

Anna Jarvis

The oldest first-time mother gave birth in 2019. How old was she?

74 years old

What flower is associated with Mother’s Day?

Carnations

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Easy
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What is the highest number of children born to one mother?

69 Click to see the answer

Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for which industry?

Restaurants

What is the most popular item purchased as a gift for Mother’s Day?

Greeting cards

In Greek mythology, who is the mother of the gods?

Rhea

Who is the leading actress in the film “Mamma Mia”?

Amanda Seyfried

Name the famous Catholic nun who was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for “her work bringing help to suffering humanity”?

Mother Teresa

What famous British pop girl band sang the song “Mama”?

Spice Girls

What is the mammal native to Africa that gives birth while standing up?

Giraffe

The first goddess in Greek mythology can be called “Mother Earth,” but she is also known by what other name?

Gaia

Questions: 8
Difficulty: Hard
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What is the name of Harry Potter’s mother?

Lily J. Potter Click to see the answer

Which American rock band released the popular song “Stacy’s Mom”?

Fountains of Wayne

What is known as “the mother of invention”?

Necessity

How many phone calls are made on Mother’s Day each year?

122 million

Carmelina Fedele is the mother of the heaviest baby ever born. How many pounds did her son weigh at birth?

22 lbs

What is the marsupial that is known for having the smallest mammal at birth?

Honey possum

What percentage of annual flower purchases does Mother’s Day account for?

24%

For the Roman Catholic Church, Mother’s Day is a day of admiration for whom?

The Virgin Mary

Questions: 12
Difficulty: Medium
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How many diapers does the average mom change during the first three months of motherhood?

700 Click to see the answer

Shortest birth interval between two children is?

208 days apart

________ father was a surgeon and her mother was a dedicated suffragette and early crusader for birth control.

Katherine Hepburn's

The youngest mother to give birth is aged?

5 years old

Where can the earliest known celebration of mothers be traced back?

Ancient Greece

What are the odds of a woman giving birth to twins?

1 in 33

In the popular TV show “Game of Thrones,” who is known as “The Mother of Dragons”?

Daenerys Targaryen

What is the average age for first-time moms in the United States?

27

What ancient Roman festival is considered a forerunner of Mother's Day?

Hilaria

In France, Mother's Day began as an attempt to honor mothers with _____.

Large families

More _____ are made on Mother's Day than any other day of the year.

phone calls

How do children in Serbia celebrate Mother's Day?

Tying mother up

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Anjelica Houston is well-known for her role as the mother in this popular film.

The Addams Family Click to see the answer

What famous song by the Beatles is inspired by Paul McCartney’s mother?

Let It Be

Who is Luke Skywalker’s mother in the Star Wars trilogy?

Padme Amidala

Who was known as the “Mother of Modern Physics”?

Marie Curie

Who is the famous cartoon mother known for having yellow skin?

Marge Simpson

How much do Americans spend on Mother’s Day annually?

28 billion

What species of animals have the longest pregnancy at 22 months?

Elephants

What is the highest number of babies a mother has had in one birth?

8

What Latin word did “Mother” originate from?

Mater

The Italian Renaissance painting titled “Madonna Litta” features a mother breastfeeding her infant child. Which famous artist created this painting?

Leonardo Da Vinci

What does a white carnation represent on Mother’s Day?

A mother that has passed

What year was the first-ever test-tube baby born?

1978

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