Valentine's Day Trivia

Valentine's Day Trivia Trivia

50 Trivia Questions & Answers

Love is in the air! And what better way to have fun and have a healthy competition with your significant other than a trivia challenge about the day of love? Check out this Valentine's day trivia today and see how much you know about Valentine's Day traditions, facts, and more.

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Easy
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In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of whom?

Venus Click to see the answer

What Valentine's Day candy was first created on equipment made for lozenges?

Sweethearts

What is the most common phrase used on Valentine’s Day?

I love you.

What did the ‚ÄúX‚ÄĚ at the end of a letter represent before it stood for a kiss?

The cross

Valentine's Day is celebrated every?

February 14

Cupid has what name in Greek mythology?

Eros

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Easy
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In Roman mythology, with whom does Cupid fall in love?

Psyche Click to see the answer

In what country is Valentine's Day known as "Friend's Day?"

Finland

What is the name of the brain chemical known as the ‚Äúlove hormone?‚ÄĚ

Oxytocin

Which was Shakespeare’s most romantic play?

Romeo and Juliet

What kind of flowers are traditionally given to symbolise love?

Red roses

What other gift sometimes accompanies a bouquet of red roses?

Chocolates

What color rose does one send to a friend on Valentine’s Day?

Yellow

"Valentine" was the name given to which kind of early Christian?

Martyrs

What fruit is known as the love apple?

Tomato

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Difficulty: Hard
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Approximately how many heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are sold each Valentine’s Day?

35 million Click to see the answer

Who are Shakesphere's "Star-crossed Lovers"?

Romeo & Juliet

In which U.S. state do people marry the youngest?

Utah

What did the founder of Domino's give his future wife for their first Valentine's Day?

a heart-shaped pizza

"Valentine" was the name given to which kind of early Christian?

Martyrs

Who invented speed dating?

A Rabbi

Why did women and girls eat bizarre foods on Valentine's Day in medieval times?

To dream about their future spouses

Who did the fictional St Valentine send his message to?

The daughter of his jailer

Questions: 12
Difficulty: Medium
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Today we associate love with the heart, but this wasn’t always the case. In medieval times, which internal organ was believed to cause love?

The liver Click to see the answer

What was the name of the first card company in America to make Valentine’s Day cards?

New England Valentine Co.

Valentine’s Day was first celebrated in:

Ancient Rome

St. Valentine was put to death at the order of what Roman emperor?

Claudius II

Who created the first Valentine's Day box of chocolates?

Richard Cadbury

She was known as ‚Äėthe Mother of American Valentine‚Äô for being the first mass manufacturer of uniquely designed American Valentine‚Äôs.

Monica Bellucci

As well as being the unofficial patron saint of love, what occupation is St Valentine also believed to be the patron of?

Beekeepers

"Wearing your heart on your sleeve" has origins from honoring which Roman goddess?

Juno

In the Victorian era, mean-spirited Valentine's Day cards were called "___ Valentines."

Vinegar

Who wrote the oldest-known Valentine's Day message?

The Duke of Orleans

From where was the oldest-known Valentine's Day message sent?

Prison

What does the O in XOXO stand for?

Hugs

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In _______ times, it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card.

Victorian Click to see the answer

Which U.S. President lost both his wife and mother on Valentine's Day?

Theodore Roosevelt

In Old Ireland a heart was carved into what as a Valentines gift?

Spoon

Aphrodite, the Love Goddess, favored which animal for their monogamous habits?

Doves

In Japan, what do women give men on Valentine’s Day?

Chocolates

When was the oldest-known Valentine's Day message written?

1415

A single red rose surrounded by baby's breath is called what by florists?

A Signature Rose

What animal will the Bronx zoo let you name after your lover on Valentine's Day?

Cockroach

What is the name of Shakespeare’s play featuring the characters Valentine and Proteus?

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

What U.S. state produces the most roses for Valentine's Day?

California

‚ÄúO Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?‚ÄĚ Juliette cried out from her home in this city:

Verona

Who led the Chicago gangsters behind the St Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929?

Al Capone

Which symbol does New York’s Empire State Building illuminate every Valentine’s Day?

A heart

The love goddess Aphrodite was said to be born from what?

Seafoam

What Roman holiday can Valentine’s Day celebrations be traced back to?

Lupercalia

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