Black Friday Trivia

12+ Best Black Friday Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: June 15th, 2023

Uncover the secrets behind the biggest shopping frenzy of the year with our thrilling Black Friday trivia! From jaw-dropping sales figures to the origin of the term, get ready to dive into the high-stakes world of post-Thanksgiving deals.


Question: Which retailer took the biggest slice of retail sales in the UK on Black Friday 2018?

Answer: Amazon

Question: In 2018, US shoppers spent how much online on Black Friday?

Answer: $5 billion

Question: Which Friday in November 2019 will be Black Friday?

Answer: 29th

Question: In which year did Black Friday become the biggest shopping day in the US calendar?

Answer: 2001

Question: The term 'Black Friday' wasn't in common use until which decade?

Answer: 1990s


Question: What is the term used to describe the first Monday after Black Friday?

Answer: Cyber Monday

Question: What did Amazon launch as a response to Black Friday?

Answer: Cyber Monday

Question: What term refers to retailers trying to get ahead on Black Friday sales by opening late on Thursday evening?

Answer: Grey Thursday

Question: Parades featuring which seasonal character pre-dated Black Friday?

Answer: Santa Claus


Question: Black Friday is the day after which major US holiday?

Answer: Thanksgiving

Question: Black Friday was first used in 1869 to describe what?

Answer: Stock Market Crash

Question: The term 'Black Friday' was first used in print by newspapers in which US city in the 1960s?

Answer: Philadelphia