Valentine's Day Trivia Trivia

50+ Best Valentine's Day Trivia Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: June 15th, 2023

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.


Question: Cupid has what name in Greek mythology?

Answer: Eros

Question: In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of whom?

Answer: Venus

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

Answer: Sweethearts

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

Answer: I love you.

Question: What did the “X” at the end of a letter represent before it stood for a kiss?

Answer: The cross

Question: Valentine's Day is celebrated every?

Answer: February 14


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

Answer: Finland

Question: What is the name of the brain chemical known as the “love hormone?”

Answer: Oxytocin

Question: Which was Shakespeare’s most romantic play?

Answer: Romeo and Juliet

Question: What kind of flowers are traditionally given to symbolise love?

Answer: Red roses

Question: What other gift sometimes accompanies a bouquet of red roses?

Answer: Chocolates

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

Answer: Yellow

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

Answer: Martyrs

Question: In Roman mythology, with whom does Cupid fall in love?

Answer: Psyche

Question: What fruit is known as the love apple?

Answer: Tomato

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

Answer: Theodore Roosevelt

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

Answer: Spoon

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

Answer: Doves

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

Answer: Chocolates

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

Answer: 1415

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

Answer: A Signature Rose

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

Answer: Cockroach

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

Answer: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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

Answer: California

Question: “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” Juliette cried out from her home in this city:

Answer: Verona

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

Answer: Al Capone

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

Answer: Victorian

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

Answer: A heart

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

Answer: Seafoam

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

Answer: Lupercalia


Question: Valentine’s Day was first celebrated in:

Answer: Ancient Rome

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

Answer: Claudius II

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

Answer: Richard Cadbury

Question: She was known as ‘the Mother of American Valentine’ for being the first mass manufacturer of uniquely designed American Valentine’s.

Answer: Monica Bellucci

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

Answer: Beekeepers

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

Answer: Juno

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

Answer: Vinegar

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

Answer: The Duke of Orleans

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

Answer: Prison

Question: What does the O in XOXO stand for?

Answer: Hugs

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

Answer: New England Valentine Co.

Question: 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?

Answer: The liver

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

Answer: 35 million

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

Answer: Romeo & Juliet

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

Answer: Utah

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

Answer: a heart-shaped pizza

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

Answer: Martyrs

Question: Who invented speed dating?

Answer: A Rabbi

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

Answer: To dream about their future spouses

Question: Who did the fictional St Valentine send his message to?

Answer: The daughter of his jailer