Test Your Easter IQ Quiz
What does the Easter Bunny traditionally symbolize?
- Rabbits are known for their large family groups, so the Easter Bunny is a great symbol of rebirth and fertility.
On Holy Saturday, in which US state will you find bonfires burning to usher in the holiday?
- According to tradition, Texans living in the town of Fredericksburg will light large Easter Fires to celebrate.
Instead of the Easter Bunny, what creature brings Easter eggs to children in Australia?
- Because rabbits are actually an invasive species in Australia after being introduced down under in the mid-1800s, children look out for the Easter Bilby to bring goodies.
When Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday, who was the first to speak with him?
- In the Bible, Mary Magdalene was the first person to find the tomb empty and Jesus alive, speaking to him immediately after his resurrection.
When you bite into a Cadbury Creme Egg, what is the filling comprised of?
- In order to mimic the appearance of a real egg, Cadbury uses white and yellow fondant to create "egg whites" and a "yolk" within the chocolate shell.
Finish this well-known saying: "Don't put all your eggs in one..."
- Though this idiom generally refers to diversifying your efforts, it stems from the olden days when freshly-laid eggs were collected by hand in woven baskets, and great care had to be taken to prevent breakage.
What country do you live in if you dress up as a witch and knock on neighbors' doors for Easter chocolate?
- Rooted in longstanding Swedish legends, children will dress up like witches the evening before Easter and go around to collect candy, reminiscent of the tales of witches flying to commune with the devil on that night.
In the Bible, who was Pontius Pilate?
- Pontius Pilate was the governor of the Roman state of Judaea, where many Biblical events were set around the life of Jesus.
In Verges, Spain, people can be found doing the "Dansa de la Mort"– what does it translate to?
- Children will commonly dress up on Easter Sunday with skull masks and robes, ready to come together, dance, and celebrate the holiday.
What meat is traditionally consumed over Easter?
- Reminiscent of the ram's blood spread across doors at the first Passover, and the sacrifice of Jesus on Easter, lamb is a traditional dish eaten in many places around the world.