General Easter Trivia Questions
- Q) What is the biggest breed of rabbit?
- A) Flemish Giant!
- Q) How many feet was the biggest rabbit recorded?
- A) A whopping 4 feet long! And as tall as an 8-year-old child!
- Q) One rabbit holds the Guinness world record for living the longest! How old was this rabbit? And for bonus points, can you guess the rabbit’s name?
- A) Flopsy the rabbit lived to be an amazing 18 years old!
- Q) In Australia, they don’t have the Easter Bunny, as rabbits have been known to wreak havoc on Australian ecosystems, so instead of a bunny, what animal does Australia have rather?
- A) An Easter Bilby! Bilbies were chosen as they are ecosystem helpers! They spend a lot of their time borrowing, which helps make burrows for lots of other species, so think of them as home builders for other animals
- Q) What small bread is filled with raisins, topped with icing, and served at Easter Time?
- A) Hot Cross Buns
- Q) Where is the largest egg museum located? And how many eggs are on display?
- A) Poland, the Easter Egg Museum has more than 1500 eggs from all over the world
- Q) What colors are associated with Easter?
- A) Purple and Yellow
- Q) How is the date Easter Sunday is held decided upon?
- A) By the Full Moon. Easter Sunday falls on the next Sunday following a Full Moon from March 22nd till April 25th
- Q) What is the most popular Easter candy in the US?
- A) Milk chocolate bunnies!
- Q) Where does Easter get its name?
- A) The pagan goddess Eostre
- Q) The world record for the largest chocolate Easter egg was made in what Country?
- A) Tosca, Italy
- Q) In what country did the tradition of the Easter bunny originate?
- A) Germany
True or False Easter Trivia Questions
- Q) True or False, are Easter Eggs always made of chocolate?
- A) False! In many countries, especially in Eastern Europe, eastern eggs are just normal boiled chicken eggs that are then decorated and painted by the family
- Q) Easter is celebrated on the same day everywhere in the world
- A) False! Orthodox Easter is usually on a later date than Easter around the world. The reason behind this is the different calculations based on the Orthodox Church calendar.
- Q) True or False? The biggest eastern egg in the world was created in Brazil.
- A) True!
- Q) True or False? For example, Easter Eggs are delivered by a cuckoo instead of a bunny in Switzerland.
- A) True! The cuckoo is Switzerland’s symbol of growth and rebirth, so it often replaces the bunny at Easter time!
- Q) Why do we eat Easter Eggs?
- A) They were Jesus’ favorite food!
- B) They are symbols of new life!
- C) They represent Jesus’ empty tomb after he was resurrected!
- D) Jesus’ disciples celebrated his resurrection by eating eggs!
Answer: B Eggs are symbols of new life, which is what Easter is all about!
- Q) In what century do we first have a record of Easter being celebrated?
- A) 1st Century AD
- B) 2nd Century AD
- C) 3rd Century AD
- D) 4th Century AD
Answer: B) There is a written record of Easter being celebrated as far back as the 2nd Century, but there may have been earlier unrecorded celebrations.
- Q) What Date Have the Most Easter Sundays Fallen on?
- A) 31 March
- B) 6 April
- C) 11 April
- D) 16 April
Answer: D) Since 1500, Easter Sunday has been on 16th April 23 times.
- Q) Which date has the least amount of Easter Sundays fallen on?
- A) 24 March
- B) 22 March
- C) 24 April
- D) 25 April
Answer: A) Since 1500, Easter Sunday has been on 24th March only three times.