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St. Valentine's Day

written by: Eve
 
This quiz checks your knowledge of trivia facts related to the annual feast of love. Enjoy!

Question 1:


The first recorded association of Valentine's Day with romantic love is found in the poem "Parlement of Foules" ("Parliament of Fowls"), written by this medieval English author.
William Blake
Geoffrey Chaucer
William Shakespeare
Alexander Pope

Question 2:


Vinegar valentines, ostensibly given on Valentine's Day, became popular during the Victorian era. What type of message do they contain?
a thank you message
insult
apology
a break-up message

Question 3:


During the prohibition era a conflict between two powerful criminal gangs resulted in what came to be known as the Saint Valentine's Day massacre. In what US city did it occur?
Miami
New York City
Chicago
San Francisco

Question 4:


What is the occupation of Ashton Kutcher's character, Reed Bennett, in Garry Marshall's 2010 romantic comedy "Valentine's Day"?
writer
accountant
florist
librarian

Question 5:


In modern times, the heart is the symbol representing love. What other organ was considered to be the seat of love and emotion in ancient times and in the Middle Ages?
brain
liver
lungs
spleen

Question 6:


In Roman mythology, Cupid is the god of desire, affection and erotic love. Who is his Greek counterpart?
Eros
Apolllo
Dionysus
Aphrodite

Question 7:


The name Valentine, which was very popular in Late Antiquity, is derived from the Latin word 'valens'. What does it mean?
enamoured
spiritual
devoted, dedicated
strong, powerful

Question 8:


In "Sleepless in Seattle", Meg Ryan's character impulsively writes a letter to Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) suggesting that he meet her on top of the Empire State Building on Valentine's Day. What classic romantic movie inspired "Sleepless in Seattle"?
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
The Philadelphia Story
An Affair to Remember
Casablanca

Question 9:


What famous French author and WWII aviator made the following statement about love: "Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction."?
Honoré de Balzac
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Alexandre Dumas
Anatole France

Question 10:


What species of bird does the term 'lovebird' refer to?
swan
parrot
sparrow
dove

Question 11:


The earliest surviving Valentine was written in 1415 by Charles, Duke of Orleans, to his wife while he was held in the Tower of London following his capture at this battle.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
The Battle of Hastings
the Battle of Waterloo
the Battle of Thermopylae
the Battle of Agincourt

Question 12:


What tragic Shakesperean heroine spoke the following words in her mad ramblings:
"To-morrow is Saint Valentine's day,
All in the morning betime,
And I a maid at your window,
To be your Valentine."?
Desdemona
Lady Macbeth
Juliet
Ophelia

 


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