Valentine’s Day Trivia Questions & Answers

“Will you be my valentine?” is used on Valentine’s Day to ask someone if they want to spend the day together and exchange gifts. This year, Valentine’s day 2020 will be on Friday so make the most of it.

Love is in the air. Discover more about Valentine’s Day with our amazing collection of Valentine’s day trivia questions and Valentine’s trivia fun facts. You can also try the Valentine’s Day trivia question and answers for girls and boys, Valentine’s trivia quizzes, or Jeopardy questions along with a Printable Valentine quiz worksheet. If you love someone and have confusion related to how to begin the conversation on a first date then you can also use these Valentine’s trivia questions as an icebreaker.

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Superstitious Beliefs about Valentines day

Seeing a Robin on Valentine’s day will get you to marry a Sailor or watching a Dove on Valentine’s day will make you marry a gentleman who will be kindhearted. To get to know many other weird and wacky superstitious about Valentine’s day, scroll a bit below:

  • If a girl sees Robin on Valentines Day her future husband will be a sailor and if she will see a Dove she will get a man with a golden heart
  • According to superstitions if she will see a sparrow she will get married to a poor man and that man will bring lots of happiness to her life
  • There are some other superstitious beliefs related to gifts also. If a girl receives clothes as a gift from her boyfriend she has to keep them if she is interested to marry him. Representing a key means that he has allowed you to unlock his heart.
  • If any girl receives red roses from a boyfriend that means that he loves her a lot and on the other hand Yellow roses represent that he is jealous.
  • According to superstitions if a girl’s boyfriend gives her a cactus plant on Valentine’s Day she has a quarrel.

Valentine’s Day History

From the Roman cognomen Valentinus, which was itself from the title Valens expressing “strong, vigorous, healthy” in Latin. Saint Valentine was a 3rd-century martyr. His feast day was identical to the Roman fertility festival of Lupercalia, which emerged in the relationship between Valentine’s day and love

Why is Valentine’s Day observed?

There are many stories that are associated with St Valentine’s Day but among these, there is a famous story that says that Valentine’s Day is celebrated in remembrance of the “priest Valentine” who was killed during 270 AD by the emperor Claudius II who forbidden the soldiers to get married because he believed that unmarried soldiers are braver and perform much better than those who have wives and children left behind. At that time Valentine was the one who went against the king’s order and started setting secret marriages for soldiers, due to which he was imprisoned where he fell in love with the jailer’s daughter. And the day before Valentine died he sent a letter to the jailer’s daughter to let her know that he is in love with her.

How is Valentine’s day celebrated all over the World

Some people call it lover’s day and it does make sense as on Valentine’s Day people all over the world send greetings, Love messages, gifts, and other surprises to each other especially to their loved ones. People express their love on Valentine’s Day by exchanging cards, chocolates, and flowers with their partners, friends, and even family members. The most important gift that people send to their partner is red roses and chocolates. Many unmarried girls and boys wait the whole year for Valentine’s Day to propose to their crush. Most of the people prefer getting engaged or married to their partner on this day. Not only teenagers but people above 40 also celebrate this day with great excitement. Couples celebrate this day by arranging a romantic dinner or spending a night at the romantic spot.

10+ Interesting Valentine’s Day Trivia Facts

Do you know that the oldest existing Valentine card is believed to be housed in the manuscript collection of the British Library? In 1415, Charles, duke of Orléans, gave his wife a valentine while being held prisoner in the Tower of London. Was it shocking for you? Hold tight as we have cataloged some strange and interesting Valentine’s day trivia fun facts for you to enjoy.

  • Valentine is not a public holiday all over the world.
  • 15% of women send roses to themselves on Valentine’s Day.
  • A heart was carved in a wooden spoon in old Ireland
  • Approximately 1 billion cards people send to each other on Valentine’s Day.
  • 1330 Valentine’s Day cards Hallmark produces each year for Valentine’s Day
  • California produces the majority of the roses
  • Cards with romantic poetry are the bestsellers of all cards
  • Denmark don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day
  • 3 % of pet owners give Valentine cards to their pets
  • In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of Venus, the goddess of love and beauty.
  • Only 27% of people who buy flowers are women and the rest of 73% are men who buy flowers for Valentine’s Day
  • An actress Thelma Ritter who was nominated for an astounding six Academy Awards was born on 14th Feb 1902.
  • The State of California produces 60% of American roses.
  • Red symbolizes love, beauty, respect, and deep romantic love.
  • White roses symbolize purity, innocence, reverence, humility, and charm.
  • Valentine’s Day is the second-largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, after Christmas.
  • One-third of all Valentine’s Day cards are accompanied by some expensive gifts.

Valentine’s Trivia Question & Answers for Kids

Do you like designing Valentine’s day cards with kids? We simply just love it like anything! How about playing Valentine’s trivia quiz with kids this year.

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Here are some interesting valentine’s trivia questions Kids that can make kids aware of each and everything related to Valentine’s Day.

Q. When is Valentine’s Day celebrated all over the world?

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  14th of Feb

Q. Be my valentine” is a phrase that people say to whom?

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Q. What do white flowers represent?

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Q. Who is the author of Romeo and Juliet?

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Q. What does Red roses symbolize?

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Q. Other than Roses what does a bouquet of Roses contains sometimes?

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Q. What is the name of cupid’s mother?

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Q. Which is the famous card company that also makes billions of cards for Valentine’s Day each year?

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Q. To whom was the name ‘Valentine’ given earlier?

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Q. St Valentine was in love with?

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 Jailer’s daughter

Q. What had St Valentine allegedly done for his jailer’s daughter?

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 Cured her blindness.

Q. Valentine’s cards are mostly sent to people belonging to which profession?

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Q. What was the last name of Juliet?

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Q. Which flower is sold more on Valentine?

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Q. From where the first Valentine’s card was sent?

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Q. Who is known as the Roman goddess of love and beauty?

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Q. Why was St Valentine punished?

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 Due to performing secret marriages, against the Claudius’ wish

Q. Why did Claudius order his soldiers not to get married?

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 He believed that non-married soldiers perform better during war

Q. In medieval which organ was believed to cause love?

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Q. Valentine’s day is the second-largest event on which cards are exchanged. Which event is the first one?

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Q. Cupid was in love with whom?

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Q. How did St Valentine propose jailer’s daughter?

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 By sending a message

Q. Why did Venus ask Cupid to make Psyche fall in love with a horrible man?

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  Because she was jealous of Psyche’s beauty

Q. In Japan what do girls give to their partner on Valentine’s Day?

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Q. Which day is celebrated exactly on month after Valentine’s Day in Japan?

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  White day

Q. In which year the first valentine was sent?

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Q. What is the meaning of word Valentine?

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 Strong and healthy

Q. What special thing occurs on White day?

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 Men gifts chocolates to their partner

Q. What is the name of Cupid’s father?

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Q. What was the jailer’s daughter name?

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Q. In 18th century what did the sailors’ give their partners on Valentine’s Day?

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 Piece of carved driftwood/whalebone

Q. What are two other names for Valentine’s Day?

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 Saint Valentine’s or Feast of saint valentine

Q. What is the name of that Scottish poet who wrote A Red, Red Rose?

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 Robbie Burns

Q. Who is the author of poem “The Parliament of Fowls”?

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 Geoffrey Chaucer

Q. Swizzle manufactures a heart-shaped sweets that contain a romantic message on it what is the name of that sweet?

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  Love hearts

Valentine’s Trivia Question & Answers for Adults

Are you one of those love cupids? Then get ready for some Valentine’s trivia questions and answers quiz and put your knowledge to the test. Challenge your loved ones and invite them over Valentine’s trivia party.

Q. In Latin, the word valentine stands for?

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Q. On Valentine’s Day, Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for the telephone invention, which year was that? 

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Q. Which famous actor was born on Valentine’s Day? 

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 Gregory Hines

Q. Which famous actress was born on Valentine’s Day?

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 Florence Henderson

Q. In Finland St. Valentine’s day is known as?

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 Ystävänpäivä, Friend’s Day

Q. What is the name of the singer who had top ten hit songs with cupid in 1961?

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  Sam Cookie

Q. Saint Valentine’s Day is considered as an official feast day in which country?

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 Anglican Communion and Lutheran Church

Q. What does el día de Los enamorados means?

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Day of lovers

Q. What does ‘Día del Amor y la Amistad’ means?

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 Day of Love and Friendship

Q. In Guatemala Valentine’s day is known as the ‘Día del Cariño’ what does this phrase mean?

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 Affection Day

Q. In which two countries February 14 is known as Valentinsdag?

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 Denmark and Norway

Q. Which country Valentine’s Day is known as Friend’s day?

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Q. How much UK people spend on valentine’s gifs each year?

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3 billion

Q. How many cards are sent on each Valentine’s Day in united state?

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 Nearly 25 million cards

Q. A winged child shooting lovers arrow is known as?

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Q. A New York’s Empire Building Illuminates a specific sign on each valentine what sign is that?

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A heart

Q. Who played the main role in “Shirley Valentine”?

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 Pauline Collins

Q. Name the artist who is known as “Mother of the American Valentine”.

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 Esther Howland

Q. Name the female singer who performed song “Valentine” with Jim Brickman.

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 Martina McBride

Q. What does the phrase Joyeuse Saint Valentin mean in English?

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 Happy Valentine’s Day

Q. Name the album that includes song “ my valentine” in it.

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 Kisses on bottom

Q. Who is the singer of song “ My Valentine”?

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 Paul McCartney

Q. Who declared 14th Feb as St. Valentine’s Day?

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 King Henry VIII

Q. Complete the phrase Roses are red Violet is?

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Q. Jessica Alba played Jessica Alba played Morley Clarkson in the 2010 movie. What was the name of that Movie?

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 Valentine’s Day

Q. When U.S.S.R. and China signed a peace treaty?

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Valentine’s 1950

Q. Who is the writer of “My Funny Valentine”?

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 Lorenz Hart

Q. In which year did Hallmark made its first valentine card?

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Q. How many calories a person burn while kisses for one minute?

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 8-16 calories

Q. What is the percentage of Valentine’s Day cards that are only bought by women?

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Q. Which was celebrated on Valentine’s Day according to mythology?

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Q. An Italian city receives valentine’s day card every year that are addressed to Juliet. Which city is that?

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Q. In which country the oldest known valentine still exists?

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 England’s Museum

Q. What is the name of the singer of song “ My funny valentine”?

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 Frank Sinatra

Q. If a girl sees goldfinch on Valentines Day what does it means?

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Q. What are tacky or rude valentines called?

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  Vinegar Valentine

Q. What is the name of the legendary Benedictine monk who first invented champagne?

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 Dom Perignon.

Q. What does the poem “The Parliament of Fowls” represents? 

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Cultural link between romance and St Valentine

12 thoughts on “Valentine’s Day Trivia Questions & Answers”

  1. This is such an interesting post!
    I really enjoyed reading about Valentine’s day facts, I didn’t know most of these.
    And all those trivia questions are so good and interesting xx

  2. I had never heard of any of these Valentine superstitions. How interesting lol I bet my grandma ask. This should be a fun talking point.

  3. I love those trivia Q and As. Very informative. I did not know some of them and I was stumped on that question about Juliet’s surname. Haha. I thought it was Montague. Got that one wrong. I have to read more about St Valentine too.

  4. Very cool! I had no idea there was that much information on Valentine’s Day. haha it was funny reading the superstitions!

  5. Such an interesting read! I had no idea of any of the superstitious beliefs about Valentines day! Niether have I head about Valentine and the jailer´s daughter, thanks for sharing so many facts and details about this holiday!


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