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Valentines Day History Quiz

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in ‘Valentine's Day’. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking ' Get Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.

1. Valentinus is a Latin name which means
strong
affectionate
compassionate
caring
2. Which is the God and the flower associated with Valentines Day?
Venus and Jasmine
Mars and Blue Roses
Cupid and Red Roses
Cupid and white Roses
3. On the day of execution Saint Valentine wrote a note to the jailer's daughter which was written as
With love Valentine
From your Valentine
With love and regards Valentine
With deep love Valentine
4. Valentine's Day is thought to be originated from a Roman Festival of fertility known as
Lunius
Poplifugia
Lupercalia
Lanuarius
5. The Pope who outlawed Roman festival and declared February 14 as Valentines Day by
Pope Gelasius
Pope Stephen
Pope Joan
Pope Donus
6. The first record of Valentines Day was depicted in the poems of the famous poet
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
John Gower
William Langland
7. Who is the Emperor that prohibited marriage of young men during war time where Saint Valentine secretly arranged marriages for them?
Claudius II
Claudius III
Charles V
Francis II
8. Apart from a patron of lovers, Saint Valentine is also the patron saint of
Epilepsy
beekeepers
happy marriages
All of these
9. St Valentine's skull is adorned and displayed in the
Santa Maria Basilica in Cosmedin
St. Peters Basilica
St. Paul Basilica
St Lorenzo Basilica
10. Who is called as the "“mother of the American valentine” for popularizing Valentine's Day greeting cards in America?
Esther Rose
Esther Staubli
Esther Dyson
Esther Howland
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