Easter is an annual celebration that is eagerly anticipated by many around the globe (particularly children) and often for varying reasons. Perhaps it is a chance to gather with family, attend a church service or enjoy an Easter egg or two (or three).
We have compiled some Easter Trivia (suitable for children and adults) which can be used to challenge your family and friends and see who can get the most correct answers. These questions could also be used in an elaborate Easter Egg hunt for older kids with each correct clue leading to the next!
Test your knowledge with our Easter Trivia
- What animal is commonly associated with Easter? The rabbit/bunny
- What sweet objects are commonly ‘hunted’ by children at Easter time? Easter eggs
- What part of your body would you wear an Easter bonnet on? Your head
- Approximately 76% of people eat which part of a chocolate Easter Bunny first? The ears
- Which famous Easter song has the lyrics ‘one a penny, two a penny?’ Hot cross buns
- What vegetable do children leave out for the Easter Bunny? Carrots
- What symbol do you find on top of the sweet, spiced buns that come out at Easter? A cross
- What Australian marsupial is used by Haigh’s Chocolates to replace the Easter bunny? The Bilby
- Which animated Easter children’s movie, starring a bunny named E.B., was released in 2011? HOP
- Easter is a movable feast – what two months can Easter fall in? March and April
- Easter is held on the first Sunday after what type of moon in March? A full moon
- TRUE/FALSE: Lent, a period of fasting and reflection, which comes before Easter, lasts for 40 days? True
- What food is often served on Shrove Tuesday? Pancakes
- In Australia, what season does Easter fall in? Autumn
- Which company created the first mass-produced chocolate Easter egg in 1875? Cadbury
- How many hot cross buns would you find in a baker’s dozen? 13
- What is the Friday before Easter called? Good Friday
- In what country do children dress up as Easter Wizards instead of Easter Bunnies?
- The Easter bunny is thought to have originated in which country?
- What country made the world’s largest chocolate Easter egg, weighing in at a hefty 7,200kg?