The Valentine's Trivia Challenge

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The Valentine's Trivia Challenge

Written By: Sandi MacCalla, Founder - LifeSkills Academy ~ 2/13/2023

Q: What fruit is known as a "love apple" for its aphrodisiac properties?
A: Tomato [hence the “love affair” with pizzas?]

BLOGPOST_ValentinesTrivia02132023A.jpgQ: Cupid has what name in Greek mythology?
A: Eros

Q: In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of whom?
A: Venus

Q: In Roman mythology, with whom does Cupid fall in love?
A: Psyche

Q: What percentage of coupled-up men make NO plans in advance for Valentine's Day?
A: 64%

Q: What percentage of all Valentines are purchased by Women?
A: 85%

Q: On average, how many marriage proposals are there on Valentine's Day?
A: 220,000

Q: About how many Valentine's Day cards are exchanged every year?
A: 1 billion

Q: How many people typically buy Valentines for their pets?
A: 9 million

Q: In what country is Valentine's Day known as "Friend's Day?"
A: Finland

Q: The “Jersey Shore” gentlemen refer to a great catch as what?
A: "The rarest of roses"

Q: How many stems of roses are sold every year on Valentine's Day?
A: 189 million

Q: What state produces most of America's red roses?
A: California

Q: What Valentine's Day candy was first created on equipment made for lozenges?
A: Sweethearts

Q: How many heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are typically sold each Valentine's Day?
A: 35 million

Q: How much do Americans spend on Valentine’s Day chocolate each year?
A: $1 billion

Q: Who invented the first Valentine's Day candy box?
A: Richard Cadbury

Q: What brain chemical is known as the "love hormone?"
A: Oxytocin

Q: Kissing increases most people's heart rate to how many beats per minute?
A: At least 110

Q: What major invention was patented on Valentine's Day?
A: The telephone

Q: What insanely popular website debuted on Valentine's Day in 2005?
A: YouTube

Q: What notorious gangster orchestrated the St. Valentine's Day massacre?
A: Al Capone

Q: In the Victorian era, mean-spirited Valentine's Day cards were called "___ Valentines."
A: Vinegar

Q: From where was the oldest-known Valentine's Day message sent?
A: Prison

Q: Before "X" stood for a kiss, what did it represent at the end of a letter?
A: The cross

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