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Ultimate Valentine’s Day Trivia Questions!

How much do you know about the most romantic day of the year? Take the quiz and test your Valentine's Day trivia!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  February 3rd 2023

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On February 14 – every year – it's Valentine's Day! It's a special day of the year to send your loved one a card, a bunch of flowers, a homemade gift or simply spend some time with them. The day is named after St Valentine, a Christian martyr, who lived in the 3rd century and this day is linked with romantic gestures and mystery cards!

But how much do you know about the most romantic day of the year? Take this awesome quiz and our Beano megacomputer will crunch the data into a score, just for you.

Once you've done that, why not take our Valentine's Day true or false quiz, laugh your socks off at our Valentine's Day jokes or even try out our Which Valentine's Day Gift Should You Give? personality quiz?

Good luck!

1/35 Wooden spoons

In which country do people give each other fancy wooden spoons as a token of love?

2/35 A bear next to a map of the USA

Which US state grows the most roses?

3/35 A man shrugging

On a text, you might see an XO at the end. What does that mean?

4/35 A singer on a purple background

Who wrote the song 'I Will Always Love You'?

5/35 A religious painting and a cat

There was a Pope called Valentine who held the position for 40 days. True or false?

6/35 A Roman goddess with a heart on their sleeve

The phrase “to wear your heart on your sleeve" is linked to which Roman goddess?

7/35 A couple holding a heart-shaped card

In which year did Hallmark begin selling Valentine’s Day cards?

8/35 A marriage and a cat's paw

On average, how many people get married in the UK each year?

9/35 A sign saying Welcome to Fabulous Beanotown – with a llama at the front of the image

Which city is known for Elvis lookalikes and drive-through wedding chapels?

10/35 A person drawing a question mark on a Valentine's Day card

What was the oldest known love poem written on?

11/35 Henry VIII

King Henry VIII banned people from even mentioning Valentine's Day on February 14. Now, is that true or false?

12/35 A brain shrugging

What chemical in your brain gives you love-like feelings?

13/35 A crown

Which king started the trend of sending flowers?

14/35 A cauliflower

What percentage of flower sales are made for Valentine’s Day?

15/35 An engagement ring

In a survey, what percentage of people in the UK said they were engaged on Valentine’s Day?

16/35 A waiter with a silver plate

Valentine’s Day is a busy day for restaurants. But which day is busier?

17/35 A sleepy woman holding a feather pillow

In the 1700s, what did women in England place on their pillows in order to dream of their future husband?

18/35 A pineapple recreates the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet

Who was Shakespeare referring to when he wrote of “star crossed lovers”?


Where was the first Valentine’s Day card written?

20/35 Cupid

According to Roman mythology, who does Cupid fall in love with?

21/35 Paper roses

Here's an easy one! On what day does Valentine’s fall?

22/35 Two partners kissing at sunset as rubber chicken looks on

Who in 1861 created the world's first heart shaped chocolate box?

23/35 Man blowing kisses as laughing pineapple looks on

In the Victorian era, mean-spirited Valentines cards were called 'Vinegar Valentines' - True or false?

24/35 Two partners with googly eyes in a happy and loving embrace

As well as love (obvs), what occupation is Saint Valentine also a patron saint of?

25/35 Two birds on a branch kissing at sunset

What hugely popular website debuted on Valentine’s Day in 2005?

26/35 Two playing cards

Approximately how many Valentine's Day cards are given out in the USA ever year?

27/35 An angel with a bow and arrow

Venus was the goddess of love and beauty. What was her son called?

28/35 A flower seller

What was Venus' favourite flower?

29/35 A pile of US dollars

According to a survey, how much did Americans spend on Valentine's Day in 2017?

30/35 Red roses

What percentage of roses purchased on Valentine's Day are red?

31/35 A teacher writing on a board

Teachers receive the most Valentine’s Day cards. True or false?

32/35 A Finnish flag and a pair of hands making a heart shape

Finland call Valentine's Day Ystävänpäivä. What does that mean? 

33/35 A Valentine's Day gift package

Who thought it would be bad luck to sign a Valentine's Day card?

34/35 A pet dog holding a bunch of flowers

What percentage of people give their pets a gift on Valentine's Day?

35/35 A post box

How many Valentine Cards are sent each year around the world?

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