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About April Fool’s Day

3.4
(26 votes)
8 questions
English
HardAI Generated
This quiz tests your knowledge about the history, traditions, and events related to April 1st, also known as April Fool's Day.
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48 random squares
AI Generated

What is the name of the annual event where tech companies showcase fake products on April 1st?

April Fool's Day pranks

Gadget Gag Day

Innovation Hoax Day

Tech Joke Day

40% got this right

Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants participate in these pranks.
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48 random squares
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Which country is credited with starting the tradition of April Fool's Day?

France

England

Germany

Italy

Hard  18% got this right

The tradition dates back to the 16th century.
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48 random squares
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What calendar change led to the creation of April Fool's Day?

Gregorian calendar

Islamic calendar

Julian calendar

Lunar calendar

37% got this right

In 1582, France switched from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar.
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48 random squares
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What is the term for an April Fool's Day prank in French?

Poisson d'Avril

Blague d'Avril

Farce d'Avril

Rire d'Avril

Hard  26% got this right

Poisson d'Avril translates to 'April Fish' in English.
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48 random squares
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In which country do people celebrate 'Día de los Santos Inocentes' instead of April Fool's Day?

37% got this right

Día de los Santos Inocentes is celebrated on December 28th.
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48 random squares
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What is the name of the famous 1957 BBC April Fool's Day hoax?

Spaghetti tree

Macaroni vine

Noodle bush

Pasta plant

41% got this right

The hoax claimed that spaghetti grew on trees in Switzerland.
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48 random squares
AI Generated

In which century did the tradition of April Fool's Day begin?

16th century

15th century

17th century

18th century

41% got this right

The tradition started in France in the 1500s.
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48 random squares
AI Generated

Which famous author included a fictional April Fool's Day in one of his novels?

Mark Twain

Charles Dickens

Ernest Hemingway

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hard  22% got this right

Mark Twain's 'Pudd'nhead Wilson' features an April Fool's Day trial.