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Wedding Traditions From Around The World

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Wedding Traditions From Around The World game quiz
"Some interesting tidbits on wedding customs from different cultures. I hope you find this quiz fun and informative."

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1. In which country is the traditional musical wedding march called the "Zaffa" performed?
    Libya
    Egypt
    India
    China


2. How long does a traditional Moroccan wedding ceremony usually last?
    two weeks
    two to three days
    four to seven days
    twenty-four hours


3. What color signifies happiness when used in a wedding in China?
    red
    green
    blue
    orange


4. In what country is the bride-to-be painted in pure white from head to toe?
    Japan
    Korea
    China
    Tibet


5. What color is it custom for an Israeli bride to wear with her wedding dress?
    green
    blue
    white
    red


6. Wedding receptions in which country feature a wedding cake called kransakaka?
    Greenland
    Iceland
    Russia
    Poland


7. How many bands does a new bride in Sweden wear on her wedding day?
    2
    0
    1
    3


8. In what country might the friends of the bride plant a tree in her yard and decorate it with ribbons and painted eggshells?
    Russia
    Croatia
    Czechoslovakia
    Hungary


9. In which country are church weddings not considered official?
    Croatia
    Poland
    Russia
    Greece


10. The custom of the bride wearing a white wedding gown began in which country?
    France
    Canada
    United States
    England


11. What has long been the flower of choice for a girl getting married in Spain?
    Orange Blossom
    Rose
    Morning Glory
    Lemon Blossom


12. In early American weddings what accessory would Victorian brides wear with their wedding gowns?
    necklace
    handkerchief
    bracelet
    gloves


13. In which of the following would a Priest performing the wedding ceremony bless a plate of coins and give them to the groom?
    Brazil
    Mexico
    Puerto Rico
    Cuba


14. In which country would the couple getting married exchange wedding rings when the engagement proposal takes place?
    Mexico
    Brazil
    Chile
    Peru


15. In which country does the mother of the groom and the father of the bride escort the couple down the aisle and stand next to them during the ceremony?
    Brazil
    Puerto Rico
    Peru
    Argentina


16. What do Jamaican couples do with the remainder of the wedding cake?
    neither
    They slice it and mail it to friends and relatives unable to attend the reception
    either one
    They save it and eat it on their first anniversary


17. What is placed on top of a wedding cake in Bermuda?
    a tiny sapling
    a cross
    a rose bud
    a white plastic dove


18. On which Pacific Island does the groom present a valuable gift to the bride's father?
    Fiji
    Samoan Islands
    Hawaii
    Philippine Islands


19. To mark the start of the newlyweds life together, the bride's and groom's parents carry a fire from their hearths to the new couple's home and light a fire, in which country?
    South Africa
    Pakistan
    Egypt
    Sudan


20. In which country is it a custom to build an arch of pine branches in front of the bride's family home?
    Norway
    Holland
    Greenland
    Denmark


21. In which country is the bride's wedding ring called a Claddagh ring?
    Norway
    England
    Iceland
    Ireland


22. In Switzerland the bride wears a crown or wreath symbolizing what?
    commitment to her new husband
    maidenhood
    desire for motherhood
    acceptance of her husband's family


23. In which country might you find a pinata hanging from the ceiling?
    Bermuda
    Jamaica
    Mexico
    Cuba


24. In ancient times brides from which country wore wedding veils of yellow or red which represented fire?
    Spain
    Iran
    Greece
    Croatia


25. In which country was it an old tradition for the newlyweds to sneak out of the reception without saying good-bye?
    United States
    Mexico
    Canada
    Venezuela


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