Quiz about The Month of March
Quiz about The Month of March

The Month of March Trivia Quiz


March! St. David's Day is March the first, St Patrick's Day is celebrated on March 17th and some years Easter falls in March. What other events and customs are associated with this month?

A multiple-choice quiz by cryptix. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
cryptix
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
67,095
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
5 / 10
Plays
1539
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. In the original Roman calendar which month was March? Hint

Third
Fourth
Second
First

2. For which of the Roman gods is March named?

Answer: (One Word)
3. What is most commonly considered the flower for March? Hint

Daffodil
Orchid
Pansy
Crocus

4. March has more than one birthstone. True or false?

True
False

5. Which of these occurs in March: a solstice or an equinox?

Answer: (One Word)
6. Complete this saying: 'Mad as a March ....'

Answer: (One Word)
7. There are several other sayings about March, perhaps the best known is 'March comes in like a lion and goes out like a ----?

Answer: (One Word)
8. Caesar was told 'Beware the Ides of March' On what date are the ides? Hint

19th
15th
3rd
13th

9. When are the first three days in March considered unlucky? Hint

When the wind blows strongly
When rain falls
When the sun shines
When it is unseasonably warm

10. Which of these Jewish special days usually occurs in March? Hint

Yom Kippur
Chanukah
Purim
Shavuot


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In the original Roman calendar which month was March?

Answer: First

March was originally the first month, but when Julius Caesar reformed the calendar it became the third month.
2. For which of the Roman gods is March named?

Answer: Mars

Mars was the Roman god of war.
3. What is most commonly considered the flower for March?

Answer: Daffodil

The daffodil symbolizes spring and rebirth.
4. March has more than one birthstone. True or false?

Answer: True

Chalcedony (bloodstone) and aquamarine for courage.
5. Which of these occurs in March: a solstice or an equinox?

Answer: equinox

An equinox is when day and night are the same length. In the northern hemisphere the vernal equinox occurs in March. In the southern hemisphere it is the autumnal equinox and can occur on March 19, 20, or 21.
6. Complete this saying: 'Mad as a March ....'

Answer: Hare

The behaviour of hares in the breeding season gave rise to the mad March hare saying. In Europe male hares make wild chases and have boxing matches!
7. There are several other sayings about March, perhaps the best known is 'March comes in like a lion and goes out like a ----?

Answer: Lamb

8. Caesar was told 'Beware the Ides of March' On what date are the ides?

Answer: 15th

9. When are the first three days in March considered unlucky?

Answer: When rain falls

If rain falls during the first three days in March it is supposed to foretell a bad harvest. Some superstitious farmers wait until the fourth of March before sowing crops. These days are known as 'blind days'.
10. Which of these Jewish special days usually occurs in March?

Answer: Purim

Purim is a Jewish festival. It is held in remembrance of the time the Jews escaped destruction during the reign of the Persian king Xerxes. Usually occurs in March, but in 2002 was on February 26. it is on the 14th day of the Jewish month of Adar. Chanukah - December, Shavuot - May, Yom Kipper - September.
Source: Author cryptix

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