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Days of the Week Quiz


  1. Which tiny island country did Columbus discover on a Sunday?
  2. Thanksgiving is celebrated on which day of the week?
  3. Who is the only daughter of Gomez and Morticia Addams?
  4. What is the literal translation of Mardi Gras?
  5. Monday is the only day of the week with an anagram - what word is an anagram of Monday?

  6. "Manic Monday" was a first hit for which American pop rock band?
  7. On what day of the week was President Kennedy assassinated on November 22, 1963?
  8. In which part of the UK was the first Monday after New Year's Day traditionally known as Hansel Monday?
  9. Donnerstag is German for which day?
  10. Which day of the week was named after the Norse god of thunder?
  11. On what day of the week is the Superbowl always played?
  12. Who originally sang about Saturday Night at the Movies?
  13. What was the name of Robinson Crusoe's companion?
  14. What day of the week is martes in Spain?
  15. On what day of the week are UK elections held?
  16. In the poem, which child has far to go?
  17. Which day of the week was The Mamas & the Papas only number 1 hit in America?
  18. On which day of the week is the UK's Budget usually presented?
  19. Complete the children's television quote: "It's Friday, it's five o'clock, yes it's ....."?
  20. What colour Tuesday did the Rolling Stones sing about in 1977?
  21. What is the only day of the week named after a Roman god?
  22. In the UK, what is Shrove Tuesday also known as?


  1. Dominica (from the Italian for Sunday)
  2. Thursday
  3. Wednesday Addams
  4. Fat Tuesday
  5. Dynamo
  6. The Bangles
  7. Friday
  8. Scotland
  9. Thursday
  10. Thursday
  11. Sunday's
  12. The Drifters
  13. Friday
  14. Tuesday
  15. Thursday

  16. Thursday's child
  17. Monday (Monday Monday)
  18. Tuesday
  19. Crackerjack!
  20. Ruby Tuesday
  21. Saturday (Saturn)
  22. Pancake Day