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  1. Who plays Hannah Brown in the 1948 American musical film Easter Parade?
  2. Where is the venue of the most famous Easter egg roll in America?
  3. Easter Island belongs to which country?
  4. What name is given to the Sunday before Easter?
  5. In 1873, which company introduced the first chocolate Easter egg in Britain?
  6. How many hours did the darkness last when Jesus was on the cross?
  7. Which poet wrote the poem Easter, 1916? (It describes the poet's emotions regarding the events of the Easter Rising in Ireland against British rule in 1916.)
  8. Which light fruit cake, with two layers of almond paste or marzipan, is traditionally eaten during the Easter period?
  9. What was the name of the hill where Jesus was crucified?
  10. Which item of clothing is particularly associated with Easter parades?
  11. The Saturday before Palm Sunday is named after which biblical character?
  12. At the Last Supper, which food did Jesus liken to his body?
  13. Which Russian jewellery firm is famed for designing elaborate jewel-encrusted eggs?
  14. On what day are hot cross buns traditionally eaten?
  15. How many pieces of silver did Judas trade the life of Jesus for?
  16. What was Simon of Cyrene made to do by the Romans?
  17. Who directed the 2004 American biblical drama The Passion of the Christ?
  18. Nick Easter is a former professional sportsman in which sport?



Answers:

  1. Judy Garland
  2. The White House
  3. Chile
  4. Palm Sunday
  5. J.S. Fry & Sons
  6. 3 hours
  7. W. B. Yeats
  8. Simnel cake
  9. Golgotha
  10. Ladies hat
  11. Lazarus Saturday
  12. Bread
  13. Faberge
  14. Good Friday
  15. 30 pieces of silver
  16. Carry the cross for Jesus
  17. Mel Gibson
  18. Rugby



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