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Quiz about the Month of May

Quiz Questions

  1. What's the birthstone of May - it represents love and success?
  2. Which tennis Open Championship normally begins in the last week of May?




  3. What are the two zodiac signs for the month of May?
  4. May in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to which month in the Southern Hemisphere?
  5. Which sweetly scented, highly poisonous woodland flowering plant is the birth flower of May?
  6. Historically, what sort of dancing has been linked to May Day celebrations?
  7. Who did Queen guitarist Brian May marry in November 2000?
  8. 'The Third of May 1808', is a painting completed in 1814 by which Spanish painter?
  9. How long is the lifespan for the adult female Mayfly, Dolania americana: 5 minutes, 5 hours, or 5 days?
  10. According to a 1732 traditional saying, what should you never cast till May be out?
  11. What is the more common name for the Mayflower shrub?
  12. Theresa May was born in which town?
  13. Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, was celebrated on which day in May, 1945?
  14. In the nursery rhyme 'Nuts in May', on what sort of morning are the nuts gathered?
  15. Which American federal holiday, sometimes called Decoration Day, is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May?
  16. The Mayflower left England for the Virginia Colony with which other ship on the 15 August, 1620?




Answers:

  1. Emerald
  2. French Open
  3. Taurus (until May 20) and Gemini (May 21 onwards)
  4. November
  5. Lily of the Valley
  6. Morris Dancing
  7. Anita Dobson
  8. Francisco Goya
  9. 5 minutes
  10. A clout (an old word for a piece of clothing)
  11. Hawthorn
  12. Eastbourne
  13. 8th May
  14. On a cold and frosty morning
  15. Memorial Day
  16. Speedwell




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