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Welcome to our Month Quiz

Quiz Questions I

  1. Which month is the only month with the same number of letters in its name as the number of the month?
  2. The Battle of Hastings was fought in 1066, but in which month?
  3. According to the poem The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot, which month is the cruellest?
  4. What was the month called Quintilis renamed in 44 BC?
  5. In a well known saying, which food should we only be eating in months with the letter "R"?
  6. In which month of the year did The October Revolution take place in Russia, in 1914?
  7. An Americanism for something that is painfully slow, complete the saying: "as slow as molasses in..."?
  8. Can you name the ninth month of the Islamic calendar?
  9. Which astrological star sign covers July 24 to August 23?
  10. Which cartoon character, created in 1940, has three neices named April, May, and June?
  11. In the 1950s, "April Love" became a number-one hit in the United States for which singer?

  12. A Month in the Country, a 1987 British film set in Yorkshire during the summer of 1920, was Kenneth Branagh's first cinema film but which other actors first lead role?
  13. "I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers” is a quote from a Canadian author in her 1908 novel, can you name this well known book?
  14. The Glorious Twelfth, which signifies the start of the shooting season for red grouse, is the twelfth day of which month?
  15. What name was given to the first day of every month in the Roman calendar?
  16. Which month has the birthstone emerald and birth flower Lily of the Valley?
  17. In 1752, which month had only 19 days in the UK, as days were omitted in the change from Julian to Gregorian calendar?
  18. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour happened in which month?
  19. In which month is the Munich beer festival held?
  20. Which month of the year is a popular boy's name in Denmark?
  21. The Anglo-Saxons called which month 'Wind monath' because of the windy weather and also 'Blod monath' because it was time to kill cattle?
  22. In the UK, more couples separate or divorce in which month of the year, more than any other?
  23. Complete the old proverb: “March comes in a like a lion and goes out like a ...."?
  24. Which month is named after a Roman purification ritual?
  25. Which artist of Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting was commissioned to paint a series of paintings of each month of the year which included the 1565 painting The Hunters in the Snow?


  1. September (it is the ninth month and has nine letters)
  2. October (14th October, 1066)
  3. April
  4. July (after the death of Julius Caesar)
  5. Oysters (accept the answer shellfish)
  6. November (7 Nov 1917 – 8 Nov 1917)
  7. January
  8. Ramadan (also known as Ramazan)
  9. Leo
  10. Daisy Duck
  11. Pat Boone
  12. Colin Firth
  13. Anne of Green Gables (by Lucy Maud Montgomery)
  14. August

  15. The calends (the word calendar is derived from this word)
  16. May
  17. September (3rd to 13th was omitted)
  18. December (December 7, 1941)
  19. October
  20. August
  21. November
  22. January
  23. Lamb
  24. February
  25. Pieter Bruegel