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Welcome to our Quiz About September

Trivia Questions

  1. The name September comes from the Latin word 'septem', which means what?
  2. Which two zodiac signs occur in the month of September?
  3. True or false. September is the only month with the same number of letters in its name as the number of the month?

  4. The Anglo-Saxons called the month Gerstmonath, after which crop usually harvested in September which they used to make beer?
  5. September's birthstone is which precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum?
  6. In 1752, September had only 19 days in the UK as which calendar was changed to the Gregorian calendar?
  7. In the United States, which federal holiday is observed on the first Monday of September?
  8. Which biennial sporting event was postponed in 2001 after the September 11th terrorist attacks on New York City?
  9. Which world famous festival, held annually in Munich, Germany, is a folk festival running from mid- or late September to the first Sunday in October?
  10. The birth of Queen Elizabeth I happened on 17 September, 1533, can you name her mother?
  11. What did Robbie Williams switch on in 2010, the Bee Gees in 1995, and Red Rum in 1977?
  12. September is a 1987 drama film modeled on Anton Chekhov's 1899 play Uncle Vanya - who wrote and directed it?
  13. Which American said: "My favourite poem is the one that starts 'Thirty days hath September' because it actually tells you something."?
  14. Which British Prime Minister exclaimed on the 30 September, 1938, "I believe it is peace for our time"?
  15. On the 9 September, 1513, James IV of Scotland is killed at which battle?
  16. What name is given for the feast of Saint Michael the Archangel, celebrated on 29 September?
  17. On 7 September 1838, which daughter of the keeper of Longstone lighthouse risked her life in a small rowing boat to rescue nine shipwrecked people?
  18. On the 13th of September 1902, Harry Jackson became the first person in Britain convicted on what sort of evidence?
  19. Every September the Egremont Crab Fair in Cumbria is home to which face pulling competition?
  20. Which festival in the UK is about giving thanks for a successful crop yield over the year as winter starts to approach?


  1. Seven.(It was the seventh month of the old Roman calendar.)
  2. Virgo (until September 22) and Libra (September 23 onwards)
  3. True. (Nine letters and the ninth month.)
  4. Barley
  5. Sapphire
  6. Julian
  7. Labor Day
  8. Ryder Cup
  9. The Oktoberfest
  10. Anne Boleyn
  11. Blackpool illuminations (always annually switched on in September)
  12. Woody Allen
  13. Groucho Marx
  14. Neville Chamberlain
  15. Battle of Flodden
  16. Michaelmas Day
  17. Grace Darling
  18. Fingerprint evidence

  19. The Gurning World Championships
  20. Harvest Festival