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Quiz About Tuesdays

Quiz Questions

  1. The British call it Shrove Tuesday - what do the French call this day?
  2. On 29 May 1453, which city fell on a Tuesday, and since then Tuesday has been considered an unlucky day by Greeks?
  3. "And whatever happened To Tuesday and so slow" is a line from which Van Morrison song?
  4. Which Rolling Stones' song became the inspiration for an American restaurant chain of the same name?
  5. Tuesday is named after which Norse god?

  6. In the Eastern Orthodox Church, Tuesdays are dedicated to which saint?
  7. Whch actress was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Looking for Mr. Goodbar in 1977?
  8. In the well-known rhyme 'Monday's Child' what is Tuesday's child full of?
  9. What name is given to the Tuesday on which many U.S. states choose to hold their Presidential primary elections?
  10. In astrology, Tuesday is associated with which planet in our solar system?
  11. On October 29, 1929, what name was given to the financially disastrous Tuesday which hit Wall Street?
  12. Which planet was first discovered on a Tuesday by William Herschel on March 13, 1781?
  13. Australia's most famous annual Thoroughbred horse race is held annually on the first Tuesday of November - can you name it?
  14. Dinsdag is Tuesday in which language?

Answers - Tuesdays

  1. Mardi Gras
  2. Constantinople (now modern day, Istanbul)
  3. Brown Eyed Girl
  4. Ruby Tuesday
  5. Tyr, or Tiw
  6. Saint John the Baptist
  7. Tuesday Weld
  8. Full of Grace
  9. Super Tuesday
  10. Mars
  11. Black Tuesday
  12. Uranus
  13. Melbourne Cup
  14. Dutch