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April Fools' Day (Grade 4)

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April Fools' Day

In France, April Fools' Day is known as what animal of April?
  1. pig
  2. fish
  3. duck
  4. horse
One theory behind the origin of April Fool's Day is that it was the day that marked the end of New Year celebrations in medieval France which began on March 25th.
  1. True
  2. False
In Renaissance France, April 1st was a day where servants were allowed to order their masters to do foolish tasks.
  1. True
  2. False
In the Netherlands, April 1st commemorates the Dutch capture of the city of Breille from the Spanish during the Dutch war of independence.
  1. True
  2. False
In the 1690s, a trick played in London was to send people to the Tower of London to see what?

In Norway, newspapers publish a fake article on their front pages.
  1. True
  2. False
In many Spanish speaking nations, pranking is typically done on December 28th on the Day of the Holy Innocents.
  1. True
  2. False
In Odessa, Ukraine, April Fools' Day celebrations include a parade, concerts, and an international clown convention.
  1. True
  2. False
A foolish person in this European country is called a "gowk", so April 1st is also known as Hunt the Gowk Day.
  1. Scotland
  2. Greece
  3. Germany
  4. Denmark
Another name for April Fools' Day in the South American country of                    is "Day of the Lie."

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