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April Fools' Day (Grade 4)

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April Fools' Day

1. 
In France, April Fools' Day is known as what animal of April?
  1. pig
  2. fish
  3. duck
  4. horse
2. 
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
3. 
In Renaissance France, April 1st was a day where servants were allowed to order their masters to do foolish tasks.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
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
5. 
In the 1690s, a trick played in London was to send people to the Tower of London to see what?



6. 
In Norway, newspapers publish a fake article on their front pages.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
In many Spanish speaking nations, pranking is typically done on December 28th on the Day of the Holy Innocents.
  1. True
  2. False
8. 
In Odessa, Ukraine, April Fools' Day celebrations include a parade, concerts, and an international clown convention.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
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
10. 
Another name for April Fools' Day in the South American country of                    is "Day of the Lie."

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