Religion, Culture and Tradition Quiz

This category contains questions and answers about traditions, religions, myths, sagas, classical studies and practices of culture.

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Questions in this Quiz

The name of the holiday Kwanzaa comes from the Swahili phrase "matunda ya kwanza", which means what?

Which of the following is the number of days in a fortnight?

Traditionally, what member of a wedding party is in charge of "bustling" the bride's gown?

What month of the year is fittingly named after the Roman god of beginnings?

On which spring date do all the places in the Earth experience 'Equinox' and allmost exact 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness?

On which fall date do all the places in the Earth experience 'Equinox' and allmost exact 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness?

What religious sect congregates in buildings called "Kingdom Halls"?

Single Awareness Day, or SAD is often celebrated as a humorous alternative to what holiday?

Understood by folks familiar with the metric system, what day always falls within "National Metric Week"?

The term "bootleg" comes from an old habit of smugglers in King George III's reign hiding what in their boots?

Usually associated with pirates, the "Jolly Roger" is a distinctive what?

Popular at Christmas time, mistletoe plants normally have what color berries?

What book of the Bible derives its name from the Greek word for "creation"?

Traditional Requiem Masses often include a sequence called the "Lacrimosa", a Latin term meaning what?

Though now associated with Mexico, piñata are thought to have originated from what country's New Year celebrations?

Said to have been ruled by Zeus, Mount Olympus is the highest mountain range in what country?

The Australian flag features what country's flag in its upper left-hand corner?

The Flemings and the Walloons are the two predominant cultural groups of what country?

The Jarabe Tapatío or simply the hat dance is a popular folk dance of what country?

The ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii are located in what country?

One week comprises approximately what percentage of a year?

What is the total number of Commandments and deadly sins traditionally recognized in Christianity?

Traditionally, which wedding anniversary is considered the "Diamond" anniversary?

Used to describe a carefree lifestyle, "bohemian" refers to an area in what modern day country?

Sunni is the largest denomination of what religion?

What world religion is based on five basic requirements known as the five "pillars"?

Represented by a set of scales, what sign of the zodiac is derived from the Latin word for "pound"?

Once believed to ward off evil spirits, a Greek wedding tradition involves the ceremonious smashing of what?

What faith's wedding ceremonies typically feature assistants known as "chuppah holders"?

Rumspringa, meaning "running around", is a freewheeling rite of passage for teens in what community?

What is the proper spelling of a mythological being known for shape-shifting, often under a full moon?

Though spelled "feng shui", the Chinese art of spatial arrangement is typically pronounced how?

What country's national anthem includes a version in the Inuktitut language for its Inuit population?

PEG's LAW is a helpful mneumonic for remembering the names of the seven what?

Though there is little historical evidence, horned helmets are often associated with whom?

Some of the world's oldest paintings are France's Lascaux cave paintings which primarily depict what?

Popular in India, a tandoor is a clay structure used for what purpose?

The Rosetta stone is a famous ancient artifact that features writing in Egyptian and what other language?

The real-life town of Hameln, Germany, is famous as the site of a folk tale starring what legendary figure?

Who left the boyband One Direction on 25 March 2015?

Why did Zayn Malik leave One Direction?

Which astrological sign is Jacob Sartorius?

Which star sign does Jacob Sartorius belong to according to the Chinese horoscope?

What was the first tattoo One Direction's Harry Styles got?

How do you write the year 2013 correctly using Roman numerals?

What day of the week was 1st of January 2013?

The Hebrew calendar predates the Gregorian and do not follow the solar year. What year did the Jewish calendar enter on the 4th of September 2013?

When does Liam Payne celebrate his birthday?

Niall Horan has a very bizarre good luck mascot. What is it?

When does Niall Horan celebrate his birthday?