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Trivia Quiz - Fathers Day

See how well you do on this quiz about Father's Day trivia and Father's Day facts!

Quiz Number: 4550
Date Submitted: June 20, 2012
Quiz Categories: Culture, Holidays
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 57.8 percent
Times Taken: 59 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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1. When is Father's Day celebrated in the United States?
  A.   first Sunday of June
  B.   second Sunday of June
  C.   third Sunday of June
  D.   fourth Sunday of June

2. What US president signed a presidential proclamation that resulted in the declaration of Father's Day?
  A.   Rutherford B. Hayes
  B.   Abraham Lincoln
  C.   Lyndon B. Johnson
  D.   Calvin Coolidge

3. The person credited for inventing the concept of Father's Day is Mrs. Sonora Smart Dodd, an American whose father had raised several children single-highhandedly in the late 1800s. How many kids did he raise?
  A.   5
  B.   6
  C.   7
  D.   8

4. Father's Day originated in what country?
  A.   United States
  B.   China
  C.   Britain
  D.   Peru

5. What is the official flower for Father's Day?
  A.   lily
  B.   chrysanthemum
  C.   carnation
  D.   rose

6. What is the number one gift item given on the occasion of Father's Day?
  A.   flower
  B.   greeting card
  C.   watch
  D.   hedge trimmer

7. American actor Robert Young starred in what 1950's TV show dedicated to fathers?
  A.   Wait Till Your Father Gets Home
  B.   Make Room for Daddy
  C.   Father Knows Best
  D.   Family Affair

8. What comic actor and author wrote the 1987 bestselling book, "Fatherhood"?
  A.   Jerry Lewis
  B.   Jerry Stiller
  C.   Andy Griffith
  D.   Bill Cosby

9. In the United States, who was named Father of His Country?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   Abraham Lincoln
  C.   Franklin Roosevelt
  D.   John F. Kennedy

10. Complete this quote by Swedish playwright August Strindberg, "That is the thankless position of the father in the family - the provider for all, and ----."
  A.   the enemy of all
  B.   the best of all
  C.   the caretaker of all
  D.   the giver of all®   

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