It’s that time of year when families come together to celebrate Easter and all its joys! Easter is a wonderful time to gather family and friends and celebrate with egg hunts, food, and fun.
One great way to get the whole gathering involved in the celebration is with a bit of Easter trivia questions aimed at the kids.
These easy Easter trivia questions for kids will help to keep everyone engaged, help the younger ones increase their knowledge about Easter, and perhaps even create laughs all around!
These trivia questions are designed to challenge children ages 4-14 while still being fun and approachable. They can be used for school activities, as a mini-quiz, or even during an Easter egg hunt!
And before you go, don’t forget to grab your free printable Easter trivia quiz for kids at the bottom of this post.
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42 Easter Trivia Questions For Kids
What is Easter a celebration of?
Answer: Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
What day of the week is Easter usually celebrated?
How is Easter traditionally celebrated?
Answer: Easter is traditionally celebrated with church services, Easter egg hunts, and the exchange of Easter gifts, such as chocolate eggs and bunnies.
Why do people exchange Easter eggs?
Answer: The exchange of Easter eggs is believed to symbolize new life and the resurrection of Jesus.
How are Easter eggs decorated?
Answer: With bright colors and patterns, often using dyes or paint. Some people also decorate eggs with stickers, glitter, or other decorative materials.
Why are eggs are associated with Easter?
Answer: Eggs are associated with Easter because they symbolize new life. For Christians, Easter eggs are used as a symbol of the resurrection of Jesus.
What animal is commonly associated with Easter?
Answer: Bunny (or rabbit).
What does the Easter Bunny do?
Answer: It is a large rabbit that brings Easter eggs and other treats to children on Easter morning.
True or False: Egg dyes were once made out of natural items such as onion peels, tree bark, flower petals, and juices.
True or False: Easter happens on the same day every year.
Answer: False. Easter does not fall on the same day each year. The date of Easter Sunday is celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon, on or after the 21st March.
What two months can Easter fall in?
Answer: March and April.
What is the traditional Easter flower?
Answer: The Easter lily. Easter lilies are white with trumpet-shaped flowers.
What is the religious name for the 40 days before Easter?
70% of all Easter candy purchased is what type of candy?
What part of your body would you wear an Easter bonnet on?
Answer: Your head.
Approximately 76% of people eat which part of a chocolate Easter Bunny first?
Answer: The ears.
What vegetable should children leave out for the Easter Bunny?
Why do Christians celebrate Good Friday?
Answer: The holiday commemorates the death of Jesus on the cross.
When is Good Friday?
Answer: It takes place on the Friday before Easter Sunday.
What’s the day before Good Friday called?
Answer: Maundy Thursday.
What is Palm Sunday?
Answer: The holiday that marks the beginning of Holy Week. It commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem when he was greeted with palm branches.
What animal did Jesus go to Jerusalem on?
Answer: A donkey.
What was the name of the apostle who betrayed Jesus?
The Romans gave Jesus a crown made of what? Was it stones, thorns, or needles?
What type of newly hatched bird is also a symbol of Easter?
Answer: A chick.
What is the chick-shaped marshmallow candy sold at Easter called?
What is the name of a male rabbit?
Answer: A buck.
What are Hot Cross Buns?
Answer: They are sweet buns that are marked with a cross, and are thought to symbolize the crucifixion of Jesus.
What meat is traditionally eaten on Easter?
What is the most popular meat eaten in the United States on Easter?
What is the shape of an egg?
True or False: Easter Island is a real place in the world.
Answer: True. This island is also known as Rapa Nui. The Dutch explorer who was the island’s first-recorded European visitor arrived on Easter Sunday in 1722, So ‘Easter Island’ became its nickname.
What food is often served on Shrove Tuesday?
True or false: A snake is a symbol of Easter as it was a sacrificial animal in the Old Testament.
Answer: False. The sacrificial animal was a lamb, not a snake.
The Easter Bunny is thought to have originated in which country? Is it Germany, the United States, or England?
What color were the first Easter eggs?
Answer: Red. The red eggs represent the blood of Christ and rebirth.
In which Disney movie does a rabbit carry a pocket watch and say ‘I’m late, I’m late, I’m late!’
Answer: Alice in Wonderland.
What dried fruit do you find in Hot Cross Buns?
At the Last Supper, what did Jesus say the wine represented?
Answer: His blood.
Where in the USA is the world’s largest Easter parade held?
Answer: New York City.
If you don’t want bad luck, which chore should you not do on Good Friday?
Answer: Washing clothes.
Holy Week is celebrated during the week leading up to Easter. What is the first and last days of Holy Week?
Answer: It begins on Palm Sunday, continues on to Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and then finally, Easter Sunday.
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