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QUESTIONS


  1. The players of which sport are described as “egg chasers”?
  2. What type of hat would women traditionally wear at Easter?
  3. Which British gangster film stars Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren?
  4. Who was the voice of the Cadbury’s bunny?
  5. “I am the eggman” is a lyric from which song by The Beatles?
  6. Crazy Chick was a hit for which singer?
  7. What is the religious significance of the egg at Easter?
  8. What is the traditional name for Easter egg painting?
  9. What is another name for Holy Thursday?
  10. What sacrificial animal did Jesus describe himself as?
  11. In which ocean is Easter Island?
  12. Which is the only Shakespeare play that mentions Easter?
  13. In which year was the so-called Good Friday Agreement signed by the British and Irish governments?
  14. Who wrote the songs for the 1948 musical film Easter Parade?
  15. The date of Easter changes each year by up to 40 days – what influences the date in the liturgical calendar?
  16. Where did the Easter Rising take place in April 1916?
  17. Not an Easter bunny but an invisible rabbit features in the film Harvey – who was the male star?
  18. The biggest Easter egg ever weighed four tonnes – where was it made?
  19. What does the Queen do on Maundy Thursday?
  20. Which Scottish team plays football at Easter Road?
  21. In the classic film “Jesus of Nazareth”, who plays Jesus?
  22. Who plays the role of Ben Hur?
  23. Who directed the Passion of Christ?
  24. Which movie is based on the story of two men being unemployed Easter bunnies?
  25. In which classic Easter film does Charleston Heston play the role of John the Baptist?
  26. Who played the lead male in the film Easter Parade?
  27. Which Easter film features the evil Irontail?
  28. Which Easter movie was released in 2011?
  29. Which Easter movie was forced to stop filming in Arizona due to snow?
  30. What disease do Ben Hur’s mother and sister contract?
  31. What was the Jewish feast which was being celebrated the week Christ was crucified?
  32. Which disciple cut off the ear of the high priest’s servant in an attempt to protect Jesus from being taken as a prisoner?
  33. When Jesus died there was darkness in the land. How long did it last?
  34. How many pieces of silver did Judas trade the life of Jesus for?
  35. How did Judas identify Jesus to the soldiers?
  36. What was the inscription above the cross?
  37. In repentance Judas returned the money to the priests that he was given as the price of betrayal of the Lord and then did what?
  38. A man named Simon was compelled to carry the cross of Jesus. In Mark 15 we are told the names of Simon’s two sons. What were their names?
  39. Who was the first person to see the risen Christ?
  40. Who was surprisingly released before Pontius Pilate sentenced Jesus to death?

ANSWERS


  1. Rugby
  2. Bonnets
  3. The Long Good Friday
  4. Miriam Margolyes
  5. I Am The Walrus
  6. Charlotte Church
  7. It represents the tomb Jesus rose from
  8. Pysanka
  9. Maundy Thursday
  10. A Lamb
  11. Pacific
  12. Romeo and Juliet
  13. 1998
  14. Irving Berlin
  15. Phases of the Moon
  16. Dublin
  17. James Stewart
  18. Argentina
  19. Gives money to the poor
  20. Hibernian
  21. Robert Powell
  22. Charlton Heston
  23. Mel Gibson
  24. Hank and Mike
  25. The Greatest Story Ever Told
  26. Fred Astaire
  27. Here comes Peter Cotton Tail
  28. Hop
  29. The Greatest Story Ever Told
  30. Leprosy – They are both saved by Jesus
  31. Passover
  32. Peter
  33. Three hours. From noon to 3 pm.
  34. 30
  35. By giving Him a kiss
  36. “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews”. It was written in three different languages; Hebrew, Greek and Latin.
  37. Hanged himself
  38. Alexander and Rufus
  39. Mary Magdalene
  40. Barabbas