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Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it.

Test your knowledge about all things love by taking part in our Valentine’s quiz

How about your general ‘love’ knowledge?

  1. In Greek mythology, name the Greek god of love?
  2. Who does Jane Eyre fall in love with?
  3. How many points is the word ‘love’ worth in the game of Scrabble?
  4. Sevmek’ is the word for love in which language?
  5. In Greek mythology, who fell I love with his own reflection in a pool of water?

This next round is all about books:

6.  In which book do Harry Potter and Cho Chang first kiss?

7.  How many times is Elizabeth Bennet is proposed to in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

8.  Which Shakespeare play does the title of John Green’s The Fault in Our Starsbook come from? (The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings)

9 . What is Ana’s real name in Fifty Shades of Grey?

10 .On what day do young Catherine and Hareton plan to be married in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights

Can you name the love song from these lyrics:

  1. Have I told you lately that I love you, have I told you there’s no one else above you.
  2. Take my hand: Take my whole life too: For I can’t help falling in love with you.
  3. You’re just too good to be true, can’t take my eyes off you.

14  .I hope you don’t mind I put down in words. How wonderful life is now you’re in the world

15.Oh, my love, my darling, I’ve hungered for your touch.

All answers can be found at the bottom of the page.

How many did you answer correctly?

Valentine’s Day is celebrated not only here in the UK but also in many countries around the world, including Argentina, Canada, France, South Korea and the United States. It’s a special day of the year to send your loved one a card, a bunch of flowers, a homemade gift or simply spend some time with them.

Traditionally, on Valentine’s Day you show your love for another person by sending cards, gifts and messages of love. According to Hallmark, a huge 145 million Valentine’s cards are exchanged every February 14th! Around 25% of pet owners even give Valentine’s Day gifts to their pets, however teachers get more Valentine’s than anyone else! Last year the red heart emoji was one of the most used.

Answers

  1. Eros
  2. Rochester (Edward Fairfax Rochester)
  3. 7 points
  4. Turkish
  5. Narcissus
  6. Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix
  7. Three times
  8. Julius Caesar
  9. Anastasia Steele
  10. New Year’s Day
  11. Have I told you lately that I love you by Rod Steward
  12. Can’t helping falling in love with you by Elvis Presley
  13. Can’t take my eyes off you by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
  14. Your Song by Elton John
  15. Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers