170+ Valentine’s Day Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

To most people, Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate deep love and affection that binds people together. Others prefer to switch off their phones and wait for the day to pass or watch the premier league games, while some single chaps anticipate a love proposal on the night of Valentine’s Day.

Let’s not forget the business-minded fellows who choose to hike flower prices or have a sale on gift items, so as to bag loads of monies in return. Commercializing romance has been on the high, but let’s be real here, it’s a good excuse to receive chocolates and warm fuzzies.

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So whether you choose to go out for some delicious dinner with your soulmate or prefer to stay indoors listening to Beyoncé’s “All the Single Ladies” song or watch your favorite movie, we are certain there are things about Valentine’s Day that you don’t know about.

For instance, what is the origin of Valentine’s Day, and why do we celebrate it on the 14th? To find out the answers and many more facts, you will need to go through this list of Valentine’s Day trivia questions and answers to see how many of them you can crack.

Here, take a look!

1. What Activity Increases A Person’s Pulse To At Least 110 Bpm?



2. Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne?

Dom Perignon


3. Before “X” stood for a kiss, what did it represent at the end of a letter?

The cross


4. In What Year Did Hallmark Launch Its First Valentine’s Day Product?



5. Which was Shakespeare’s most romantic play?

Romeo and Juliet


6. Cupid has what name in Greek mythology?



7. Who Is The Symbol Of Valentines?



8. What kind of flowers are traditionally given to symbolize love?

Red roses


9. In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of whom?



10. Who Is The Mother Of The American Valentine?

Esther Howland


11. What other gift sometimes accompanies a bouquet of red roses?



12. In Roman mythology, with whom does Cupid fall in love?



13. The O In XOXOXOX Means What?



14. What was first created by Pope Gelasius in 500 AD, then deleted from the Roman Calendar of Saints by Pope Paul Vl in 1969?

St Valentine’s Day


15. What Valentine’s Day candy was first created on equipment made for lozenges?



16. Favorite Color Featured On Valentine’s Day?



17. “Valentine” was the name given to which kind of early Christian?



18. What Day Is Valentine’s Day Held On?

February 14th


19. According to the Legenda Aurea, or The Golden Legend, a fictional work written by Jacobus de Voragine around 1260 AD, who wrote the very first Valentine’s message on the eve of his execution?

St Valentine


20. When did Sweethearts first get their shape?



21. What Do You Need To Kiss To Turn It Into A Prince?

A frog


22. Who did the fictional St Valentine send his message to?

The daughter of his jailer


23. “Wearing your heart on your sleeve” has origins from honoring which Roman goddess?



24. Who “Kissed The Girls And Made Them Cry”?

Georgie Porgie


25. What had St Valentine allegedly done for his jailer’s daughter?

Cured her blindness


26. Another Victorian-era term for a mean and comically mocking Valentine’s Day card shares a name with what TV show?

Penny Dreadful


27. What Is The Record-Breaking Kissing Event Called That Happened In The Philippines?



28. What was this fictional St Valentine being executed for?

Performing marriages in secret, against the wishes of the emperor


29. What Type Of Movie Is The 2001 Film “Valentine”?



30. As well as being the unofficial patron saint of love, what occupation is St Valentine also believed to be the patron of?



31. Who wrote the oldest-known Valentine’s Day message?

The Duke of Orleans


32. What Website Was Born On Valentine’s Day?



33. Which Roman god was either depicted as a plump cherub with a bow and arrow, or as a handsome teenager?



34. From where was the oldest-known Valentine’s Day message sent?



35. How Many U.S. Towns Are Named Valentine?



36. A poem called The Parliament of Fowls, which describes a man’s dream of Cupid preparing his arrows in the Temple of Venus, is usually held to be the first cultural link between St Valentine and romance. Who wrote the poem?

Geoffrey Chaucer


37. When was the oldest-known Valentine’s Day message written?



38. Which Candy Company Is Known As The Producer Of “Conversation Hearts”?



39. In Japan, what do women give men on Valentine’s Day?



40. In Which Of Shakespeare’s Plays Does He Refer To Valentine’s Day?



41. If you’re quick to show your feelings, where do you wear your heart?

On your sleeve


42. What Is A Global Movement Established To End Violence Against Women And Girls?



43. Which Shakespeare play features Valentine and Proteus?

The Two Gentlemen of Verona


44. Sweethearts production was temporarily suspended in which year?



45. On Valentine’s Day 2000, What Company Funded An Impotence Awareness Day In Britain?



46. Who led the Chicago gangsters behind the St Valentine’s Day Massacre in 1929?

Al Capone


47. During The Victorian Era, What Were Sent To Suitors They Don’t Like?

Vinegar Valentines


48. Who played the title role in the film Shirley Valentine?

Pauline Collins


49. About how many roses are sent for Valentine’s Day each year?

50 million

50. In What Country Is Valentine’s Day An Official Public Holiday?


51. Which singer had a Top Ten hit, in 1961, with Cupid?

Sam Cooke


52. Valentine’s Day celebrations may be traced back to what Roman holiday traditionally celebrated on February 15?



53. In Victorian Times, It Was Considered Bad Luck To Sign What?

Valentine’s Day card


54. Cupid Is Sometimes Described As Being What?



55. Which Scottish poet wrote A Red, Red Rose?

Robbie Burns


56. Who invented the first Valentine’s Day candy box?

Richard Cadbury


57. What Color Of The Roses Symbolize Purity, Innocence, And Humility?



58. How many cards are gifted or sent on Valentine’s Day each year in the US?

145 million cards


59. On average, how many marriage proposals are there on every Valentine’s Day?



60. What Hormone Is Known As The “Cuddle” Or “Love” Hormone?



61. What percentage of flowers bought on Valentine’s Day are red?



62. Which Monument Was Given As The Ultimate Gift Of Love?

Taj Mahal


63. How many states in the USA have cities named Valentine?

Four: Arizona, Nebraska, Texas and Virginia.


64. Which country grows the majority of the roses that are sold in the USA on Valentine’s Day?



65. This February Holiday Was Originally Observed On February 14th?

Groundhog Day


66. Valentine’s Day comes almost two months after which popular event on which cards are also sent?



67. A single red rose surrounded by baby’s breath is called what by florists?

A signature rose


68. What Fruit Is Also Known As The “Love Apple”?



69. What percentage of people who buy flowers as gift on 14 February are women?



70. Letters to Juliet are sent to what city every year?

Verona, Italy


71. Wearing A Wedding Ring On The Fourth Finger Of The Left-Hand Dates Back To What Time?


72. When was Valentine’s Day originally celebration in Ancient Rome?

15th February


73. What do yellow roses symbolize?



74. What Computer Virus Detected In Hong Kong On May 1, 2000?

I Love You virus


75. Who receives the most Valentine’s Day cards?



76. Good Charlotte‘s “My Bloody Valentine” was inspired by what story?

A Telltale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe


77. Where Was The Oldest Surviving Love Poem Written On?

Clay Tablet


78. How many heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are typically sold each Valentine’s Day?

35 million


79. Every Year, February Ends On The Same Day Of The Week As What Month?



80. When were ribbons first used symbolically?

Originated in the Middle Ages when knights went to tournaments their lovers gave them ribbons for good luck.


81. Saint Valentine was said to be martyred in what year?



82. The Farmers Almanac Says “If A Woman Sees A Robin On Valentines Day She Will Marry What?”



83. Which US State Actually Produces The Most Chocolate?



84. The Goddess of love, Venus, is believed to have been born from what?

Sea Foam


85. In what country is Valentine’s Day known as “Friend’s Day?”



86. When Did Fleming Introduce Penicillin?



87. When was the first Valentine’s Day candy box invented?



88. What Are The Booklets Written By Peter Quizumall That Helped Those Who Couldn’t Think Up Their Own Valentine Verses?

Valentine Writers


89. From which Latin word is the name Valentine derived?



90. Besides Valentine’s Day, for which holiday are the most flowers sent?

Mother’s Day


91. Which decorative item used on Valentine’s Day means “to snare or net”?



92. How many people typically buy Valentines for their pets?

9 million


93. Name The Actress Who Was Nominated For SIX Academy Awards And Was Born On Valentines Day?

Thelma Ritter


94. How much does an average man spend on Valentine’s Day?



95. Who Invented Speed Dating?

Rabbi Yaacov Deyo


96. Which US state produces the most roses?



97. Why did women and girls eat bizarre foods on Valentine’s Day in medieval times?

To dream about their future spouses


98. Where are wooden love spoons carved and given as gifts on Valentine’s Day?



99. The gentlemen of Jersey Shorerefer to a great catch as what?

“The rarest of roses”

100. St. Valentine Was Put To Death At The Order Of Which Roman Emperor?

Claudius II

101. When was it first considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card?

The Victorian Period


102. Who Wrote The Letter Believed To Be The Oldest Valentine In Existence?

Charles d’Orleans


103. Where can you find the oldest Valentine’s Day card on display?

The British Museum in London


104. Women purchase what percentage of all Valentines sold?



105. Which U.S. President Lost Both His Wife And Mother On Valentine’s Day?

Teddy Roosevelt


106. By what century did it become normal for friends and lovers to exchange handwritten notes on Valentine’s Day?

The middle of the eighteenth century


107. What major invention was patented on Valentine’s Day?

The telephone


108. ‘Love Shack’ is a 1989 single by which group?

The B-52s


109. On what day in Japan dp men who received chocolates on Valentine’s Day buy them for women in return?

White Day


110. What percentage of coupled up men don’t make plans in advance for Valentine’s Day?



111. Who played main character Violet in the 1998 film Shakespeare in Love?

Gwyneth Paltrow


112. Which village in England is famed for the production of Cadbury chocolate?

Bournville in Birmingham


113. Julia Roberts joined the cast of Valentine’s Day to replace which other star?

Katherine Heigl


114. What’s the name of the male love interest in the Jane Austen book Pride and Prejudice?

Fitzwilliam Darcy (one point for Mr Darcy, with a bonus for Fitzwilliam)


115. The first recorded speed dating event was held in what year?



116. How do you say ‘I love you’ in German?

Ich liebe dich


117. What country has a holiday on the 14th of every month?


118. In the Simpsons episode, ‘I Love Lisa’, who does Lisa give a Valentine’s Day card to that says ‘I choo choose you?

Ralph Wiggum


119. What is the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage ever recorded?

86 years, 290 days


120. Complete the rest of the sentence from this Robert Burns love poem: ‘My love is like a red, red rose…’?

That’s newly sprung in June


121. Those born on Valentine’s Day fall under which star sign?



122. What continent produces the most roses sold in the U.S. on Valentine’s Day?

South America


123. In the Friends episode The One with the Candy Hearts, who does Joey accidentally set Chandler up with on Valentine’s Day?



124. Which British celebrity was on Blind Date with Cilla Black before she was famous?

Amanda Holden


125. Which gender buys more Valentine’s cards; men or women?



126. Be my valentine” is a phrase that people say to whom?



127. What is the 2nd name of Valentine’s Day?

Feast of Saint Valentine


128. According to legendary, what happens when Cupid shoots a person with the golden arrow?

He will be filled with uncontrollable desire


129. What do white flowers represent?



130. On which date the Eastern Orthodox Church celebrates Valentine’s Day?

On July 6 and on July 30


131. Which love song spent 15 weeks at the top of the UK charts, making it the best-selling love song of all time?

Love Is All Around – Wet Wet Wet


132. Which is the famous card company that also makes billions of cards for Valentine’s Day each year?



133. Where is the Shrine of St. Valentine in Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church?

In Dublin, Ireland


134. Which phrase means “I love you” in French?

Je vous aime


135. Why did Claudius order his soldiers not to get married?

 He believed that non-married soldiers perform better during war


136. The feast day of Saint Valentine is also given in which calendar?

Lutheran Calendar of Saints


137. Which is the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time?

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)


138.  In medieval which organ was believed to cause love?



139. When did the description of February 14 as an annual celebration of love appear?

In the Charter of the Court of Love


140. What did couples once put to the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris to show their love?



141. In 2002 and 2008, which country’s religious police banned the sale of all Valentine’s Day items?

Saudi Arabia


142. Valentine’s day is the second-largest event on which cards are exchanged. Which event is the first one?



143. How did St Valentine propose jailer’s daughter?

By sending a message


144. Among whom Valentine’s Day is the most popular day for weddings?

The Philippines


145. Why did Venus ask Cupid to make Psyche fall in love with a horrible man?

Because she was jealous of Psyche’s beautys


146.  Saint Valentine is the patron saint for a large part of which population?

Lebanese population


147. What is the meaning of word Valentine?

Strong and Healthy


148. What do the Chinese call Valentine’s Day?

Lovers’ festival


149. What is the name of Cupid’s father?


150. In which country, is Valentine’s Day known as “San Valentín”?


151. What was the jailer’s daughter’s name?



152. Who is the director of the movie “Valentine’s Day”?

Garry Marshall


153. In the 18th century what did the sailors’ give their partners on Valentine’s Day?

Piece of carved driftwood/whalebone


154. In which year was the American romantic comedy-drama film Valentine Day released?



155. Which thing is associated with Valentine’s Day as it is considered the source of all human emotions?

The heart


156. Who is the author of the poem “The Parliament of Fowls”?

Geoffrey Chaucer


157. What was the day of Valentine’s Day in the year 2019?

Thursday, 14 February


158. Which famous actress was born on Valentine’s Day?

Florence Henderson


159. Which date is fixed for Chocolate Day in the Valentine’s Day list?


160. In Guatemala Valentine’s day is known as the ‘Día del Cariño’ what does this phrase mean?

Affection Day


161. What is the fifth day mentioned in the Valentine’s Day list which is all about convincing your loved ones that you will have a lasting relationship?

Promise Day


162. In which two countries February 14 is known as Valentinsdag?

Denmark and Norway


163. Which dates are listed as Anti-Valentine Week?

Its 15th to 21st February


164. How much UK people spend on valentine’s gifs each year?

3 Billion


165. “Vinegar Valentines” was rude cards made to be sent anonymously to people you?



166. Name the album that includes the song “ my valentine” in it?

Kisses on bottom


167. When did U.S.S.R. and China sign a peace treaty?

Valentine’s of 1950


168. Who is the writer of “My Funny Valentine”?

Lorenz Hart


169. How many calories does a person burn while kisses for one minute?

8-16 calories


170. Which was celebrated on Valentine’s Day according to mythology?



171. What is the name of the singer of the song “ My funny valentine”?

Frank Sinatra


172. If a girl sees a goldfinch on Valentine’s Day what does it means?



173. What does the poem “The Parliament of Fowls” represents?

Cultural link between romance and St Valentine



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