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QUIZ: Days of the Week

Weeks – we’ve all lived through thousands of them. But how well do we really know them? Find out now, by taking this fun quiz! Spread the fun by sharing your score below 🙂

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  • Question /

    Before the Romans introduced the seven-day week to Europe, how many days had their week?

    • 4
    • 10
    • 8
    • 9
  • Question /

    Friday sounds like it was the day for making fried food, but in reality it is named after the Norse deity Frigg, goddess of…

    • War and poetry
    • Love, home and hearth
    • The sea and weather
    • Mining and metalwork
  • Question /

    In the folk rhyme Monday’s Child, which day’s child is “full of grace”?

    • Monday’s
    • Tuesday’s
    • Wednesday’s
    • Thursday’s
  • Question /

    In which country was a 10-day week in use, from 1793 to 1802?

    • USA
    • Ottoman Empire
    • China
    • France
  • Question /

    Our current seven-day week has been in existence in Europe since its introduction in…

    • 1st millennium BC
    • 1st-3rd century AD
    • 15th-16th century AD
    • Forever
  • Question /

    Wednesday sounds like it might have been named as an opportune day to marry. However, it is in fact named after the Norse deity Odin/Woden, god of..

    • War and poetry
    • Agriculture
    • Gems and precious metals
    • The sky
  • Question /

    Hebrew khamishi and Arabic khamis both mean “fifth”, and refer to which day?

    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
  • Question /

    Which day, called Donnerstag in German, is called after the god of Thunder?

    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Saturday
  • Question /

    The word ‘week’ is spelled the same in English as in…

    • French
    • Irish
    • Swahili
    • Afrikaans
  • Question /

    In Basque, the name asteazkena, meaning “week-last”, refers to which day?

    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
  • Question /

    Which day do we name after the Roman god of agriculture?

    • Tuesday
    • Thursday
    • Monday
    • Saturday
  • Question /

    The German day-name Mittwoch means “mid-week”. Which day is it?

    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
  • Question /

    A week contains exactly how many seconds?

    • 7,000,000
    • 6,048,000
    • 604,800
    • 60,480

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