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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 ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • Question of

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

    • 4
    • 10
    • 8
    • 9
  • Question of

    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 of

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

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

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

    • USA
    • Ottoman Empire
    • China
    • France
  • Question of

    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 of

    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 of

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

    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • Saturday
  • Question of

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

    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Saturday
  • Question of

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

    • French
    • Irish
    • Swahili
    • Afrikaans
  • Question of

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

    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
  • Question of

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

    • Tuesday
    • Thursday
    • Monday
    • Saturday
  • Question of

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

    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
  • Question of

    A week contains exactly how many seconds?

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

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