W e have our own traditions in the UK, but what about around the world? Here are a few questions for you to have a guess at about traditions from our international friends.

 

THERE ARE 10 QUESTIONS

Q.1 In Northern Africa, what is thrown at the married couple as a symbol of fertility?

COINS
WHEAT
CATTLE BLOOD
FIGS

Q.2 The word “bride” means what in old English?

MAID
COOK
SERVANT
HELPER

Q.3 Giving almonds as a wedding favour originated from where?

PERSIAN ROYALTY
BRITISH ROYALTY
GREEK LEGEND
EGYPTIAN MYTH

Q.4 The mehendi ceremony before an Indian bride’s wedding involves decorating with what?

GOLDEN CHAIN
ORANGE SILK
HENNA
FLOWERS

Q.5 In China, it is traditional for brides to wear which colour?

RED
COBALT BLUE
WHITE
YELLOW

Q.5 Wedding veils from ancient Rome were which colour?

RED
GREEN
WHITE
YELLOW

Q.6 In Asia, which creature is embroidered on robes to symbolise fidelity in marriage?

LION
CRANE
PANDA
TORTOISE

Q.7 In the symbolic language of jewels, a sapphire in a wedding ring means what…?

LONG LIFE
HAPPINESS
FERTILITY
FIDELITY

Q.8  Accompanied by an older married man (who represented long marriage), a Finnish bride traditionally went door-to-door collecting gifts in a what…?

PILLOWCASE
MILK CHURN
GRAIN SACK
BARREL

Q.9 What do Egyptian women do to the bride, for good luck on her wedding day?

SPIN HER AROUND
PIN BELLS ON HER
HISS AT HER
PINCH HER

Q.10 What did Ancient Romans study to determine the luckiest time to marry?

SEASHELLS
CHICKEN BONES
LUNAR CYCLE
PIG ENTRAILS

We hope you enjoyed the quiz.