An International Wedding Quiz
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.
Q.1 In Northern Africa, what is thrown at the married couple as a symbol of fertility?
Q.2 The word “bride” means what in old English?
Q.3 Giving almonds as a wedding favour originated from where?
Q.4 The mehendi ceremony before an Indian bride’s wedding involves decorating with what?
Q.5 In China, it is traditional for brides to wear which colour?
Q.5 Wedding veils from ancient Rome were which colour?
Q.6 In Asia, which creature is embroidered on robes to symbolise fidelity in marriage?
Q.7 In the symbolic language of jewels, a sapphire in a wedding ring means what…?
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…?
Q.9 What do Egyptian women do to the bride, for good luck on her wedding day?
Q.10 What did Ancient Romans study to determine the luckiest time to marry?
We hope you enjoyed the quiz.