Easter's cute handmade eggs (multicolor).

Easter Trivia Quiz Fun Facts

Quick question - why do we celebrate Easter? Well, are you ready to discover some facts about easter?

If the only thought that came to mind was the Easter bunny, then you should discover some facts surrounding the easter celebration. Let's share some facts on why, when, and who started it with you.

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Rutherford Hayes started the White House Easter Egg Roll in 1878 when local children asked if they could play on the White House grounds.

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Eostre was a Saxon goddess connected with springtime and fertility.

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The traditional Easter Sunday meal is roast lamb, because that is also what's eaten at the Jewish Passover.

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Mary Magdalene discovered the tomb of Jesus empty after his death.

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The white lily is the traditional Easter flower, used as a decoration in churches and homes over the Easter period.

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An Easter tradition in Germany is to burn your Christmas tree from the previous Christmas as a sign that winter is over and spring has begun.

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The Peanuts TV special is called It's The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown and was debuted on April 9, 1974.

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Americans spend over $2.4 billion on candy at Easter, slightly less than they spend on Halloween.

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Sean Spicer, President Trump's first press secretary, used to be the White House Easter Bunny in the George Bush administration.

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The Easter Bunny originated in Germany as a hare judging whether children were good or bad in the run up to Easter.