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Q1:   80% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 80 points
Who declared February 14th to be "Saint Valentine's Day" in 498 A.D.?
King Henry I
Chalemange
Pope Gelasius
Pope Gregory XVI
Pope Valentine

Q2:   66% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 66 points
Many Europeans during the Middle Ages thought February 14th should be a day for romance because they believed it was...
Cleopatra's birthday
Aphrodite's birthday
Casanova's birthday
The first day of Spring
The beginning of birds' mating season

Q3:   67% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 67 points
Which Shakespearean character said, "Good morrow! 'Tis St. Valentine's Day"?
Romeo
Juliet
Oedipus
Ophelia
Falstaff

Q4:   56% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 56 points
The oldest known valentine still in existence is a poem written by Charles, Duke of Orleans to his wife while he was...
Fighting in the Crusades
On an expedition to Egypt
Having an affair with Mary Queen of Scots
Imprisoned in the Tower of London
In a hospital with the Plague

Q5:   77% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 77 points
Which poet wrote the poem that includes the lines "For this was on St. Valentine's Day. When every fowl cometh there to choose his mate"?
Geoffrey Chaucer
Lord Byron
Emily Dickenson
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Robert Frost

Q6:   57% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 57 points
In the late 19th century, many people sent valentines known as "penny dreadfuls". They were called "dreadful" because they contained...
Pictures of the devil
Threats of violence
Insulting verses
Squashed insects
Bits of poison ivy

Q7:   72% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 72 points
About how many valentine cards are sent each year?
10 million
100 million
1 billion
10 billion
100 billion

Q8:   80% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 80 points
Who was the gangleader of the bootlegging gang whose unarmed members were machine-gunned to death at the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre?
Bugsy Siegel
Bugs Moran
Bugsy Malone
Al Capone
Lucky Luciano

Q9:   60% of 21549 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 60 points
How were the hitmen who pulled off the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre dressed?
In ski masks and trenchcoats
In Santa Claus suits
As garbagemen
As policemen
As priests

Q10:   75% of 21547 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 75 points
Where can you find a town called "Valentine", where the post office gets flooded with valentine cards to be postmarked every year?
New York (near Niagara Falls)
Hawaii
Alaska
Vermont
Texas

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