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Valentine's Day Trivia Answers

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As promised, here are the answers to yesterday's Valentine's Day trivia quiz. Answers are in bold after each question.

  1. About what percentage of Valentine's Day cards are purchased by women? 85 percent
  2. About how many Valentine's Day cards are sent each year? 1 billion
  3. One of several conflicting legends of the origin of Valentine's Day contends that St. Valentine was a Christian priest in ancient Rome who continued to perform Christian marriages even though they were outlawed by the emperor. Which Roman emperor made Christian marriage illegal? Claudius II
  4. Who ordered the St. Valentine's Day Massacre? Al Capone
  5. In which Shakespeare play is Valentine's Day mentioned? (Bonus question: Which character mentions the holiday?) Hamlet (Mentioned by Ophelia in Act IV, Scene 5)

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