St Valentine's Day 2 - Answers

Published: Saturday 9th February 2019A free quiz about love, lovers and all things about St Valentine's Day
  1. What was the title of Kylie Minogue's UK no3 hit from 2010? All the Lovers.
  2. Who wrote the line " 'Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all"? Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
  3. Which Beatles song was described by Frank Sinatra as "the greatest love song written in the last fifty years"? "Something".
  4. In the movie "Sleepless in Seattle", where do Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan's characters meet up on St Valentine's Day? Empire State Building.
  5. Which fruit is associated with Venus, the Roman Goddess of Love? Apple.
  6. Which US city is known as "The City of Brotherly Love"? Philadelphia.
  7. Who wrote and directed the 2003 movie "Love Actually"? Richard Curtis.
  8. Which famous explorer was killed on St Valentine's Day in 1779? Captain Cook.
  9. Which three acts had hits in the 1980s with songs entitled "The Power of Love"? Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Jennifer Rush & Huey Lewis and the News.
  10. In which of Shakespeare's plays is St Valentine's Day mentioned? Hamlet.
  11. Who is the Welsh patron Saint of love, whose day is celebrated on January 25th each year? St Dwynwen.
  12. Which son of Aphrodite would you associate with Valentine's Day? Eros.
  13. Which LP by Frank Sinatra was the first number one on the UK Album Charts in 1956? "Songs for Swinging Lovers".
  14. In the Jane Austen romantic novel "Pride and Prejudice", what is Mr Darcy's first name? Fitzwilliam.
  15. Which play by Oscar Wilde was first performed on February 14th 1895? "The Importance of Being Earnest".
  16. In which Italian city is "Romeo and Juliet" set? Verona.
  17. "A Song for the Lovers" in 2000 gave which ex-Verve singer their first solo hit? Richard Ashcroft.
  18. What do the letters SWALK on the back of an envelope indicate? Sealed With A Kiss.
  19. Which fence on the Grand National course comes immediately prior to Valentine's Brook? Canal Turn.
  20. Created by Jack Rosenthal, what was the title of the 1970's sit-com starring Richard Beckinsale and Paula Wilcox? The Lovers.

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