Ultimate May Trivia Questions and Answers

May is an amazing month when the flowers bloom and spring is finally here. Take a shot at this May quiz with these May trivia questions and answers.

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Oh! fragrant is the breath of May, exclaimed American poet William Hamilton Hayne when describing the month and its beautiful aromas of fresh flowers and new growth. M

ay is often associated with rebirth and new life, making it one of the most optimistic months of the year, but to get through this quiz you’ll need more than a positive attitude.

From traditional May events in history, to famous people, to songs and general knowledge trivia, there’s an eclectic mix of May quiz questions coming up to celebrate this spring month.

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What is May famous for? Find out in our quiz!

The question is, how well do you know May flowers from April showers? Think you’ll be dancing around the maypole in celebration after this May quiz?

Find a spot in the warming spring sun or channel the Greek goddess Maia for whom the month is named, and test yourself with our May trivia questions and answers.

See how well you can do – if you score 10 or more then you’ll be acing it!

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Ready to test your May trivia? Let’s see how well you can do!

May Trivia Questions

1. If you were born in May, what two signs of the Zodiac could you be?
2. What is the birthstone for May?
3. What season is May in the world’s southern hemisphere?
4. What famous race takes place on the second Saturday of May in the USA every year?
5. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory over which country in 1862?
6. In history, May Day, the ancient festival of spring, is celebrated on what day?
7. What spring flower officially represents the month of May?
8. What music contest takes place in May and launched the careers of Celine Dion and Abba?
9. What world famous film series is celebrated every year on May 4th?
10. In history, May 8th 1945, brought Germany’s unconditional surrender in what world conflict?
11. What country celebrates Victoria Day in late May in honour of Queen Victoria?
12. What New York landmark opened on May 1, 1931 and was the tallest building in the world at the time?
13. What international film festival awards the Palme d’Or every May?
14. What holiday is celebrated on the last Monday in May in the United States?
15. Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May is a line from a poem by what famous writer?


So, how did you get on? Did you learn any new fun facts about May? Did any of the answers surprise you?

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