DAYS OF THE YEAR
1. In which month does the UK tax year start and finish?
 April
2. By what name is the day preceding the Christian fasting period of Lent commonly referred?
 Shrove Tuesday (or Pancake Day)
3. In which month is the Vernal Equinox in the northern hemisphere?
 March
4. All Saints Day is celebrated on the first day of which month?
 November
5. In France, which flower is given on May Day as a good luck charm?
 Lily of the valley
6. Orangemanís day in Northern Ireland celebrates victory in which battle?
 The Battle of the Boyne
7. What is the date of St Georgeís Day?
 23rd April
8. Guy Fawkes Night on November 5th celebrates the discovery of the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament? In what year did this take place?
 1605
9. How is the date of the summer bank holiday determined in England and Wales?
 The last Monday in August
10. According to proverb, what will happen if it rains on St Swithinís Day?
 It will rain for 40 days and 40 nights