Trivia Tuesday Mardi Gras Style

Trivia Tuesday Mardi Gras Style

It’s time to let loose as it’s Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras! You might not know this but I celebrate Mardi Gras everyday (just kidding). In honor of Fat Tuesday we are going to do two trivia questions, both about the end of carnival season.

Question 1:

As you can tell this holiday has a couple of different names such as Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras, what is another name for Mardi Gras in Canada?

A. Pancake Day
B. Croissant Day
C. Cake Day

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Answer: MARDI GRAS IS ALSO KNOWN AS “PANCAKE DAY” In Ireland, England, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, people celebrate Mardi Gras by eating pancakes and particpating in pancake themed activities. (Source: http://us105fm.com/10-fun-facts-about-mardi-gras/)

Question 2:

It is required by law that all float riders wear what?

A. Beads
B. Masks
C. Feathers
D. Pancakes

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Answer: MASKS ARE REQUIRED BY LAW FOR FLOAT RIDERS. Yep, it’s illegal to ride on a float without a mask! The original purpose of the mask was to get rid of social constraints for the day, allowing people to mingle with whomever they chose. (Source: http://us105fm.com/10-fun-facts-about-mardi-gras/)

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