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St. Valentine's Day Trivia Quiz

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St. Valentine’s Day, an annual festival of romantic love, is not just a bonanza for modern-day greeting-card manufacturers, though it is certainly that, providing about a quarter of their annual sales. The saint’s day, February 14, acquired its association with love in the fourteenth century, and has been going strong ever since.

St. Valentine's Day quiz frontispiece: Abduction of Psyche (detail), a painting by William Bouguereau

Abduction of Psyche (detail), by William Bouguereau
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Are you versed in Valentine lore? Free your mind of all but sugary thoughts of love, form your lips into a kiss, sigh expressively, write a sonnet, then swoon. You are now ready to test your skill.

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