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Easter by answering true of false to the following
Easter may have been derived from an Anglo-Saxon goddess.
The hare, or
rabbit, was a symbol of the goddess.
legend, the Easter bunny was originally a bird turned into a
Morris dancers celebrate spring.
Hot cross buns
were once thought to have magical powers.
ring throughout Europe in the days before Easter.
From eating hard-boiled eggs to playing games involving eggs, this pagan
symbol of fertility remains an important part of Easter.
families wait until Easter to burn their Christmas trees to
make sure there is wood for fires.
tradition of fires on Easter dates back to the pagans.
Lambs are an
archaic symbol no longer acknowledged on Easter.
celebrate Good Friday by honoring the cross and eating beef
created the first edible Easter bunnies in the 1800s.
clothes at Easter is a symbol of grace.
The date of
Easter is calculated using a formula that dates back to the
First Council of Nicea.
finds Italian friends celebrating together with a glass of
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