Friday, June 17

Intermediate English Reading: Father's Day

The topic for this week's reading quiz for Intermediate English students is Father's Day.

Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June every year.

How much do you know about Father's Day? Test your knowledge with this quiz.


1) When was the first Father's Day celebrated?

2) Why was June chosen as the month to celebrate Father's Day?

3) Which American President proclaimed Father's Day as an official holiday?

4) Which flower is officially recognised as the symbol of Father's Day?

5) True or false? Americans spend as much money buying gifts for Father's Day as they do for Mother's Day.

6) How much money do Americans spend on Father's Day cards each year?

7) What is the most popular Father's Day gift?

You can find the answers to all these questions in the infographic below (Click on the image to view a larger version in a new window)

We will publish the answer key later.

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