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Question 1: It is most associated with towns and villages celebrating springtime ________ and revelry with village fetes and community gatherings.
MasturbationFertilityPregnancySexual intercourse

Question 2: Originally it was a contemporary fox trot, later rearranged as the Hawaiian ________ song performed today.
HokuleaHulaEaster IslandCook Islands

Question 3: Many pagan celebrations were abandoned or ________ during the process of conversion in Europe.
ChristianizationGermanic ChristianityByzantine EmpireCrusades

Question 4: ________Courir de Mardi GrasEarth DayEaster SundayEaster MondayElection DayFather's DayFestivusFlag Day
Columbus DayGood FridayChristmas EveChristmas

Question 5: In ________, it is traditional for May Morning revellers to gather below the Great Tower of Magdalen College at 6.00am to listen to the college choir sing traditional madrigals as a conclusion to the previous night's celebrations.
SouthamptonPortsmouthOxfordBrighton and Hove

Question 6: Both ________ and Glasgow organize Mayday festivals and rallies.
New Town, EdinburghEdinburghCardiffScotland

Question 7: The Haymarket affair occurred during the course of a three-day general strike in ________, United States that involved common laborers, artisans, merchants, and immigrants.
Blue Island, IllinoisElmhurst, IllinoisChicagoBurr Ridge, Illinois

Question 8: The earliest May Day celebrations appeared in pre-________, with the festival of Flora, the Roman Goddess of flowers, and the Walpurgis Night celebrations of the Germanic countries.
ChristianityJesusCatholic ChurchChristian

Question 9: In ________, students of the University of Durham gather on Prebend's Bridge at 5am to see the sunrise and enjoy pagan festivities, folk music, dancing, madrigal singing and a BBQ.
DurhamPeterboroughNewcastle upon TyneChester

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  A poster for Soviet May day 1929
  A poster for Soviet May day 1929
  May Day festivities at National Park Seminary in Maryland, 1907.

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