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History & Origin of the Carnival A Carnival Mask


Fill in the blanks with appropriate words related to the origin of the carnival and Mardi Gras.

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1.

_______ dates back to the medieval tradition of celebration before the arrival of Lent.

  Easter

  Pentecost

  Mardi Gras

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2.

The three 'fat days', Fat Sunday, Fat Monday and Fat Tuesday are called _______.

  Shrovetide

  Yuletide

  Candlemas

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3.

_______ or Fat Monday is the day before Mardi Gras.

  Dimanche Gras

  Jeudi Gras

  Lundi Gras

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4.

In France, Lundi Gras or _______ is also known as the 'day of the youth'.

  Fat Monday

  Fat Sunday

  Fat Tuesday

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5.

The original meaning of the word 'carnival' is 'farewell to _______', as it precedes the period of Lent.

  meals

  drinks

  meat

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6.

The festival of _______ commemorates and celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

  Ascension

  Easter

  Christmas

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7.

_______ or Fat Sunday is the first day of the carnival.

  Dimanche Gras

  Lundi Gras

  Mardi gras

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