I was recently a guest at a wedding shower (crazy, I know!) and the hostesses led us all in a couple really fun wedding-related trivia games. All of the ladies were really getting into the trivia and it made for such a fun shower activity.
One of them I thought would be particularly fun to feature as a blog post because some of the questions really had me stumped! This quiz features trivia about wedding traditions we all know and love but may not be aware of their origin. Makes you really think before incorporating some of these into your own wedding!
See how many you can guess correctly and post in the comments!
Match each of the following wedding customs to the reason for doing them!
Answers are listed below the next photo.
The bride wears a veil.
The bride stands to the left of the groom.
Having a designated ring finger.
The bride wears something old.
Having a flower girl drop petals.
The bride wears something blue.
Having a ring bearer.
The bride wears something new.
The bride throws a bouquet.
Cutting the wedding cake together.
Having the bridal party dress alike.
A. To confuse the evil spirits.
B. Pass on good fortune.
C. Symbolizes their shared fortune.
D. Proves the bride’s worthiness.
E. Symbolizes optimism for the future.
F. Protect her from evil spirits.
G. Marriage is doomed if the ring is dropped by the groom.
H. Represents continuity.
I. Contains the vein of love.
J. Symbolizes fertility.
K. To defend her bride, his right arm must be free.