Who was Saint Valentine?
 

 

         - Click here to read some interesting information about Saint Valentine's history.

          -Then do this multiple choice exercise about the information you have read.

          - Later, answer the questions below about St Valentine's history in your notebook and compare them

             with  your  partners.   I hope you will have fun and learn a lot!!!

1- How many Saints named Valentine does the Catholic Church recognize?

2- According to one of the legends who was St Valentine?

3- Why didn't Emperor Claudius II want soldiers to get  married?

4- How did Valentine defy Emperor Claudius's order? 

5- What happened when Valentine was discovered? 

6- According to the legend, who sent the first "Valentine"?

                                                7- Why is Valentine's day celebrated in the middle of February?

                                                8- What was Lupercalia ?

                                                9- When did Valentine's Day begin to be popularly celebrated in Great Britain?

                                                10- How many Valentine's cards are sent every year according to the Greeting Card

                                                        Association?

    Finally, watch this video where some of the aspects you have learned on this page are shown: