Question 1: In Italian folklore, blackbirds are associated with which season?
Correct Answer: Winter
Fact: Blackbirds are associated with the winter season in Italian folklore, specifically the last three days of January, which are often the coldest days of the year.
Question 2: While our blackbird folklore comes from Italy, today’s photo was taken in the county of Essex. Where’s that?
Correct Answer: England
Fact: Essex is a 'home county'—one of the counties that surround London—in the east of England with more than 350 miles of coastline along the North Sea.
Question 3: ‘Blackbird’ is a song performed by which legendary British rock band?
- The Beatles
- The Who
- Led Zeppelin
Correct Answer: The Beatles
Fact: 'Blackbird' is a song from the Beatles' 'White Album,' and features Paul McCartney on vocals and guitar.