Happy Valentine's Data!

Although Valentine's Day is typically devoted to celebrating love and friendship, the day also has a wealth of data associated with it. This quiz asks you about the less-celebrated, data-driven side of Valentine's Day.

Sources: Question 1; Question 2; Question 3; Question 4; Question 5; Question 6; Question 7; Question 8; Question 9; Question 10

1. How many U.S. establishments were devoted to producing chocolate candy in 2015?
567
981
1,345
2. What was the estimated value of chocolate and confectionary product shipments for U.S. manufacturing establishments in 2016?
$12 billion
$16 billion
$20 billion
3. In 2005, there were 21,135 florists in the United States employing 101,861 people. How many florists were there in 2015?
13,149
18,751
24,869
4. Which state had the highest rate of marriage in 2014?
Hawaii
Nevada
Virginia
5. According to 2017 data, what share of household pets were expected to receive a Valentine's Day gift that year?
One-fifth
One-half
Three-quarters
6. What were the median ages of U.S. men and women, respectively, when getting married in 2016?
27 and 25 years
30 and 28 years
34 and 32 years
7. What was the median age of marriage for men and women, respectively, in 1950?
21 and 19
23 and 20
26 and 24
8. True or false: Valentine's Day is the second biggest day of the year for the number of floral purchases, behind only Mother's Day.
True
False
9. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend $19.6 billion on Valentine's Day in 2018, up from $18.2 billion in 2017. Which category captured the most spending?
Dinner out
Jewelry
Flowers
10. True or false: Valentine's Day cards, with 145 million sold in 2016, are the most popular category of greeting cards.
True
False
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