Black Friday, while not an official holiday, is largely celebrated in America and other countries. These Black Friday trivia questions and answers will be fun to enjoy after you’re done shopping.
Find out what Black Friday originally referred to. Discover which first started using the term as we know it today. Our Black Friday trivia questions might teach you a lot of new things about this day.
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holiday and Christmas trivia. Black Friday Trivia 1. Black Friday occurs the day after which popular American holiday? Reveal Answer Thanksgiving 2. Black Friday was originally used to describe what event in 1869? Reveal Answer Stock market crash 3. In what year did Black Friday officially become the most popular day for shopping in America? Reveal Answer 2005 4. Which U.S. city was first to begin using the term “Black Friday”? Reveal Answer Philadelphia 5. Aside from retail workers, Black Friday is the busiest day of the year for which profession? Reveal Answer Plumbers 6. How much money does the average American spend while Black Friday shopping? Reveal Answer $520 7. Which U.S. state has the highest average amount spent while Black Friday shopping? Reveal Answer Wisconsin 8. How many U.S. states prohibit chain stores from opening on Thanksgiving evening to begin Black Friday sales? Reveal Answer 3 9. Which two categories of items are discounted the least on Black Friday? Reveal Answer Jewelry and furniture 10. In which year did stores first open at midnight on Thanksgiving to start their Black Friday sales? Reveal Answer 2009 11. Which category of items has more deals than any other? Reveal Answer Toys 12. In the 1950s, popular retail stores tried to change the name of Black Friday to what? Reveal Answer Big Friday 13. What percentage of shoppers regret purchasing a Black Friday sale item? Reveal Answer 42% 14. What percentage of Americans go out shopping on Black Friday? Reveal Answer 70% 15. About how many other countries outside of America celebrate Black Friday? Reveal Answer 20 countries 16. The term “Black Friday” first appeared in which newspaper in 1975? Reveal Answer The New York Times 17. The three U.S. states that prohibit large retailers from opening on Thanksgiving are Maine, Massachusetts, and which other state? Reveal Answer Rhode Island 18. Since the 1930s, Black Friday has been considered the unofficial start of what? Reveal Answer Christmas shopping season 19. Which company was the first to introduce “Black Friday in July” in 2015? Reveal Answer Amazon 20. What category of items was the top seller on Black Friday in 2020? Reveal Answer Apparel 21. In 2021, how much money was spent on Black Friday in America? Reveal Answer $8.9 billion 22. Which group of people in Philadelphia first used the term “Black Friday” to describe large groups of shoppers? Reveal Answer Police officers 23. In what year did Black Friday deals first appear in the UK? Reveal Answer 2010 24. Starting Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving evening led to Thanksgiving being called what? Reveal Answer Black Thursday 25. Which large chain retailer has had the most injuries occur on Black Friday in their stores? Reveal Answer Walmart 26. Which company was the top earner on Black Friday in 2021? Reveal Answer Amazon