crazy wedding triviaThe institution of marriage is endlessly fascinating. Many modern wedding customs have their roots in traditions established hundreds, even thousands of years ago. Lavish sums are spent to celebrate this most sacred of institutions. Here’s a little crazy wedding trivia to brighten your day, which we present in a question and answer format. Answers appear at the bottom of this blogpost.

Crazy Wedding Trivia Questions

The average women’s gold wedding band weighs between 1 and 7 grams. For men, the weight ranges from 3 to 9 grams. How much gold is used each each in the U.S. to fabricate wedding rings?

  • 340 pounds
  • 3,400 pounds
  • 34,000 pounds
  • 340,000 pounds

Why do brides wear a wedding veil?

  • To ward off evil spirits
  • To symbolize innocence and purity
  • To signify a rite of passage
  • Because it is an attractive accessory

Perhaps the most expensive wedding ever was the $44 million nuptials of Sheik Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum’s son to Princess Salama in Dubai in 1981. By contrast, what is the average price tag for an American wedding?

  • $23,900
  • $29,900
  • $33,900
  • $39,900

By contrast, what is the average cost for an Alabama wedding?

  • $17,216
  • $22,216
  • $27,216
  • $32,216

Which state in the union is the cheapest in which to get married?

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas

Which state is the most expensive in which to get married?

  • New York
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • New Jersey

What is the top wedding destination in the U.S.?

  • Honolulu
  • Las Vegas
  • Miami
  • Birmingham

What is the longest a couple has been married in the U.S.?

  • 66 years
  • 76 years
  • 86 years
  • 96 years

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Crazy Wedding Trivia Answers

The average women’s gold wedding band weighs between 1 and 7 grams. For men, the weight ranges from 3 to 9 grams. How much gold is used each each in the U.S. to fabricate wedding rings?

  • 34,000 pounds (17 tons!)

Why do brides wear a wedding veil?

  • To ward off evil spirits
  • To symbolize innocence and purity
  • To signify a rite of passage
  • Because it is an attractive accessory

Actually, all of the above. Ancient Greeks and Romans used veils to ward off evil spirits. Contemporary American couples are more likely to wear them for the other three reasons.

Perhaps the most expensive wedding ever was the $44 million nuptials of Sheik Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum’s son to Princess Salama in Dubai in 1981. By contrast, what is the average price tag for an American wedding?

By contrast, what is the average cost for an Alabama wedding?

Which state in the union is the cheapest in which to get married?

  • Alabama ($17,216)

Perhaps Alabama is on the cusp of becoming of becoming the new ‘hot spot’ for destination weddings! Let’s face it, dollars go farther here.

Which state is the most expensive in which to get married?

Hawaii ($37,827) followed closely by New Jersey ($36,943).

What is the top wedding destination in the U.S.?

Las Vegas, which hosts some 100,000 weddings per year!

What is the longest a couple has been married in the U.S.?

86 years, 9 months, and 16 days. This honor belongs to Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher. They offer this advice as the key to their longevity:

“Remember marriage is not a contest — never keep a score. God has put the two of you together on the same team to win.”

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