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New Year Quiz

January 1, 2010 by · No comments

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1. When do the Chinese celebrate their New Year?
At the second new moon after the winter solstice

2. The Jewish New Year is called?
Rosh Hashanah

3. Where is one of the largest annual New Year’s Eve celebrations?
Sydney, Australia

Photo: Eustaquio Santimano

4. How do they celebrate the new year in Edinburgh, UK?
People gather for a large, organized street party

5. Name the most popular New Year’s Day parade.
Tournament of Roses

6. In some countries what do they do with Christmas trees on New years day?
Make bonfires with them

Photo: Optical illusion

7. What city is a countdown done with an elevator?

8. What is known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival?
The Chinese New Year

9. What does Rosh Hashanah mean?
Head of the year

Photo: color line

10. In the ancient Roman calendar when did the new year begin?
1 March

11. When was the first new year holiday observed?
In ancient Babylon about 4000 years ago

12. What New Year tradition began in Greece around 600 BC?
Using a baby to signify the new year

Photo: babasteve

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