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Happy New Year

Some interesting facts about New Year Celebrations around the world. How much do you know? 12 Questions.

 
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1

Which Pacific Island claims to be the first place to see in the New Year?

  • Sarah Island
  • Caroline Island
  • Mary Island
  • Alison Island

2

What do Scottish people call New Year?

  • New Year
  • Hognanny
  • Hogmany
  • Hogsgranny

3

How do you say 'Happy New Year' in Spanish?

  • Feliz Ano Novo
  • Bonne Annee
  • Buon Capodanno
  • Feliz Ano Neuvo

4

Which country calls New Years Eve St Sylvester's Eve?

  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Austria
  • Hungary

5

Which US city drops a ball to see in the New Year?

  • Washington
  • Las Vagas
  • New York
  • San Francisco

6

What year did Thailand first recognise 1st January as New Years Day?

  • 1940
  • 1939
  • 1941
  • 1942

7

What Song is often sung at Midnight on New Year's Eve in England?

  • Auld Lang Syne
  • The ABBA song 'Happy New Year'
  • Nothing the English don't sing at New Year
  • a New Year version of 'We Wish you a Merry Christmas'

8

True or False, all countries celebrate New Year on 31st December/1st January?

  • ...
  • True
  • False
  • ...

9

Which country makes its New Years celebrations last two weeks?

  • China
  • Vietnam
  • Japan
  • Korea

10

When is it possible to celebrate New Year twice in one night?

  • When you fly from Japan to UK
  • When you fly from UK to Japan
  • When you fly from India to Japan
  • When you fly from China to Japan

11

When is the Chinese New Year celebrated?

  • between 1st February and 1st March
  • 1st January
  • February 28th
  • between 21st January and 20th Feburay

12

Where is the last place to see in the New Year?

  • Baker and Howland Islands
  • Alaska
  • Russia
  • Hawaii

 

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