quiz pic

Chinese New Year Quiz

Test your knowledge on the Chinese New Year. 20 Questions.

 
Created by:
crystal7770
Played: 39 times
Comments: 1 comment
Favs: 0 users
like this quiz
Rating:
5 stars
4.4 out of 5, based on 8 votes
Login or Register to view the answers and save your score!

1
Question 1 Photo

Chinese New Year lasts for how many days?

  • 1
  • 12
  • 10
  • 15

2
Question 2 Photo

2012 is the Chinese New year of the what?

  • Dog
  • Tiger
  • Dragon
  • Rabbit

3
Question 3 Photo

In 2012 what date marked the start of the Chinese New Year?

  • 21st January
  • 22nd January
  • 23rd January
  • 24 January

4
Question 4 Photo

People born in the Chinese New Year of the Dragon are said to be?

  • Strong and lucky
  • Strong and ambitious
  • Strong and courageous
  • Strong and silent

5
Question 5 Photo

The Chinese Dragon is roughly equivalent to the western zodiac sign:

  • Aries
  • Leo
  • Taurus
  • Pisces

6
Question 6 Photo

The Chinese New Year is also known as the:

  • Winter Festival
  • Summer Festival
  • Spring Festival
  • Autumn Festival

7
Question 7 Photo

During Chinese New Year older family members use what colour envelopes to give gifts of cash to their younger relatives?

  • Purple
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Green

8
Question 8 Photo

In Chinese culture the colour red is considered to be?

  • The luckiest colour
  • A nice colour
  • The colour of love
  • An angry colour

9
Question 9 Photo

The money given in red envelopes during Chinese New Year, according to custom, is?

  • Even amounts
  • Odd amounts
  • Always coins
  • Whatever the giver decides

10
Question 10 Photo

The most popular and most abundant fruit during Chinese New Year is?

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Peaches
  • Mandarins

11
Question 11 Photo

Because the Chinese Calender is lunisolar the Chinese New Year is often referred to as the:

  • Solar New Year
  • Lunar New Year
  • New Moon Year
  • New Sun New Year

12
Question 12 Photo

During Chinese New year Shou Sui is the practice of what?

  • Eating as much as one can
  • Spending time with family only
  • Dancing and singing
  • Staying up until midnight as a family

13
Question 13 Photo

It is said that if you cry on Chinese New Year's day, you will what?

  • Have puffy eyes
  • Upset others
  • Miss the celebrations
  • Cry all through the year

14
Question 14 Photo

A traditional Chinese New Year cake is called?

  • Niangao
  • Neensal
  • Nien Mow
  • Noen Tea

15
Question 15 Photo

Many people, especially Buddhists, abstain from meat consumption on the first day of the New Year because it is believed that this will ensure what?

  • A good appetite for the rest of day
  • They do not eat bad meat
  • Fulfill their wishes
  • Will give them longevity

16
Question 16 Photo

The15th day of the Chinese New Year is called what?

  • The Festival of Light
  • The Lantern Festival
  • The Firework Festival
  • All Souls Festival

17
Question 17 Photo

During The Lantern Festival candles are lit outside houses as a way to what?

  • Decorate the outside of houses
  • Guide people home after celebrating
  • Light the towns, cities, villages
  • Guide wayward spirits home

18
Question 18 Photo

A tradition before the start of Chinese New Year to get rid of bad luck and welcome good luck is to what?

  • Give away old clothes
  • Give homes a thorough cleaning
  • Give neighbours sweets
  • Give long lost friends a call

19
Question 19 Photo

The Chinese New Year always starts on a what?

  • Tuesday
  • Full Moon
  • Sunday
  • New Moon

20
Question 20 Photo

The Chinese New Year 2013 will welcome the year of the what?

  • Dog
  • Snake
  • Monkey
  • Pig

 

Header

Message

Close