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Fun Facts Quiz 25

A quiz on Chinese New Year 2015. 10 Questions.

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Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as which festival?

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

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Chinese New Year's Day 2015 falls on which date in the Gregorian calendar? (clue: Thursday)

  • Feb 18
  • Feb 19
  • Feb 20
  • Feb 21

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Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from CNY's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern Festival on which day of the first month? (clue: XV)

  • 5th
  • 10th
  • 12th
  • 15th

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Which animal is associated with Chinese New Year 2015 according to the Chinese zodiac?

  • The Snake
  • The Horse
  • The Goat
  • The Monkey

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The annual family "reunion dinner" is traditionally held on which day of the Chinese New Year festive period?

  • Chinese New Year's Eve
  • Chinese New Year's Day
  • Jade Emperor's Birthday (the 9th day of CNY)
  • Lantern Festival (the 15th day of CNY)

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Which is not a traditional activity during the Chinese New Year celebrations?

  • Decorating red color paper-cuts with auspicious phrases.
  • Lighting fire crackers to scare away evil spirits.
  • Giving money in red paper envelopes as a form of blessings.
  • Making mooncakes for the occasion.

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In China, M'sia & S'pore, which day of Chinese New Year is celebrated by individuals seeking for a romantic partner, akin to Valentine's Day? (clue: square root of 225)

  • The 12th day
  • The 13th day
  • The 14th day
  • The 15th day

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What is "niangao", a traditional Chinese New Year food?

  • Raw fish salad
  • Sticky, sweet glutinous cake
  • Waxed duck
  • Chinese sausage

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What fruit is commonly used as gift exchange during Chinese New Year?

  • Persimmon
  • Chinese plum
  • Mandarin orange
  • Asian pear


Finally, what does this evergreen Chinese New Year song "He Xin Nian" mean in English?

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  • "Celebrate New Year"
  • "Congratulations & Be Prosperous"
  • "May All Your Wishes Be Fulfilled"
  • "Progress At A Fast Pace"