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Chinese New Year Quiz

Here’s a fun quiz about Chinese New Year. How much do you know about this festival?

See also:

Valentineโ€™s Day Quiz

  • Question of

    When is Chinese New Year in 2018?

    • 18th of February
    • 16th of February
    • 28th of January
  • Question of

    The Chinese use a calendar system of certain animals, one for each year. How many animals are there in the Chinese calendar?

    • 12
    • 14
    • 10
  • Question of

    Year of what Zodiac animal is Chinese New Year 2018?

    • Horse
    • Rooster
    • Dog
  • Question of

    Which of the following animals is not in the Chinese calendar?

    • Pig
    • Rat
    • Panda
  • Question of

    Why do the Chinese light firecrackers around the New Year?

    • Simply to celebrate
    • To bring good luck
    • To ward off evil spirits
  • Question of

    What calendar determines the date of the Chinese New Year

    • Solar
    • Lunar
    • Gregorian
  • Question of

    During the Chinese New Year, what activity should you avoid to ward off bad luck?

    • Washing hair
    • Wearing red
    • Eating oranges
  • Question of

    Korean New Year is generally the same day as Chinese New Year.

    • True
    • False
  • Question of

    When does the Thai New Year festival start in 2018?

    • 1st of January
    • 16th of February
    • 13th of April
  • Question of

    During Chinese New Year, children receive envelopes with money. What is the color of these envelopes?

    • Gold
    • Red
    • Silver


What do you think?

21 Points

Written by ellie925


  1. I only answered 5 out of ten correctly, but I do know I was born in the Year of the Tiger (1974) ๐Ÿ™‚ Great quiz, Ellie! I definitely need to learn more about Chinese culture! Happy New Year, everyone! <3

    • That’s a great score, thank you so much for playing! A Tiger sounds awesome, I’m a horse, haha. I’m very interested in other cultures too! Happy New Year! ๐Ÿ™‚