Welcome to New Year's trivia! This fun quiz will test your knowledge of the exciting traditions and history surrounding the start of the new year. From decorations to resolutions to midnight kisses, there is so much to learn about the annual holiday. You'll be amazed at the interesting facts you discover! So get ready to celebrate the start of a new year - and test your knowledge of New Year's festivities!
1) What did the ancient Babylonians give as presents to symbolize the start of the new year?
2) What classic New Year's Day breakfast consists of pork and sauerkraut?
3) On what day do the Japanese celebrate New Year?
4) The famous New Year’s Eve song written by Irving Berlin is titled what?
5) Which famous holiday parade is held every New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California?
6) What is the traditional New Year's 'clean out' in Japan?
7) What German tradition involves dropping a pickle in a tree on New Year's Eve?
8) On New Year's Day in Scotland, a popular tradition is to first-foot someone's house. What does the first-footer bring with them?
9) What popular New Year's Day tradition involves eating twelve grapes at midnight?
10) What popular New Year's celebration involves dropping a giant electric ball in Times Square?
11) In what US city does the largest New Year's celebration take place?
12) What is the traditional Italian New Year's dish made of lentils?
13) New Year's Day is a national holiday in which of the following countries?
14) What popular New Year's celebration involves the burning of an effigy?
15) On New Year's Eve, many Germans like to watch which movie?
16) What Chinese tradition involves writing on red paper to bring luck and prosperity in the new year?
17) In the Jewish tradition, when the shofar is blown during New Year's, what does it symbolize?
18) In what hemisphere is the New Year celebrated first?
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