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New Year Quiz

The first holiday of a fresh year, New Year's Day is an occassion that is celebrated in almost all countries the world over with fireworks, foods and great fanfare. No doubt, you partake in New Year festivities every year. But do you know enough about this festival? TheHolidaySpot brings to you a short 'n sweet quiz on New Year's Day. Test your knowledge and see for yourself if you really know enough about this holiday. You can also put our New Year quiz to good use when you meet up with friends and cousins during New Year's Eve during the festive days, and surprise them with your knowledge. If you like our quiz, please click here to refer this page to your loved ones. Here's wishing you all a very Happy New Year.

Tip: Each correct answer gains you a point and no points are gained for an incorrect reply. Don't fear about any negative marking, for there are none. So have a go. There are 10 questions in all. Anything above 6 points is good! Best of Luck!

Quiz on New Year

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Answer the questions below and have a great time:

1. Where is the celebration of the new year believed to have started in?

2. In which year did the Roman senate declare January 1 to be the beginning of the new year?

3. Where did the tradition of using a baby to signify the new year start?

4. The Dutch people believe that eating this on New Year's Day will bring good fortune.

5. Where is 'Auld Lang Syne', the famous New Year song, believed to have originated in?

6. What is the Tibetan New Year called?

7. In which year did Russia adopt January 1 as the beginning of its New Year?

8. The ancient Roman calendar started a new year on this date.


9. Julius Caesar introduced the Julian calendar in this year.


10. The Nepali new year is celebrated in this season.

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