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Chinese New Year Quiz

The longest and most important festival in the Chinese calendar, the Chinese New Year is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice and is observed with great excitement all over the world, wherever there is a presence of the Chinese community. Test your knowledge about Chinese New Year with an exciting quiz related to the occassion. Anything above 6 points is a good score. So try out our fabulous Chinese New Year Quiz and give your brain cells a good exercise. May the New Year bring prosperity and wealth for you all. Gung Hey Fat Choy!

Quiz for Chinese New Year

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Answer the questions below.

(1) The Chinese greeting "Gung Hey Fat Choy" means :

(2) The Chinese call their New Year as

(3) According to Chinese calendar, 2002 was the year of

(4) According to Chinese legend, which colour has the ability to drive away bad luck and evil spirits?

(5) In China, the Chinese New Year as a public holiday lasts for

(6) In China, the fifteenth day of the Chinese New Year celebrations is called

(7) Dragon dances are performed during Chinese New Year to

(8) What is common between Samuel L. Jackson, William Shakespeare and Mozart?

(9) What fruit, representing luck and prosperity, is traditionally the most popular to hand out for the Chinese New Year?

(10) Traditionally made of silk, paper, and bamboo, these are the highlight of the Chinese lantern festival.