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Chinese New Year Trivia Questions & Answers

Chinese New Year Trivia Questions & Answers

It’s time to celebrate Chinese New Year in spring! Let’s decorate the house with flowers and bake sweet treats in the shape of the moon to celebrate Chinese Heritage. Bright Red is the dominant color of this festival, which is a joyous celebration that teaches us how to make new beginnings and not let our past limit our potential.

Are you curious about the exciting events that could occur on the Chinese New Year this year? The Chinese New Year Trivia Quiz will be one of them. So get ready to take the Chinese New Year Trivia Questions and Answers quiz. Guo Nian Hao, Everyone!

10+ Weird Facts about Chinese New Year

Did you know that washing your hair in the Chinese New Year is a similar way to shave off wealth and prosperity? The Chinese new year celebration is marked by a number of taboos. Using scissors can cause a fight between friends and family. Red is the Chinese color of luck and everyone will wear red during the Chinese New Year celebration. Many people choose to avoid wearing blacks and whites during these celebrations. Scroll down to learn more about the bizarre facts surrounding Chinese New Year.

  • The Chinese New Year date keeps on changing every year.
  • The Chinese new year celebration is also known as Spring Festival.
  • The Chinese New Year celebrations are continued till the Lantern festival, i.e. for 15 days.
  • The Chinese New Year is one of the longest public holidays.
  • The Chinese New Year is not only celebrated in China only, but it is celebrated in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Singapore, and in some Asian countries too.
  • Reunion dinner is one of the rituals of the Chinese New Year celebration.
  • The Chinese New Year celebration theme color is Red whereas kids receive Red envelopes as gifts.
  • One of the most exchanged Chinese New Year greetings is “Guo Nian Hao”.
  • The most famous Chinese New Year celebration food is dumplings.
  • The annual largest usage of fireworks on planet earth is during the Chinese New Year celebration.
  • Words like ghosts, death, and poverty should be avoided during the Chinese New Year.
  • Buying a pair of new shoes during the Chinese New Year celebration is considered as bad luck.
  • One should avoid serving congee to the guests or family during the Chinese New Year celebrations.
  • Crying during Chinese New Year is considered an ill omen.

Chinese New Year Trivia Questions & Answers

The Chinese New Year 2020 will fall on Saturday, January 25th. It will continue for 15 days. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2020 is the Year of the Rat. The Zodiac sign for 2021 will be an Ox. However, the Chinese New Year trivia questions are well worth a look! Gong Xi Xi Fa Cai


Q. Do the Chinese still use the old Lunar calendar to determine dates of festivals?

 

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Yes

Q. What thing determines the start of the Chinese New Year?

 

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New Moon on First Day of New Year

Q. Name the festival that is celebrated after Chinese New Year?

 

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Lantern Festival

Q. Name the animal which is not actually an animal on the Chinese Zodiac?

 

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Hawk

Q. Name something that is widely celebrated at Chinese New Year time?

 

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Family Ties

Q. Name something important in the preparation of the Chinese New Year?

 

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Cleaning the House.

Q. What is the meaning of “ Gung Hey Fat Choy”?

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Wishing You Prosperity and Wealth

Q. What is the alternate name of Chinese New Year?

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Yuan Tan

Q. In 2002, according to the Chinese calendar which animal belonged to this year?

 

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Horse

Q. According to Chinese legend, name the color which has the ability to keep bad luck and evil spirits away?

 

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Red

Q. What is the name of the festival celebrated on the day of the Chinese New Year?

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The Festival of Lanterns

Q. Why dragon dances are performed during the Chinese New Year celebration?

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Scare away Evil Spirits

Q. Name the fruit that represents luck and prosperity and usually hand out for the Chinese New Year celebration?

 

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Tangerines

Q. What are the highlights of the Lantern Festival?

 

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Dragons

Q. Which Animal is not associated with a year in China?

 

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Goat

Q. To which season, the new year is associated with?

 

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Spring

Q. Do the Chinese calendar is based on lunisolar?

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Yes

Q. From which religions do Chinese customs are derived from?

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Buddhism, Taoism and folk religions

Q. How Chinese calendar keep its sync with seasons of the year?

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By periodically adding an extra month

Q. What is considered a bit of bad luck during the Chinese New Year?

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 Break a Bowl

Q. Name the most popular way to celebrate Chinese New Year?

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 Going Home

Q. What is considered a Taboo on Chinese New Year?

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 Sweeping and Cleaning

Q. Name a significant feature that occurs just before the Chinese New Year?

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 Huge Traffic Jams

Q. Which God is sent to heaven to prepare for Chinese New Year?

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 The Kitchen God

Q. In which year, the Nationalist Chinese government changed the name of Chinese New Year to Spring Festival?

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 In 1912

Q. How many weeks Chinese gets off to celebrate the Chinese New Year?

 

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01 Week

Q. Which day during the celebration of Chinese New Year is considered a Universal Birthday?

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7th Day 

Q. Name the modern custom associated with Chinese New Year?

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 Watching Television

Q. Name Vietnamese New Year.

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Tet

Q. Name something that people put in Red envelopes and hand over to children on Chinese New Year?

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 Money

Q. Which dance is associated with the day Chinese New Year celebration?

 

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The Dragon Dance

Q. What is the thing that dragons represent during Chinese New Year?

 

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Luck and Prosperity

Q. When the largest annual human migration is reported?

 

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On Chinese New Year

Q. What people usually do on Chinese New Year?

 

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Get new haircut and buy new clothes

Q. What is considered unlucky on Chinese New Year Eve?

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o Greet Anyone in Bedroom

Q. Which food should not be cut on Chinese New Year?

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Noodles

Q. Which food is considered unlucky to be consumed on Chinese New Year?

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 Tofu

Q. What is the food that people don’t eat on the t day of Chinese New Year?

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Meat

Q. What is the fifth day of Chinese New Year called?

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 Po Woo

Q. Which thing symbolizes rebirth and growth?

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Vases of flower

Q. Name the pictures that are hung on doors on Chinese New Year?

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 Nianhua

Q. Which flower symbolizes luck on Chinese New Year?

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 The Plum Flower

Q. Which is the thing that Chinese people are not supposed to do on Chinese New Year?

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 Washing their Hair

Q. What is the thing that is being discouraged from doing on Chinese New Year?

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 Talking about Past

Q. Which is the thing that no one uses during Chinese New Year?

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 Using Scissors and kNives

Q. Name popular Chinese treat on Chinese New Year?

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Candies Crab Apple on Stick

Q. Name something which is not a trait of a rat?

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 Patient

Q. How fireworks display on Chinese New Year?

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 By lightening Bamboo stalk

Q. Name the evil dragon.

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 Nian

Q. Including all negative words, which word is no to say on Chinese New Year?

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(sounds “death” in Chinese)

Q. What is not encouraged to do with children on Chinese New Year?

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 Spanking

Q. What is popular eating on Chinese New Year?

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 Eating whole Chicken

Q. Which weird thing’s sales get skyrocket on Chinese New Year?

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 Adult Diapers

Q. What people do on the h day of Chinese New Year?

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 Stay home

Q. What people do staying home on the h day of Chinese New Year?

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 Welcome the God of Wealth 

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