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100

A gift given during holidays or for special occasions, like New Years, typically given by family (married) to the younger generation (in school/unmarried)

What is a red envelope?

100

This animated bunny character was created by Warner Bros, best known for its role in Looney Tunes, known for its catch phrase "Eh...What's up, doc?"

Who is Bugs Bunny?

100

This food usually must be presented whole, symbolizing wholeness and prosperity, (with head, tail, and feet)

What is a chicken

100

Which Chinese number, which is bad luck to be associated with during Chinese New Year, sounds like the word for death.

What is four (si)?

100

According to legend, how was the order of the 12 animals of the zodiac decided?

The animals would race across a river, the first to win headed the cycle.

200

Chinese New Year is also called this

What is spring festival or 春节 (Chūnjié) in Mandarin

200

One of these celebrities is year of the rabbit.

Jennifer Lopez, Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Eminem


Who is Johnny Depp?

200

Food you should NOT eat during Chinese New Year, because its color symbolizes death and misfortune (multiple right answers)

Accepted answers: Tofu, eggs, rice, cauliflower, white cheeses (anything white)

200

On the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, every _____ has to be open to allow the old year to go out.

What are doors and windows?
200

This is the name of the Southern Lion that is associated with the legend of a mythical monster.

(There the lion dance originated as a celebration in a village where the mythical monster was successfully driven away)

What is Nian?

300

On the first day of new years, normal traditions will involve family house gatherings where this item is traded as a courtesy to symbolize wealth and good luck

What are mandarin oranges

300

The world's domesticated rabbit population

What is 700 million

300

Ginkgo Nuts traditionally resemble this item which represents good fortune.

What are silver ingots?

300

What is typically not allowed or considered bad luck during Chinese New year? (multiple accepted answers)

Accepted answers: Porridge, hair washing, sweeping, needle work, clothes washing, crying, breaking dishes, scissors, lending/borrowing money, black or white clothing, odd amounts of money

300

What percentage of the world celebrates CNY? (Hint: 5%, 15%, 25%, or 40%)

25%

400

This is the number of people that travel in China for Chinese New Year's (world's largest annual migration)


What is 200 million people

400

In Chinese zodiac, the rabbit is __th in the twelve-year periodic order (cycle) of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.)

What is 4th?

400

The seed that signifies having many male offspring

What are lotus seeds?

400

What are some lucky foods (say at least 3) for CNY? Hint: some are here

Examples: fish, mandarins, dumplings, longevity noodles, spring rolls, rice cake, tangyuan, 

400

The number of days off Chinese people get for Chinese new year holiday.

What is 7 days?

500

The candy tray arranged in either a circle or octagon is called ___ and has a dazzling array of candy to start the New Year sweetly.

What is the "tray of togetherness"?

500

Baby rabbits/bunnies are called...

What is kits/kittens? (they share scientific names with cats and foxes!)

500

Black moss (Fat choy/Fa Cai) is a homonym for this

What is 'Get rich'/'exceed in wealth'?

500

Why is 春 and 福 turned upside-down?

Because the Chinese word for here "到" sounds the same as the upside-down "倒"

500

A name for the last day of CNY.

What is Lantern festival (元宵節)?

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