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Chinese New Years
Around the World
Grabbag
100
Who began giving gifts on New Years Eve?
The Romans
100
Where do most TV networks stage their New Year's eve coverage?
Times Square
100
What is the most important Chinese Celebration?
Lunar New Year
100
What is the Spanish ritual on New Year’s eve?
Eating 12 grapes at midnight
100
What state drops a purple beach ball decorated with Christmas lights?
Maine
200
What government dictated January 1st as the New Year?
Roman Senate
200
What is the New Year's Ball in Time's Square made out of ?
Crystal
200
When is the Chinese New Year?
Between January 20th and February 15th
200
What country has a famous orchestra that plays on New Years annually?
Austria
200
What is considered goodluck on New Years in Italy?
Red Underwear
300
When was New Year first celebrated?
4000 years ago
300
What BCS bowl game is usually played on New Year's Day?
Rose Bowl
300
Where is Lunar New Years celebrated?
Eastern Asian Countries
300
When Big Ben strikes 12 in Britain, what song do people sing?
Auld Lang Syne’
300
What year did was the first ball drop in Time's Square?
1907
400
What civilization first celebrated New Years?
Babylon
400
What theme park considers New Year's day to be the most important of the year?
Disney World Resort
400
Why are fireworks banned from many celebrations?
Safety Concerns
400
What do Germans call New Years Eve?
Silvestre
400
In what city is the largest annual New Year's celebration?
Sydney
500
What Calendar has New Years on January 1?
The Gregorian
500
What do people eat for good luck?
Black-eye Peas
500
According to tales and legends, which mythical beast was the cause of Chinese New Year?
Nian
500
What does Rosh Hashanah mean?
Head of the year
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