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NEW YEAR AROUND THE WORLD QUIZ
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    LEVEL: TEENAGERS & IELTS
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  • When do the Chinese celebrate their New Year? A: On 1st January B: At the second new moon after the winter solstice C: On the 11th day of the 11th month
    B
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  • At Hogmanay in Scotland, there is the "Creaming of the Well." The person who drinks from the well will...? A: Find someone to marry B: Find some money C: Find some good luck
    A
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  • How do the people of Ecuador, South America get rid of their faults for the New Year? A: They make a straw man and burn it B: They have a long bath C: They write them on paper and bury them
    A
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  • On the morning of the Vietnamese New Year, called "Tet", what are children not allowed to do? A: Laugh B: Cry C: Sing
    B
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  • What happens shortly before midnight, on New Year's Eve, in Japan? A: Buddhist temples ring their bells 108 times B: Buddhist temples wash their steps C: Buddhist temples light their candles
    A
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  • The first New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square, New York happened in...? A: 1900 B: 1907 C: 1914
    B
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  • In Greece kids leave their shoes by the fireside on New Year's Day so that St Basil will...? A: Fill them with presents B: Fill them with sweets C: Fill them with socks
    A
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  • he Jewish New Year is called...? A: Chanukah B: Yom Kippur C: Rosh Hashanah
    C
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  • In which country do they pound rice into a glutinous form using a huge hammer? A. Thailand B. Japan C. Indonesia
    B
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  • In which country do people eat noodles while listening to a bell start ringing and strike 108 times? A. Germany B. Japan C. Greece
    B
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  • In which country do people go to the beach to jump seven waves and throw flowers in the sea while making a wish? A. Italy B. Spain C. Brazil
    C
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  • Which animal is NOT used to designate one of the 12 years of the Chinese calendar cycle? A. Rat B. Goat C. Snake
    B
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  • In the Czech Republic you might cut an apple in half at New Year to check the pattern of the core and your luck for the coming year. A. True B. False
    A. True
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