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New Year's Trivia

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  • When was the first gathering held at Times Square for New Year's Eve?
    In 1897
    In 1904
    In 1931
    In 1902
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  • What is the most popular New Year's resolution?
    To stop eating out
    To eat healthy
    To save money
    To exercise regularly
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  • Who sponsored the first-ever Times Square New Year's party?
    The New York Times
    The New York Post
    The Wall Street Journal
    The Sun
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  • How much confetti is dropped on Times Square on New Year's Eve?
    Around 500 pounds
    Around 400 pounds
    Around 1 ton
    Around 700 pounds
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  • The highest box office sales for a movie shown on a New Year's Day was?
    Ocean's Twelve
    Planet of the Apes
    Avatar
    The Greatest Showman
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  • According to the Dutch, eating what on New Year's day brings good luck?
    Pancakes
    Donuts
    Waffles
    Toast
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  • Smashing a peppermint version of what animal is considered to be good luck in New York?
    Bird
    Rat
    Pig
    Cat
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  • When did LED lights first appear on the Times Square New Year's Eve ball?
    2007
    2008
    2010
    2002
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  • What is the diameter of the Times Square New Year's Eve ball?
    10 feet
    12 feet
    15 feet
    23 feet
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  • How many light bulbs were used to cover the Times Square New Year's Eve ball?
    300
    200
    400
    100
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  • What percent of people make New Year resolutions?
    10%
    60%
    80%
    40%
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  • What is the name of the music festival on New Year's Eve in Antarctica?
    Rock and Ice
    Ice Ball
    Southern Ice Festival
    Ice Stock
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  • What do Mexicans eat to celebrate New Year's Eve?
    Limes
    Oranges
    Grapes
    Apples
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  • What should you avoid eating on New Year's Day if you are superstitious?
    Mashed potatoes
    Steak
    Lobster
    Clams
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  • Where does the New Year's Eve ball drop every year?
    Chicago
    Miami
    New York City
    Los Angeles
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  • Which city in Europe celebrates the largest New Year's Eve?
    London
    Rome
    Berlin
    Paris
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  • Which country celebrates the largest New Year's Eve?
    The United States
    Dubai
    Australia
    England
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  • What did ancient Persians give as a New Year's gift?
    Cats
    Rocks
    Eggs
    Gold
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  • Why do people eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day?
    For luck
    For prosperity
    Nobody knows why
    For health
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  • Which is the most traditional breakfast meal considered for New Year?
    Pancakes, syrup and cream
    Bacon, eggs and toast
    Waffles and syrup
    Sausage gravy and biscuits
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  • Which country follows a tradition of jumping from the chair right before midnight and smashing plates against their friend's doors?
    Spain
    Denmark
    Germany
    Taiwan
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  • Who added the month of January to the calendar?
    The Romans
    The Persians
    The Greeks
    The Italians
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  • What dates do the Japanese celebrate their New Year in January?
    They celebrate Lunar New Year
    From January 1 to January 7
    From January 1 to January 4
    From December 31 to January 4
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  • What tradition is followed in the city of Hershey, PA, on New Year's Eve?
    They throw chocolate to the crowd
    They drop a giant candy bar
    They drop a giant kiss
    They drop M&M's
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