New Year Quiz for Kids





New Year Quiz

Questions

  1. Hogmanay is the word for the last day of the year in which part of the United Kingdom?
  2. New Year's day is how many days after Christmas Day?
  3. Which large dome-shaped building in London was first opened to the public on New Year's day 2000?
  4. On what date is New Year's Day?
  5. Which famous Scottish poet wrote the song 'Auld Lang Syne'?
  6. How many days are there exactly in a normal year?
  7. Over a million visitors celebrate New Year's Eve in Times Square every year in which famous city?
  8. Which country invented fireworks?
  9. What name is given to the New Year's tradition in which a person decides to do something to improve their life?
  10. Fireworks are set off every New Year's Eve over Sydney Harbour Bridge in which country?
  11. The new year called Rosh Hashanah is celebrated in which religion?
  12. Which ancient city civilization called the first day of every month 'the calends'? It's where we get the word 'calendar' from.
  13. During the Chinese New Year, which colour is used for good luck?
  14. Which square in London is well known for its annual celebrations on New Year's Eve?
  15. The month of January is named after which two faced Roman god of doorways?




Answers:

  1. Scotland
  2. 7
  3. Millennium Dome
  4. 1 January
  5. Robert Burns
  6. 365
  7. New York City
  8. China
  9. Resolution - New Year's resolution
  10. Australia
  11. Jewish religion
  12. Rome or Romans
  13. Red
  14. Trafalgar Square
  15. Janus