Test your knowledge of Chinese New Year beliefs and traditions.
Many Asian countries celebrate the lunar New Year along with China.
Chinese Vietnamese Tet, Korean Tibetan
The Chinese greeting “Gung Hey Fat Choy” means
“happiness and prosperity”
The Chinese call their New Year as
What is Gung Hay Fat Choy mean?
Gung hay fat choy is how Cantonese speakers wish you a happy new year
What color symbolizes fire, which according to legend, can drive away bad luck and evil spirits?
According to tradition, who do families visit on the first day of Chinese New Year?
Oldest family member
Which of these animals is not one of the twelve in the Chinese calendar? Snake, cat, monkey or pig?
How many animals are there in the Chinese calendar?
Children receive money in envelopes called Hong Bao. What is the color of these envelopes?
Food is also very important to Chinese New Year. If you find this in your dumpling, you will be lucky all year. What is it?
What s the highlight of the traditional lantern festival?
According to legend, a sacred figure asked all the animals to meet him on Chinese New Year. When 12 came, he named a year after each animal, declaring that people born in that year would have some of that animal’s personality. Who was it?
The Chinese New Year celebration lasts how many days?
Chinese New Year is associated with which season?
It is considered bad luck during Chinese New Year to do what?
Break a bowl
What’s the most popular way to celebrate the New Year in China?
Sweeping and cleaning are important activities on Chinese New Year’s Day.
How long is New Year vacation for most workers in China?
Which of these is a modern custom associated with Chinese New Year?
Which dance is commonly performed on the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration?
The Dragon Dance
The dragon in China is a symbol of what?
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