How much do you know about Chinese New Year?

31 January 2014 was the first day of the Chinese year of the Horse. As the new year begins, many Chinese will visit their families and friends to celebrate the festive occasion. How much do you know about Chinese New Year? Take this quiz to find out!

If you would like to engage in the new year, test your knowledge with this quiz. (For accurate results, do not do a search to find the answers.) Go ahead! Are you up for the test?

Created by: Scuttlist

  1. Let's start with an easy one: Of these options below, which is not in the Chinese zodiac?
  2. Why are Chinese decorations usually in red?
  3. Imagine you were a child going visiting on the first day of the Chinese year. What do you do when you meet your elders?
  4. When someone hands you a red packet, what do you do with it?
  5. Now if you were an adult giving a red packet to a child, how much money would you put inside out of these options? (Take the currency to be what you normally use.)
  6. And where would you get that money from?
  7. When preparing a red packet, what is the correct thing to do?
  8. What colour is not of Chinese New Year?
  9. Which of these options do the Chinese view as bad luck?
  10. Is there a traditional reason for eating new year goodies?
  11. So, it's the end of your visit to this quiz. If you were also leaving someone's house after visiting them, you would...

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