Quiz  /  Festivals
  • 1. 
    What is another name for the Chinese New Year?

  • Night of Sevens
  • Spring Festival
  • Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Moon Festival
  • 2. 
    What was the name of the monster that the village scared off at the first Chinese New Year?

  • Sphinx
  • Dragon
  • Hydra
  • Nian
  • 3. 
    The Lantern Festival started with the lighting of lanterns in honor of this religious figure.

  • Buddha
  • Confucius
  • Mohammed
  • Jesus Christ
  • 4. 
    How long does the celebration for the Chinese New Year last?

  • Three days
  • Two days
  • One week
  • Fifteen days
  • 5. 
    Which festival includes the traditions of sweeping the tombs of the dead, eating cold food, and flying kites?

  • Moon Festival
  • Spring Festival
  • Lantern Festival
  • Qingming Festival
  • 6. 
    According to legend, what event took place on the day of the Dragon Boat Festival?

  • Ancient dragons came down from heaven to fight for the Chinese against the Mongols
  • A huge earthquake was caused by the fall of a great dragon
  • The Moon failed to shine for five straight days
  • Poet Qu Yuan committed suicide when he learned of the defeat of his country
  • 7. 
    Which Chinese Festival celebrates the love of a cowhand and a maiden from heaven?

  • Winter Solstice
  • Night of Sevens
  • Double Ninth Festival
  • Qingming Festival
  • 8. 
    What is the main tradition celebrated during the Moon Festival?

  • Praying for a good husband
  • Eating cold food
  • Staying up all night
  • Eating moon cakes
  • 9. 
    During which festival do people climb to the top of a hill and drink chrysanthemum tea?

  • Double Ninth Festival
  • Moon Festival
  • Chinese New Year
  • Lantern Festival
  • 10. 
    What is special about the day of the Winter Solstice Festival?

  • It is the first day of the New Year
  • It is the shortest day of the year
  • It is a day to celebrate love
  • It celebrates the lucky number nine
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