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New Years Quiz Questions


Test your trivia knowledge with our selection of New Year's quiz questions readymade for friends and family to enjoy. For the best quiz night, check out our free New Year's Trivia quizzes with questions for New Year's Eve by the team at Challenge The Brain.

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New Year's quiz questions for the best NYE quiz night!

New Years Quiz Questions


  1. Which famous rock star appeared in the 2011 movie 'New Year's Eve'?

  2. Spring Festival refers to New Year celebrations by which culture?

  3. Which famous poet wrote 'Auld Lang Syne'?

  4. In which language do people wish one another a 'bonne année' (good year)?

  5. Complete the following New Year's quote: 'Out with the..., ....'?

  6. Who sang the famous song lyrics, 'So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999'?

  7. Which 2006 disaster movie is based around passengers celebrating a New Year's Eve party onboard a luxury ocean liner?

  8. What type of pudding is mentioned in the famous carol 'We Wish You a Merry Christmas (and a Happy New Year)'?

  9. What is dropped from One Times Square during New Year celebrations?

  10. Which of the following Saint Days falls on New Year's Eve: Stephen, Sylvester, Nicholas?

  1. Which American state celebrates New Year first: Los Angeles or Washington DC?

  2. True or false: The Chinese New Year begins on a fixed date every year?

  3. Which country refers to the last day of the year by the word 'Hogmanay'?

  4. Unscramble the following word to reveal the most widely used calendar in the world: NIAOREGGR?

  5. Which colour is strongly associated with the Chinese New Year?