Holidays Around the World

What do you know about most celebrated holidays around the world?
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Last updated: April 15, 2021
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1. According to what calendar the New Year's Day is celebrated on the 1st of January?
Julian calendar
Chinese calendar
Gregorian calendar
2. In honour of pope who died on 31st December how some of countries call New Year's Eve?
Valentine
Patrick
Silvester
3. In what month is the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
February
March
January
4. What does Australia Day celebrate each year on 26th January?
Arrival of the first fleet at Sydney Cove
Independence from Great Britain
The birth of folk hero Ned Kelly
5. The dates according to the Western calendar of the Chinese New Year move each year, but always land between what dates?
March 21st and April 20th
July 21st and August 20th
January 21st and February 20th
6. Chinese New Year is also known as what festival?
Winter Festival
Spring Festival
Summer Festival
7. National Freedom Day on the 1st February celebrates the signing of the 13th amendment to the United States Constitution by which US president?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferseon
8. One of the main ceremonies of National Freedom Day is the laying of a wreath on the Liberty Bell at Independence Hall in which city?
Philadelphia
Boston
Washington D.C.
9. What people believe that groundhog can predict on Groundhog Day?
Important event in the future
Weather
Low and high tide
10. The largest Groundhog Day celebration takes place in Punxsutawney, which was also shown in the 1993 movie starring Bill Murray. In what state is that city?
Kansas
California
Pennsylvania
11. The first recorded association of Valentine's Day with romantic love is believed to be in "Parliament of Fowls" poem written by which English poet from Middle Ages?
John Keats
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
12. When is Valentine's Day celebrated?
May 12th
February 14th
March 8th
13. Where does the largest celebration of Mardi Gras carnival takes place?
Los Angeles
New Orleans
Las Vegas
14. The term Mardi Gras can often refer to the two weeks leading up to the final day which is called what?
Fat Tuesday
Fat Friday
Fat Wednesday
15. There are three official colors of Mardi Gras holiday. What color is not among them?
Green
Gold
Purple
Silver
16. What Christians normally don't eat on Ash Wednesday?
Fish
Eggs
Meat
17. Unless it is moved by the Catholic Church to avoid the Easter holidays, when is St. Patrick's Day celebrated?
July 4th
April 22nd
March 17th
18. Easter day moves around on the calendar each year, but is always on a what day?
Saturday
Sunday
Friday
19. What does Easter celebrate?
Birth of Jesus Christ
Death of Jesus Christ
Resurrection of Jesus Christ
20. What did May Day become in communist and socialist countries, and later in many countries throughout the world?
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Fathers Day
21. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of heritage, culture, and pride of what country?
Mexico
Spain
Argentina
22. Which country does not celebrate Victoria Day, the birthday of Queen Victoria, on the Monday preceding May 25th?
England
Scotland
Canada
23. In honour to fallen soldiers in what war was the Memorial Day first celebrated?
American Civil War
World War I
World War II
24. In which month is Father's Day celebrated in most of the world?
July
August
June
25. Canada Day celebrates the anniversary of the Constitution Act from 1867 when three British colonies formed a single country. Which colony was not among them?
Nova Scotia
New Brunswick
Province of Canada
Newfoundland
26. When is Independence Day celebrated in the United States?
May 4th
July 4th
June 4th
27. What people celebrate Rosh Hashanah religious holiday?
Muslims
Indians
Jewish
28. When Orthodox Christians celebrate their Christmas?
January 7th
January 13th
December 27th
29. What traditional food the Thanksgiving meal includes?
Turkey
Lamb
Duck
30. What Jewish holiday, also called the "Day of Atonement" is considered to be the holiest day of the year for Jewish people?
Simchat Torah
Yom Kippur
Raksha Bandhan
31. When is Halloween celebrated?
August 31st
October 31st
November 30th
32. Which traditional holiday started with the Pilgrims who settled at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 17th century?
Thanksgiving
St. Patrick's Day
Halloween
33. In what month is Hanukkah celebrated?
June or July
November or December
March or April
34. For how many nights is Hanukkah observed every year?
21 nights
8 nights
14 nights
35. Christmas celebrates the day that Jesus Christ was born to Joseph and Mary in what city?
Nazareth
Judea
Bethlehem
36. In Islamic cultures, Ramadan is known as what month?
Month of fasting
Month of breaking the fast
Month of love
37. Which Hindu holiday pays homage to the gods and marks the beginning of a new year?
Bodhi
Diwali
Kwanzaa
38. What country celebrate Día de Muertos, a holiday where people gather to celebrate and remember friends and family who have died?
Mexico
Spain
Brazil
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