Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of New Year’s Eve Trivia

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of New Year’s Eve Trivia

Ring in the New Year with a Festive Trivia Challenge!

As the clock ticks down to the stroke of midnight, let’s put your New Year’s Eve knowledge to the test. From iconic traditions to quirky customs, this festive trivia quiz will reveal how much you know about the world’s grandest countdown.

Question 1: A Sparkling Tradition

In what city did the tradition of dropping a giant ball to mark the New Year begin?

  1. London, England
  2. New York City, USA
  3. Sydney, Australia
  4. Paris, France

Question 2: Luck in the New Year

What is the traditional Japanese New Year’s food believed to bring good luck and longevity?

  1. Sushi
  2. Ramen
  3. Tempura
  4. Soba noodles

Question 3: Unique Ways to Welcome the New Year

In what country do people smash plates against their front doors to ward off evil spirits on New Year’s Eve?

  1. Greece
  2. Italy
  3. Spain
  4. Portugal

Question 4: A Noisy New Year

In what city is it customary to bang pots and pans at midnight to scare away evil spirits?

  1. Tokyo, Japan
  2. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  3. Mexico City, Mexico
  4. Edinburgh, Scotland

Question 5: A Sweet Treat for the New Year

What is the traditional New Year’s Eve dessert in Spain?

  1. Turrón
  2. Mantecados
  3. Polvorones
  4. Roscón de Reyes


  1. B. New York City, USA
  2. D. Soba noodles
  3. A. Greece
  4. D. Edinburgh, Scotland
  5. D. Roscón de Reyes

How did you fare in our New Year’s Eve trivia challenge? Whether you answered all correctly or learned something new, the spirit of the New Year is about embracing new beginnings and celebrating the joy of fresh starts. Cheers to a fabulous and prosperous New Year!