Festivals Worldwide Quiz
How much do you know about the festivals celebrated all around the world? Let us test your interest in travel & history with this brain-stretching quiz!!!
#1. Onion eating festival (fiesta de la calcotada )celebrated in which country?
#2. Which is the festival that is celebrated as the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion?
Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus. It is celebrated by the Christians that God raised Jesus on the third day after his crucifixion at Calvary as first of the dead, starting his exalted life as Christ and Lord.
#3. Mandela Day is on July 18th. It celebrates the work of Nelson Mandela, who fought against social injustice. Which country did he live in?
#4. Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is famous for its parades, music and dancing. How many people are on the streets every day during the carnival?
The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro) is a festival held every year before Lent and considered the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets. The first Carnival festival in Rio occurred in 1723.
#5. Winter Solstice marks the first day of winter. What else does this holiday signify?
According to Forever Conscious, “The winter solstice celebrates the longest hours of darkness or the rebirth of the sun and is believed to hold powerful energy for regeneration, renewal and self-reflection. In Pagan times the winter solstice was referred to as Yule and was a celebration of the Goddess (Moon) energy.
#6. As part of Chinese New Year celebrations, adult family members give children envelopes filled with money. What colour are the envelopes?
Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in China. … Tied to the Chinese lunar calendar, the holiday was traditionally a time to honour household and heavenly deities as well as ancestors. It was also a time to bring the family together for feasting.
#7. Millions of people around the world celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 31st. What is the name of the song they often sing on this night?
#8. Hanukkah festival is related to which community?
Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights and it remembers the rededication of the second Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, in Israel. This happened in the 160s BCE/BC (before Jesus was born). … During Hanukkah, on each of the eight nights, a candle is lit in a special menorah (candelabra) called a ‘hanukkiyah’.
#9. Among the 3 countries mentioned below, which country celebrates New year first?
New Year is first celebrated on the small Pacific island nations of Tonga, Samoa, and Kiribati. New Zealand follows next in celebrating the New Year, followed by Australia, Japan, and South Korea, while the last place to celebrate New Year is Bakers Island.
#10. Easter egg is symbol of which?
The egg, an ancient symbol of new life, has been associated with pagan festivals celebrating spring. From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs are said to represent Jesus’ emergence from the tomb and resurrection.