Holiday Trivia

50 Holiday Trivia Questions and Answers – Everything Trivia

Embark on a festive journey around the globe with this curated collection of holiday trivia! From age-old traditions to contemporary celebrations, this trivia post delves deep into the heart of global festivities. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler, a holiday enthusiast, or just someone looking for a fun challenge, these questions will enlighten and entertain. Test your knowledge, learn something new, and most importantly, embrace the universal spirit of celebration. Let the games begin!

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1. Which country is believed to have started the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree?

2. Which holiday marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year?

3. What do Americans celebrate on the fourth Thursday of November?

4. From which country did the poinsettia plant originate?

5. In which month does Canada celebrate its national day?

6. Which festival is known as the ‘Festival of Lights’?

7. In which country is it tradition to hide all brooms in the house on Christmas Eve?

8. Which holiday involves parades, green clothing, and shamrocks?

9. On which holiday do people often eat mooncakes?

10. What is the Spanish name for the ‘Day of the Dead’?

11. Which holiday celebrates the end of Ramadan?

12. Which US holiday honors military veterans?

13. In which country did Halloween originate?

14. Which Australian holiday marks the arrival of the First Fleet of British ships in 1788?

15. During which holiday do people exchange red envelopes?

16. Which holiday involves fasting from sunrise to sunset?

17. Which Christian holiday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus?

18. Which holiday involves children hunting for eggs, often made of chocolate or candy?

19. Which country celebrates Bastille Day, marking the start of the French Revolution?

20. On which day do Mexicans celebrate their victory over the French army in 1862?

21. In which country is the Gion Matsuri festival celebrated in July?

22. What is the candle holder called that’s used during Hanukkah?

23. Which popular New Year’s resolution song’s title means ‘old long since’ in Scots language?

24. Which winter solstice festival is observed by Hindus?

25. Which US federal holiday is observed on the third Monday of January?

26. Which festival is celebrated at the end of the financial year in parts of India?

27. What type of tree is the ‘tanenbaum’ sung about in a famous Christmas carol?

28. What color are the candles of Kwanzaa?

29. Which Scottish holiday is celebrated on January 25th?

30. Which event is celebrated on February 14th?

31. Which US holiday is celebrated on the second Sunday in May?

32. On which day do many countries honor workers?

33. Which holiday is observed 50 days after Easter Sunday?

34. Which holiday celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ?

35. Which Jewish holiday celebrates the miracle of oil lasting eight days in the temple?

36. Which Caribbean holiday celebrates the end of the harvest and includes calypso music and dancing?

37. Which holiday celebrates the successful harvest of crops?

38. What do children in Spain receive gifts on ‘Three Kings Day’ or ‘El Dia de Reyes’?

39. What is the traditional cake eaten during the Mardi Gras season in New Orleans?

40. In which country is the Loy Krathong festival, where people release lanterns, celebrated?

41. Which holiday celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over the Seleucids?

42. Which holiday involves lighting bonfires and fireworks to commemorate the failed Gunpowder Plot?

43. What is the name of the Jewish New Year’s bread, often shaped in a circle?

44. Which US state was the first to recognize Labor Day as an official holiday?

45. On which holiday do families often visit cemeteries and build private altars to honor the deceased?

46. In which country is the Dragon Boat Festival celebrated to honor the poet Qu Yuan?

47. Which Christian holiday observes the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples?

48. Which holiday is observed during the winter solstice and is the shortest day of the year?

49. Which holiday observes the story of Queen Esther saving the Jews from extermination?

50. Which US holiday is celebrated on the last Monday of May and honors fallen soldiers?

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