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Chinese Culture and Traditions

This is a quiz about annual events marked and celebrated by the Chinese as well as Chinese culture and traditions.


 

Quiz ID:#3514
Fun:** (1.71)
Difficulty:*** (2.33)
Category:Other
Created By:shdwhawkAsg*****

 

 

 



#1   This Chinese festival falls on the seventh month of the Chinese almanac, when the gates of hell are believed to be opened. The main rituals of this major occult festival are held on the 15th, and it lasts a whole month. Which festival is this?







#2   For the Chinese, this color is associated with death, considered extremely unlucky during the New Year celebrations, and should be rigorously avoided. What color is this?







#3   During New Year, the Chinese will traditionally wrap a gift of money in a packet which is given by adults to their children and children of relatives. What color is this money packet?







#4   During Chinese New Year, the amount of money in a money packet has to be of a certain amount to be considered lucky and auspicious. What is that amount?







#5   During the Lunar New Year, the Chinese do their best to appease the gods. Which god does NOT exist?







#6   During the Lunar New Year, which part of one's body does one have to be careful of in order not to bring bad luck to one's self and family?







#7   Which fruit is shared during Lunar New Year?







#8   In the lunar calendar, each year is named after an animal. The Buddha once summoned all living creatures, but only twelve came at his bidding. To mark their faithfulness, he named a year after each one. Which is NOT one of the animals?







#9   What does the color red mean to the Chinese?







#10   Which activity do the Chinese NOT do on All Soul's Day (Qing Ming)?







#11   Which of the following is NOT involved in or related to the Mooncake Festival (Zhong Qiu Jie)?







#12   Which god/goddess is NOT involved in the Mooncake Festival (Zhong Qiu Jie)?







 

 


   



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