50 FUN NEW YEARS TRIVIA QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS TO KEEP YOUR GUESTS IMPRESSED LONG AFTER MIDNIGHT

 

The New Year is fast approaching! Whether you’re breaking the bubble at a bar, going to a house party, organizing at home, or just hanging out on the couch, entertaining others or yourself until 12:01 can sometimes be difficult. If you’re looking for some icebreakers to keep the conversation going until midnight, consider these 50 New Years Trivia Questions and Answers to provide a ton of hilarious facts for your family and friends.

 

NEW YEARS TRIVIA QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

 

Question: When was the first fall of the New Years Eve dance in Times Square?
Response: 1907

Question: What is the diameter of the Times Square New Year’s Eve ball?
Answer: 12 feet

Question: When did the revellers first celebrate New Year’s Eve in Times Square?
Response: 1904

Question: How many versions of the New Years Eve dance in Times Square have been performed to date?
Answer: Seven

Question: What materials composed the first New Years Eve dance in Times Square?
Answer: Iron and wood

Question: How much did the first New Years Eve dance in Times Square weigh?
Answer: 700 pounds

Question: How many light bulbs covered the first New Years Eve dance in Times Square?
Answer: 100

Question: When did LED lights first appear at the Times Square New Years Eve Ball?
Response: 2007

Question: How many LED modules are there at the Times Square New Years Eve dance?
Response: 672

Question: How many total triangles are in the Times Square ball?
Answer: 2,688

 

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Question: How many colours can the New Years Eve dance show in Times Square?
Answer: 16 million

Question: How much does the Times Square ball weigh?
Answer: 11,875 pounds

Question: How many total LED lights are there on the Times Square ball?
Answer: 32,256

Question: When was the second New Year’s Eve dance in Times Square?
Response: 1920

Question: What metal replaced iron at the Times Square New Years Eve Ball?
Answer: Aluminum

Question: When were computer controls introduced at the Times Square New Years Eve Ball?
Response: 1995

Question: What are the triangles in the Times Square ball made of?
Answer: Waterford Crystals

Question: When did the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Years Eve Ball debut?
Response: 1999

 

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Question: What is the geometric shape of the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Years Eve dance?
Answer: Geodesic Sphere

Question: What is the address of the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Years Eve Ball?
Answer: One Times Square

Question: How tall are the numbers for the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Years Eve Ball?
Answer: 7 feet

Question: How much does the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year’s Eve dance weigh?
Answer: Approximately six tons (12,000 pounds)

Question: When was the first ball fall recorded?
Response: 1833

Question: What newspaper sponsored the first New Years Eve party in Times Square?
Answer: The New York Times

Question: In what two years did the New Years Eve dance not fall in Times Square?
Answer: 1942 and 1943

Question: How much confetti is dropped in Times Square on New Year’s Eve?
Answer: About a ton

Question: How many people tune in to the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Years Eve dance each year?
Answer: About a billion

Question: Who is credited with writing the poem Auld Lang Syne?
Answer: Robert Burns

Question: When did the ball first land in Time’s Square?
Response: 1907

Question: What was the most popular 2019 New Years resolution?
Answer: To exercise more

Question: What celebrations of the ancient Greek god inspired the New Year of the baby?
Answer: Dionysus

Question: What pagan holiday do many New Years and Christmas traditions go back to?
Answer: Saturnalia

Question: In Scottish traditions, who do you kiss at midnight on New Year’s Eve?
Answer: Everyone in the room

Question: In what year was January 1 officially declared as the first day of the New Year?
Answer: 46 BC

Question: When was the Babylonian New Year celebrated?
Answer: The first new moon after the first day of spring (or mid-March)

Question: When was the Gregorian calendar first officially used in Western countries?
Response: 1582

Question: Immigrants from which country introduced the New Year’s baby to the United States?
Answer: Germany

Question: The Dutch believe that eating what on New Year’s Day will bring good luck.
Answer: Donuts

Question: When was the first parade of the Tournament of Roses?
Answer: 1890

Question: In Spain, what kind of food do you eat at midnight on New Year’s Eve for good luck?
Answer: Grapes

Question: January gets its name from what Roman god?
Answer: Janus, The God of Gates and Gates

Question: What was given on New Year’s Day in ancient Persia?
Answer: Eggs

Question: Who was the first broadcast host of the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebrations?
Answer: Guy Lombardo

Question: What country gained independence on January 1, 1803?
Answer: Haiti

Question: On average, how many babies are born every January 1 in the United States?
Answer: 11,293

Question: What do people in the southern United States eat for good luck on New Year’s Eve?
Answer: Black Eyed Peas

Question: How many glasses of champagne are consumed on New Year’s Eve?
Answer: 360 million

Question: Breaking a mint version of what animal is considered good luck in New York?
Answer: Pig

Question: According to the International Date Line, where on Earth is the New Year celebrated for the first time each year?
Answer: Kiritimati Atoll in Kiribati

Updated: September 21, 2021 — 8:11 pm

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