Ready for the Year of the Tiger?

Gong Xi Fa Cai! Chinese New Year begins on 01 February – and we’re celebrating the incoming Year of the Tiger with a quiz that tests your knowledge on all things Chinese New Year related… Just 14 questions this edition, since odd numbers are unlucky! 

Three lucky winners will receive USD 100 Chinese gift hampers. Winners will be announced on 15 February across all Karma Group and Karma Concierge social media channels.


    1. What is another name for Chinese New Year?

    2. In the Chinese zodiac sign order, which number is the tiger?

    3. Which of the following animals is not a Chinese Zodiac?

    4. What do dumplings (dough wrapped around a filling) represent on Chinese New Year?

    5. Why were fireworks/firecrackers originally used during Chinese New Year history?

    6. What is the most popular gift given on New Year to send good wishes?

    7. Roughly how many people migrate to other cities and villages during Chinese New Year?

    8. Which of the following household tasks is not allowed during the 1st day of Lunar New Year, as superstitions claim it brings bad luck?

    9. Which of these fruits is given on Chinese New Year to represent success?

    10. 2022’s Chinese element is water, but what does water symbolize?

    11. On the first full moon of the Lunar Year is the Lantern Festival, which other holiday is this associated with in China?

    12. In recent years, what do people often hire on Chinese New Year to take home to their families?

    13. What is considered taboo to give someone on New Year?

    14. Which year will be the next year of the tiger?

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    1. Happy Chinese New Year of the tiger. Would like to visit China one day to indulge in it’s New Year celebration staying at one of the karma properties there!

    2. Great Quiz. Wishing one and all a Happy Spring Festival / Chinese New Year with good health, wealth and happiness always.

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