By Vanessa

1. In what year was the first “Ball Drop” in Times Square? (via ibtimes.com)

  1. 1921
  2. 1899
  3. 1907
  4. 1960

2. About how much does the Ball in Times Square weigh? (via ibtimes.com)

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  1. 6,000 lbs
  2. 12,000 lbs
  3. 100,000 lbs
  4. 50,000 lbs

3. What color underwear do Italians wear on New Year’s Eve to them bring good luck? (via ibtimes.com)

  1. Green
  2. Blue
  3. Red
  4. No Undies

4. What does the New Year’s classic “Auld Lang Syne” mean? (via ibtimes.com)

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  1. Times Gone By
  2. New Year’s Song
  3. All Year Long
  4. Old Year Gone

5. About how many glasses of champagne are consumed on New Year’s Eve? (via patch.com)

  1. 1 billion glasses
  2. 24 million glasses
  3. 360 million glasses
  4. 700 million glasses

6. What do the Dutch burn in the streets on New Year’s Eve? (via infoplease.com)

  1. Candles
  2. Christmas Trees
  3. Bad Memories from the Past Year
  4. Wood

7. At midnight on New Year’s in Spain, they eat 12 of what as a symbol of 12 great months to come? (via infoplease.com)

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  1. Nuts
  2. Hot Dogs
  3. Beans
  4. Grapes

8. True or False: Lobster is said to bring bad luck if eaten on New Year’s Eve. (via ibtimes.com)

  1. True– Lobsters can move backward, so it is thought they can bring a reversal of fortune.