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Holidays and Anniversaries

written by: DieZel
 
This quiz focuses on major holidays commemorated annually across the globe. Enjoy!

Question 1:


If you go to New York City, you might hear about "Macy's Day", another name for this Federal Holiday.
Thanksgiving Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Memorial Day

Question 2:


It is believed that the American Labor Day originates from a parade, organized on September 5, 1882 in this city.
Detroit
Los Angeles
Chicago
New York City

Question 3:


The Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a Federal Holiday as a result of a large-scale campaign. This famous musician, who is also the writer and performer of "Happy Birthday", was one of the most notable activists of this campaign..
Louis Armstrong
Ella Fitzgerald
Stevie Wonder
Aretha Franklin

Question 4:


In the US, Loyalty Day is celebrated on May 1st with parades and ceremonies. It was first observed in the 1930s and was designed as a counterweight to this holiday.
Labor Day
May Day
Memorial Day
Victory Day

Question 5:


Every year on 14 July, France celebrates its national holiday, Fete Nationale, widely known as this.
Bastille Day
Armed Forces Day
Victory Day
Independence Day

Question 6:


The Chinese New Year is the most important of all traditional Chinese holidays and is celebrated on this date.
The date is not fixed
28 February
18 February
22 February

Question 7:


Remembrance Day or Armistice Day is observed on November 11 in the Commonwealth of Nations and various European countries. What does it commemorate?
World War II
World War I and other wars
The formation of the European Union
The fall of the Berlin Wall

Question 8:


On September 7, Brazil commemorates its independence from this country.
Italy
Spain
Portugal
The United Kingdom

Question 9:


ANZAC Day is a public holiday celebrated on April 25th, in this country.
Austria
Angola
Argentina
Australia

Question 10:


In Russia, the International Women's Day is celebrated on this date.
8 March
15 December
1 April
11 March

 


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