The beginning of a new year is always an exciting time, full of hope, new beginnings, and resolutions. And what better way to kick off the year than with some fun and challenging riddles to get your brain working? In this blog post, we’ll explore a collection of New Year riddles with answers that are sure to make you think and maybe even inspire you to set some new goals for the year ahead.
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New Year Riddles With Answers
1. Everyone knows that both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day always fall on the same day of the week. However, in 1939, the year of the outbreak of World War II, Christmas fell on a Monday, and New Year’s fell on a Sunday. Why? Answer: In any given year Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall on different days of the week. Christmas occurs around 51 weeks later in the year than New Year’s Day. 1939 was no different.
2. I am a dessert used for celebrating all occasions. What is it? Answer: A Cake
3. I am always in front of you but can’t be seen. What am I? Answer: The future.
4. I am the beginning of the end and the end of time and space. What am I? Answer: The letter E.
5. I have a heart that doesn’t beat, a mouth that doesn’t speak, and a back that doesn’t ache. What am I? Answer: A deck of cards.
6. If you don’t keep it, it breaks. What is it? Answer: A Promise
7. In the Middle Ages most European countries observed New Year’s Day on March 25th. What is the significance of this date? Answer: March 25th is recognized as Annunciation Day, celebrating when Mary learns from the Archangel Gabriel that she will give birth to the Son of God.
8. In what year did Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fall in the same year? Answer: It happens every year.
9. It falls in the winter season but never gets hurt. What is it? Answer: Snow
10. It has a neck but no head. What is it? Answer: A bottle
11. It is a place where you check the countdown for the New Year celebrations. What is it? Answer: A clock
12. Name the most recent year in which New Year’s came before Christmas? Answer: This year. New Year always comes before Christmas of the same year.
13. Two girls have the same parents and were born at the same hour of the same day of the same month, but they are not twins. How can this be possible? Answer: They were not born in the same year.
14. What begins with T, ends with T, and has T in it? Answer: A teapot.
15. What day marks the beginning of the New Year for followers of the Jewish religion? Answer: Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the New Year for members of the Jewish religion. The Hebrew translation means “Beginning of Year”.
16. What do you tell someone you didn’t see at New Year’s Eve? Answer: “I haven’t seen you for a year!”
17. What falls but never gets hurt? Answer: Snow.
18. What goes up and never comes back? Answer: Age
19. What has a face and two hands, but no arms or legs? Answer: A clock.
20. What has four legs in the morning, two legs in the afternoon, and three legs in the evening? Answer: A human being (crawling as a baby, walking as an adult, and using a cane in old age).
21. What has twelve faces but no arms, legs, or torso? Answer: A dodecahedron (a 12-sided geometric shape).
22. What is a cow’s favorite day? Answer: Moo-years Day!
23. What is always in front of you but can’t be seen until you pass it? Answer: The future.
24. What is that we can’t see, but it is in front of us? Answer: The future
25. What are the last thing you take off before bed and the first thing you put on in the morning? Answer: Your pajamas.
26. What parade is held each year on New Year’s Day? Answer: The Tournament of Roses Parade, also known as the Rose Bowl Parade, occurs each New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California.
27. When do you start celebrating the New Year? Answer: 31st December midnight
28. When does Mickey Mouse put up his new calendar? Answer: On New Ears Day!
29. Which is the month when the Christmas and New Year party is celebrated? Answer: December
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