It’s a new year. Everyone makes their own wishes and celebrates great holidays during this month. Let’s check out the following 33 January quiz questions and answers to see how much you know.
January Quiz Questions And Answers
1. Which major tennis tournament is held annually in the middle of January?
A. U.S. Open
B. French Open
C. Australian Open
2. The birthday of which prominent activist is a federal holiday in the U.S. on 16 January each year?
A. Rosa Park
B. Martin Luther King Jr.
C. Malcolm X
3. On 1 January 1818, 500 copies of which iconic novel by Mary Shelley was published in London?
C. The Picture of Dorian Gray
4. If you were born on January 5, what will be your zodiac sign?
5. What is the birthstone for the month of November?
6. What is the birth flower for the month of November?
C. Lily of the Valley
7. January is named after Janus, the god of transitions and beginnings in Roman mythology. What is special about him?
A. He has three eyes
B. He has no mouth
C. He has two faces
8. Which Christian holiday celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ on January 6?
A. Ascension Day
B. Advent Sunday
9. What is the name of the full moon that takes place in January?
A. Snow Moon
B. Wolf Moon
C. Oak Moon
10. Dry January is a public health program to help people abstain from what?
C. Tobacco products
11. Which member of the British royal family was born on January 9?
A. Kate Middleton
B. Queen Elizabeth II
C. Prince Harry
12. According to weather folklore, fog in January brings what?
A. A wet spring
B. A warm spring
C. A cool spring
13. On 1 January 1892, which island was officially opened in New York as an immigration station for millions of people from Europe?
A. Hart Island
B. Ellis Island
C. Governors Island
14. When is Australia Day, which marks the landing of the First Fleet in New South Wales in 1788?
A. 5 January
B. 17 January
C. 26 January
15. How many days are there in January?
16. On 1 January, Queen Victoria became the Empress of which British colony?
17. How to say January in Dutch?
18. What does the name of the Brazilian Rio de Janeiro literally mean in Portuguese?
A. Mountain of January
B. River of January
C. Land of January
19. In a leap year, which two months begin on the same weekday as January?
A. March and May
B. April and July
C. May and September
20. On 3 January 1959, which region officially became the 49th state of the U.S?
21. On 1 January 1993, which European country peacefully split into two separate nations?
22. The Euro coins and banknotes officially entered circulation in 12 European countries on 1 January of which year?
23. What was the name of the first ever supermarket in Britain opened on 12 January 1948?
A. London Co-Operative Society
C. Marks & Spencer
24. Which inventor received the patent for the first lightbulb on 27 January 1880?
A. Alexander Graham Bell
B. Nikola Tesla
C. Thomas Edison
25. What was the first car manufacturer to build a car on the assembly line on 14 January 1914?
26. The United Kingdom officially joined the European Economic Community on 1 January of which year?
27. Hogmanay is the celebration of the New Year in which part of the United Kingdom?
C. Northern Ireland
28. Which prestigious film festival takes place each year in January in Salk Lake City, Utah, the United States?
A. Cannes Film Festival
B. Ann Arbor Film Festival
C. Sundance Film Festival
29. On 13 January 1930, which popular comic strip was first published in the United States?
A. Calvin and Hobbes
C. Mickey Mouse
30. The first underground passenger railway in the world was opened in which European city on 10 January 1863?
31. On 9 January 2007, Apple first introduced which electronic device that Steve Jobs called a “revolutionary and magical product”?
32. On 3 January 1924, British archaeologists discovered the tomb of which Pharaoh in Egypt?
33. On 30 January 1969, where did the Beatle perform an impromptu concert?
A. On a bridge
B. On a rooftop
C. In a metro station
What do you think about these January quiz questions and answers? We hope you learn some interesting facts and enjoy your time. For more challenges on the same topic, check out the following trivia December quiz.