WONDER #1594: When Did the New Year’s Eve Ball First Drop in Times Square?

Question 1 of 3

The New Year’s Eve Ball first dropped in Times Square in which year?

  1. 1865
  2. 1900
  3. 1907
  4. 1991

Question 2 of 3

The New Year’s Eve Ball didn’t drop in Times Square in 1942 and 1943 due to blackout restrictions related to what major world event?

  1. World War I
  2. World War II
  3. Civil War
  4. Vietnam War

Question 3 of 3

Today, the New Year’s Eve Ball weighs approximately how many pounds?

  1. 500
  2. 1,000
  3. 5,000
  4. 11,000

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