PeopleQuiz  

Register for extra features!    Logon



 
                        
Trivia Quiz - The Seasons: Spring


Who doesn't love Spring? Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the facts and trivia about the Vernal Equinox. Spring facts and trivia!

Quiz Number: 5008
Date Submitted: March 19, 2013
Quiz Categories: Science & Nature, Culture
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 52.3 percent
Times Taken: 2,940 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

Click here for the code snippet to embed this quiz in your website.
The Seasons Spring
(Image Source: Spring Arbor University @ arbor.edu)

Be sure to register and/or logon before taking quizzes to have your scores saved.



1. In the northern hemisphere, the first day of Spring occurs in what month?
  A.   February
  B.   March
  C.   April
  D.   May

2. In the southern hemisphere, the first day of Spring occurs in what month?
  A.   August
  B.   September
  C.   October
  D.   November

3. On the first day of Spring in the northern hemisphere, the sun is directly over the:
  A.   Tropic of Cancer
  B.   Tropic of Capricorn
  C.   equator
  D.   Arctic Circle

4. On the first day of Spring in the southern hemisphere, the sun is directly over the:
  A.   Tropic of Cancer
  B.   Tropic of Capricorn
  C.   equator
  D.   Antarctic Circle

5. The term "equinox" is defined as ________.
  A.   when day and night are equal in length
  B.   when the sun is furthest from the equator
  C.   when Earth's two poles meet
  D.   none of the above

6. In America, which bird is often seen as symbolizing the arrival of the Spring season?
  A.   sparrow
  B.   blue jay
  C.   robin
  D.   cardinal

7. In Major League Baseball, Spring training happens in February and March. In what state does it take place?
  A.   Arizona
  B.   Florida
  C.   New Mexico
  D.   both A and B

8. What does Spring symbolize?
  A.   rebirth
  B.   love
  C.   faith
  D.   death

9. Spring is the season of flowers. The Japanese celebrate the arrival of Spring by hosting mass viewings of which flower?
  A.   azalia
  B.   tulips
  C.   cherry blossoms
  D.   lilacs

10. In America, which college sport holds its annual national championship tournament during the spring?
  A.   baseball
  B.   hockey
  C.   basketball
  D.   Both B & C


peoplequiz.com®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

Website owned and operated by Innovative Ambitions®