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Trivia Quiz - The Seasons: Autumn


Who doesn't love crisp ccool air that fall brings? Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the facts and trivia about the Autumnal Equinox. Fall trivia and facts!

Quiz Number: 5497
Date Submitted: April 17, 2015
Quiz Categories: Science & Nature, Culture
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: madman
Average Score: 57.6 percent
Times Taken: 453 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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1. In the northern hemisphere, the first day of autumn occurs in what month?
  A.   March
  B.   August
  C.   September
  D.   October

2. In the southern hemisphere, the first day of autumn occurs in what month?
  A.   March
  B.   April
  C.   September
  D.   October

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

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

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. What is another name for autumn?
  A.   winter
  B.   fall
  C.   spring
  D.   summer

7. In America, what sport "kicks off" its season in early autumn?
  A.   baseball
  B.   football
  C.   basketball
  D.   hockey

8. Halloween is an autumn tradition. Which of the following is not normally associated with Halloween?
  A.   costumes
  B.   trick-or-treating
  C.   apple bobbing
  D.   stockings hung by the chimney

9. "Cheyenne Autumn" is a 1964 Western movie that tells the story of a factual event, the Northern Cheyenne Exodus of 1878-1879. Which of the following actors did not star in the movie?
  A.   Richard Widmark
  B.   James Stewart
  C.   Carroll Baker
  D.   Yvonne DeCarlo

10. "Autumn Leaves" has to be the most popular autumn song of all time. Which of the following musicians never recorded it?
  A.   Elvis Presley
  B.   Eric Clapton
  C.   Andy Williams
  D.   Roger Williams


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