20 Fun Winter Quiz Questions and Answers

Winter is around the corner, and with it comes snow, cold weather, and the holidays. Here are some fun winter quiz questions to get you thinking about all things winter.

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Winter Quiz Questions

Q1: What is the name of the first month of winter?

a. December
b. January
c. February
d. November

Q2: What months are considered to be winter?

a. October, November, December
b. December, January, February
c. November, December, January
d. January, February, March

Q3: How many days are in December?

a. 30 days
b. 28 days
c. 31 days
d. 32 days

Q4: What is the name of the holiday that is celebrated in December?

a. Thanksgiving
b. Easter
c. New Years
d. Christmas

Q5: What is the coldest time of year in the Northern Hemisphere?

a. February
b. December
c. November
d. August

Q6: What is the hottest place on Earth?

a. Death Valley
b. Sahara Desert
c. Kaghan Valley
d. Oymyakon, Russia

Q7: What is the coldest place on earth right now?

a. Oymyakon, Russia
b. Braemar, East Scotland
c. Town of Sutherland
d. Ifrane, Morocco

Q8: How many sides do snowflakes usually have?

a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6

Q9: The shortest day of the year is called what?

a. Darkest day
b. Coldest day
c. Winter’s day
d. Winter solstice

Q10: In which month is the longest day of the year?

a. January 6
b. March 4
c. June 21
d. October 1

Q11: How long is the longest day of the year 2022?

a. Approximately 8 hours
b. Approximately 16 hours
c. Approximately 2 hours
d. Approximately 30 hours

Q12: Which of these phobia is an extreme fear of snow and snowy weather?

a. Hydrophobia
b. Nephophobia
c. Chinophobia
d. Pteromerhanophobia

Q13: In which country did the first Winter Olympics takes place?

a. USA
b. Russia
c. Canada
d. France

Q14: How many sports are in the winter olympics?

a. 15 sports
b. 10 sports
c. 20 sports
d. 8 sports

Q15: How tall is the world’s largest snowman in feet?

a. 90 feet
b. 100 feet
c. 110 feet
d. 122 feet

Q16: The Winter War was a military conflict fought between the Soviet Union and which other country?

a. Finland
b. Greenland
c. Iceland
d. France

Q17: In which city can the Winter Palace be visited?

a. Berlin
b. Amsterdam
c. Austria
d. St. Petersburg

Q18: What is it called when an animal sleeps through the winter to save energy?

a. Intervisitation
b. Hibernation
c. Acclimatization
d. Migration

Q19: What planet has scientists observed snow falling?

a. Mars
b. Neptune
c. Jupiter
d. Venus

Q20: What is the strange winter sport that involves sliding a large stone towards a target?

a. Hockey
b. Curling
c. Bocce
d. Bowls

Winter Quiz Answers

Q1: December
Q2: December, January, February
Q3: 31 days
Q4: Christmas
Q5: February
Q6: Death Valley
Q7: Oymyakon, Russia
Q8: 6
Q9: Winter solstice
Q10: June 21
Q11: Approximately 16 hours
Q12: Chinophobia
Q13: France
Q14: 15 sports
Q15: 122 feet
Q16: Finland
Q17: St. Petersburg
Q18: Hibernation
Q19: Mars
Q20: Curling

Winter Quiz Facts

Winter Quiz Questions and Answers

1. The Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939-40 was won by the Soviet Union

2. Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a famous winter festival that takes place in Rio de Janeiro.

3. Blizzard is a natural phenomenon that occurs when visibility is decreased to 14 miles or less and winds reach 35 miles per hour or higher.

4. In February 17, 2007, 8962 kids from many schools in Bismarck, North Dakota set a world record for the most snow angels produced in one day.

5. In Silver Lake, Colorado, United States, the greatest snow ever recorded near a 24 hour period was 76 inches thick.

6. Studies shows that one inch of rain in the summer turns into about 10 inches of snow in the winter.

7. The city of Aomori in northern Japan, receives about 312 inches of snowfall each year, more than any other large city in the world.

8. Disney film Frozen (2013), is the highest grossing animated musical film of all time and the 9th highest grossing film of all time, with a worldwide box office revenue of $1.097 billion.

9. Mt. Baker ski resort located in Washington state holds the world record for snowfall. It received about 1,140 inches of snow during the 1998–1999 winter season.

10. In Indonesia in April 1815, the Mount Tambora volcano erupted, causing a Year without Summer in the Northern Hemisphere.

11. The winter solstice is the day with the shortest amount of daylight hours and the longest night of the year. It usually falls on December 21 or 22 in the Northern Hemisphere.

12. Some traditional winter activities include sledding, skiing, ice skating, making snowmen, and drinking hot cocoa by the fireplace.

13. Some popular winter fruits and vegetables include apples, oranges, pears, cranberries, Brussels sprouts, carrots, and potatoes.

14. Christmas is a common winter holiday in the United States. Other holidays that occur during winter include Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.

15. According to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, the most popular Christmas gift in the United States is a gift card.

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