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Earth's Seasons

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After completing this quiz you should have a good idea of why we experience seasons here on Earth and the differences between the solstices and equinoxes.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Seasons are due to the tilt of the earth compared to its rotation axis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the degree of the tilt of the Earth's axis?
    • A. 

      30 degrees

    • B. 

      25 degrees

    • C. 

      50 degrees

    • D. 

      15.5 degrees

    • E. 

      23.5 degrees

  • 3. 
    When it is Summer in the Northern hemisphere it is...?
    • A. 

      Winter in the Southern hemisphere

    • B. 

      Fall in the Southern hemisphere

    • C. 

      Spring in the Southern hemisphere

    • D. 

      Summer in the Southern hemisphere

    • E. 

      Cold outside

  • 4. 
    One what month and day of the year does the winter solstice occur?
    • A. 

      March 15

    • B. 

      December 21

    • C. 

      November 30

    • D. 

      January 21

    • E. 

      January 1

  • 5. 
    During the Vernal and Autumnal Equinoxes day and night are equal in both hemispheres.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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