Quiz: Can You Pass Winter Solstice Trivia Questions?

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Quiz: Can You Pass Winter Solstice Trivia Questions?

Winter Solstice is one of the solstices that happens yearly. Winter solstice occurs 2 times a year. As well as marking the shortest day of the year, the winter solstice marks the first day of winter in the astronomical calendar, while in the meteorological calendar. Take this quiz to examine your knowledge of Winter Solstice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On the winter solstice opposite "summer solstice," Earth's maximum axial tilt toward the Sun is what? 
    • A. 

      23.43°

    • B. 

      23.24°

    • C. 

      23.64°

    • D. 

      23.44°

  • 2. 
    The word "sol" means what in Latin? 
    • A. 

      Moon 

    • B. 

      Sun 

    • C. 

      Eclipse

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    2016 was the first time in nearly how many years that a full moon and the Northern Hemisphere's winter solstice opposite "summer solstice"  occurred on the same day?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      90

  • 4. 
    The winter solstice opposite"Summer Solstice" occur how many times a year? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    The next December 23 is predicted not to happen again until when? 
    • A. 

      2303

    • B. 

      2305

    • C. 

      2307

    • D. 

      2309

  • 6. 
    The last December 23 solstice was in when? 
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1901

    • C. 

      1902

    • D. 

      1903

  • 7. 
    How many carols are played during the music ritual ‘Blowing in the Yule’?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 8. 
    How long ago was the first Winter Solstice celebration?
    • A. 

      2000 years ago 

    • B. 

      3000 years ago

    • C. 

      4000 years ago

    • D. 

      5000 years ago 

  • 9. 
    What’s the perfect drink to go with Winter Solstice?
    • A. 

      Whiskey

    • B. 

      Peppermint tea

    • C. 

      Peppermint juice 

    • D. 

      Wine 

  • 10. 
    Which of the following names is not a reborn Sun God?
    • A. 

      Aker 

    • B. 

      Nurelli

    • C. 

      Freya

    • D. 

      Lugh

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