The Ultimate Quiz On Winter Solstice

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The Ultimate Quiz On Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice is also known as midwinter, occurs when one of the Earth's poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. Winter Solstice is when the day is shorter than the night, normally occurred at a particular time, introducing the winter. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on Winter Solstice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Winter Solstice is otherwise called all this except one of these?
    • A. 

      Winter Period

    • B. 

      Hiema Solstice

    • C. 

      Hibernal Solstice

    • D. 

      Midwinter

  • 2. 
    The winter solstice happens how many times in a year?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    What time does the December Solstice do occur?
    • A. 

      Dec 10-12

    • B. 

      Dec 14-15

    • C. 

      Dec 21-22

    • D. 

      Dec 25-26

  • 4. 
    The word ''Solstics'' comes from the Latin word 'Sol Stetit,' which means?
    • A. 

      The Silent Sun

    • B. 

      The Sun Stood Still

    • C. 

      Sun After Night

    • D. 

      Sun After Day

  • 5. 
    The practice of cutting down trees during winter was introduced by Germans in what century?
    • A. 

      5th century

    • B. 

      6th century

    • C. 

      7th century

    • D. 

      8th century

  • 6. 
    Who celebrated the first Winter Solstice celebrated?
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      The Romans

    • C. 

      The Egyptian

    • D. 

      The Druids

  • 7. 
    One of these countries celebrates the Winter Solstice called Goru?
    • A. 

      Bolivia

    • B. 

      Peru

    • C. 

      Mali

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka 

  • 8. 
    Following the winter solstice, which of these happens?
    • A. 

      Longer day, shorter night

    • B. 

      Shorter night, longer day

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    It marks the longest night and the shortest day where?
    • A. 

      Southern Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Northern Hemisphere

    • C. 

      East Hemisphere

    • D. 

      West Hemisphere

  • 10. 
    In Meteorology, winter is reckoned as beginning about how many weeks before the winter solstice?
    • A. 

      A week

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      4 weeks

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