A Quick Northern Lights Trivia!

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A Quick Northern Lights Trivia!

How much do you know about this phenomenon of science popularly called as the Northern Lights? Well, this magnificent creation of nature attracts a massive number of tourists every year to countries such as Sweden, Iceland, Norway, etc. So, do you know everything about these lights? Well, let's find it out with this trivia here.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is another name for the Northern Lights?
    • A. 

      Branta canadensis

    • B. 

      Aplysia californica

    • C. 

      Aurora borealis

  • 2. 
    Where are the Northern Lights happen to be seen out of the following?
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Zimbabwe

  • 3. 
    The lights are caused by _________ electrically charged particles interacting with the Earth magnetic field.
    • A. 

      Lighting

    • B. 

      Solar Winds

    • C. 

      Thunder

    • D. 

      Sun

  • 4. 
    What is the most common color of the Northern Lights?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Purple

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 5. 
    It can be up to _____ miles wide.
    • A. 

      3,000

    • B. 

      2,000

    • C. 

      10,000

  • 6. 
    Aurora is named after the Roman Goddess of ______?
    • A. 

      Dawn

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Sun

  • 7. 
    Borealis is named after the Greek God of the ____.
    • A. 

      Northern Sun

    • B. 

      Northern Lightning

    • C. 

      Northern Wind

  • 8. 
    One last question, Let's move to the South. What are the Southern lights called scientifically?
    • A. 

      Aurora Australis

    • B. 

      Aurora Borealis

    • C. 

      Both are correct.

    • D. 

      Neither is correct.

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