Wilstar.Com's Summertime Quiz

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When the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer roll out, it's time for swimming, barbecues, and fun in the sun. But if you're stuck behind a computer, go ahead and take this fun little quiz that tests your knowledge of summertime trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On what date does summer officially begin, according to astronomers?
    • A. 

      June 1

    • B. 

      June 21

    • C. 

      May 31

    • D. 

      Memorial Day

  • 2. 
    Check all the blockbuster movies that were released during the summer.
    • A. 

      Independence Day

    • B. 

      Spider Man

    • C. 

      Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

    • D. 

      Quantum of Solace

    • E. 

      Star Wars

  • 3. 
    In Australia, Christmas is a summertime holiday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the number one grilled food in America?
    • A. 

      Hot dogs

    • B. 

      Hamburgers

    • C. 

      Steaks

    • D. 

      Salmon

  • 5. 
    When it is summer in the United States, the sun is over which latitude?
    • A. 

      The Equator

    • B. 

      Tropic of Capricorn

    • C. 

      Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      Arctic Circle

  • 6. 
    When it is summer in the U.S. the earth is at its closest approach to the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Dog Days are named for what star?
    • A. 

      Polaris

    • B. 

      Vega

    • C. 

      Pollux

    • D. 

      Sirius

  • 8. 
    The ancients believed that summer was so hot because Sirius, the Dog Star, is in conjunction with the sun and so it added its heat to that of the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Select the holidays that always fall within astronomical summer.
    • A. 

      Memorial Day

    • B. 

      Father's Day

    • C. 

      Independence Day

    • D. 

      Labor Day

    • E. 

      Columbus Day

  • 10. 
    Who had a hit with the song, "Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer" in 1963?
    • A. 

      Nat King Cole

    • B. 

      Natalie Cole

    • C. 

      Lloyd Cole

    • D. 

      Cole Porter