How Much Do You Know About Winter?

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How Much Do You Know About Winter?

Do you love winters? Ever wondered how much do you know about this delightful weather? Winter offers a variety of activities ranging from skiing, snowmobiling, snowball fights, and polar plunges. Check out the quiz to see how much you know about winter and learn interesting facts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of condition warrants a blizzard?
    • A. 

      Below zero temperature

    • B. 

      Greater than 12 inches of snowfall

    • C. 

      Winds greater than 35 miles per hour with blowing snow

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    On February 2 and 4, 1996, Couderay, a town in Wisconsin, has recorded the all-time coldest temperature.  What was it?
    • A. 

      -66 F

    • B. 

      -31 F

    • C. 

      -72 F

    • D. 

      -55 F

  • 3. 
    What is a condition that develops when the body temperature drops below 95 degrees F?
    • A. 

      Frostbite

    • B. 

      Exposure

    • C. 

      Hyperthermia

    • D. 

      Hypothermia

  • 4. 
    Which community in Wisconsin is known as the "Snowmobile Capital of the World" and has annual snowmobile races?
    • A. 

      Ashland

    • B. 

      Eagle River

    • C. 

      Minocqua

    • D. 

      Hurley

  • 5. 
    What is the phone number one may dial to find out information about road conditions in Wisconsin?
    • A. 

      911

    • B. 

      711

    • C. 

      511

    • D. 

      211

  • 6. 
    Rib Mountain, a favorite ski hill in Wisconsin is located near which city?
    • A. 

      Portage

    • B. 

      Baraboo

    • C. 

      Wausau

    • D. 

      Eau Claire

  • 7. 
    Sayner, Wisconsin, is the home of inventor Carl Eliason.  What piece of technology did he invent?
    • A. 

      Snowmobile

    • B. 

      Toboggan

    • C. 

      Snowshoes

    • D. 

      Cross-country skis

  • 8. 
    What date in 2008 was recorded as the winter solstice or the first day of winter?
    • A. 

      December 20

    • B. 

      December 21

    • C. 

      December 22

    • D. 

      December 23

  • 9. 
    What season is beginning in Australia on the same day as the beginning of winter in Wisconsin?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Autumn

  • 10. 
    Which country hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Soviet Union

  • 11. 
    What temperature does water freeze?
    • A. 

      0 degrees F

    • B. 

      32 degrees F

    • C. 

      40 degrees F

    • D. 

      -40 degrees F

  • 12. 
    What is the cause of most winter-related automobile crashes in Wisconsin?
    • A. 

      Deer

    • B. 

      Heavy winds and blowing snow

    • C. 

      Ice

    • D. 

      Driving too fast for conditions

  • 13. 
    How many sides are on a snow flake?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 14. 
    Which major city in the United States receives the most snow annually averaging over 94 inches?
    • A. 

      New York City

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Minneapolis/St. Paul

    • D. 

      Detroit

  • 15. 
    Why is salt placed on icy roads?
    • A. 

      It melts the ice

    • B. 

      It provides traction on the road

    • C. 

      It lowers the freezing point

    • D. 

      It adds flavor