Winter Quizzes & Trivia

There’s nothing more refreshing after a long hot summer and mild and fall than that first cold wind that blows in the season’s changing into winter. Most associated with snowmen and Christmas lights, winter is one of the quietest and most serene times of year. Is winter your favorite season? Or the one season you can’t stand? Find out what you know about winter and see just how right or wrong you are for loving or hating this specific time of year.

Do you know what the coldest temperature ever recorded in Washington, D.C. is? Can you define the difference between sleet, hail, and freezing rain? One inch of rain is equivalent to how much snow? What can people expect when their local weather stations warn them they are going to be impacted by a Nor’easter? Dive into a winter wonderland today by taking these quizzes and answering questions like the one above and more.

Complete the quiz and go in the draw to win one of two Endura Pakajak jackets valued at $99.95

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 953   |  Last updated: May 5, 2013
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    Are there any street lights on the path connecting Davies St and Oxford St in Grassleas reserve in Tawa?     (Hint: Visit and zoom in to see the street light icons)

Questions: 108  |  Attempts: 945   |  Last updated: Oct 17, 2018
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    The world’s first on-demand programming language, which runs in the cloud on the platform servers:

Do you know all the ins and outs of safe walking and cycling in the Wellington region? Test your knowledge with this quiz. Provide your email address below and go in the draw to win a new set of top quality bike lights, and a...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 849   |  Last updated: Oct 17, 2018
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    The transport results of the 2013 census were recently released. What trend was seen in Wellington City between 2006 and 2013? 

Wisconsin winter offers a variety of activities ranging from skiing, snowmobiling, snowball fights, and polar plunges. Check out how much you know about winter.

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 652   |  Last updated: Jan 5, 2018
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    What kind of condition warrants a blizzard?

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 542   |  Last updated: Apr 3, 2013
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    Approximately, what percentage of people in the Wellington region walk or cycle part of their daily commute?

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Winter Questions & Answers

Why is salt used on icy roads?
This is akin to melting the ice when salt is placed on top of it
What does aseptic technique refer?
The answer to this is E, all of the above. When people undergo aseptic technique, this means that you will go through certain procedures in order to prevent yourself from being contaminated. You would need to minimize the risk of getting infections o
What kind of condition warrants a blizzard?
Winds greater than 35 miles per hour with blowing snow