Seasons Review Game: Question Preview (ID: 19253)

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On which day does summer begin?
a) May 31
b) May 21
c) June 21
d) July 31

What is the shortest day of the year?
a) The Winter Solstice (December 21)
b) Christmas (December 25)
c) The First Day of School (August 26)
d) New Year's Eve (December 31)

What are the two reasons we have seasons?
a) Earth's tilt and rotation
b) Earth's revolution around the sun and its tilt
c) Earth's revolution and rotation
d) Because we get too close to the sun in the summer and too far in the winter

Why is it warmer during the summer than during the winter?
a) Because the atmosphere is thicker and it heats up the Earth
b) Because the sun is hotter during those months
c) Because we are closer to the sun
d) Because we are receiving more direct rays of sunlight

What is the correct name for the first day of spring?
a) Vernal Equinox
b) Spring Break
c) Spring Solstice
d) Easter

Which of the following lists the seasons in their correct order?
a) Fall, Summer, Spring, Winter
b) Summer, Winter, Spring, Fall
c) Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
d) Winter, Fall, Summer, Spring

If it is Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, what season is it in the Southern Hemisphere?
a) Winter
b) Spring
c) Summer
d) Fall

Which of the following days of the year has exactly 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of night?
a) December 21
b) September 21
c) January 21
d) June 21

What is the longest day of the year?
a) The Summer Solstice (June 21)
b) The Winter Solstice (December 21)
c) The Vernal Equinox (March 21)
d) The Autumnal Equinox (September 21)

During which season is Mrs. Collins' birthday?
a) Spring
b) Summer
c) Fall
d) Winter

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