People may not like summer due to scorching hot days or winter because of freezing temperatures, but there is no reason to hate autumn. It is the season to walk around, hang out, and enjoy life. Check out the following 30 trivia autumn quiz questions and answers to see how much you know about it.
Autumn Quiz Questions and Answers
1. Which of the following plants loses their leaves during autumn?
C. Palm trees
2. Autumn is the name of a character in which romantic movies?
A. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, … and Spring (2003)
B. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
C. Before Sunset (2004)
3. Which of the following celebrations is associated with autumn?
4. Which of the following facts is NOT true about autumn?
A. Temperatures begin to decrease
B. Days start to get shorter
C. Winds start to blow more frequently
5. A lack of which pigment turns the leaves of some trees to yellow, orange, or red during autumn?
6. Which of the following fruits is typically harvested in autumn?
7. The Oktoberfest, which is held annually during autumn in Munich (Germany), is the world’s largest festival of what?
B. Rock music
8. What is the name of the 2000 American romantic drama starring Winona Ryder and Richard Gere?
A. Autumn in London
B. Autumn in New York
C. Autumn in Paris
9. Which species of butterfly migrates from North America to the West or South during autumn?
C. Painted lady
10. Which of the following dishes is a classic dessert in autumn?
A. Pineapple custard
B. Carrot pudding
C. Apple pie
11. In poetry, which kind of emotions is typically associated with autumn?
12. Which season comes before autumn?
13. What is the other name of the Moon Festival, a traditional celebration in some East Asian countries?
A. Early-Autumn Festival
B. Mid-Autumn Festival
C. Late-Autumn Festival
14. Which agricultural activity is mainly associated with autumn?
15. Which British species of birds are known for singing their autumn song?
16. According to Greek mythology, when did autumn begin?
A. When the Goddess of Spring, Persephone, cried
B. When Persephone was abducted by Hades
C. When Persephone was killed
17. The word “autumn” originated from the word “automne” in which language?
18. Autumn is also called fall in North America. Where did the meaning of the word “fall” originate from?
A. The fall of Napoleon
B. The fall of tree’s leaves
C. The fall of London during the war
19. What does the term “susurration” mean?
A. The pleasant smell of autumn leaves
B. The brilliant yellow of autumn leaves
C. The whispering sound of autumn breezes through fallen leaves
20. When does autumn begin in the southern hemisphere of the Earth?
21. When does autumn begin in the northern hemisphere of the Earth?
22. Which type of depression is also known as autumn anxiety as it tends to cause people to have low moods and anxiety during this season?
A. Major depressive disorder
B. Seasonal affective disorder
C. Bipolar depression
23. In the United Kingdom, November Internationals or Autumn internationals are an event in which sport?
B. Rugby union
24. Which national holiday in the United States is usually considered to mark the end of summer and the beginning of autumn?
A. Independence Day
B. Labor Day
C. Memorial Day
25. What was the autumn season once called in England between the 12th and 13th centuries?
26. What is the nickname for the seeds of sycamore, ash, and maple plants due to how they fly in the air during autumn?
A. Spiral seeds
B. Spinning seeds
C. Helicopter seeds
27. Which poet by the prominent English poet John Keats starts with “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”?
A. To Autumn
B. For Autumn
C. In Autumn
28. Complete the famous saying by the French philosopher Albert Camus: “Autumn is a second … when every leaf is a …”
A. Spring / flower
B. Summer / sunflower
C. Winter / snowflake
29. Which animal starts to bury acorns in autumn for retrieving later in the winter?
30. Unlike other types of flowers that bloom in spring, which of the following starts blooming early in the autumn?
What do you think about these autumn quiz questions and answers? We hope you learn some interesting facts and enjoy this season of the year. For more challenges on the same topic, check out the following spring quiz.