Winter seems not to be the favorite season of many people. It is the coldest time of the year with short days and long nights. Trees start to lose their leaves, while animals enter deep sleep. Try these 39 trivia winter quiz questions and answers to see how much you know about this season.
Trivia Winter Quiz Questions And Answers
1. What do we call the state when animals sleep during the winter?
2. What is the record coldest temperature in the United Kingdom?
A. – 35.6 degrees C
B. -27.2 degrees C
C. -19.3 degrees C
3. How long does winter last in the northern hemisphere?
A. From September to December
B. From November to January
C. From December to March
4. How long does winter last in the southern hemisphere?
A. From December to March
B. From February to May
C. From June to September
5. Which of the following statements is true about South and North Poles during the winter?
A. Days last only 5 hours
B. Days last only 2 hours
C. They are completely dark
6. How much money can a policeman find a driver for driving a car with snow on the roof in the United Kingdom?
7. Which kind of snow is suitable for making a snowman?
A. Artificial snow
B. Wet snow
C. Dry snow
8. What do we call the condition characterized by an extreme fear of snow?
9. In the winter of 1620 when the River Thames in London became frozen, a fair was held on the water. What was its name?
A. Frozen Fair
B. Frost Fair
C. Winter Fair
10. Where do slugs go during the winter when the temperature goes below the freezing level?
B. Under dead leaves
C. In grasses
11. “People do not notice whether it is winter or summer when they are happy.” Which famous writer said that?
A. Oscar Wilde
B. Williams Shakespeare
C. Anton Chekhov
12. What is the main cause of winter?
A. The tilt of the planet’s axis is pointed to the sun
B. The tilt of the planet’s axis is pointed away from the sun
C. The planet moves away from the sun
13. Which term is used to refer to a car that loses traction on the rear wheels?
B. Salmon spawning
14. Which of the following is the name of a play by Williams Shakespeare?
A. The story of the winter
B. A tale of the winter
C. The winter’s tale
15. Which type of bird turns its brown features into white in the winter?
16. On February 2, 2007, an area of 1,500 square kilometres in Siberia was covered by snow in which special color?
17. The first Olympic Winter Games were held in which country?
B. The United States of America
18. What is the main killer when people are in winter emergencies?
19. What does snow blindness mean?
A. When you cannot differentiate between a background is white in color or covered by snow?
B. When you become blind due to overexposure to UV light that reflects off of the snow
C. When you cannot see clearly to drive in winter
20. Which condition refers to the damage to body tissue caused by freezing?
21. What is the necessary weather condition for a blizzard to happen?
A. Blowing snow with winds greater than 55 kilometres per hour
B. Greater than 30 centimetres of snowfall
C. Minus temperature
22. How many sides are there in typical snowflakes?
A. 5 sides
B. 6 sides
C. 7 sides
23. Why do people place salt on icy roads in the winter?
A. Salt can melt the ice
B. Salt can reduce the freezing point
C. Salt can improve traction on the road
24. The first snowmobile in the world was patented in which country?
A. The United States of America
25. Which country made use of extreme winter conditions to fight against Germany during World War II?
26. “Winter Is Coming” is the motto of which family in “Game of Thrones”?
A. House Stark
B. House Baratheon
C. House Tully
27. In which European city can we visit The Winter Palace?
C. Saint Petersburg
28. “Winter banana” is a variety of which fruit?
29. Which fictional land of mythical creatures and talking animals was ruled by the White Witch for a century of deep winter?
A. Middle Earth
30. Which winter sport is also known as “the roaring game”?
B. Ice hockey
31. The “Burning the Clocks” is an annual winter solstice festival taking place in which British city?
32. Which Christmas carol is written based on a poem by Christina Rossetti?
A. “In the Bleak Midwinter”
B. “Silent Night”
C. “Carol of the Bells”
33. The Winter War took place between 1939 and 1940 between Russia and which country?
34. What does a chinook mean?
A. A type of winter wind
B. A type of blizzard
C. A type of polar bear
35. Which kind of snow turns into a glacier?
A. Fresh snow that falls on the top of a mountain
B. Unmelted snow for years
C. Partially melted snow in a snowpack
36. How to say “winter” in German?
37. Which country hosted the 2022 Winter Olympics?
C. South Africa
38. What do moose typically eat in winter?
A. Water plants
39. When it is winter in Europe, in which of the following country is summer?
Can you crush these winter quiz questions and answers? We hope they provide you with many interesting facts and knowledge about this not-so-favourite season. If you still want more, then make sure to check out the following flower quiz, spring quiz, or this trivia summer quiz.