Geography: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - The Seasons (Questions)

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In summer, days are longer and nights are shorter. In winter it is the other way round. Summer and winter differ from one another. This quiz is all about the seasons. It also looks at how the seasons change around the world. Moving from summer to winter is very important. Plants grow more in summer, and it can be dark going to school in the winter.

When it's summer here is it summer everywhere else? How do the seasons differ around the world?

1. In the USA, when are the nights shortest?
[ ] In summer
[ ] In winter
[ ] In spring
[ ] In autumn
2. Which season has the longest nights?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Winter
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Spring
3. In what season do most birds build nests?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
4. Many trees lose their leaves in October and November. What season is this?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Winter
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Spring
5. When it is summer in the USA, what season is it in Australia?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
6. When it is winter here in the USA, what season is it in South Africa?
[ ] Winter
[ ] Summer
[ ] Spring
[ ] Autumn
7. Which is the coolest season?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
[ ] Autumn
8. If it is very cold in winter, what might we have?
[ ] Warm days
[ ] Snow
[ ] Rain showers
[ ] Hot days
9. Sam is looking forward to the long school holiday. When is the longest school holiday of the year?
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
[ ] Summer
10. When is the Sun lowest in the sky in the middle of the day?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
Geography: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - The Seasons (Answers)
1. In the USA, when are the nights shortest?
[x] In summer
[ ] In winter
[ ] In spring
[ ] In autumn
The days are longest and the nights shortest in the summer
2. Which season has the longest nights?
[ ] Summer
[x] Winter
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Spring
It can be very dark in the morning and in the late afternoon in the winter
3. In what season do most birds build nests?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Winter
[x] Spring
Birds are very busy building nests in the spring
4. Many trees lose their leaves in October and November. What season is this?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Winter
[x] Autumn
[ ] Spring
Lots of leaves on trees go a lovely golden color in the autumn
5. When it is summer in the USA, what season is it in Australia?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
[x] Winter
[ ] Spring
Australia and New Zealand are in the southern hemisphere
6. When it is winter here in the USA, what season is it in South Africa?
[ ] Winter
[x] Summer
[ ] Spring
[ ] Autumn
South Africa is in the southern hemisphere
7. Which is the coolest season?
[ ] Summer
[x] Winter
[ ] Spring
[ ] Autumn
It is often frosty and cold in winter
8. If it is very cold in winter, what might we have?
[ ] Warm days
[x] Snow
[ ] Rain showers
[ ] Hot days
What do you do when it snows?
9. Sam is looking forward to the long school holiday. When is the longest school holiday of the year?
[ ] Autumn
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
[x] Summer
What do you do in the summer holidays?
10. When is the Sun lowest in the sky in the middle of the day?
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
[x] Winter
[ ] Spring
That’s why the nights are very long in the winter