Isn’t Spring a beautiful time of year! Colorful flowers begin to bloom. Birds begin to flutter around. And the colder weather gives way to warmer temperatures … making it easier to enjoy the great outdoors without bundling up. So, throw open the windows, breathe in the fresh air, and hone your trivia skills with our Springtime fun facts quiz:
1. In North America, the Spring season starts in which calendar month…March, April, May or June?
2. The first day of Spring is called … Winter Solstice, Vernal Equinox, Cleaning Day, or Jupiter’s Rise?
3. There is a legend that on the first day of Spring you can balance … a spoon on your nose, a rake on a leaf, a raw egg on its end, or five quarters on a grain of salt.
4. Which ancient structure was built facing the sunrise of the first day of Spring … the Parthenon of Greece, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Great Sphinx of Egypt, or the Great Wall of China?
5. Who gets credit for the concept of Daylight Saving Time…Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, or John Deere?
1. In North America, Spring starts in March.
2. The first day of Spring is called the Vernal Equinox.
3. There is a legend that on the first day of Spring you can balance a raw egg on its end.
4. It has been said that the Great Sphinx was built facing the sunrise of the Vernal Equinox.
5. Benjamin Franklin gets credit for conceiving Daylight Saving Time.