Around the World
Root Vegetables
The Dead of Winter
Winter Olympics
Presidents
100

Switzerland participated in how many wars

Zero

Other neutral countries include: Austria, Costa Rica, and Ireland  

100

These root vegetables are often confused with yams 

Sweet potatoes 

sweet potatoes come from North America and yams are from Africa  

100

The first day of winter begins in which month in the Northern Hemisphere  

December

*100 bonus points for the proper name for the first day of winter*

100

The five rings on the Olympic flag represent this 

The participating continents

100

Presidents’ Day was originally created to honor this president 

George Washington

Rutherford B. Hayes established Presidents’ Day 

200

The people of this United States territory have voted to become the 51st state three times 

Puerto Rico 

200

This vegetable is said to be good for the eyes 

Carrot

200

This is the coldest state in the U.S.

Alaska 

200

This is the only country to have won a gold medal at every winter Olympics

United States 

200

Instead of falling on the same date every year, presidents day occurs on this day

The third Monday in February 

300

This continent in the Southern Hemisphere is the only continent in the world with no active volcanic activity

Australia

All 150 volcanos in Australia have been classified as dormant or extinct. None have erupted in the last 5,000 years. 

300

Vidalia is one of the sweetest and mildest varieties 

Onion 

300

What months are considered to be winter in the Southern Hemisphere 

June, July, and August 

300

These four legged mammals aided humans in a demonstration sledding event at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY

Dogs 

300

He was the first president to live in the White House  

John Adams

400

At its closest point, Alaska is just three miles from this country 

Russia

400

These little, red skinned, crunchy jewels are often sliced thin and added to salad 

Radishes 

400

Couples are twice as likely to split up between the year-end holidays of Christmas and New Years and this romantic holiday 

Valentine’s Day 

400

The first Winter Olympics were held in this European country 

France 

400

George Herbert Walker Bush hated this vegetable and let everyone know it 

Broccoli 

500

The longest street in the world is claimed by this country, located in North America 

Canada 

It is named Yonge Street and it is located in Toronto. It is 1,178 miles long. 

500

This licorice tasting root vegetable is topped with dill like fronds 

Fennel


500

Sunsets are more dramatic during the winter due to the lack of this 

Humidity 

500

This Scandinavian country has won the most gold medals during all of the winter olympics combined 

Norway 

500

This president played the saxophone on the “Arsenio hall show”

Bill Clinton 

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