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100

The summer lasts from June to September in the northern hemisphere. When is the summertime in the southern hemisphere?

From December to March

100

Which British rock band had a debut single called “In the Summertime”?

Mungo Jerry

100

What alcohol is used in mojitos?

white rum

100

Which of the following insects are most prevalent during the summer?

Mosquitos

100

The Summer Exhibition is held annually in which art gallery in London?

The Royal Academy of Arts

200

Which of the following facts is NOT true about the summer solstice?

A. It occurs in July each year

B. The sun reaches the highest point in the sky in the year

C. The day has the most hours of daylight in the year

A. It occurs in July each year

200

Which band had a hit with the lyrics: "So dance, it's the summer of love?"

Steps

200

Which ingredient can be used as the filling for a summer pudding?

Fruits

200

The summer solstice is the first day of summer. What does “solstice” mean in Latin?

Sun stands still

200

“Shall I compare three to a summer’s day” is the opening line in which sonnet by Williams Shakespeare?

Sonnet number 18

300

Sumardagurinn fyrsti, which literally means the first day of summer, is an annual public holiday in which European country?

Iceland

300

In what year was the song 'Cruel Summer' released by Bananarama?

1983

300

All of the following are summer fruits, EXCEPT…

A. Blueberry

B. Quince

C. Apricot

B. Quince

300

The summer season in the United States is often regarded as ending on which national day?

Labour day

300

 Queen Elizabeth II often spends her summer holiday in which royal residence?

Balmoral Castle

400

Which term is used for a period of unseasonable dry, warm weather in autumn from September to November?

Indian Summer

400

Who released the song 'Here comes the sun?'

The Beetles

400

What is the name of the sweetest strawberry?






The Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)
is one of the sweetest fruits you can grow. Although they produce a small fruit, they are incredibly sweet and are easy to grow.
400

Why does summer in Europe occur at the same time as winter in New Zealand?

Because they are located on different hemispheres

400

In which country can you visit the Summer Palace, a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens, and palaces?

China

500

When is the Christian festival of Midsummer Day celebrated?

24th June

500

Which song contains the lyrics: "And you come to me on a summer breeze?"

How deep in your love

500

Where does salmorejo originate from?

Country and place 


Salmorejo is a purée consisting of tomato and bread, originating from Cordoba in Andalucia, south Spain. It is made from tomatoes, bread, oil and garlic. Normally, the tomatoes are skinned and then puréed with the other ingredients. ...  

500

The Summer Time was first introduced in Britain in what year?

1916

500

The Summer Time in Britain starts and ends on the last Sundays of which two months?

March and October

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