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Which bug can only be seen at night during the summer months? 

Lightning bugs

100

Where is the most popular place for families with young kids to go in the summer? 

The beach

100

What is the most popular fruit to snack on in summertime? 

Watermelon

100

Which month is the hottest of the year? 

July

100

Which child friendly game used to be a Summer Olympic Sport? 

Tug-o-war

200

Which bug make different chirping noises depending on the temperature (ex: faster in the summer)?

Crickets

200

What is the most popular summer sport to play? 

Baseball / softball 

200

What is the most popular summertime drink (besides water)? 

Lemonade 

200

Besides being the hottest month, July sees the most of what kind of weather? 

Lightning storm weather
200

Recorded at 45.7*C, which BC city holds the record for hottest day ever in Canada? 

Kelowna, BC

300

What animal eggs hatch in June and July, but wait until nighttime before leaving the egg shell to try and make their way to the ocean? 

Sea turtles

300

Which summer sporting event is held every 4 years worldwide? 

Summer Olympic Games

300

Berries are in season all summer! But out of all the different types of berry, which of the berries is not an actual berry? 

Strawberries

300

Between what times make the hottest time of day (highest temperature)? 

Between 11am and 3pm

300

Because movie releases are most popular in the summer, movie companies will release their most profitable movies for the summer season. This type of movie has a special name. What is that name? 

(Hint: It's not a genre) 

Blockbuster movie

400

Animals like elephants, pigs, and hippos use what weird technique to stay cool in hot summer months? 

They roll in mud

400

What is the month long celebration that occurs every year in June? 

(Hint: The official month for the celebration is in June, but often the parade that Calgary holds happens near the end of August / beginning of September)

Pride month celebration

400

Hosting a BBQ / cookout is a popular way to spend time with friends and family in the summer. How long did the longest recorded BBQ last? 

80 hours

400

The first day of summer has a special name. What is that name? 

Summer Solstice 
400

In the year 1816, there was no summer. Due to a volcanic eruption, because of the amount of ash and dust, it blocked out the atmosphere worldwide. Where in the word did this volcanic eruption occur? 

Indonesia 

500

Dogs and coyotes are known to pant to keep cool in the summer. Which brightly colored animal also uses panting as a cooling technique? 

Foxes

500

There is a special midnight baseball game played every year on the Summer Solstice, and the tradition to play this game has gone on for more than 100 years. Where does this Midnight Sun Game take place in the world?  

Alaska

500

This sweet summer treat was accidently invented by an 11 year old boy in 1905 and officially patented in 1925. What is the name of this treat? 

Popsicles 

500

There's a special trick trees can do in summer when it gets too hot to save energy. What is this trick? 

They grow slower

500

Before we had 12 months, we only had 10. the two months of summer (July and August) were later added because of which famous Roman? 

Julius Caesar 

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