Winter Holidays
Winter Sports
Winter Riddles
Winter Weather
Winter Traditions
Winter Trivia
100

This holiday is named after a religious hero and celebrates the birth of its namesake.

What is Christmas?

100

A fast-paced, competitive game played on a rink over three periods.

What is ice hockey?

100

When it's cold in winter,

This is something you love.

It's like tiny white stars,

Falling from above.

What is snow?

100

This word is used to describe a severe snowstorm.

What is a blizzard?

100

This sweet substance is collected from trees in late winter.

What is maple syrup? 

100

This season precedes winter.

What is fall or autumn?

200

This holiday kicks off on January 6th and involves bright outfits, parades, and fun. It lasts several weeks and ends on Fat Tuesday.

What is Mardi Gras or Carnival?

200

This sport involves sweeping and rocks.

What is curling?

200

It's cold and icy where we live,

So we have to huddle in tight.

We have wings but cannot fly,

So we can't soar to a great height.

What are penguins?

200

A form of precipitation consisting of ice pellets, often mixed with rain or snow.

What is sleet?

200

This date has the fewest daylight hours of the year.

What is December 21st?


200

The number of times a year the sun sets and rises in the Arctic.

What is one?

300

DAILY DOUBLE:

This fairly recent holiday began in 1966 and comes from the Swahili phrase meaning: First Fruits. This holiday was created to celebrate African-American culture.

What is Kwanzaa?

300

This winter sport includes travelling long distances with many four legged, furry companions.

What is dog sled racing?

300

To have fun in the winter, 

Head to a mountainside.

Strap these on to both your feet,

So downhill you can glide.

What are skis?

300

What months does winter span in the southern hemisphere?

June to September

300

This famous Christmas ballet includes fairies and mice.

What is the Nutcracker?

300

The location of the largest iceberg ever recorded worldwide.

What is Antarctica?

400

This holiday with pagan roots is celebrated on the darkest day of the year. It historically involved a sacrifice (of an oak tree)!

What is Yule/Yuletide/Christmastide/Winter Solstice?

400

Which country has won the most gold medals in ice hockey?

What is Canada?

400

If you're outside in the winter.

And you are walking around town.

You might see this item caused by.

Water frozen while dripping down.

What is an icicle?

400

This is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by wind and cold.

What is windchill?

400

This country started the tradition of putting up Christmas trees.

What is Germany?

400

 Icicles most often form on this side of buildings.

What is the south side?




500

This holiday celebrates the start of a new lunar calendar and it involves the zodiac. 

What is Chinese New Year or Spring Festival?

500

These Olympic sports involve sleds, high speeds, and a frozen track on a steep slope (name one or all).

What are bobsled, luge, or skeleton?

500

It's forbidden at school.

But kids find it cool.

If one of these you throw,

To the principal's office you'll go.

What is a snowball?

500

This country receives the most snowfall in the world.

What is Japan?

500

This popular decorative plant with a star-shaped leaf pattern is indigenous to Mexico and Central America.

What is the poinsettia?

500

The percentage of fresh snow that is composed of air.

What is 80%?

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