It's the most wonderful time of the year! And what better way to get into the winter spirit than with a fun and festive game of winter trivia? We have gathered some interesting facts about winter that will bring out your inner sleuth. So, sharpen your pencils and get ready to test your knowledge of all things wintery!
Winter Animal Trivia Questions
How much do you know about Winter animals? Test your knowledge with these fun questions
How many months will the average grizzly bear hibernate?
What is the color of a Polar Bear's skin?
Black. The black color helps to absorb the warmth from the sun's rays
What is a female reindeer called?
Unlike the rest of the deer family, a female reindeer is called a Cow. A male reindeer is called a bull and a baby is called a calf.
A group of Penguins in the water are called a 'raft'. What is a group of penguins on the land called?
Name three animals that hibernate over the Winter
Many animals hibernate during the winter months in order to conserve energy when food is scarce. Bears are probably the first animal that comes to mind when you think about hibernation; however, other animals like groundhogs, skunks, bats, chipmunks, frogs and turtles also hibernate as well. During hibernation their body temperature drops significantly and their heart rate slows down dramatically so they can conserve energy until spring arrives.
What mammal can change their fur color with the seasons and has a white coat in the Winter?
The Arctic fox is an example of an animal that changes its fur color during different seasons for camouflage and protection from the elements. During the summer months, Arctic foxes have a gray or brown coat, but in the winter they grow thick white fur to stay warm in their icy environment. With this seasonal transformation, Arctic foxes are known as the only mammals that can change their fur color with the seasons.
Snow Trivia Questions
Lots of people love snow, and you can have a blast with these snow related questions.
How many sides does a snowflake have?
Snow and Ice make up how much of the world's freshwater supply?
To be called a blizzard, a snowstorm must have fast winds, lots of snow, and last at least how many hours?
What is the chemical formula of snow?
What color is snow?
Snow looks white as it absorbs most of the light spectrums, but it is actually translucent.
Sometimes it can appear different colors depending on what is in the atmosphere. It can look yellow or brown if there is a lot of pollen or dirt in the air, pink if there are high levels of algae, and even blue or green when sunlight reflects off microscopic ice crystals.
What is the coldest temperature recorded on Earth?
The coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth was -128.6°F (-89.2°C) in Vostok, Antarctica on July 21, 1983. This record still stands today. The temperatures were so low that all exposed water and equipment completely froze. It is also the coldest place on Earth.
Winter Sports Trivia Questions
Winter is a great time for outdoor sports, but can you answer these Winter Sport Quiz questions?
How many athletes competed in the first-ever Winter Olympics?
250 athletes representing 16 countries attended the Games, competing in 16 events.
Where were the first Winter Olympics held?
What is the name of the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics?
What were ice hockey pucks originally made out of?
When did skiing become an Olympic sport?
Skiing has been a Winter Olympic sport since 1924
General Winter Trivia Questions
Test your general knowledge on all things Winter
“Winter Is Coming” is the motto of which family in Game of Thrones?
In which city can the Winter Palace be visited?
St. Petersburg, Russia
What are the 3 winter months in the Southern Hemisphere?
June, July and August
What is the name of the reindeer in the Disney movie ‘Frozen’?
What animal is Sid in ‘Ice Age’?
In the movie “The Polar Express”, where is the train heading?
To the North Pole
What is the biggest shopping day in Winter in America?
Black Friday in November
What is the shortest day of the year called?
The Winter solstice
In which novel is it 'always Winter but never Christmas?"
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
What is the coldest state in the United States of America?
Who wrote the play 'A Winter's Tale'?
What is Chinophobia?
An extreme fear of snow
Is the North Pole or South Pole colder?
It is actually the South Pole that is colder than Santa's homeland the North Pole
What is Frosty the Snowman's nose made out of?
A button. The verse of the popular Christmas song states "Frosty the Snowman Was a jolly happy soul, With a corn cob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal"
How do you say Merry Christmas in Spanish?
In the Northern Hemisphere, what are the 3 official months of winter?
December, January and February
A 'Winter Banana' is what type of fruit?
What is the color of a snow flower?
Printable Winter Trivia
Printable Winter Trivia games are perfect for any Winter party or gathering. They're fun, quick to set up and easy to play making them great ice breakers for all age groups.
Are you feeling up for a challenge? Then gather your family or friends around for some exciting winter trivia! Winter trivia games can be both educational and entertaining - not only do you learn interesting facts about this magical season but you also create lasting memories. So put on your thinking cap and get ready for some wintry fun! Happy Holidays!
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From classic party games to new and unique ideas, we've got you covered with these fun winter party games that are perfect for all ages. From snowball fights to scavenger hunts, there's something here for everyone!
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