quiz pic

Autumn Quiz

A seasonal mixture of questions. 8 Questions.

 
Created by:
jegbookworm
Played: 880 times
Comments: 1 comment
Favs: 0 users
like this quiz
Rating:
4 stars
3.9 out of 5, based on 42 votes
Login or Register to view the answers and save your score!

1

The word autumn has old French origins, but what term was previously used to refer to this season?

  • Solstice
  • Thanksgiving
  • Harvest

2

On what day does autumn officially start in Australia?

  • 1 March
  • 15 March
  • 1 April

3

Which poet described autumn as a "season of mists and mellow fruitfulness"?

  • Keats
  • Shelley
  • Wordsworth

4

Who devised the Gunpowder Plot commemorated on November 5th in the UK and elsewhere?

  • Thomas Percy
  • Guy Fawkes
  • Robert Catesby

5

What annual event takes place near Ashton in Northamptonshire?

  • World Pumpkin Dressing Championships
  • World Conker Championships
  • World Sparkler Twizzling Championships

6

Where were swallows believed to hibernate before people understood that they migrated?

  • In clouds
  • At the bottom of ponds
  • Underground

7

Who recorded the song Autumn Almanac in 1967?

  • The Rolling Stones
  • Marianne Faithfull
  • The Kinks

8

Michaelmas Daisy is the common name for what autumn-flowering plant?

  • Aster
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Cyclamen

 

Header

Message

Close