Calendar Quiz

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1. Which of these was one of the earliest groups of people to work out the calculations that are the basis of today's calendar?

French Americans Egyptians

2. Around how many days are in a year?

365 52 12

3. How many weeks are in a year?

365 12 52

4. How many months are in a year?

365 12 52

5. A year is based on how long it takes the earth to orbit the sun. This is called

rotation revolution evolution

6. During the spring and fall equinoxes

Days are longer than nights

Nights are longer than days

Days and nights are of the same length

7. When the Northern Hemisphere has summer the Southern Hemisphere has winter.

True False

8. Which of these groups of months has thirty-one days?

July August December

June September November

February April June

9. The abbreviation B.C. used to refer to Before Christ but today means

Before the Common Time

Before Creation

Before Christianity

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