WONDER #1587: When Is the Winter Solstice?

Question 1 of 3

In the Northern Hemisphere, which season does the December solstice mark the beginning of?

  1. winter
  2. spring
  3. summer
  4. fall

Question 2 of 3

On which of the following days will the Northern Hemisphere experience its shortest day of the year?

  1. Winter Solstice
  2. Vernal Equinox
  3. Summer Solstice
  4. Autumnal Equinox

Question 3 of 3

In the Southern Hemisphere, the December solstice is also known as the what?

  1. Winter Solstice
  2. Vernal Equinox
  3. Autumnal Equinox
  4. Summer Solstice

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