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Are You a Summer Savant? Take Our Quiz!
What is the astronomical first day of summer called?

In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice always falls on June 21.

In medieval Europe, the summer solstice was celebrated by...

What U.S. state experienced the hottest summer temperature on record?

What U.S. state boasts the longest coastline?

Which U.S. state has the greatest number of sunny days per year?

What U.S. state sees the earliest sunrise of the year?

During what year was the Slip 'n Slide first sold commercially?

According to the National Swimming Pool Foundation, how many swimming pools are there in the United States?

According to the American Camping Association, how many children go to summer camp each year?

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1 Susan Higgins { 06.21.17 at 4:43 pm }

Thanks, Penny, we appreciate the well wishes! You too!

2 Penny { 06.21.17 at 1:50 pm }

Oh well, I love Summer and only got 4 out of 10 right! Darn!!! Still loved the quiz, thanks Farmer’s Almanac!!!! Everyone have a great Summer, hope it is sunny, not too sweltering hot or humid!!!!

3 Susan Higgins { 06.23.17 at 9:17 am }

That’s OK, Gary, many people read and re-read the comments when we share the quiz.

4 Gary { 06.21.17 at 7:54 am }

Oops! I just realized all these responses are from 2016. I’m always late to the party. ☺️

5 Gary { 06.21.17 at 7:52 am }

Five out of ten. Only half as smart as I thought I was. ?

6 Janet Boston { 08.27.16 at 12:34 am }

I scored 8 out of 10 and seconded guessed on Slip Slide and Northern Hemisphere sosltice being on June 21. I did well on the quiz.

7 Vicki { 07.10.16 at 7:36 am }

So it goes, my least favorite season to bring my I.Q. front and center at the middle of the pack. the only thing that even gets me through the dog days of summer are my flowers and thanks to all the rain this season in Michigan-every thing looks just fine! Maybe I will redeem myself with a winter quiz.

8 Teresa { 07.09.16 at 10:46 am }

2 of 10. But I’m canadian so not so bad. Learnt some American info.

9 Jane { 07.09.16 at 9:13 am }

Only got 2 out of 10..didn’t do good at all…always thought the summer solstice was ion June 21st.

10 Teresa { 07.08.16 at 5:04 pm }

I got 9 out of 10. Pretty dog gone good. Thanks for the quiz. It was fun.

11 Wayne Keith { 07.07.16 at 4:45 pm }

4 of 10, which is about how many questions were actually about summer.

12 Vicky { 07.07.16 at 3:45 pm }

This summer quiz was thought provoking, but with the score I received surprised me. 10 out of 10.

13 Vergie { 07.07.16 at 3:13 pm }

Did better than I thought I would. Would like more quizzes like that.

14 Randy { 07.07.16 at 5:59 am }

Im not a fan of summer hate the heat and humidity . Give me a good winter i b happy. I live in central ill and i got 6 out of 10

15 Magnet { 07.06.16 at 9:25 pm }

I failed the test on purpose…oh sorry it was a quiz.

16 Paul { 07.06.16 at 2:38 pm }

Not too bad of a mainly guessing game. I was surprised, however, that more kids didn’t go to summer camp. Many of my greatest joys being in Scouting were made in summer camp.

17 Camille { 07.06.16 at 1:59 pm }

I surprise myself by knowing more than I thought.??

18 Hassan { 07.06.16 at 1:50 pm }

did okay

19 Joe { 07.06.16 at 1:50 pm }

June 22 is usually the first full day of Summer. I don’t recall the actual solstice being on that day.

20 Darryl { 07.06.16 at 1:06 pm }

8 of 10, not too bad. Summer is 3 months of really bad winter. I love the beauty of winter, the cold and the quiet, no bugs and I sweat when I want.

21 Maw Maw Logan { 07.06.16 at 11:42 am }

Didn’t do as well as I thought I would but love the sunshine and don’t like the cold and snow.. Glad there are those that do. The Lord makes it rain here in Florida so as to make my weeds look green like grass. Thank you!!!!

22 Phoenix59 { 07.06.16 at 11:21 am }

5/10. Thought I’d do better. I did well on the scientific questions — it was the statistics that brought me down. Oh well.

23 Tina { 07.06.16 at 11:04 am }

I guess I did ok ,6 out 10 .but could do better if I like social study’s in school .but didn’t lol

24 eugenia { 07.06.16 at 10:26 am }

I failed too!!! but I learn from it I love summer Barbecue, walk,see the little animals playing and happy to be out God bless America in JULY

25 Eloy E Carrera { 07.06.16 at 10:00 am }

I like summer better of winter I am not from here I am from the midle of the world ECUADOR it is my country and there it is very hot;since we are in the midle 0 paralel.
thanks (and i live in central virginia);and we getting here hot like today will be 92’s.

26 rebecca { 07.06.16 at 9:59 am }

same with me need to brush up on my weather, but like the rest enjoying this beautiful weather. have a great summer , eh !!

27 Dar { 07.06.16 at 8:47 am }

Awesome quizz I did good

28 Bill { 07.06.16 at 8:44 am }

I completely blew it, I guess I just spend too much time enjoying it……love summer!

29 Lue { 07.06.16 at 8:35 am }

6 of 10; a “competent” score. Thanks for the quiz.

30 boyd { 07.06.16 at 8:10 am }


31 Marianne { 07.06.16 at 6:58 am }

Summer is my least favorite season. I don’t like to sweat and feel the stifling humidity that summer brings and I live in northern Indiana! I got 6 out or 10. I know I would have done better if it was about the winter.For me it has always been fall, winter, spring then summer for my favorite seasons.

32 Denise { 07.06.16 at 6:57 am }

Hahaha~ to try and keep trying is NEVER failure

33 Kevin { 07.06.16 at 5:23 am }

9 out of 10…. I love the summer months….

34 Gary { 07.06.16 at 4:44 am }

5 out of 10. Oh well, I tried. ?

35 Mildred Hayes { 07.06.16 at 4:40 am }

I took it 3 times, first time I didn’t do good. I am a fall person

36 lana { 08.26.14 at 10:19 pm }

I really don’t like summer to much, but got 6 out of 10. Maybe I will do better on the winter quiz 🙂

37 Lorraine Measor { 08.26.14 at 9:26 pm }

I am not American and I passed! Could you pass if they were Canadian questions??

38 Linda { 08.26.14 at 8:44 pm }

I got 7 out of 10, so did all right. Dates were rough for me.

39 william J. McIlroy { 08.26.14 at 6:51 pm }

Hard to be perfect!!!!!!!!

40 Jennifer { 08.26.14 at 5:39 pm }

I failed miserably. Probably because summer is my least favorite season.

41 Janie { 08.26.14 at 5:30 pm }

I’m competent. Dates get me every time! Thanks for the quiz.

42 Aaron { 06.17.13 at 2:58 pm }

Sunrise at 4:38 am? That is a LITTLE early lol and yes.. I did fail

43 Annie { 06.17.13 at 6:50 am }

Lol I failed as well

44 The unknown { 01.09.13 at 6:12 pm }

I failed

45 Ana { 07.24.11 at 4:41 am }

Talk about feeling dumb as a doornail……….

46 deborah mccoy { 06.30.11 at 12:12 am }

couldn’t done better, but enjoyed the challenge of it.

47 Brent { 06.29.11 at 9:49 pm }

I hate New York Summers not because of the heat but the humidity so I am ready for winter already. I will say with all the humidity the gardens are doing great, too bad the elderly weren’t doing as well in this suffocating air.

48 cindy { 06.29.11 at 4:53 pm }

I did’nt do to well, but thats ok, thanks for the quiz

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