Winter/February Newsletter 2012 Quiz Answers

1. True or False: It must be 32oF or colder for it to snow.

Answer: False. It has been known to snow with temperatures in the mid 40’s. Temperatures are below 32°F up in the clouds where the snow is forming.

2.Who had a hit song in the late 60s with Hazy Shade of Winter?

Answer: Simon and Garfunkel.

3. In which country were the first Winter Olympic Games held in 1924?

Answer: France, Chamonix.

4. What is a Ushanka?

Answer: A Russian fur cap with ear flaps.

5. What is the more common name for the legume called mangetout?

Answer: The snow pea.