140 Spring Trivia Questions (To Spring Into Fun) In 2024

What are some fun facts about spring?

Spring Trivia Questions will awaken the season and test the knowledge of your family and friends.

Use the table of contents to hop around to the section that is right for you!

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Fun Trivia Facts About Spring

First, start off with general fun trivia facts about spring to see what you know.

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1. What is the first day of spring called?

The vernal equinox

2. What is the term equinox Latin for?

“Equal night”

3. According to Greek myth, the return of spring signals the return of the goddess of plants and fertility. Who is this Goddess of Spring?

Persephone

4. Early Egyptians built the Great Sphinx so that it points directly toward what on the spring equinox?

The rising Sun

5. What happens on a vernal equinox?

12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness

6. What is the date spring arrives in the US in 2024?

March 19, 2024

7. Does this date change each year?

It occurs between March 19th and March 21st every year.

8. In which century did the word ‘spring’ originate?

14th

9. DST sets clocks forward by an hour in springtime. What does DST stand for?

Daylight Saving Time

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Benjamin Franklin

11. What two U.S. states do not follow daylight savings?

Arizona and Hawaii

12. What are the spring zodiac signs?

Aries, Taurus, and Gemini

13. What is March named after?

Mars, the Roman God of war (Find more March Trivia Questions)

14. What was the name for spring in Old English?

Originally spring was known as lent.

15. When does spring end in 2024?

June 20, 2024

16. The first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere is the first day of what season in the Northern Hemisphere?

Fall

17. What is the most popular month to get married in spring?

June

18. What are English spring buns traditionally called?

Hot cross buns

Easy Spring Trivia Questions For Kids

These spring facts will be fun for kids and the entire family.

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19. As tradition goes, what happens if Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow on Groundhog Day? (Hint: Phil is a groundhog)

Spring will come early.

20. True or False: In the Southern Hemisphere, springtime lasts from August until November.

True

21. What two seasons is spring in between?

After winter and before summer

22. Why is the day longer than the night during spring?

Earth is tilted towards the sun making daylight longer.

23. Celebrated in spring, what does the Easter egg symbolize?

New life (Find great Easter trivia here)

24. In which month does spring always start in the Northern Hemisphere?

March

25. What is it called when an animal sleeps during the winter and wakes in spring?

Hibernation

26. Which animal is the mascot of spring?

The bunny

27. Which Disney movie is about a young deer?

Bambi

28. April showers bring what?

May flowers

29. Earth Day is celebrated on what date every year?

Answer: April 22nd (See more Earth Day Trivia)

30. What is the purpose of Earth Day?

To raise awareness of the need to protect Earth’s natural resources.

31. What popular springtime activity is most popular on Earth Day?

Answer: Planting trees

32. What is April 1st known as?

Answer: Aril Fools’ Day

33. In the springtime, some may decide to clean and organize areas of their home. What is this referred to?

Answer: Spring cleaning

34. During spring, birds migrate in what direction?

Answer: North

35. What major league sport begins its season in April?

Answer: Baseball

36. National Arbor Day is celebrated on April 28th. What do you observe on Arbor Day?

Answer: It is a day that honors trees and encourages people to plant trees.

37. What is the term vernal Latin for?

Answer: Spring

38. True or False: The fall and spring equinoxes are the only two times during the year when the Sun rises due east and sets due west.

Answer: True

39. True or False: It is possible to balance an egg on its end on the spring equinox.

False

Check out Easter Would You Rather Questions for kids for more springtime fun!

Spring Nature Trivia For Kids and Adults

Test your knowledge of general spring nature trivia as it blooms and grows during this season.

Picture Quiz Rund: For questions 40-59, use the picture to name the animal born during the spring.

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Baby Fox

Baby Black Bear Cub

Monarch Butterflies

Baby White-tailed Deer

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Baby ground squirrels

Bobcat Kits

Baby Kestrels

Tadpoles

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Baby Swan

Baby Raccoons

Baby Goose

Baby Chipmunk

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Seal Pup

Baby Skunk

Baby Great Horned Owl

Baby Otter

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Calves

Bunnies

Lambs

Chicks

60. What date does meteorological spring begin?

March 1st- Average temperatures increase by 10 degrees over the month

61. June is known as the start of a season with big storms that happen above and near the ocean. What season is this?

Hurricane season

62. This windy and dangerous weather phenomenon is most common in the spring.

Tornadoes

63. With moist air, warmth, and many more moving wind currents, this is likely to happen in the spring.

Thunderstorms

64. During the spring, these small creatures are more vocal as they work to attract mates and warn away rivals.

Birds

65. Many animals do this in the spring when temperatures are warmer and food is plentiful.

Reproduce

66. Around 81 million people in the U.S. suffer from this ailment. It is most common in the spring.

Seasonal allergies

67. What is a common culprit for spring allergies?

Pollen

68. Why does the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere drop each spring and summer?

Through photosynthesis as plants start to grow.

69. What makes it possible for scents to stay in the air longer during the spring?

There is more moisture in the air.

70. What are baby bunnies called?

Kittens

71. Which animal can see the earth’s magnetic field and uses it to hunt it’s prey?

Baby fox

72. What are baby goats called?

Kids

73. Which spring mammal has the thickest fur?

Otters

74. What does the term ‘spring chicken’ mean?

Young

75.

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Mangos

76. Why is spring a good time to plant seeds?

The once-frozen ground becomes softer and absorbs more water to help grow plants.

77. Which spring months do butterflies hatch?

March and April

78. Which sea animal can be observed frequently during spring when they migrate from Australia back to Antarctica?

Whales

79. Which species of bird is an iconic symbol of spring in North America?

Robin

80. This insect is likely to swarm during the spring to start new colonies from successful ones.

Honeybees

81. In spring, rabbits can have litters of up to how many baby bunnies?

Twelve

82. These creatures lay eggs in water in early March. What are they?

Frogs

83. What animal returns to the same beach where it was born to lay eggs each spring?

Leatherback sea turtles

84. What creature lays eggs more frequently with increasing light hours?

Hens

85. This bird is considered a spring animal because they return to the rocky coastal regions of Ireland during the spring after spending months out at sea.

Puffins

86. What animal relies on their fat reserves to get through winter? They do not eat until they wake in spring.

Bears

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Spring Celebrations Trivia Questions

Next, learn about spring celebrations and festivals around the world with this section of trivia.

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87. List five holidays that occur in spring.

Easter, April Fool’s Day, Passover, Earth Day, Arbor Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Cinco De Mayo, and Holi. (Don’t forget Star Wars Day!)

88. What spring festival is celebrated in Thailand?

Songkran

89. What is Semana Santa?

The Easter week celebrated in Spain.

90. The first day of spring marks the beginning of Nowruz. What is Nowruz?

The Persian New Year

91. When does Easter occur?

Easter always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox.

92. At Chichén Itzá, Mexico, the Mayan celebrate the first day of spring with “The Return of the _____ Serpent.”

Sun

93. The coming of spring coincides with what other celebration in China?

The Chinese New Year

94. On the first day of spring, what do people in Poland do?

They burn an effigy and throw it in the river to bid winter farewell.

95. This city, located in Ecuador, is said to enjoy spring-like weather all year round.

Loja City

96. Which country has sold the biggest chocolate egg ever, weighing the same as three cars and more than 34 feet high?

Italy

97. What is Holi?

The Indian festival of colors. It marks the beginning of spring.

*Have more fun with these April Fools Day Pranks for parents to play on their kids!

Spring Break Trivia

Have you ever headed to a spring break destination? Test your knowledge of this popular travel time!

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98. What movie did the modern spring break gain popularity from?

Where The Boys Are

99. How much do students spend each year on spring break?

$1 Billion

100. What is an “alternative” spring break?

Doing volunteer work.

101. David Knell and Perry Lang starred in this 1983 film.

Spring Break

102. What is the most popular Mexican destination for spring break?

Cancun

103. What U.S. city is considered the birthplace of spring break?

Fort Lauderdale

104. Why did spring break traffic to Fort Lauderdale spike during the 1940s?

German submarine activity

105. Which TV channel began broadcasting annual spring break specials in 1986?

MTV

106. How many college-aged kids are said to go on spring break each year?

Approximately 1.5 million students engage in spring break travel. (Find more fun travel trivia)

107. Which ancient civilization celebrated a tradition similar to spring break?

Greeks

108. What is the most popular spring break destination in Texas?

South Padre Island

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Spring Flowers Trivia

Grass turns green, trees get their leaves back, and flowers bloom in the springtime. Test your knowledge of these sweet-smelling and mood-boosting flowers with spring flowers trivia.

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109. Name two flowers that bloom in spring that start with the letter ‘L’.

Lilacs and Lilies

110. The opening of this flower signals the start of spring for the Japanese.

The cherry blossom

111. Name a popular yellow spring flower that begins with the letter ‘D’.

Daffodil

112. This flower is one of the first to pop out in the spring and the first that people get rid of. What is it?

Dandelions

113. How can you protect the bulb of a spring flower from damage?

Use a tunic or brown papery fiber to cover the bulb.

114. When do you plant a bulb?

Before the ground freezes.

115.

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William Wordsworth

116. Which short-lived, fragrant purple flower is symbolic of the first emotions of love?

The purple lilac

117. This tree blooms each spring and is the state symbol of Virginia, New Jersey, Missouri, and North Carolina. What is it?

The Dogwood

118. This fragrant flower is native to the warmer regions of Asia and Oceania. It can be made into tea and also used in perfumes. What is it?

Jasmine

119. These flowers have medicinal purposes, are considered a good omen for a happy marriage, and are named after Paeon in Greek Mythology.

Peonies

120. This country has a Tulip Festival in the spring.

Canada

121. The wattle blooming is a sign of spring in what country?

Australia

122. What is a spring flower that grows in the woods?

Primrose

123. This flower is recognized for its distinctly fragrant scent, variety of colors, and symbol of rebirth. These flowers are used during the Persian New Year.

Hyacinths

124. This flower has thousands of variations, has become a symbol of Easter, and when in bloom has a bright corona or crown-like structure surrounding its bell.

Daffodils

125. The petals of this flower represent faith, hope, courage, wisdom, and admiration.

Iris

126. Add this beautiful and brightly colored flower to a spring salad as their petals are edible.

Daisies

127. The concentration of soil determines the hue of this fragrant flower.

A) Black-eyed Susan

B) Hyacinth

C) Hydrangea

D) Lilac

Answer: C) Hydrangea

128. This flower only blooms for three to seven days in the spring with over 3,000 different varieties.

A) Freesia

B) Peony

C) Tulip

D) Bloodroot

Answer: C) Tulip

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Answer: D) Poppy

130. This plant belongs to the asparagus family. Its flowers look like little starfishes.

A) Lilly

B) Hydrangea

C) Hyacinth

D) Lilac

Answer: C) Hyacinth

131. How many tulips bloom in the Netherlands each spring?

A) More than 7 million

B) More than 5 million

C) More than 3 million

D) More than 1 million

Answer: A) More than 7 Million

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True or False Spring Trivia Questions

Finish up spring trivia with true or false questions.

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132. A person at the South Pole on the first day of spring would see the Sun skimming across the horizon, beginning six months of uninterrupted daylight.

False. This happens at the North Pole.

133. “Spring fever” is actual psychological and physiological symptoms associated with the arrival of spring. It includes restlessness, daydreaming, and increased energy.

True

134. Babies conceived in the spring are more likely to be premature.

True. Scientists think this is due to pregnant women contracting the flu later in their pregnancies, increasing the risk of premature labor.

135.

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False. 36% say spring is their favorite season

136. Maple syrup tastes the sweetest in spring.

True

137. Children grow faster in the spring than during other times of the year.

True

138. Spring helps us stay healthier. Our bodies create more mucus with more humid air.

True

139. The word “April” comes from the Latin word Aprillis, which means “to open”.

Answer: True

140. March was named after Mars, the Roman god of fire.

False: Mars was the Roman god of war.

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