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BIG England Winter Quiz – 50 Q&A + Picture Round!

How do you feel about winter in England? Well, love it or hate it we’ve all got to live through it! That’s why I’ve written this England winter quiz, to keep you entertained through those long dark evenings.

So, how high can YOU score in the BIG England Winter Quiz?

England’s winter can seem long, especially if you’re in mountainous England, or up north. Sometimes it feels like the best thing you can do is just stay in, especially in 2021. Cheer yourself up by doing my quiz about winter in England, to see how much you know.

Welcome to my 50 England Winter Quiz Questions! 

wintry england

You can either do this England winter quiz yourself, or you could use this quiz about winter in England to play against (or with) your friends.

I’ve come up with some fun winter questions to get you thinking about the British winter, and some winter true or false questions to test your decisiveness too.

This England winter quiz has five rounds of 10 questions, all the rounds are slightly different. Great if you’re looking for unusual England winter quiz questions!

The answers to the England winter quiz questions are at the end of the post, so don’t scroll down too far if you don’t want to see them. Don’t forget to share your scores in the comments at the end of the post.

Enjoy…

BIG England Winter Quiz

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Quiz about winter

Winter Quiz Round 1: General Knowledge 

Winter trivia questions and answers – how many do you know?

  1. Name the three british mammals that hibernate through winter? 

2. What do we call the longest day of the year in England? 

3. Red squirrels make mushroom jerky to prepare for the winter. True or false? 

4. Has Great Britain ever hosted the Winter Olympics?

5. Which of the following is NOT a winter flower?

A. Winter Honeysuckle
B. Christmas Rose
C. Santa’s Pansy
D. Snowdrop

6. Approximately what time does the sun set on New Year’s Eve in England?

7. How much money can a policeman fine a driver for driving a car with snow on the roof in the United Kingdom?

A. £30
B. £60
C. £90

8. Which of the following is the name of a play by William Shakespeare?

A. The Story of The Winter
B. A Tale of the Winter
C. The Winter’s Tale

9. Which common winter products can be lethal to pets?

10. In which fictional world, created by CS Lewis, is it always winter but never Christmas?


Winter Quiz Round 2: England Picture Round (Where Am I?)

Winter scenes around England, do you know where they are? Name the place, and the county.

Winter quiz in england

20. Final one that would ruin the aesthetic design of my England winter quiz picture round… where is this picture taken?

Cirencester Gloucestershire in winter

Winter Quiz Round 3: English weather 

Fun winter questions about the English weather for round 3…

fun quiz about winter

21. What is the record coldest temperature in England?

A. – 35.6 degrees C
B. -27.2 degrees C
C. -19.3 degrees C

22. Why do we put salt on icy roads in the winter?

A. Salt can melt the ice
B. Salt can reduce the freezing point
C. Salt can improve traction on the road

23. Which is England’s coldest month? 

24. Put these months in order of snowiest? 

February 
January 
March 
December

25. When does winter end in England, within three days?

26. How many days, on average, of snow does England get per year?

27. What year was the coldest winter on record?

28. Which is the wettest month of the year? 

29. Name at least 5 things you shouldn’t leave the house without on a wintry walk?

30. How cold does the British sea get in winter?

Winter Quiz Round 4: Festivals 

Next up in the BIG England quiz about winter, do you know the names of these festivals?

winter in england quiz

31. “Burning the Clocks” is an annual winter festival takes place in which city?

A. Brighton
B. Newcastle
C. Blackpool

32. What’s it called when you dip your head into water after an apple at Halloween? 

33. Which is the biggest Christmas market in England?

34. What do we remember on 5th November?

35. Which religion celebrates Diwali? 

36. Which nationality’s new year is marked by different animals?

37. Which Jewish Festival takes place in winter?

38. What is Boxing Day known for nowadays in England?

39. What happens at the Allendale Tar Barl Festival in Northumberland?

40. Which Cambridgeshire winter festival is this photo from?

Winter quiz in england

Winter Quiz Round 5: Winter days out in England

Unusual winter quiz questions time: can you name these wintry days out in England?

41. Which county is ‘UK Lapland’ in? 

42. What’s the biggest indoor skiing centre in England? 

43. Which huge gardens is known for its sell out Christmas Lights show?

44. Which museum in London is famous in winter for its outdoors ice rink?

45. British people like to meet which special person on trains at Christmas? 

46. What is the big Christmas celebration called in Hyde Park?

47. Name a street food / drink stand you ONLY see in winter?

48. They’ve become a popular way to socially distance publically, as well as eat your dinner in, what are they?

49. “She’s behind you!” – which popular festive day out in England is that a line from?

50. It’s a popular activity in England to go to the turning on of the ________ ? Blackpool and Oxford Street are probably the most well known…


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Answers to the England Winter Quiz

Winter Quiz Round 1: General Knowledge 

Winter trivia questions and answers – how many do you know?

  1. Name the three british mammals that hibernate through winter? 

Bats, hedgehogs and dormice

2. What do we call the longest day of the year in England? 

Winter Solstice

3. Red squirrels make mushroom jerky to prepare for the winter. True or false? 

True

4. Has Great Britain ever hosted the Winter Olympics?

No

5. Which of the following is NOT a winter flower?

C. Santa’s Pansy

6. Approximately what time does the sun set on New Year’s Eve in England?

4pm

7. How much money can a policeman fine a driver for driving a car with snow on the roof in the United Kingdom?
C. £60

8. Which of the following is the name of a play by William Shakespeare?
C. The Winter’s Tale

9. Which common winter products can be lethal to pets?

Anti freeze and rock salt

10. In which fictional world, created by CS Lewis, is it always winter but never Christmas?

Narnia

Love books? Have a go at our English Literature Quiz!


Winter Quiz Round 2: England Picture Round (Where Am I?)

Winter scenes around England, do you know where they are?

Winter quiz in england

11. Chesterton Windmill, Warwickshire

12. King’s College Chapel, Cambridge

13. Brighton Bandstand, Brighton, East Sussex

14. Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset 

15. Stonehenge, Wiltshire 

16. Westminster, London

17. Hadrians Wall, Cumbria

18. Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk

19. Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

20. Final one that would ruin the aesthetic design of my England winter quiz… where is this picture taken?

Cirencester, Cotswolds

Cirencester Gloucestershire in winter

Winter Quiz Round 3: English weather 

Fun winter questions about the English weather for round 3…

fun quiz about winter

21. What is the record coldest temperature in England?

B. -27.2 degrees C

22. Why do we put salt on icy roads in the winter?

B. Salt can reduce the freezing point

23. Which is England’s coldest month? 

January

24. Put these months in order of snowiest? 

February 
January 
March 
December

25. When does winter end in England, within three days?

Spring equinox – March 20 / 21st

26. How many days, on average, of snow does England get per year?

We get on average 23.7 days of snow a year but much of this snow doesn’t settle (but we still hope for a White Christmas each year)

27. What year was the coldest winter on record?

1963

28. Which is the wettest month of the year? 

December

29. Name at least 5 things you shouldn’t leave the house without on a wintry walk?

Any 5 of these: Umbrella, coat, gloves, scarf, sunglasses, hat, snow boots

30. How cold does the British sea get in winter?

6-7C

Winter Quiz Round 4: Festivals & Celebrations

Next up in the BIG England quiz about winter, do you know the names of these festivals?

winter in england quiz

31. “Burning the Clocks” is an annual winter festival takes place in which city?

A. Brighton

32. What’s it called when you dip your head into water after an apple at Halloween? 

Apple bobbing

33. Where’s the biggest Christmas market in England?

Lincoln

34. What do we remember on 5th November?

The historic date that Guy Fawkes’ planned assassination of King James I at the Houses of Parliament failed due to an anonymous tip off.

35. Which religion celebrates Diwali? 

Hinduism

36. Which nationality’s new year is marked by different animals?

Chinese New Year

37. Which Jewish Festival takes place in winter?

Hanukkah

38. What is Boxing Day known for nowadays in England?

Sales

39. What happens at the Allendale Tar Barl Festival in Northumberland?

They set barrels of tar on fire

40. Which Cambridgeshire winter festival is this photo from?

Winter quiz in england

Whittlesea Straw Bear festival, Cambridgeshire


Winter Quiz Round 5: Winter days out in England

Unusual winter quiz questions time: can you name these wintry days out in England?

41. Which county is ‘UK Lapland’ in? 

Kent

42. What’s the biggest indoor skiing centre in England

Snowdome

43. Which huge gardens is known for its sell out Christmas Lights show?

Christmas Lights Kew Gardens 

44. Which museum in London is famous in winter for its outdoors ice rink?

Natural History Museum

45. British people like to meet which special person on trains at Christmas? 

Santa

46. What is the big Christmas celebration called in Hyde Park?

Winter Wonderland

47. Name a street food / drink stand you ONLY see in winter?

Mulled wine / chestnuts

48. They’ve become a popular way to socially distance publically, as well as eat your dinner in, what are they?

Igloos

49. “She’s behind you!” – what popular festive day out in England is that a line from?

Pantomimes

50. It’s a popular activity in England to go to the turning on of the ________ ? Blackpool and Oxford Street are probably the most popular….

Christmas lights


END OF THE ENGLAND WINTER QUIZ

How did you do?

We have LOADS more quizzes for you. How about questions on British Wildlife, a quiz about the Isle of Wight, our famous Christmas dinner quiz, or, a quiz about England in the 90s?

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