March Equinox Trivia and Answers

It's an astronomical event, it's day of festivity since antiquity and and international day. How much do you really know about it? Let's put your knowledge to the test ...

Challenge yourself with a March Equinox Trivia Quiz!

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The purpose of the International Day of Happiness is to promote happiness as well as what other beneficial aspect of life?

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Answer: Well-being
UN resolution 66/281 recognized well-being as a universal goal and aspiration alongside happiness.

VeryHard

Which country ranked dead last out of the 156 surveyed for the UN's 2018 World Happiness Report?

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Answer: Burundi
The African nation of Burundi, largely due to its issues with poverty and violence, holds the unenviable position of coming in last on the 2018 World Happiness Report.

Easy

There are two equinoxes annually, with one falling in March. In what month is the other?

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Answer: September
The autumnal equinox occurs in September and marks the beginning of the Fall season (in the Northern Hemisphere).

Hard

Which solar phenomenon occurs during equinoxes which causes disruptions in communications' satellites?

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Answer: Sun Outages
Sun outages occur before the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and after the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere. This is due to satellites being directly positioned between the Earth and the sun.

Medium

The concept of promoting and measuring an entire locality's happiness level is known as what?

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Answer: Gross National Happiness
The Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is responsible for this development - Gross National Happiness - which has been adopted in various countries and cities around the world and laid the foundation for the International Day of Happiness.

Medium

What does the Latin word equinox translate to in English?

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Answer: "Equal night"
Equinox translates into English as "equal night", which alludes to the fact that day and night hours are virtually the same length during these occasions.

Medium

Which astronomical celestial event generally occurs on the same date as the International Day of Happiness?

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Answer: March Equinox
Though there are variations, the March equinox generally occurs on 20 March, with International Happiness Day adopting this date due to that event.

Hard

The Happiness Development Movement, which eventually led to the establishment of the International Day of Happiness, began in which year?

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Answer: 1972
The Happiness Development Movement began in 1972 through a philosophy introduced by the king of Bhutan, the same country that initiated the resolution which led to the establishment of the International Day of Happiness.

Hard

In what city was the International Day of Happiness formally launched in 2013?

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Answer: New York
The International Day of Happiness was launched in 2013 by Ndaba Mandela, the late Nelson Mandela's grandson and Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, at the TedXTeen conference in New York City.

Easy

From an astronomical standpoint, which event marks the end of the Spring season?

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Answer: Summer Solstice
The June or Summer solstice is considered to generally mark the end of Spring and signal the beginning of Summer.



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