Summer is here, and it is hot! There is lots to do during summer, like family vacations, beach days, Disney trips, and summer camp, but during those long drives and downtime, here is a fun summer quiz!


1. What day is the unofficial start of summer?

a. Labor Day

b. Memorial Day

c. Father’s Day

d. Independence Day

2. Which day is the unofficial end of summer?

a. Labor Day

b. Memorial Day

c. Father’s Day

d. Independence Day

3. When does the Summer Solstice occur?

a. July 27-28

b. August 2-3

c. June 20-21

d. June 1-2

4. What is the most popular week for travel in the United States?

a. The first week of August

b. The second week of July

c. The week of Christmas Eve

d. The week of Thanksgiving

5. Where is “Kokomo,” according to the Beach Boys? 

a. Aruba

b. Jamaica

c. ooh, I wanna take ya

d. Bermuda

e. Bahama, come on, pretty mama

f. Key Largo

g. Montego

h. Off the Florida Keys

6. What was the most streamed song of the summer of 2022? 

a. “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” by Kate Bush

b. “As It Was” by Harry Styles

c. “Me Porto Bonito” by Bad Bunny, Chencho Corleone

d. “Glimpse of Us” by Joji

7. Who wrote the 80s hit, “Boys of Summer”?

a. The Eagles

b. Billy Joel

c. Kenny Rogers

d. Don Henley

8. Who wrote the hit song “Summer of ’69”?

a. REO Speedwagon

b. Bryan Adams

c. Bruce Springsteen

d. Wham!

9. What is the hottest temperature recorded in Palm Beach, Florida? 

a. 101 degrees

b. 103 degrees

c. 110 degrees

d. Every day in Palm Beach

10. Which US state has the average hottest temperature? 

a. Texas

b. California

c. Florida

d. New Mexico

11. What does SPF stand for?

a. Sun Please Flee

b. Sender Policy Framework

c. Sun Protection Factor

12. Which place holds the record for the hottest day?

a. Turbat, Pakistan

b. Death Valley, California

c. Tirat Tsvi, Israel

d. Ahvaz, Iran

13. July is the national month of what summer food? 

a. Watermelon

b. Hotdogs

c. Popsicles

d. Ice cream

14. What is the most popular flavor of ice cream?

a. Cookies & Cream

b. Vanilla

c. Chocolate

d. Baskin Robbins Superman Ice Cream

15. Is a watermelon a fruit or a vegetable?

a. Fruit

b. Vegetable

16. What was the first public beach in the U.S.?

a. Laguna Beach

b. Clearwater Beach

c. Revere Beach

d. Outer Banks

17. How many miles of beach does Florida have?

a. 427 miles

b. 7,000 miles

c. 825 miles

d. 1,257 miles

18. Where is the famous Pig Beach located?

a. The Bahamas

b. Hawai

c. Jamaica

d. Costa Rica

19. When was the first beach ball invented?

a. 1920

b. 1938

c. 1945

d. 1977

20. What is the birthstone for July? 

a. Ruby

b. Sapphire

c. Topaz

d. Emerald

21. What country do fireworks originate from?

a. Peru

b. China

c. Japan

d. United Arab Emirates

22. When was the first official surf contest?

a. 1928

b. 1938

c. 1968

d. 1978

23. What famous tennis tournament is played every summer?

a. Australian Open

b. French Open

c. US Open

d. Wimbledon

24. What sporting event is held on Memorial Day weekend every year?

a. Indianapolis 500

b. The Masters

c. Hot Dog Eating Contest

d. Tour De France

25. When was the first Summer Olympics?

a. 1896

b. 1904

c. 1920

d. 1924

Answer Key: 

1 – B

2 – A

3 – C

4 – B

5 – H

6 – A

7 – D

8 – B

9 – A

10 – C

11  – C

12 – B

13 – D

14 – B

15 – A

16 – C

17 – C

18 – A

19 – B

20 – A

21 – B

22 – A

23 – D

24 – A

25 – A