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The Calendar Quiz contains an overview of the different kinds of calendars. Test your knowledge of some terms used to create calendars and how calendars are used define an amount of time.
1. A calendar is a system for naming periods of time.  Cycles in a calendar are often synchronized with the perceived motion of what kinds of objects?
a.Cylindrical
b.Archaeological
c.Proportionate
d.Astronomical
2. A fiscal calendar fixes each month at a specific number of what?
a.Days
b.Weeks
c.Even numbered days
d.Odd numbered days
3. Nearly all calendar systems group consecutive days into months and years, what kind of calendar approximates Earth’s tropical year?
a.Solar calendar
b.Fiscal calendar
c.Lunar calendar
d.World calendar
4. Calendars that are based on observation are also known as what type of calendar?
a.Mixed calendar
b.Roman calendar
c.Pragmatic calendar
d.Astronomical calendar
5. Calendars that are based on a strict set of rules are also known as what type of calendar?
a.Arithmetical calendar
b.Pragmatic calendar
c.Theoretical calendar
d.Fiscal calendar
6. The main practical use of a calendar is to identify what?
a.Time
b.Days
c.Lunar phase
d.Seasons
7. The insertion of a leap day, week, or month into some calendar years is known as what?
a.Fiscal
b.Time-keeping
c.Intercalation
d.Rule based
8. What are the months within a calendar year that start on the same day called?
a.Mentally calculated months
b.Arithmetic modulo months
c.Typical months
d.Corresponding months
9. The system of dominical letters assigns a letter to each day of the year from A through __ which one?
a.E
b.F
c.I
d.G
10. Most Christians have made which day of the week as their day of rest and worship?
a.Saturday
b.Wednesday
c.Friday
d.Sunday
11. A day is defined as the amount of time required for the earth to turn once on its axis in respect to what?
a.The sun
b.The moon
c.The planets
d.The lunar eclipse
12. Calendar adjustments that take place to keep the number of elapsed calendar and solar days as equal as possible is known as what?
a.Solar year
b.Leap year
c.Tropical year
d.Vernal equinox
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By: Francesca on Jul 20, 2009
  i do not think i did that great but we shall see(:
By: atul on Jan 24, 2009
  A calender to me is one which gives me anaccount of solar and lunar events.
  

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