February 2 is Ground Hog Day. Test your knowledge about Ground Hogs and their special day.


February 1, 2023

1. In Europe the hedgehog was used as the ‘predictor’ of weather. What American immigrants first substituted the ground hog for the hedgehog? ________________

2. There are Ground Hog Day celebrations in many states of the U.S. Why has Ground Hog Day never really caught on in the western United States, including Montana?_________________

3. Punxsutawney Phil (in Pennsylvania) is one of the most famous weather prognosticators. How often over the past decade has Phil been correct in his forecast? _____________________

4. In many parts of Europe Candlemas is celebrated on February 2, the mi...

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