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Groundhog Day Words Multiple Choice Definitions Worksheet

1. awake
A) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
B) a hole dug in the ground by rodent type animals for protection and hibernation
2. burrow
A) a hole dug in the ground by rodent type animals for protection and hibernation
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
3. cloudy
A) a term used to describe a weather condition in which there are brief moments of direct sunlight because of numerous clouds in the sky
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
4. folklore
A) a story, usually relayed orally, that is passed down through generations
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
5. forecast
A) the attempt to predict what the weather will be like for a specified time in the future
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
6. groundhog
A) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
B) a large, mostly herbivorous rodent that lives in a burrow and hibernates during the winter months
7. hibernate
A) a state of sleep and inactivity when an animals metabolism slows down to conserve energy in order to survive the winter
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
8. late
A) to arrive or appear after a predetermined or expected time
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
9. mammal
A) a warm-blooded animal usually covered with hair or fur, containing vertebrae, and bearing live young
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
10. overcast
A) a term used to describe the sky when a continuous cloud or mist blocks out direct sunlight
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
 
11. Punxsutawney
A) a city in Pennsylvania famous for its groundhog day festivities
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
12. rodent
A) a small mostly herbivorous mammal characterized by two large upper and lower front teeth and usually having some sort of tail
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
13. shadow
A) the shaded area produced when an object partially blocks light produced by a larger light source
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
14. spring
A) the seasonal change in weather occurring after winter, characterized by increased warmth and renewed growth of plant life
B) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
15. underground
A) a term usually used to describe becoming alert and active after a period of long sleep, such as hibernation
B) a term used to describe anything that lies below the top surface of the soil

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