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Lunisolar calendar: Quiz


Question 1: ________ of this decimal value give optimal approximations for this value.
Generalized continued fractionIrrational numberContinued fractionEuclidean algorithm

Question 2: The Chinese, Coligny and Hebrew[1] lunisolar calendars track more or less the ________ whereas the Buddhist and Hindu lunisolar calendars track the sidereal year.
Universal TimeTropical yearLongitudeTime

Question 3: The ________ is lunar, but not a lunisolar calendar because its date is not related to the sun.
Julian calendarGregorian calendarIslamic calendarTime

Question 4: The Julian and Gregorian Calendars are solar, not lunisolar, because their dates do not indicate the moon phase — however, a lunisolar calendar is used in the determination of the Christian celebration of ________.
ComputusJesusLiturgical yearEaster

Question 5: Early Christians in Britain and Ireland also used an 84-year cycle until the ________ in 664.
Synod of WhitbyCeltic ChristianityWilfridBede

Question 6: If the solar year is defined as a tropical year then a lunisolar calendar will give an indication of the season; if it is taken as a sidereal year then the calendar will predict the ________ near which the full moon may occur.
ConstellationTaurus (constellation)CruxCanis Major

Question 7: A lunisolar calendar is a ________ in many cultures whose date indicates both the moon phase and the time of the solar year.
CalendarJulian calendarIslamic calendarGregorian calendar


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