[10-16-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: About 80% of Greenland is covered in ice. How thick is the ice sheet?
The given options are:
- About 500 feet
- About 1,000 feet
- About 5,000 feet
Correct Answer: About 5,000 feet
Fact: The Greenland ice sheet is a vast body of ice covering 660,000 sq miles, roughly 80% of the surface of Greenland. It is the second largest ice body in the world, after the Antarctic ice sheet. The ice sheet is almost 1,800 miles long in a north-south direction, and its greatest width is 680 miles. The Greenland Ice Sheet is sometimes called inland ice or its Danish equivalent, indlandsis. It is also sometimes referred to as an ice cap.
All three questions from today’s Bing Homepage Quiz are below. You can find their answers by visiting these pages.
- This is the southern tip of Greenland, an island nation that’s part of what kingdom?
- About 80% of Greenland is covered in ice. How thick is the ice sheet?
- Who was the first European to reach North America?