Bing Daily Quiz Trivia | A Beacon of Biodiversity

Question 1: In which national park was the Tasmanian snow gum in today’s image photographed?

Tasmanian snow gum
  • Mount Field National Park
  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • Wild Taiga

Correct Answer: Mount Field National Park

Fact: This evergreen tree, also known as Eucalyptus coccifera, has twisted branches and smooth, mottled bark. Endemic to Tasmania, this one was photographed in the Australian island state's oldest national park, Mount Field, known for its biodiversity and some of the tallest eucalypt forests in the world.

Question 2: Which marine ecosystem is considered the most diverse?

  • Mangrove forests
  • Coral reefs
  • Salt marshes

Correct Answer: Coral reefs

Fact: Coral reefs are home to approximately 25% of all marine life. The area with the highest coral diversity is the Coral Triangle—between the Pacific and Indian Oceans—that hosts about 600 species of coral and 3,000 reef fish species.

Question 3: May 22 was designated as the International Day for Biological Diversity by…

  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
  • United Nations
  • Rainforest Alliance

Correct Answer: United Nations

Fact: The United Nations, founded in 1945, is an international organization that monitors and discusses global problems with the world's nations. Some of its major achievements include the declaration of human rights, the global agreement to protect the Earth's ozone layer, and saving the Great Sphinx of Giza.

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