Bing Daily Trivia Quiz: Big Bend National Park

Question 1: Which state is home to Big Bend National Park?

  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Texas

Correct Answer: Texas

Fact: Texas has a rich array of wildlife including an impressive 590 native bird species—the highest diversity in the country. Big Bend National Park in West Texas encompasses a vast wilderness of mountains and canyons.

Question 2: What type of galaxy is the Milky Way?

  • Lenticular
  • Elliptical
  • Barred spiral

Correct Answer: Barred spiral

Fact: A barred spiral galaxy is characterized by a distinctive bar-shaped structure of stars at its center, extending outward from the nucleus. The Milky Way’s bar is thought to influence the motion of stars and gas within the galaxy, and it may also contribute to the formation of new stars.

Question 3: Which river flows through Big Bend National Park?

  • Rio Grande
  • Missouri River
  • Colorado River

Correct Answer: Rio Grande

Fact: The Rio Grande, known as Río Bravo del Norte in Mexico, is a major river in the southwestern United States. Originating in south-central Colorado, it meanders its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Spanning a length of 1,896 miles, it is the fourth-largest river in both the United States and North America by its main stem.

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