Bing Daily Trivia Quiz: Island and Beach

Question 1: Which Australian state is featured in today’s image?

  • Queensland
  • Victoria
  • West Australia

Correct Answer: Queensland

Fact: Covering about 665,000 square miles, Queensland is more than twice the size of Texas and is home to a tapestry of geographical features and climates. From tropical rainforests, rivers, and coral reefs to mountain ranges and sandy beaches along its tropical and sub-tropical coastal areas, the state boasts remarkable diversity.

Question 2: What is the largest sand island in the world?

  • Lord Howe Island
  • Tromelin Island
  • K’gari

Correct Answer: K’gari

Fact: K’gari, also known as Fraser Island, lies off the eastern coast of Australia in Queensland. It has been inhabited for thousands of years by the Butchulla people. It was called Fraser Island by European settlers who arrived there in 1847 but was officially renamed K’gari, which means ‘paradise’ in the Butchulla language, in 2023. Part of a wider UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is roughly 76 miles long and 14 miles wide.

Question 3: Which is the largest pleasure beach in the world?

  • Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Avalon Beach, Australia
  • Cox’s Bazar Beach, Bangladesh

Correct Answer: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Fact: Virginia Beach boasts 28 miles of Atlantic coastline and 10 miles of estuary frontage along Chesapeake Bay. Covering 310 square miles, it is known for its vast stretches of beaches, complemented by numerous hotels, motels, and restaurants along its oceanfront.

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