Bing Homepage Quiz Answers – Jun 30, 2024

The following questions are from the “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” for 6-30-2024. Let us know in the comments if you find the wrong answer to any question!!!

Question 1: Which mythological creature is seen in today’s image from Bali?

  • Barong
  • Valkyrie
  • Kraken

Correct Answer: Barong

Fact: The masked figure of Barong is a symbol of prosperity and good fortune, in opposition to the malignant witch, Rangda. The eternal battle between good and evil is featured in the Barong dance.

Question 2: What is the capital of Indonesia?

  • Bangkok
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Jakarta

Correct Answer: Jakarta

Fact: Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, has a population of nearly 11 million. The city was known as Batavia until 1949 when, upon achieving independence from the Netherlands, its name was changed back to Jakarta, which, in Sanskrit, means ‘victorious deed.’ It is on the island of Java, one of the more than 17,000 islands that make up the country of Indonesia.

Question 3: Puri Saren Agung, the residence of the royal family of Ubud, is commonly referred to in English as __.

  • Ubud Palace
  • Ubud Royal Mansion
  • Puri Saren Castle

Correct Answer: Ubud Palace

Fact: The Ubud Palace acquired its present form during Tjokorda Putu Kandel’s (1800–1823) reign. However, after the 1917 earthquake, the palace went through significant reconstruction and was opened to the public in 1928. To the north of the building stands the royal family’s private temple, Marajan Agung.

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