Bing Supersonic Quiz Answers – Jun 18 (Hula Quiz)

The following questions are from the “Microsoft Rewards Bing Supersonic Quiz” for 6-18-2024. Let us know in the comments if you find the wrong answer to any question!!!

What sort of hula quiz is this?

Question 1: What does the word ‘dance’ mean in the Hawaiian language?

  • L’a
  • Wiki
  • Hula

Correct Answer: Hula

Fact: In Hawaiian, the word “hula” refers to a traditional dance that combines rhythmic movements with chants or songs called “mele.” Hula is more than just a dance; it is a way of storytelling, conveying Hawaiian history, mythology, and culture.

Question 2: What is a ‘kumu’ in the context of hula?

  • School
  • A musical instrument
  • Teacher

Correct Answer: Teacher

Fact: In the context of hula, a “kumu” is a revered teacher and guardian of traditional Hawaiian dance and culture. The term kumu means “source” or “foundation,” and kumu hula are responsible for passing down the knowledge, practices, and spiritual aspects of hula to their students. They play a crucial role in maintaining the authenticity and continuity of hula traditions, often having undergone extensive training and mentorship themselves.

Question 3: What is the name of the hula competition held annually in Hilo, Hawaii?

  • Entertaining Emperor
  • Royal Rally
  • Merrie Monarch Festival

Correct Answer: Merrie Monarch Festival

Fact: The Merrie Monarch Festival, held annually in Hilo, Hawaii, is a premier hula competition celebrating Hawaiian culture and traditional dance. Established in 1964, the week-long event features hula performances, arts and crafts, and a parade, attracting participants and spectators from around the world. Named after King David Kalākaua, who was known as the “Merrie Monarch,” the festival honors his contributions to the revival of Hawaiian arts.

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