Bing Turbocharge Quiz Answers – Jul 1 (Bongo Knowledge)

The following questions are from the “Microsoft Rewards Bing Turbocharge Quiz” for 7-1-2024. Let us know in the comments if you find the wrong answer to any question!!!

What exactly is a Bongo, do you know?

Question 1: Bongos have an unusual diet after storms. What do they consume?

  • Insects
  • Charred wood
  • Fresh leaves

Correct Answer: Charred wood

Fact: After storms, bongos, which are large forest antelopes, adapt their diet to take advantage of the freshly fallen vegetation. They consume leaves, fruits, and bark that have been dislodged by the strong winds and rain. This behavior allows them to access a variety of foods that are usually out of reach. Additionally, the storm debris provides bongos with nutrient-rich resources that are vital for their survival in their forest habitats.

Question 2: Where do Bongos live?

  • Africa
  • North America
  • Asia

Correct Answer: Africa

Fact: Bongos are large, striking antelopes native to the dense forests of Central and West Africa. They primarily inhabit lowland rainforests, montane forests, and occasionally forest-savanna mosaics. Their range includes countries like Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Ghana. Bongos thrive in thick underbrush, using their striped coats to blend into the foliage, and are adept at moving quietly through dense vegetation.

Question 3: What is the scientific name for the Bongo?

  • Tragelaphus strepsiceros
  • Tragelaphus buxtoni
  • Tragelaphus eurycerus

Correct Answer: Tragelaphus eurycerus

Fact: The scientific name for the Bongo is Tragelaphus eurycerus. It is a large forest antelope found in Africa, known for its distinctive reddish-brown coat with white stripes. Bongos have long, spiraled horns and are primarily found in dense forests across Central and West Africa.

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