(Answer) Earhart struck up a close friendship with another pioneering American woman. Who was she?

[7-24-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: Earhart struck up a close friendship with another pioneering American woman. Who was she?

The given options are:

  • Babe Didrikson
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Nellie Bly

Correct Answer: Eleanor Roosevelt

Info: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat, and activist. She served as the first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945, during her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office, making her the longest-serving first lady of the United States. Roosevelt was a member of the prominent American Roosevelt and Livingston families and a niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. As Earhart’s celebrity grew, she formed friendships with many important figures, some famous themselves. Her most notable friendship was with first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The two shared many interests and a commitment to causes for women. The pioneering women communicated regularly, and Earhart even took Roosevelt flying. Roosevelt took an interest in learning how to fly and obtained a student permit, although she did not follow through with plans to become a pilot. (ref)


All three questions from today’s Bing Homepage Quiz are below. You can find their answers by visiting those pages.

  1. Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean. Who was the second?
  2. Earhart struck up a close friendship with another pioneering American woman. Who was she?
  3. Who was the navigator who disappeared with Earhart during her attempt to fly around the world?

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