[10-2-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: Every fall, the largest number of hot air balloons in the world take flight from the valley floor. Where are we?
The given options are:
- Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Cappadocia, Turkey
- Loire Valley, France
Correct Answer: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Info: The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a yearly hot air balloon festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in early October. Every October, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta fills the sky with more than 500 colorful balloons, making the event the largest gathering of balloons worldwide. The Balloon Fiesta began in 1972 with 13 balloons launched from a shopping-mall parking lot as the highlight of a 50th birthday celebration for 770 KOB Radio. The Balloon Fiesta is a nine-day event occurring in the first week of October. The festival has grown wildly over the decades and is now staged from the 365-acre Balloon Fiesta Park on the northern edge of Albuquerque. The event is the largest balloon festival in the world, followed by the Grand Est Mondial Air in France.
All three questions from today’s Bing Homepage Quiz are below. You can find their answers by visiting those pages.
- Every fall, the largest number of hot air balloons in the world take flight from the valley floor. Where are we?
- Who is credited for inventing balloon flight?
- Fall in New Mexico also coincides with the harvest of what variety of pepper that has become synonymous with the state?