For centuries, people have used cormorants for

[3-6-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: For centuries, people have used cormorants for…

The given options are:

  • Navigation
  • Catching fish
  • Predicting the future

Correct Answer: Catching fish


Info: Fishermen in Asia and Europe have conscripted the great cormorant and other cormorant species to ply their trade. Commonly a collar or snare is placed around the cormorant’s neck to prevent it from swallowing any large fish. When a cormorant has caught a fish in its throat, the fisherman hauls the bird back and forces it to spit the fish up. Once a widespread practice, it’s now widely regarded as cruel to the birds and has mostly fallen out of practice.

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

  1. When they’re on dry land, great cormorants like these are often seen…
  2. For centuries, people have used cormorants for…
  3. The name ‘cormorant’ derives from Latin and means…

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