In 1896, Yukon became famous because of

[2-19-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: In 1896, Yukon became famous because of…

The given options are:

  • Sasquatch sightings
  • Gold
  • Snow

Correct Answer: Gold

Info: In August 1896, a prospector named Skookum Jim found gold near the Klondike River in Yukon, setting off one of the most frantic gold rushes in history. From 1896 to 1899, as many as 100,000 people surged into the area to try their luck.

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

  1. Where in the world is Mount Logan?
  2. What is the capital of Canada’s Yukon territory?
  3. In 1896, Yukon became famous because of…

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