Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Answers [May 5, 2024]

Welcome to the Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz for 5-5-2024. Let us know in the comments if you find any wrong answers!!!

Question 1: Cinco de Mayo is a holiday of which Spanish-speaking country?

  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • Venezuela

Correct Answer: Mexico

Fact: The Battle of Puebla took place on May 5, 1862. Under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza, a smaller Mexican military unit successfully repelled French troops led by Napoleon III. The Mexican president declared a national holiday to celebrate the Battle of Cinco de Mayo soon afterward.

Question 2: Which Mexican city—seen in today’s image—is home to the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel?

San Miguel de Allende 
  • San Miguel de Allende
  • Oaxaca
  • Puebla

Correct Answer: San Miguel de Allende

Fact: The parish church of San Miguel, with its striking pink pinnacles, towers over the city in Guanajuato state, central Mexico. Construction of the building began in 1709, but its current Gothic façade was added in 1880.

Question 3: Which one of the following statements is true about Mexico?

  • Mexico is the smallest Spanish-speaking country
  • Its capital, Mexico City, is sinking
  • Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Correct Answer: Its capital, Mexico City, is sinking

Fact: The capital city, with a population of nearly 9 million, was built on land that was once a lake. In the 17th century, colonists began draining the lake, causing the ground to sink under the city's weight.

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Question 4: Where are we in today’s image?

  • Brighton
  • Blackpool
  • Bournemouth

Correct Answer: Brighton

Fact: Today's image features the Brighton Palace Pier—an iconic landmark and entertainment complex in Brighton, East Sussex, England. Stretching out into the English Channel, the pier is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, thrilling attractions and panoramic views of the coastline.

Question 5: What type of event is the Brighton Festival primarily known for?

  • Sports
  • Arts and culture
  • Fishing

Correct Answer: Arts and culture

Fact: Founded in 1967, the festival has grown into one of the largest and most diverse arts festivals in the United Kingdom. The festival's artistic director, appointed annually, curates a dynamic lineup that reflects the vibrant cultural landscape of Brighton and beyond.

Question 6: What is the traditional opening event of the Brighton Festival?

  • Children’s parade
  • Fireworks display
  • Concert

Correct Answer: Children’s parade

Fact: This vibrant procession brings together thousands of participants, including schoolchildren, community groups, artists and volunteers, to showcase their creativity and celebrate the spirit of the festival. Each year, the Children's Parade is centered around a specific theme and this year, it is 'Dream Again.'

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