[Answer] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: May 18, 2024

Question 1: This blue whale skeleton hangs in the entrance hall of which city’s natural history museum?

London natural history museum
  • London
  • New York
  • Paris

Correct Answer: London

Fact: The Natural History Museum traces its roots back to the collection of Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753), an Anglo-Irish physician and botanist who amassed more than 70,000 items. The blue whale was installed in the entrance hall in 2017. While in London, you should explore the iconic architecture of South Kensington. Right next to the 19th-century building of the Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum displays an extensive collection of art, design, and fashion.

Question 2: Which entity organizes International Museum Day?

  • International Council of Museums
  • Association of Art Museum Curators
  • American Alliance of Museums

Correct Answer: International Council of Museums

Fact: The International Council of Museums (ICOM) is a global organization committed to promoting and protecting museums and cultural heritage worldwide. Founded in 1946, ICOM now comprises 118 national committees.

Question 3: Which of the museum professions is responsible for preserving historically significant records?

  • Art handler
  • Art historian
  • Archivist

Correct Answer: Archivist

Fact: Archivists are trained to record and conserve the past. They preserve original materials and valuable items with specific handling methods and techniques to ensure their survival. These materials can be manuscripts, documents, photographs, maps, letters, and recordings, just to mention a few.

Question 4: Where is this Natural History Museum in today’s image?

  • London
  • Sydney
  • Paris

Correct Answer: London

Question 5: Which is the largest museum in India in terms of collection size?

  • Salar Jung Museum
  • National Museum
  • Indian Museum

Correct Answer: Indian Museum

The above questions are from the “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” for 5-18-2024. Let us know in the comments if you find the wrong answer to any question!!!

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