Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Answers [May 4, 2024]

Welcome to the Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz for 5/4/2024. Let us know in the comments if you find any wrong answers!!!

Question 1: Where were the scenes on planet Ahch-To, in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ filmed?

  • Galápagos
  • Capri
  • Skellig Michael
Skellig Michael

Correct Answer: Skellig Michael

Fact: Skellig Michael, which sits about 7 miles off Ireland's southwestern coast, featured as Luke Skywalker's sanctuary on Ahch-To in both 'The Force Awakens' and 'The Last Jedi.' Atop the island is a preserved monastic settlement that dates back to the 6th century. Its distinctive dome-shaped structures starred as ancient Jedi temple ruins in the movies.

Question 2: Who is Luke Skywalker’s father in the ‘Star Wars’ saga?

  • Boba Fett
  • Darth Vader
  • Senator Bail Organa

Correct Answer: Darth Vader

Fact: Darth Vader, originally known as Anakin Skywalker, was a Jedi Knight who fell to the 'dark side' of the Force. Throughout the original trilogy, the relationship between Luke and Vader is a central theme, with the iconic line 'I am your father' revealing the familial connection.

Question 3: Which dog breed inspired the character of Millennium Falcon co-pilot Chewbacca?

  • Labrador retriever
  • Alaskan malamute
  • Komondor

Correct Answer: Alaskan malamute

Fact: Han Solo's Wookiee copilot was inspired by 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas' Alaskan malamute, Indiana. Lucas shared that Indiana used to sit in the front seat of his car like a co-pilot and was often mistaken for a human. The dog is also said to have inspired the name of another famous Lucas creation, Indiana Jones.

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Question 4: Which desert is the subject of today’s photograph?

  • Sonoran
  • Great Basin
  • Red

Correct Answer: Sonoran

Fact: The Sonoran Desert spans roughly 100,000 square miles, including parts of Arizona, California, and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California. It has a subtropical climate, mainly hot and arid, with temperatures soaring up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. The monsoon season brings rainfall from July to September, with another rainy season in December and January. The rain supports a large variety of animals and plants, including the wildflowers pictured.

Question 5: Which city is surrounded by the Sonoran Desert?

  • Phoenix
  • Santa Fe
  • Mesquite

Correct Answer: Phoenix

Fact: Phoenix is the capital and largest city in the state of Arizona. Situated in the Salt River Valley, or Valley of the Sun, Phoenix experiences extremely hot summers and mild winters, characteristic of the Sonoran Desert region. The city's landscape is dominated by saguaro cacti and vast expanses of desert terrain.

Question 6: Which is the driest desert on Earth?

  • Karakum
  • Atacama
  • Gobi

Correct Answer: Atacama

Fact: Parts of Chile's Atacama Desert have gone without rain for decades and, before 2015, no rain had been recorded for 500 years in its hyper-arid center. The extreme dryness of the Atacama Desert has created an environment so harsh that it resembles the conditions found on Mars and it has been used by NASA to test Mars rovers and instruments.

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