Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Questions and Answers (1-28-2023)

Question 1: What’s the biggest island in the Bahamas?

  • Cat Island
  • Andros Island
  • Great Abaco

Correct Answer: Andros Island

Fact: Technically an archipelago, Andros is sliced up by a network of creeks, wetlands, and shallow flats. The world's third-largest barrier reef lies off its eastern coast.

Question 2: Christopher Columbus made his first landfall on which island in the Bahamas?

  • San Salvador
  • Grand Bahama
  • Great Inagua

Correct Answer: San Salvador

Fact: On Oct 12, 1492, the Italian Columbus reached San Salvador. The island was already populated by the Lucayan people, who called it Guanahani.

Question 3: How many times does the ISS orbit the Earth in one day?

  • 5
  • 10
  • 16

Correct Answer: 16

Fact: In 24 hours, the ISS makes 16 orbits around Earth, traveling through 16 sunrises and sunsets. And providing 16 opportunities for amazing photos of the Caribbean.

Question 4: Mangroves are the only trees that can…

  • Lift their roots and move
  • Double their size yearly
  • Live in salt water

Correct Answer: Live in salt water

Fact: Mangroves are the only trees that can grow in water with high salinity—their complex root systems filter out the salt.

Question 5: Mangrove trees excel at doing what?

  • Capturing carbon
  • Spreading nutrients
  • Growing nuts in every season

Correct Answer: Capturing carbon

Question 6: Which continent has no mangrove trees?

  • Antarctica
  • Europe
  • Both are correct

Correct Answer: Both are correct

Fact: Neither Europe nor Antarctica has mangroves because they only grow in the tropics or subtropics. In North America, mangrove wetlands are found on the southern coasts of Florida and along the Gulf Coast to Texas.

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