Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Questions and Answers (10-1-2023)

Question 1: Which country is Lake Bled in?

  • Austria
  • Slovenia
  • Italy

Correct Answer: Slovenia

Fact: You can find Lake Bled nestled in the Julian Alps, a mountain range that stretches from northeastern Italy to Slovenia. This glacial lake, near the town of Bled in northwestern Slovenia, is famous for its island, church, and medieval castle on a precipice overlooking the water.

Question 2: Which traditional wooden boat transports visitors to Bled Island?

  • Pletna
  • Rowboat
  • Gondola

Correct Answer: Pletna

Fact: Resembling an Italian gondola, a pletna is a traditional wooden boat that can seat up to 20 passengers. The term originates from the Bavarian German word 'Plätten,' which describes a boat with a flat bottom. Some historians suggest pletnas have been used on Lake Bled since the year 1150, others say 1590. Either way, they've been part of the scenery here for a very long time.

Question 3: What is the name of the traditional dessert that is famous around Lake Bled?

  • Kaiserschmarrn
  • Soufflé
  • Cremeschnitte

Correct Answer: Cremeschnitte

Fact: The specialty, a cream cake known as kremšnita or Cremeschnitte, has long been popular across Central Europe and the Balkans. In Slovenia, it is associated with Bled, where the current 'official' recipe was created in 1953 by Ištvan Lukačević, a former patisserie manager at Hotel Park. There's also an annual festival to honor the treat.

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