Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Questions and Answers (12-24-2022)

Question 1: This Christmas tree is set atop a barge near the capital city of what US state?

  • Maine
  • Alaska
  • Washington

Correct Answer: Alaska

Fact: Amalga Harbor is about 15 miles north of Juneau, Alaska, and is one of only a handful of coastal capital cities in the US.

Question 2: This photo was taken from nearby Ernest Gruening State Historical Park. Who was Gruening?

  • The founder of Juneau
  • One of Alaska’s first US senators
  • Alaska’s richest resident

Correct Answer: One of Alaska’s first US senators

Fact: The park is named for one of Alaska's two inaugural senators. Gruening also served as governor of the Alaska Territory, before it became a state.

Question 3: What year did Alaska become a US state?

  • 1912
  • 1938
  • 1959

Correct Answer: 1959

Fact: Alaska became our 49th state on January 3, 1959. It was granted territorial status in 1912, 45 years after its $7.2 million. purchase by then Secretary of State William Seward. Widely considered a huge mistake at the time, the purchase was known as 'Seward's Folly' or 'Seward's Icebox.'

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