Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Questions and Answers (5-13-2023)

Question 1: What kind of blooms are these?

  • Foxgloves
  • Wild lupines
  • Hollyhocks

Correct Answer: Wild lupines

Fact: Wild lupines thrive in dry, sandy soils and blooms in late spring or early summer.

Question 2: What is another name for lupine flowers?

  • Forget-me-nots
  • Mayflowers
  • Bluebonnets

Correct Answer: Bluebonnets

Fact: 'Bluebonnet' is another name for blue- and purple-flowered lupines. The shape of lupine petals is said to resemble the sunbonnets worn by pioneer women.

Question 3: The bluebonnet is the state flower of…

  • Missouri
  • Texas
  • Oregon

Correct Answer: Texas

Fact: The bluebonnet became the state flower of Texas in 1901. In early spring, bluebonnets turn many fields in the Lone Star state into acres of vibrant blue.

Additional Questions

Question 1: These pelicans are flying over a wildlife refuge in California. But which state has a pelican as its state bird?

  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Rhode Island

Correct Answer: Louisiana

Fact: Since 1966, Louisiana's state bird has been the brown pelican—one of three types of pelican found in the Americas. Our picture shows Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, an important stopover on the Pacific Flyway for migratory birds. It plays host to approximately 90% of American white pelicans as well as many other migratory species.

Question 2: What bird migrates hundreds of miles on foot?

  • Emu
  • Flamingo
  • Great blue heron

Correct Answer: Emu

Fact: Australia's flightless emu can migrate about 300 miles in search of food. They have very strong legs suited for running and jumping and are the only bird in the world with a gastrocnemius—better known as a calf muscle.

Question 3: Which natural phenomenon helps birds navigate?

  • Tropical storms
  • Meteor showers
  • Magnetic fields

Correct Answer: Magnetic fields

Fact: Earth's magnetic field is created by the movement of liquid iron inside its outer core. Birds can visualize this effect for use as a navigation system. Recent studies have indicated this is due to a special protein in their eyes.

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