Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Questions and Answers (6-25-2023)

Question 1: What kind of stone is Al-Khazneh (aka the Treasury) carved out of?

  • Sandstone
  • Limestone
  • Onyx

Correct Answer: Sandstone

Fact: The caves, temples, and tombs carved from pink sandstone in this once-thriving center of trade earned Petra the nickname 'the Rose City.' Al-Khazneh, featured in our image, is an ancient temple built around 2,000 years ago, thought to have been the final resting place of Aretas IV, king of the Nabataean people.

Question 2: Which people built Al-Khazneh?

  • The Greeks
  • The Romans
  • The Nabataeans

Correct Answer: The Nabataeans

Fact: Тhe Nabataeans were an ancient Arabian civilization that thrived from the 4th century BСE tо thе 1st century AD. They were skilled architects who built a network of cisterns, water channels, and other amenities, as well as carving out towering temples from sandstone cliffs.

Question 3: Which famous Hollywood movie was shot here?

  • Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • The Matrix

Correct Answer: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Fact: The third Indiana Jones movie, directed by Steven Spielberg, was the highest-grossing film in 1989. Petra serves as the backdrop in the final scene of the movie, where Indy finds the Holy Grail.

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