Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Questions and Answers (7-30-2023)

Question 1: Which Palouse Heritage-owned farm was established along the Palouse River?

  • Runner Bean Ranch
  • Palouse Colony Farm
  • Pioneer Produce

Correct Answer: Palouse Colony Farm

Fact: Owned and operated by Palouse Heritage, the Palouse Colony Farm was first organized along the Palouse River in 1880. The farm was reestablished by the Ochs and Scheuerman families in 2015 and has been running in its current form ever since.

Question 2: Which of these famous explorers passed through the Palouse region?

  • Lewis and Clark
  • Marco Polo
  • Vasco da Gama

Correct Answer: Lewis and Clark

Fact: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark came to the Palouse River in October 1805 and met the Palouse people, one of several Sahaptin-speaking Native American tribes living in the Columbia Plateau region.

Question 3: What animal is the mascot of Washington State University, located in the Palouse?

  • Leopard
  • Cougar
  • Tiger

Correct Answer: Cougar

Fact: Butch T. Cougar is the university's mascot and takes his name from a WSU football star from the 1920s. From 1927, the university had a live cougar as a mascot, but the tradition was discontinued after the last one, Butch VI, died in 1978. Today he is represented by a student in a costume.

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