Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Questions and Answers (8-27-2023)

Question 1: Jeju Island is the largest island of which Asian country?

  • Japan
  • Philippines
  • South Korea

Correct Answer: South Korea

Fact: Jeju Island is the largest and most populous island—nearly 700,000 people live in an area of approximately 700 square miles—of South Korea. The volcanic island is also home to the country's highest point, a shield volcano called Hallasan.

Question 2: What is the native religion of Jeju Island?

  • Taoism
  • Shamanism
  • Hinduism

Correct Answer: Shamanism

Fact: Jeju Island is one of the few places where the Korean religion of shamanism is most intact. Shamanism believes in the presence of multiple gods that interact with the living. Classified as a folk religion—beliefs associated with a particular ethnicity or group—spiritual rituals are typical attributes of the tradition.

Question 3: South Korea removed a traditional counting system this year to match international standards. What did the system count?

  • Time
  • Age
  • Distance

Correct Answer: Age

Fact: In the traditional Korean age-counting system, everyone is one year old at birth, which number increases by one on January 1 each year; therefore, everyone turns a year older on the first day of the year. The change to the international calculation method was strongly encouraged and then finally made under the currently serving president, Yoon Suk Yeol's government.

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