The crocus is the subject of a story in

[3-26-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: The crocus is the subject of a story in…

The given options are:

  • Russian folklore
  • An American fable
  • Greek mythology

Correct Answer: Greek mythology


Info: In Greek mythology, Crocus was a mortal youth turned into the crocus plant by the gods, who were unhappy with his love affair with a nymph named Smilax. In another telling of the myth, Crocus was accidentally killed when he was struck by a discus thrown by the god Hermes. Grief-stricken, Hermes turned Crocus into the flower that bears his name.

All three questions from today’s Bing Homepage Quiz are below. You can find their answers by visiting those pages.

  1. The bulbs of crocus flowers are called…
  2. Crocus flowers are the source of which coveted spice?
  3. The crocus is the subject of a story in…

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