What happens when Earth falls fully behind the moon’s shadow?

[5-15-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: What happens when Earth falls fully behind the moon’s shadow?

The given options are:

  • Total solar eclipse
  • Nothing, this happens all the time
  • Partial lunar eclipse

Correct Answer: Total solar eclipse

Fact: A total solar eclipse occurs when Earth moves fully into the moon’s shadow. Like a lunar eclipse, the sun, moon, and Earth are all perfectly in line, but the difference is that the moon is between the sun and Earth, blocking our view of the sun. During a lunar eclipse, the Earth is between the sun and moon. Solar eclipses occur about as frequently as lunar eclipses but last for a much shorter period of time. They are also visible in far fewer places on Earth.


Today’s “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” has three questions related to the celestial phenomenon. Each question has only one correct answer and carries one point. The wrong answer does not earn any points. So, select only the correct answers.

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

  1. ‘Blood moon’ is the name given to what type of celestial phenomenon?
  2. What is Earth’s shadow called?
  3. What happens when Earth falls fully behind the moon’s shadow?

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