(Answer) What luxury material is produced by moths?

[7-23-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: What luxury material is produced by moths?

The given options are:

  • Tulle
  • Mohair
  • Silk

Correct Answer: Silk

Info: Silkworms were first domesticated in China over 5,000 years ago. Since then, the silk production capacity of the species has increased nearly tenfold. Silkworms are the larvae of the Bombyx mori moth and are farmed for silk production. Their cocoons are made of raw silk (which, come to think of it, probably makes them the Kardashians of moths). (Ref)

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

  1. Although this elephant hawk-moth is named for a bird of prey, which bird does it copy when it feeds?
  2. Many moths have antennae shaped like what?
  3. What luxury material is produced by moths?

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