What were these Dutch windmills used for?

[5-14-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: What were these Dutch windmills used for?

The given options are:

  • Pumping water
  • Generating electricity
  • Grinding grain

Correct Answer: Pumping water

Fact: Beginning in the 1700s, the Kinderdijk windmills were frontline defense, pumping water off the reclaimed land in a constant territorial battle with the sea. Some of the windmills are still operational, but the main water works today are provided by diesel pumping stations.

Today’s “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” has three questions related to the Netherlands. 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. What were these Dutch windmills used for?
  2. Which of these is true about the Netherlands?
  3. Which fictional character is known for fighting windmills?

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