Bing Homepage Quiz (5/30/2022)

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Answers (5/30/2022):

1: What memorial was constructed around the Rainbow Pool and dedicated in 2004?
A Vietnam Veterans Memorial
B Korean War Veterans Memorial
C World War II Memorial

The World War II Memorial took its place on the National Mall in 2004. The memorial consists of 56 pillars representing the states and territories, and bronze bas-relief images that convey the story of the conflict in both Europe and the Pacific. At the center of the oval-shaped memorial is the Rainbow Pool and a ring of fountains. But perhaps its most prominent feature is the Freedom Wall, on which is set a field of 4,048 stars, each representing 100 American soldiers who died in World War II.
To the west of the memorial is the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial. To its east lies the Washington Monument.
The correct answer is World War II Memorial.

2: Which war took the highest number of American lives?
A Civil War
B World War I
C World War II

The American Civil War remains the deadliest military conflict in US history, claiming the lives of between 620,000 and 750,000 soldiers, and an undetermined number of civilians. Challenges of record-keeping prevented an exact count of war casualties, although we know most were due to disease. All in all, it is estimated that 3% of the US population was lost due to the war.
The correct answer is Civil War.

3: What feature lies between the World War II Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial, pictured here in the background?
A The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
B The Ellipse
C The Tidal Basin

The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool separates the two memorial sites. The long, rectangular pool was constructed shortly after the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922.
The shallow pool is 2,030 feet long and 167 feet wide, with a depth of 18-30 inches. It’s lined by walking paths and shade trees and is a central feature of the National Mall. It was here in 1963 that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech before 250,000 people gathered for a civil rights rally.
The correct answer is The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.

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