Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: What is a ‘terror bird’?
A A frightened ostrich
B A mythic creature
C An extinct species
Roughly 2 million years ago, the reign of the terror birds in South America was coming to an end. These flightless, carnivorous birds stood upwards of 9 feet and were apex predators on the plains of the continent.
The correct answer to this quiz is An extinct species.
Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: Speaking of angry birds like the cassowary, for years the game franchise ‘Angry Birds’ was inescapable. What prompted the idea for their enemies, the pigs?
A Swine flu
B Pigpen from ‘Peanuts’
C Peppa Pig
During the game’s development in 2009, a swine flu pandemic was dominating the news cycle. The game developers at Rovio adopted the sickly-looking green pigs as the adversary since the flu was on their mind at the time. The franchise has since become known as one of the most successful video games of all time.
The correct answer to this quiz is Swine flu.
Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: Known as the ‘world’s most dangerous bird,’ what is this?
A Cinereous vulture
B Rio Grande wild turkey
C Southern cassowary
Adult cassowaries have no known predators because they are incredibly aggressive. Solitary by nature, they become highly agitated by intrusions into their space. With long, dagger-like claws on each foot, their kicks are so lethal that they’ve been known to eviscerate much larger creatures, even humans on occasion.
The correct answer to this quiz is Southern cassowary.