Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: 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.