Bing Homepage Quiz Answers (6/14/2022): 14 June 2022
1: What’s the name of the international musical festival which takes place in Llangollen each year?
C Green Man
The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2022. It was founded in the aftermath of World War Two in 1947 to spread a message of peace. Each year about 4,000 performers arrive in this small Welsh town from all over the world to sing and dance in competitions and performances.
The correct answer is Eisteddfod.
2: Which famous singer was part of a winning choir here in 1955?
A Shirley Bassey
B Luciano Pavarotti
C Tom Jones
A 19-year-old Luciano Pavarotti performed here with his father as part of the Chorus Rossini choir in 1955 – they went on to win the choral competition. He said later that the experience inspired him to launch his singing career. He returned in 1995 for a special concert, attracting crowds of thousands of people.
The correct answer is Luciano Pavarotti.
3: The nearby Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, part of a Unesco World Heritage Site, is the UK’s ______ aqueduct.
A masterpiece of famous civil engineer Thomas Telford, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is 1,007ft (307m) long and carries narrowboats over a slender bridge some 126ft (38m) above the River Dee. It is nicknamed the Stream in the Sky.
The correct answer is Highest.