Bing Homepage Quiz Answers (9/11/2022): 11 September 2022
1: September 11 is now an official US holiday. What is it called?
A Patriot Day
B Remembrance Day
C Nine-Eleven Day
Not to be confused with Patriots’ Day, celebrated in Massachusetts and a few other states in April, Patriot Day was first observed as a national holiday in 2002.
The correct answer is Patriot Day.
2: Which president made September 11 an official holiday?
A Donald Trump
B George W. Bush
C Barack Obama
President Bush declared Patriot Day a national day of mourning for those killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Many people observe a moment of silence at 8:46 AM EST, the moment the first plane flew into the World Trade Center in New York City.
The correct answer is George W. Bush.
3: Which country began the tradition of flying flags at half-mast?
A Great Britain
B United States
Many historians believe flags were first lowered to half-mast (or ‘half-staff’ in US English usage), in 1612 when the crew of the British ship Heart’s Ease honored captain James Hall, who had died during an expedition to Greenland.
The correct answer is Great Britain.