[Answer] Monarch butterflies were successfully reared where in 2009?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz [2-5-2022] Question: Monarch butterflies were successfully reared where in 2009?

The given options are as follows:

  • International Space Station
  • South Pole
  • Death Valley

The correct answer is: International Space Station


Fact: The eggs of two different butterfly species, painted ladies and monarchs, were sent to the ISS in the fall of 2009, and both hatched in the craft’s Commercial Generic Bioprocessing Apparatus. On November 29 of that year, ISS commander Jeff Williams beamed video of the first of several monarchs that had emerged from their cocoons. ‘It’s always beautiful to see a little bit of Earth up here,’ Williams said.

Today’s [2-5-2022] “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” has three questions related to monarch butterflies. Each question has only one correct answer and carries one point. The wrong answer does not earn any points. So, select only the correct answers.

All three questions of today’s Bing Homepage Quiz are the followings:

  1. Female monarchs lay their eggs exclusively on which plant?
  2. The monarch butterfly is believed to be named after who, exactly?
  3. Monarch butterflies were successfully reared where in 2009?

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