[Answer] When a halo like this appears, it’s often accompanied by a pair of bright spots to the left and right. What are these called?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz [1-30-2022] Question: When a halo like this appears, it’s often accompanied by a pair of bright spots to the left and right. What are these called?

The given options are as follows:

  • Sunspots
  • Sun dogs
  • Solar clones

The correct answer is: Sun dogs

Fact: For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is the best time of year to see the dog star in the evening sky. But when the sun is near the horizon, you might also see this different breed of celestial canine.


Today’s [1-30-2022] “Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz” has three questions related to the sun and rainbow. 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. What’s causing this rainbow-like arc around the sun?
  2. When airborne ice crystals are near the ground they’re often called by what name?
  3. When a halo like this appears, it’s often accompanied by a pair of bright spots to the left and right. What are these called?

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