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World Wonders Quiz Game

posted Jul 2, 2013, 7:56 PM by Simon Nguyen

This world wonders quiz has 12 true or false questions. Answers to the wonders of the world quiz questions can be found at the end of the page. Enjoy and share them with your friends.

1. True or False. The Colossus of Rhodes -- one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World -- was a giant statue depicting the legendary Greek hero Hercules.

2. True or False. The Great Wall of China is the only structure on Earth that is clearly visible when viewing from the moon.

3. True or False. The iconic Effeil Tower made its public debut in 1889 as part of a World Fair held in Paris. It remains the city's tallest structure.

4. True or False. China currently holds the record for having the most UNESCO World Heritage designated sites with at least 46. Italy is in second place. (2013)

5. True or False. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only member of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to survive (intact) till this day.

6. True or False. Mount Everest is the Earth's highest mountain with a peak at more than 29000 ft. There have been less than 500 successful attempts to ascend atop the Everest.

7. True or False.  Part of the Colorado River basin, the Grand Canyon is a natural wonder located at the border between the U.S. states of Colorado and Arizona.

8. True or False. The Tower of Pisa could be called an accidental wonder as its appeal is mostly attributed to the unintended tilting to one side. It was constructed as the freestanding bell tower of the Pisa Cathedral.

9. True or False. The Panama Canal is an important ship canal that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The construction of the canal originally started by the French but was completed by the Americans.

10. True or False. The Statue of Liberty was brought to America in several parts by ship as a gift from the people of Great Britain for the U.S. assistance in World War I.

11. True or False. The title of the world's tallest building is currently claimed by the newly built One World Trade Center in New York City. The building replaced the previous structure destroyed in the 9/11 attack.

12. True or False. The New7Wonders Foundation recently released its list of the New Seven Wonders of the World (based on popularity polls) that did not include the Great Pyramid of Giza as one of the core seven.

13. True or False. The famous Time Square in New York plays host to arguably the biggest New Year Countdown party on Earth, drawing thousands of visitors on New Year Eve each year.

14. True or False. Described as a city within a city, the Forbidden City housed and protected Chinese imperial families throughout history. This grand palace is located in the ancient Chinese capital of Luoyang.

15. True or False. Located off the coast of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest collection of coral reef with thousands of individual reefs and small islands.

Answer key:
1)F 2)F 3)T 4)F 5)T 6)F 7)F 8)T 9)T 10)F 11)F 12)T 13)T 14)F 15)T

Classifications: # of correct answers
13-15 Master, 9-12 Expert, 6-8 Intermediate, 0-5 Novice
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