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Great Pyramid of Giza - The Great Pyramid of Giza is also called the Pyramid of Khufu.Which of these is one of the ancient wonders of the world?

a. The Temple of Luxor
b. Great Pyramid of Giza
c. Karnak
d. The Sphinx


The Temple of Artemis - The Temple of Artemis is also called the Temple of Diana.Which wonder is located in Ephesus?

a. The Hanging Gardens
b. The Lighthouse
c. The Temple of Artemis
d. The Mausoleum


The Hunt - Artemis is often depicted with a bow and arrows.The Temple of Artemis is dedicated to the goddess of?

a. Harvest
b. Wisdom
c. Home
d. The Hunt


250 BC - It was built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom.When was the Lighthouse of Alexandria built?

a. 1200 BC
b. 950 AD
c. 300 AD
d. 250 BC


The Hanging Gardens of Babylon - The legend says he created the garden for his Persian wife, Queen Amytis.Which wonder does legend say was created by Nebuchadnezzar?

a. Colossus of Rhodes
b. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
c. The Mausoleum
d. The Temple of Artemis


Iraq - All that remains of this once glorious city is a large mound. If you wanted to visit Babylon today, which nation would you have to visit?

a. Egypt
b. Afghanistan
c. Turkey
d. Iraq


Mausolus - This Mausoleum was built for Mausolus and his wife Artemisia II of Caria.Who was the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus built for?

a. King Solomon
b. King David
c. Ptolemy
d. Mausolus


Mausoleum at Halicarnassus - The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was built in about 350 BC.Which wonder of the ancient world was designed by Satyros and Pythius?

a. The Hanging Garden of Babylon
b. The Great Pyramid of Giza
c. Colossus of Rhodes
d. Mausoleum at Halicarnassus


Colossus of Rhodes - The Colossus of Rhodes was built in the city of Rhodes.Which wonder was designed by Chares of Lindros?

a. The Hanging Garden of Babylon
b. Colossus of Rhodes
c. Lighthouse of Alexandria
d. Statue of Zeus at Olympia


Statue of Zeus at Olympia - This giant statue of Zeus was said to be 43 feet tall.Which wonder was sculpted by Phidias?

a. The Temple of Artemis
b. Colossus of Rhodes
c. The Hanging Garden of Babylon
d. Statue of Zeus at Olympia


Turkey - This wonder was constructed about 350 BC.If you wanted to see the site where the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus had been built, which country would you have to visit?

a. Turkey
b. Egypt
c. Iran
d. Yemen


Great Pyramid of Giza - The Great Pyramid of Giza is believed to have been constructed as a tomb for Khufu.Which is the only wonder still standing?

a. Colossus of Rhodes
b. The Hanging Garden of Babylon
c. The Temple of Artemis
d. Great Pyramid of Giza


The Lighthouse of Alexandria - The remnants were found at the bottom of the harbor.In 1994, archeologists were able to find the remnants of which ancient wonder?

a. The Hanging Garden of Babylon
b. Colossus of Rhodes
c. The Lighthouse of Alexandria
d. The Temple of Artemis


The Temple of Artemis - His name is now used to describe a person who commits a crime in order to become famous.Which wonder was destroyed a vainglorious act of arson by Herostratus?

a. The Lighthouse of Alexandria
b. The Temple of Artemis
c. Colossus of Rhodes
d. Hanging Gardens of Babylon


The Lighthouse of Alexandria - The Citadel was a fortress, which was built upon the site where the Lighthouse once stood.Which wonder's stones were used to build the Citadel of Qaitbay?

a. The Lighthouse of Alexandria
b. The Hanging Garden of Babylon
c. The Statue of Zeus
d. The Great Pyramid




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