7 Ancient Wonders Of The World

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     Despite being the oldest Ancient Wonder, the Great Pyramid of Giza is the only one that still exists.  Where is it?

    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Syria

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Iran

    Correct Answer
    C. Egypt
    Explanation
    The Great Pyramid of Giza is located in Egypt. It is the oldest Ancient Wonder and the only one that still exists today. The pyramid was built as a tomb for the Pharaoh Khufu during the Old Kingdom of Egypt. Its impressive size and precise construction have made it a symbol of ancient Egyptian civilization and a popular tourist attraction.

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  • 2. 

    The Hanging Gardens of Babylon was build during the reign of King Nebuchadnezzar for his wife.  Where would the gardens be located today?.

    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Iran

    Correct Answer
    A. Iraq
    Explanation
    The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, were built during the reign of King Nebuchadnezzar for his wife. These gardens would be located in Iraq today.

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  • 3. 

    What statue is located on Olympus and was carved to honor the king of gods?

    • A. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Poseidon

    • D. 

      Jupiter

    Correct Answer
    B. Zeus
    Explanation
    Zeus is the correct answer because he is the king of gods in Greek mythology and the statue located on Olympus is specifically carved to honor him. Nebuchadnezzar was a Babylonian king and not associated with Greek mythology. Poseidon is the god of the sea, and Jupiter is the Roman counterpart of Zeus, so they are not the correct options for the statue on Olympus.

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  • 4. 

    The Temple of Artemis in honor of the Greek goddess of hunting, wildnature, and fertility.  The temple had been built in Ephesus on a flat area which has over the centuries turned into a swamp.Where would the temple be located today on a map?

    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Libia

    • C. 

      Syria

    • D. 

      Turkey

    Correct Answer
    D. Turkey
    Explanation
    The Temple of Artemis would be located in Turkey today on a map. This is because the temple was originally built in Ephesus, which is an ancient Greek city located in what is now modern-day Turkey.

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  • 5. 

    The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus was a tomb for Mausolus, a king in the Persian Empire.  Where would you find the location on today's map?

    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Bulgaria

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Turkey

    Correct Answer
    D. Turkey
    Explanation
    The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus was located in Turkey. This is because Halicarnassus, the ancient city where the mausoleum was built, is now known as Bodrum and is located in modern-day Turkey.

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  • 6. 

    The Colossus of Rhodes was built to worship the sun god, Helios.  The Island of Rhodes is a part of which modern day nation?

    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Croatia

    • D. 

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    A. Greece
    Explanation
    The Colossus of Rhodes was built on the Island of Rhodes, which is located in the Aegean Sea. The island is part of modern-day Greece. The Colossus was constructed to honor the sun god, Helios, and was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It stood for only a short period before being destroyed by an earthquake, but its legacy as a symbol of ancient Greek civilization remains.

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  • 7. 

    The Lighthouse of Alexandria was the tallest structure of the world during ancient times. Where would you find the Lighthouse of Alexandria on todays map?

    • A. 

      Algeria

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Lybia

    • D. 

      Tunisia

    Correct Answer
    B. Egypt
    Explanation
    The Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was located in Egypt. It was situated on the island of Pharos, just off the coast of the city of Alexandria. The lighthouse was a significant landmark and a symbol of the city's wealth and power during ancient times. Although the structure no longer stands today, its historical importance is still recognized in Egypt.

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