Knowledge Is Power Challenge #1: Wonders Of The World
Welcome to the Knowledge Is Power Challenge!Today I'm going to test your knowledge regarding the Wonders Of The World. Anyone can participate in this challenge, but I hope you can be honest and don't Google for the answers. Use your own ability to find out the answers.
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1. Which of the following is TheSevenWondersofthe Ancient World? a) Hanging Gardens of Babylon b) Taj Mahal c) Leaning Tower of Pisa d) Colosseum 2. The Great Pyramid of Giza is also called the... a) Pyramid of Gizeh b) Pyramid of Hemiunu c) Pyramid of Khufu d) Pyramid of Menkaure 3. Who madethe Statue of Zeus at Olympia? a) Aemilius Paulus b) Phidias c) Dio Chrysostom d) Plutarch 4. Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of... a) his grandfather b) his father c) his mother d) his wife 5. The Porcelain Tower of Nanjing was designed during reign of which Chinese Emperor? a) Yongle Emperor b) Jianwen Emperor c) Hongxi Emperor d) Hongwu Emperor
6. The Stonehenge is believed to serve as the following, except... a) time indicator b) astronomical observatory c) burial ground d) religious site 7. The Colosseum was used to host gladiatorial shows as well as a variety of other events. One popular type of show was the animal hunt. It is also known as... a) munera b) venatio c) naumachiae d) velarium
8. Why did Qin Shi Huang continue building the Great Wall of China? a) To protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire b) To impose centralized rule and prevent the resurgence of feudal lords c) To conquer Inner Mongolia d) To destroy the tribes which are ruling different parts of China
9. Why did The Leaning Tower of Pisa begin to sink? a) It is designed that way b) One side of the upper floors is taller than the other c) It is hastily made, without accurate architectural design d) There is a problem with the base of the construction 10. The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa is a historical archaeological site located in... a) Jerusalem, Israel b) Rome, Italy c) Alexandria, Egypt d) Istanbul, Turkey
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