The Wonders of the World

Includes the Ancient, New, and Natural 7 Wonders!
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Last updated: March 13, 2013
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1) Ancient - Egypt; built by a pharaoh to serve as his tomb.
The Great Pyramid of Giza
2) Ancient - Greece; representation of sun god, Helios.
The Colossus of Rhodes
3) Ancient - Egypt; constructed on the island of Pharos; was the worlds tallest structure for many centuries.
The Lighthouse of Alexandria
4) Ancient - Greece; massive statue built in honor of the original Olympic games.
The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
5) Ancient - Iraq; stood on the banks of the Euphrates River; doubt of its real existence.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
6) Ancient - Turkey; tomb that legend says was constructed by a kings grieving wife.
The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
7) Ancient - Turkey; 120 column design dedicated to a goddess.
The Temple of Artemis
1) New - Rio de Janeiro; 105 feet tall statue.
Christ the Redeemer
2) New - China; the world's longest human-made structure.
Great Wall of China
3) New - Rome; site of former gladiator competitions.
The Colosseum
4) New -On the edge of the Arabian Desert; it was the capital of the Nabataean kingdom.
Petra, Jordan
5) New - Peru; ruined city of the Inca civilization.
Machu Picchu
6) New - Mexico; famous temple city of the Mayas.
Chichen Itza
7) New - India; spectacular mausoleum.
Taj Mahal
1) Natural - USA; created by erosion of the Colorado River.
The Grand Canyon
2) Natural - Australia; composed of and built by biliions of coral polyps.
The Great Barrier Reef
3) Natural - Brazil; the setting and background of another "New Wonder."
Harbour of Rio de Janeiro
4) Natural - China; highest point on Earth's surface.
Mount Everest
5) Natural - North; spectacular show of colors in the sky.
Aurora Borealis
6) Natural - Mexico; cinder cone; witnessed from birth.
Paricutin Volcano
7) Natural - Africa; in between the borders of 2 countries; largest based on width and height.
Victoria Falls
Level 24
Mar 11, 2013
good quiz but could you please allow for some spelling mistakes eg Machu Pichu?
Level 88
Apr 1, 2014
The Mausoleum is at Halicarnassus, not of Halicarnassus - it's the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus.
Level 74
Oct 20, 2015
Can you accept cristo redentor please?
Level 20
Mar 6, 2018
can you accept: THE great wall of china, cristo redentor, northern light and the coliseum?
Level 31
Nov 19, 2018
only ended up with 6 because the spelling rules are way too strict.
Level 80
May 1, 2019
Amazing quiz! Can we have more type ins though?