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The Wonders of the World

Includes the Ancient, New, and Natural 7 Wonders!
Quiz by CarterA
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Last updated: March 13, 2013
First submittedMarch 11, 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
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level 25
Mar 11, 2013
good quiz but could you please allow for some spelling mistakes eg Machu Pichu?
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level 27
Apr 11, 2013
Yeah. I had to look up how to spell machu picchu. Also, I typed in Mausoleum. Tomb of Mausolus, etc... of halicarnassus. Really? I didn't have to write olympia for zeus statue of ephesus for temple of artemis. Awesome quiz though
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level 67
Apr 1, 2014
The Mausoleum is at Halicarnassus, not of Halicarnassus - it's the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus.
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level 67
Oct 20, 2015
Can you accept cristo redentor please?
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level 21
Mar 6, 2018
can you accept: THE great wall of china, cristo redentor, northern light and the coliseum?
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level 32
Nov 19, 2018
only ended up with 6 because the spelling rules are way too strict.
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level 52
May 1, 2019
Amazing quiz! Can we have more type ins though?