Wonders of the Ancient World
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Wonders of the Natural World
100

Of the original 7 Wonders, which is the only one that still stands today?

Pyramids of Giza

100

Hanging Gardens of Babylon are located in __________.


Iraq

100
Approximately how many people died building the Great Wall of China?

a million

100

How did the United States get the Statue of Liberty?

Gift from France

100

What is another word for the Northern Lights?

Aurora Borealis

200

Where is the Colosseum located?

Italy

200

The Statue of Zeus and Colossus of Rhodes are both located in what country?

Greece

200

Why were the Egyptian pyramids built?

as burial sites for the Pharaohs.  

200

Where is Christ the Redeemer located?

Brazil

200

What mountain range is Mount Everest located in?

Himalayan Mountains

300

Petra is a _____________ city located in Jordan.

Ancient Rock

300

What was the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus made out of?

Marble

300

Why are there none of the original treasures that the pharaohs were buried with still in the pyramids?

Because grave robbers stole them thousands of years ago?

300

Who built Machu Picchu located in Peru?

The Incans

300

What is the name of the only LIVING natural wonder?

The Great Barrier Reef

400

What year was the Terracotta Army discovered?

1974

400

What is the name of the Ancient Wonder that was built to help navigate ships in the port of the city?

Lighthouse of Alexandria

400

How long is the Great Wall of China?

More than 5000 miles long

400

The largest Palace in the World is located in China.  What is it called?

The Forbidden City

400

Victoria Falls is located between what two countries in Africa?

Zambi and Zimbabwe

500

Why was Stonehenge built?

Noone is sure, it could be a burial site, place of worship or a calendar

500

Why was the Temple of Artemis built?

To honor Artemis, an Ancient Greek God

500

Why were the pyramids of Egypt all built to the west of the Nile River?

The Western side was associated with the land of the dead.

500

How many steps does the pyramid, Chichen Itza have?

365 - one for each day of the year.

500

What are the four different ecosystems of the Amazon rainforest?

1.  The surface (forest floor)

2.  The Under-story

3.  The Canopy

4.  Emergent Layer

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