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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Quiz

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Quiz

created by QuizAdmin on Sep 200931 yrs old, Connecting Singles
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We often hear or read of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World but do we really know what they were? Check your knowledge and find out if you could benefit from a community ed history class or if you should volunteer to teach one!
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1. Which ancient wonder is the only one in existence today?
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2. Who originally wrote this ancient list of the Wonders?
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3. A lighthouse is one of the most famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was located
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4. This ancient wonder was built by a man to please his wife, it is
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5. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon was on a bank of a river. Which river?
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6. The Colossus of Rhodes was a huge statue, 107 feet tall, erected on the Greek Island of Rhodes depicting the Greek god
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7. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (Artemis was Apollo's twin) was destroyed by arson the night of whose birth?
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8. The Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus was commissioned for Mausolus upon his death by
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9. The tomb built for Mausolus added what word to our modern language?
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10. The ancient list contained only Seven Wonders, why?
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11. This seated statue was made of ivory, ebony, gold and inlaid with stones. It was reputed to be so breathtaking one glimpse could erase your worldly troubles. This statue was of
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12. Which of these Wonders was destroyed by an earthquake or series of earthquakes?

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