Seven Wonders of Antiquity

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#1  Location  50 seconds

Where was the Colossus located?

The Colossus of Rhodes was located in the city of Rhodes on the island of Rhodes.

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Which of the following is one of the wonders of the ancient world?

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

The Great Library of Alexandria

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Colosseum of Rome

It was built for the local ruler Mausolus, and his name has since become synonymous with an above-ground tomb.

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To what goddess was this temple, located in the ancient city of Ephesus, dedicated?

Artemis

Athena

Demeter

Hera

The Temple of Artemis or Artemision has been in ruins since 401 AD.

#4  Location  50 seconds

What was the location of the Great Lighthouse?

The Lighthouse of Alexandria or Pharos was located in the city's harbor.

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Which of the the ancient wonders was built first?

The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

The Pyramid is also the only wonder remaining today.

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For what pharaoh does the Great Pyramid serve as a tomb?

Cheops

Khephren

Menkaure

Tutankhamun

The only completely preserved portrait of the king is a three-inch high ivory figurine found in a temple ruin.

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Which one of the wonders' location and ultimate fate are unknown?

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Temple of Artemis

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

The Lighthouse of Alexandria

There is speculation that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon may not have existed at all.

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The commissioners of the Statue of Zeus at Olympia where also custodians of the Olympic Games. Who where they?

Eleans

Athenians

Achaeans

Arcadians

Elis, also called Elea, was an ancient Greek region and city-state in the northwestern corner of the Peloponnese.

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For how long did all the seven wonders exist together?

60 years

6 years

600 years

6 months

The Colossus of Rhodes was the last to be completed, after 280 BC, and the first to be destroyed, in 226 BC.

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What was the intention of the original descriptions of the seven wonders?

Travel guide

Architecture studies

Engineering studies

Religious studies

The list was meant to be the Ancient World's counterpart of a travel guidebook.
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