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Quiz: The World's Most Stunning Sites
by Staff
Whether it's a natural world wonder or the site of a historic event, millions of people each year travel from all over the world to visit these interesting places. Test your knowledge on the landmarks that draw the world's biggest crowds.

How long is the Great Wall of China?

  • 50 miles (80 km)
  • more than 4,000 miles (6,437 km)
  • more than 3,000 miles (4,828 km)

How many miles does Australia's Great Barrier Reef span?

  • more than 1,600 miles (2,574 km)
  • more than 1,800 miles (2,896 km)
  • more than 2,000 miles (3,218 km)

What year was New York's Empire State Building completed?

  • 1940
  • 1937
  • 1931

What famous wealthy family built the historic Biltmore House near Asheville, N.C.?

  • Vanderbilt
  • Getty
  • Biltmore

What American president made a historic speech in Gettysburg, Penn.?

  • Barack Obama
  • John Adams
  • Abraham Lincoln

What famous landmark is located in Milan, Ohio?

  • birthplace of inventor Thomas Edison
  • site of the first racially integrated elementary school
  • birthplace of football coach Vince Lombardi

Where is the oldest London Bridge located?

  • London, England
  • Lake Havasu City, Arizona
  • Birmingham, England

The Leaning Tower of Piza in Italy finally stopped sinking in ______.

  • 2008
  • 1927
  • It's still sinking.

For how many years did the Great Pyramid of Giza stand as the world's tallest man-made structure?

  • 5,200 years
  • 3,800 years
  • 1,200 years

The world-famous Statue of Liberty was built in what city?

  • Paris, France
  • New York City
  • Newark, New Jersey

How long is the Appalachian Trail?

  • about 2000 miles (3,500 kilometers)
  • about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers)
  • about 700 miles (1,100 kilometers)

Where is Mount Kilimanjaro located?

  • Kenya
  • Botswana
  • Tanzania

What is the name of the big sinkhole in the middle of the sea in Belize?

  • Belize’s Blue Hole
  • The Waterhole
  • The Great Blue Hole

What famous landmark was built by an emperor in memory of his third wife?

  • Taj Mahal
  • India Gate
  • Akshardham Temple

What was the initial purpose of the Stonehenge?

  • prayer
  • burial
  • festivals

What is the nickname of the famous clock tower in London, England?

  • The Great Bell
  • Big Clock
  • Big Ben

What religious and sacred landmark is found in the Old City of Jerusalem and is also called the Noble Sanctuary?

  • Prambanan
  • Temple of Heaven
  • Temple Mount

Which of the following presidents is NOT carved into Mount Rushmore?

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Andrew Jackson

How many steps does it take to reach the base of the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Brazil?

  • 335
  • 220
  • 178

What happened to the southern side of the Roman Coliseum?

  • destroyed by fire
  • by flood
  • by earthquake