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The Ultimate Landmarks You'd Better be in Shape to Visit Quiz
by Staff
Most tourist destinations have a similar itinerary: touring, shopping, eating and photographing. However, if you're looking for a real challenge there are a number of landmarks you'll need to be in top shape to reach. Take this quiz and learn more about some physically challenging landmarks.

How long is the Great Wall of China?

  • 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers)
  • 2,500 miles (4,000 kilometers)
  • 4,000 miles (6,437 kilometers)

At its widest spot, what is the width of the wall?

  • 20 feet (6 meters)
  • 30 feet (9 meters)
  • 40 feet (12 meters)

Where is the Appalachian Trail?

  • range of mountains from Maine to Georgia
  • range of mountains from Ohio to Mississippi
  • range of mountains from Montana to Kansas

How long is the Appalachian Trail?

  • 1,565 miles (2,504 kilometers)
  • 2,175 miles (3,500 kilometers)
  • 3,225 miles (5,160 kilometers)

What is the Kronotsky Nature Preserve?

  • a remote wildlife sanctuary located in eastern Russia
  • a bird sanctuary located in Poland
  • a location for wildlife hunting in Finland

When can you visit this Nature Preserve?

  • winter months
  • December to March
  • April to November

How difficult is it to reach the North Pole?

  • You need to be prepared to take a long sled ride or a ski trip to get there.
  • There are many different means of transport readily available.
  • It is still necessary to organize an expedition with a qualified guide.

What is a basic requirement before being permitted to visit the North Pole?

  • proof of proficiency on skis
  • adequate food, water and special clothing
  • clearance from a doctor

What is the tallest mountain in Africa?

  • Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Mount Kenya
  • Mount Stanley

How can you tell if you are ready to climb this mountain?

  • You need to be able to deal with altitude sickness.
  • If you can walk on a stair climbing machine for two hours at a time carrying a heavy backpack.
  • You need to pass mandatory physical tests of the Ministry of Health in Tanzania.

Apart from being a camera manufacturer, what else is Fuji?

  • a major aquatic nature park
  • wildlife preserve in Northern Japan
  • highest mountain in Japan

How long does it take on average to climb Mt. Fuji from the lowest station to the top?

  • seven to eight hours
  • nine to 10 hours
  • 11 to 12 hours

What is the ultimate challenge for a serious mountain climber?

  • Mount Everest
  • Caucasus
  • Andes

What is the height of the tallest mountain in the world?

  • 25,250 feet (7,696 meters)
  • 29,035 feet (8,850 meters)
  • 31,305 feet (9541 meters)

Which is one of the most visited mountains in North America?

  • Mount McKinley in Alaska
  • Mount Mitchell in North Carolina
  • Pikes Peak in Colorado

How far is the journey or stroll up the Pikes Peak trail?

  • 13 miles (21 kilometers)
  • 19 miles (30 kilometers)
  • 22 miles (35 kilometers)

How can you climb the pyramids of Giza?

  • Only a few permits are granted each day.
  • It's forbidden but you can tour some areas inside them.
  • Archaeologists are the only ones who climb the Pyramids.

If you were fortunate enough to climb the tallest pyramid, what kind of challenge would you be facing?

  • You would climb massive stone blocks.
  • You would face a smooth slippery surface.
  • You would have to deal with thousands of jagged irregularly shaped rocks.

Where can you find a giant sinkhole that has become a famous tourist attraction?

  • Guatemala sinkhole
  • Iceland sinkhole
  • Great Blue Hole

Looking down from an airplane at the hole, what would you see?

  • an ultramarine circle about 900 feet (274 meters) wide
  • a dark blue circle about 1,000 feet (300 meters) wide
  • a royal blue circle about 1,200 feet (365 meters) wide