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The World's Biggest Mansions Quiz
by Staff
Ever been to the Louvre, the Smithsonian or the Met? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of these and other famous museums.

How much was the list price for the Playboy Mansion when it went on sale in 2016?

  • $100 million
  • $200 million
  • $300 million

How much did Hefner spend buying the Playboy Mansion in 1970?

  • $1 million
  • $10 million
  • $50 million

What would it cost you to buy Buckingham Palace if it were put up for sale?

  • $150 million
  • $1.5 billion
  • $150 billion

What is the market value of the White House?

  • $3.2 million
  • $320 million
  • $3.2 billion

How many rooms does the White House have?

  • 66
  • 132
  • 186

Where can you find Hearst Castle?

  • Montecito, California
  • San Simeon, California
  • San Diego

How many bedrooms does Hearst Castle have?

  • 17
  • 27
  • 37

Where is the world's first billion-dollar residence located?

  • China
  • India
  • England

How many stories does Antilia have?

  • seven
  • 17
  • 27

Who owned The Manor before Petra Ecclestone purchased it in 2011?

  • Candy Spelling
  • Mariah Carey
  • Britney Spears

How large is The Manor?

  • 40,000 square feet (4,000 square meters)
  • 57,000 square feet
  • 76,000 square feet

Who named her home "The Promised Land"?

  • Mariah Carey
  • Celine Dion
  • Oprah Winfrey

What is the price per square foot of residences at One Hyde Park?

  • $2,000
  • $7,400
  • $12,000

How much did Mikhail Prokhorov put down as a deposit on Villa Leopolda in 2008?

  • $13 million
  • $33 million
  • $53 million

What state is home to the Hala Ranch?

  • California
  • Florida
  • Colorado

How many square feet does the Hala Ranch measure?

  • 36,000 square feet (3,000 square meters)
  • 56,000 square feet
  • 76,000 square feet

Where can you find the Maison de L'Amitie?

  • Florida
  • Mexico
  • Bermuda

How many floors does Donald Trump's home at Trump Tower occupy?

  • one
  • two
  • three

Where is Mar-a-Lago located?

  • Palm Beach, Florida
  • Miami
  • Orlando, Florida

How many bedrooms are at Mar-a-Lago?

  • 30
  • 60
  • 90

Who named his family home Whitehall?

  • John Rockefeller
  • Henry Ford
  • Henry Flagler

What is Whitehall used as today?

  • museum
  • private home
  • hotel

What year did David Siegel and his family begin building their dream home, nicknamed Versailles?

  • 2006
  • 2009
  • 2012

How large is Versailles?

  • 40,000 square feet (4,000 square meters)
  • 65,000 square feet
  • 90,000 square feet

How much did the Siegels spend to construct Versailles?

  • $25 million
  • $50 million
  • $100 million

Who named his home Xanadu 2.0?

  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Bill Gates
  • Steve Jobs

Where can you find the Biltmore?

  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Asheville, North Carolina

How many rooms does the Biltmore have?

  • 100
  • 150
  • 250

Where can you find the megamansion Fairfield Pond?

  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • London

How large is the Beverly House, a Los Angeles home featured on "The Godfather"?

  • 50,000 square feet (5,000 square meters)
  • 70,000 square feet
  • 90,000 square feet