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The Ultimate World's Breathtaking Views Quiz
by Staff
There must be thousands of breathtaking views all over the world. We've picked 10 of the most spectacular to dazzle you. Take our quiz and see which views made our list.

_____ is the tallest building in New York City.

  • the Chrysler Building
  • the Trump Tower
  • the Empire State Building

On which floor of the Empire State Building is the observation deck located?

  • the 76th floor
  • the 86th floor
  • the 96th floor

In what year did the Empire State Building open?

  • 1921
  • 1931
  • 1941

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is _____ feet tall.

  • 984 feet (300 meters)
  • 1084 feet (330 meters)
  • 1184 feet (360 meters)

What is the only way for visitors to reach the top of the Eiffel Tower ?

  • by cable car
  • by stairs
  • by elevator

How many steps are there to reach the top of the Eiffel Tower?

  • 1671
  • 1771
  • 1871

How many visitors come to the Grand Canyon each year?

  • 5 million
  • 10 million
  • 15 million

Which United States river is responsible for forming the Grand Canyon?

  • the Mississippi River
  • the Missouri River
  • the Colorado River

How long is the Grand Canyon?

  • 177 miles (285 kilometers)
  • 277 miles (445.7 kilometers)
  • 377 miles (607 kilometers)

Which mountain peak is the tallest on Earth?

  • Mount Everest
  • Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Mount Annapurna

In which country in the Himalayas is Mount Everest located?

  • Nepal
  • Tibet
  • India

Which Incan ruin was discovered by historians in 1911?

  • Machu Picchu
  • Machu Dicchu
  • Machu Gicchu

Which historian excavated the Incan ruins at Machu Picchu?

  • Hiram Johnson
  • Hiram Walker
  • Hiram Bingham

Which of the following areas were distinct parts of the Inca settlement at Machu Picchu?

  • agricultural
  • urban
  • both of the above

_____ in Montana is home to 26 glaciers as well as mountain peaks, lakes and wildlife.

  • Glacier National Park
  • Big Hole National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park

Which naturalist famous for his Theory of Evolution studied the Galapagos Islands?

  • Charles Bronson
  • Charles Dickens
  • Charles Darwin

What is so unique about the Galapagos Islands?

  • The sealife in its waters is protected.
  • It has thousands of smaller islands.
  • There is no sealife in its waters.

Who was the first man to fly into outer space?

  • Neil Armstrong
  • John Glenn
  • Yuri Gagarin

Which Renaissance sculptor and painter is famous for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome?

  • Michelangelo
  • Donatello
  • Verrocchio

The aurora borealis are the multi-colored lights visible in the sky in the polar regions. What is their more popular name?

  • Eastern Lights
  • Southern Lights
  • Northern Lights