Which Famous Treasure Are You Destined to Find?

WORLD

Mark Lichtenstein

5 Min Quiz

Which culture do you find the most interesting?

Advertisement

How few clues are you willing to go on?

Advertisement

Are you okay with following a well tread path?

Advertisement

Do you mind if your find has political implications?

Advertisement

How magnificent must your find be?

Advertisement

Do you mind if the law tries to stake a claim to your find?

Advertisement

Do you plan on spending a lot of time in musty old books?

Advertisement

Do you mind having to locate bygone landmarks?

Advertisement

Do you mind having to go someplace with strange food?

Advertisement

Do you mind having to go to the middle of nowhere?

Advertisement

Must this search happen in a heavily populated country?

Advertisement

Do you mind being in a fairly lawless place?

Advertisement

Do you want to be part of a large crowd of treasure hunters?

Advertisement

What languages do you speak?

Advertisement

Do you want your find to come with a story everyone knows?

Advertisement

What will you do with your find?

Advertisement

Which item would you most want to find?

Advertisement

Which religion interests you the most?

Advertisement

What would you most hope to find hidden in the treasure hoard?

Advertisement

Who would you want your find to matter to?

Advertisement

Do you mind if your find upends gold prices?

Advertisement

Do you mind if your treasure is hidden underwater?

Advertisement

Do you mind if you have to do a lot of digging in one spot?

Advertisement

Do you mind if you have to travel all over the place to find your treasure in bits and pieces?

Advertisement

Could your treasure could be complete fiction?

Advertisement

Do you mind if your find makes you a target of secret societies?

Advertisement

Do you mind if your investigation makes you lock horns with law enforcement before you even find a single coin?

Advertisement

Do you need all the facts to be available from the beginning?

Advertisement

Do you want to rack up the airline miles on your hunt?

Advertisement

Do you mind if your find makes the subject of your adventure a little less mystical?

Advertisement

Explore More Quizzes

Image: Shutterstock

About This Quiz

If early man has taught us one thing, it’s that treasures are to be valued, collected and protected. People like pirates have been hunting what they thought to be some of the most valuable treasures in the world like El Dorado and the Fountain of Youth. Whether or not these things and places were real, they gave way to some of the greatest stories, and now movies, in the world. Although the hunt for these things has heavily diminished over the years, there are still modern-day treasure hunters in existence. But what if you were one of these pirates or treasure hunters, just which treasure would you find?

Are you the one who will uproot Genghis Khan's gold? It is supposedly in his tomb, but no one has been able to find the tomb for hundreds of years. Can you? Or will you be the one to find the Templar Treasure? Are you brave enough to go diving around Oak Island to find it? Or maybe you'll find D. B. Cooper's Cache -- will you get the remainder of the $200,000 that was never found? Or, maybe you'll be the one to get the Confederate Gold. Do you already have plans for what you'll do with all your loot?

If you’re curious to find out just how valuable of an object you're destined to find, take our famous treasures quiz! Let’s get started.

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!