Wonders of the World

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Q 1. You can’t even consider the Seven Wonders of the World without thinking about these bad boys. To which modern country would you go to visit them?


  • Morocco
  • Sudan
  • Denmark
  • Egypt

Q 2. Babylon was home to one of the most wondrous of the Seven Wonders by all accounts. Which was it?


  • The Flowing Gardens
  • The Magic Gardens
  • The Spinning Gardens
  • The Hanging Gardens

Q 3. Whilst there have been several lists featuring Great Wonders, the classic ‘Seven Wonders of the Ancient’ world are restricted to seven specific constructions. Which of these is one of them?


  • The Great Wall of China
  • Machu Picchu
  • The Taj Mahal
  • The Statue of Zeus

Q 4. Today this is a bustling port city. But it was once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World! Which city is it?


  • Cairo
  • Thebes
  • Albuquerque
  • Alexandria

Q 5. The poet Antipater of Sidon was wowed by one of the Seven Wonders in particular. Fill in the gap in the quote: ‘When I saw the house of ______ that mounted to the clouds, [the] other marvels lost their brilliancy, and I said: “Lo, apart from Olympus, the Sun never looked on anything so grand”.’


  • Aphrodite
  • Athena
  • Atalanta
  • Artemis

Q 6. Now you might remember the names of the Seven Wonders, but do you know why ‘seven’ was such an auspicious number in ancient cultures?


  • Due to the seven centaurs of Sophocles
  • Due to the seven sons and daughters of Zeus
  • Due to the seven seas
  • Due to the five planets plus the sun and the moon

Q 7. The Statue of Zeus was the wonder of wonders which overlooked the games at Olympus. Do you know who it was sculpted by?


  • Myron
  • Praxiteles
  • Bryaxis
  • Phidias

Q 8. Here is an artist’s impression of one of the Seven Wonders. Which of these facts about it is not quite correct?


  • It was located in present-day Turkey
  • It was built by a wife mourning her husband, who was also her brother
  • It gave us the modern term ‘mausoleum’
  • It featured scenes of Roman battles

Q 9. This island isn’t just an absolute stunner, it was also home to one of the Seven Wonders. Do you know which one?


  • The Great Lighthouse
  • The Statue of Zeus
  • The Mausoleum
  • The Colossus

Q 10. If we refer to each of the seven wonders by the first letter of its name, which of these is correct in terms of the order in which they were built?


  • P,S,T,M,C,L,H
  • H,P,S,T,M,L,C
  • P,T,H,S,M,L,C
  • P,H,T,S,M,C,L

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