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Themed Quiz // 7

Welcome to our seventh Themed Quiz! Time to prepare for a guided tour and get started with this Landmarks of the World Quiz!

Theme: World Landmarks


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What is the name of this ancient Egyptian temple?

Temple of Ramses.

To be precise, Abu Simbel is the name of the site in Southern Egypt and comprises two temples – the Temple of Ramses (as shown in the question picture) and the Temple of Nefertari (picture below).

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Both temples have the particularity of having been moved and reconstructed in 1968 following the Egyptian government’s decision to build the High Dam at Aswan. This way, after the relocation efforts were completed, the temples were situated 64 meters higher and were able to avoid being submerged by the newly created lake.
taiwan buddha statue

In which country is the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Musem located?


This monument, established in 2011 and situated in the Dashu District, Kaohsiung, constitutes an important cultural, educational, and religious center of Buddhism. It is associated with Fo Guang Shan, one of the largest Buddhist organizations in Taiwan. The statue of Buddha at the very back of the museum (shown in the picture) is nearly 40 meters tall.

Hermitage museum landmarks of the world quiz

In what European city can you visit the Hermitage Museum?

Saint Petersburg, Russia.

This museum was founded in the 18th century by Catherine the Great and houses one of the largest art collections in the world.

The Hermitage is the second-largest museum in terms of area, surpassed only by the Louvre in Paris, France.

Photo work credits @AlexanderSavin

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battle of nations leipzig germany

What is the name of this monument in Leipzig, Germany?

Monument to the Battle of the Nations.

Also known simply as Battle of Nations, it is a 91-meter tall monument to the 1813 Battle of Leipzig, also known as the Battle of the Nations. It commemorates the defeat of Napoleon in 1813, a pivotal moment in the Napoleonic Wars.

great pyramid of giza egypt

What is the name of the largest Egyptian pyramid?

Pyramid of Khufu (also known simply as Great Pyramid of Giza).

This pyramid served as the tomb of the Eyptian pharaoh Khufu, who ruled in the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom. Built around 2570 BC, it is located in the outskirts of Cairo and its current peak stands at about 138.5 m (the original peak reached 146.6 m).

  • Petra
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Machu Picchu
  • The Great Wall of China
  • Colosseum

Can you complete the list of the Seven Wonders of the World?

Chichen Itzá and Taj Mahal.

In 2001, a campaign was endorsed by the Swiss corporation New7Wonders Foundation to decide on the 7 new Wonders of the World, to rival the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World (The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus, the Temple of Artemis, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and the Lighthouse of Alexandria), from a list of 200 monuments.

The list of the 7 new Wonders of the World was revealed in a ceremony held on 07/07/2007, in Lisbon.

petronas towers malaysia

In which city are the Petronas Towers located?

Kuala Lumpur.

A major landmark of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia and standing at 451.9 meters, the Petronas Towers were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, when they were surpassed by Taipei 101.

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lisbon oriente station calatrava

Who was the Spanish architect that designed the Lisbon Oriente Station?

Santiago Calatrava.

Santiago Calatrava Valls is a Valencian architect, who designed a vast number of buildings throughout the world, such as the Olympic Sports Complex of Athens,  the Turning Torso in Sweden or the Opera House in Valencia. The Lisbon Oriente Station opened in 1998 and it is another example of a Calatrava’s masterpiece.

Minaret of Jam landmarks of the world quiz

In what Asian country can you find the Minaret of Jam?


This 65-meter-high minaret is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and is located in a remote region of Afghanistan.

This monument was constructed in the 12th century by the Ghurid Dynasty and is believed to have been built to commemorate a significant military victory, which later allowed the spread of Muslim rule to the northern part of present-day India.

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Photo work credits @DavidAdamec.

venezuela angel falls waterfall

In which country is the tallest uninterrupted waterfall located?


Angel Falls is the tallest uninterrupted waterfall in the world. Named after James Angel, the aviator who first discovered it in 1933, this waterfall is 979 meters high.

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