Trivia - Monuments around the World

Test your knowledge of world monuments with this fun but challenging trivia quiz. There are 12 trivia questions. Answers can be found at the end of the quiz. 
1. The iconic Sydney Opera House was first opened in ________.
a) 1903 b) 1943 c) 1973

2. The Colosseum is an ancient amphitheater built by the Romans. What was its principal use?
a) Gladiator fight b) Stage play c) Military parade

3. Which of the following is NOT one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
a) Great Pyramid of Giza
b) Great Wall of China 
c) Lighthouse of Alexandria
d) Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

4. The Leaning Tower of Pisa was originally used as a __________.
a) Monastery b) Royal prison c) Library d) Bell tower

5. Ha Long Bay is a natural wonder located in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. What is the meaning of "Ha Long"? (Clues from image below)
a) Endless sea b) Descending dragon c) Water god

6. True or False. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest surviving pyramid in the world.

7. The Panama Canal is a famous waterway that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the __________.
a) Artic Ocean b) Indian Ocean c) Pacific Ocean

8. The giant statue "Christ the Redeemer" is overlooking which Brazilian city?
a) Sao Paolo b) Rio de Janeiro c) Brasilia

9. What is the Taj Mahal?
a) A mausoleum b) A palace c) A temple

10. The Eiffel Tower was originally built for what purpose?
a) Monument for war dead
b) Bell tower
c) Showcase piece for world fair

11. The Statue of Liberty is a gift sent to the United States from which country?
a) Canada b) Britain c) Australia d) France

12. True or False. The Great Wall of China is the only structure on earth that is visible from the moon.

Answer Key:
1)c 2)a 3)b 4)d 5)b 6)False 7)c 8)b 9)a 10)c 11)d 12)False

Master - 12 correct answers
Expert - 10 to 11 correct answers
Intermediate - 7 to 9 correct
Beginner - 4 to 6 correct
Novice - Less than 4 correct

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