1. The only man made object that can be seen from space is ___________. a. The Greek God Zeus. b. The lighthouse at Alexandria. c. The Great Wall of China. d.The Colosseum. 2. The following ancient wonder of the world was not destroyed by an earthquake: a. The Colossus of Rhodes. b. The Great Pyramid. c. The Pharos of Alexandria. d. The Temple of Artemis. 3. Which of the following was not on Herodotus's original list of the Seven Wonders of The World? a. Stonehenge. b.The statue of Zeus. c.The Hanging Gardens of Babylon. d.The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.
4. Herodotus didn't include The Great Wall of China on his list of Wonders because he didn't know much about ___________________ a.Europe. b.Central America. c.Asia. d.Greece. 5. One of the most complex of the ancient temples was built to honor ___________ a.the Greek historian, Herodotus. b.the city of Cuzco. c.The goddess, Artemis. d.the rising and setting sun. 6. It was easier for ships to find the harbor at Alexandria, Egypt because______________ a.they had good navigation equipment. b.they had at least one Egyptian sailor. c.the fish jumped near the coast. d.they could see the fire on top of the lighthouse.
7. The Colosseum in Rome _____________________ a.was destroyed by an earthquake. b.was built as a temple to honor a goddess. c.was constructed to host sporting events. d.was a place to calculate the sun's movements 8. Match the wonder with the country it is located in. THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA PERU TAJ MAHAL BRAZIL THE ROMAN COLOSSEUM INDIA THE CITY OF PETRA CHINA CHRIST THE REDEEMER ITALY CHICHEN ITZA MEXICO MACHU PICCHU JORDAN
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Burj Al Arab bridge The Palm Deira ship The Three Gorges stadium Oasis of the Seas hotel Bird's Nest dam Millau Viaduct island