Directions: Identify the location of each of the Seven Wonders by matching the letter of the column on the left to the correct number on the column on the right.
Directions: Try to answer these multiple-choice questions. When you have finished, check your answers on the Answers Page.
1.) Which of the Ancient Wonders is the oldest?
a.) The Lighthouse of Alexandria
b.) The Pyramids of Giza
c.) The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
2.) Who were the people mainly in charge of the building of the Tomb of King Mausollus?
b.) Artemisia and Mausollus' wife
c.) Alexander the Great
3.) When did Mausoleum move to Halicarnassus?
a.) 377 BC
b.) 424 BC
c.) 132 AD
4.) Why were the Great Pyramids built?
a.) For the god Athena
b.) In honor of the gods
c.) For the pharaoh Khufu
5.) Who conceived the Lighthouse of Alexandria and when?
a.) Ptolemy Soter in 290 BC
b.) Alexander the Great in 300 BC
c.) Professor Pyramid in 414 BC
6.) What small island gave the city of Alexandria a double Harbor?
a.) Rabbit Island
7.) Which of the six wonders destroyed was the last to disappear?
a.) Statue of Zeus
b.) Lighthouse of Alexandria
c.) Hanging Gardens of Babylon
8.) How many years did it take to build the Colossus of Rhodes?
a.) 16 years
b.) 5 years
c.) 12 years
9.) In what year did a strong earthquake damage the Colossus of Rhodes?
a.) 226 BC
b.) 429 AD
c.) 189 BC
10.) Why were the Hanging Gardens of Babylon made?
11.) What substance is used to join the bricks in the Hanging Gardens?
12.) When did Phidias build the Statue of Zeus?
a.) 564 AD
b.) 765 BC
c.) 470 BC
13.) About how tall is the Statue of Zeus?
a.) 40 feet
b.) 40 meters
c.) 12 feet
14.) When was the temple of Artemis rediscovered?
b.) The 19th century
c.) The 14th century
15.) What was the temple of Artemis used for?
a.) A marketplace and religious center
b.) A supermarket
c.) A school for scribes