The Second Temple of which ancient city was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE?

Jerusalem
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Babylon
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Alexandria
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Ephesus
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Memphis
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In which US city will you find the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum?

US city

Chicago
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New York
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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Seattle
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Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world, is located in which Asian country?

Cambodia
πŸ™‚ Correct! Angkor WatΒ was constructed as a Hindu temple.
Malaysia
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Vietnam
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India
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Thailand
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In which city can you find this famous “Opera House”?

opera house

Sydney, Australia
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts center.
Melbourne, Australia
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London, UK
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Shanghai, China
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In which city can you find the Colosseum (pictured)?

Colosseum

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The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is located in Rome, Italy.

What historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan is that country’s most-visited tourist attraction?

Petra
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Petra is probably best known for Al-Khazneh (“The Treasury”), a temple carved out of a sandstone rock face.
Amman
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Zarqa
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Irbid
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Sinai
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In which South American country is Machu Picchu located?

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu
Peru
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Bolivia
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Columbia
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Brazil
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Argentina
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Which European city is shown in this picture?

Oktoberfest

Munich
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Shown is the Oktoberfest, a folk festival held annually in Munich.
Stockholm
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Frankfurt
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Hamburg
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Copenhagen
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What national capital is shown in this sunset picture?

Monument at sunset

Washington, DC, USA
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Washington Monument features prominently in this photo.
Ottawa
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London
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Paris
No, but Paris does have the Luxor Obelisk.
Cairo
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What famous French landmark is shown in this picture?

Paris landmark

Louvre
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Louvre is the world’s largest art museum, and is located in Paris.
Notre-Dame de Paris
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Eiffel Tower
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Arc de Triomphe
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Palace of Versailles
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This famous mausoleum is found in which country?

Taj Mahal

India
πŸ™‚ You’re right! This is the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. It was commissioned in 1632 by a Mughal emperor.
Pakistan
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Saudi Arabia
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Turkey
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Iran
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The Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Sweden houses what attraction?

A 17th century ship
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Vasa Museum houses the only almost fully-intact 17th century ship.
Artifacts from Swedish pop bands
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Viking remnants
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King Gustav Vasa’s stuffed horse and suit of armor
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Swedish military history collection
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Can you guess which European capital is shown here?

Nyhavn

Copenhagen
πŸ™‚ You got it! This is Nyhavn, a waterfront entertainment district in Copenhagen.
Stockholm
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Oslo
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Helsinki
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London
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What inscribed language is shown in this picture taken at the Alhambra in Granada, Spain?

Alhambra inscriptions
Alhambra inscriptions
Arabic
πŸ™‚ That’s correct! Arabic inscriptions are carved in the walls of the Alhambra palace and fortress complex built for Muslim emirs.
Spanish
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Persian
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Tuareg
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Portuguese
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In which Arabian Peninsula city can you find the Burj Khalifa building?

Burj Kalifa
Burj Kalifa
Dubai
πŸ™‚ Correct! The Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai, UAE.
Muscat
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Abu Dhabi
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Doha
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Riyadh
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In which city are this iconic tower and famous bridge (in the background) found?

Tower and Bridge

London
πŸ™‚ You’re right! These are the Tower of London in the foreground and the Tower Bridge in the background.
Paris
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Montreal
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Madrid
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Barcelona
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In which US city is the Carter Presidential Center found?

Carter Presidential Center
Carter Presidential Center
Atlanta
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Raleigh
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Richmond
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Dallas
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Birmingham
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Which city’s subway/metro system is represented in the map?

Metro map

Madrid
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Madrid Metro was the 7th longest in the world as of 2017.
Mexico City
Oops — try again! Learn about the Mexico City Metro.
Paris
Nope, give it another shot! Learn about the Paris Metro.
Barcelona
Guess again! Learn about the Barcelona Metro.
London
Sorry, want to pick another? Learn about the London Underground.

What is the name of this prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England?

Prehistoric monument in UK

Stonehenge
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Stonehenge is believed to have been constructed between 3000 BCE to 2000 BCE.
Newgrange
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BrΓΊ na BΓ³inne
Nope, give it another shot! BrΓΊ na BΓ³inne is in Ireland.
Cave of Altamira
Guess again! Cave of Altamira is in Spain.
Avebury
Sorry, want to pick another? Avebury is located close to Stonehenge.

This Barbary macaque is a member of the only wild monkey population in the European continent in which British Overseas Territory?

Barbary Macaque
Barbary Macaque
Gibraltar
πŸ™‚ You got it! Hundreds of macaques live on the Rock of Gibraltar.
Akrotiri and Dhekelia
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Ascension Island
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Turks and Caicos Islands
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Anguilla
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What capital city is shown here?

Parliament building

Ottawa
πŸ™‚ Correct! Ottawa, Canada’s capital, is in the province of Ontario on the border with Quebec. Perhaps the maple leaf flag gave it away?
Washington, DC
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London
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Dublin
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Paris
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Uluru, or Ayers Rock, is a huge desert-based sandstone monolith located in which country?

Australia
πŸ™‚ Yes, it’s in the heart of the Northern Territory.
Saudi Arabia
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Canada
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Morocco
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Egypt
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The largest house in the United States is located in Asheville, NC. What is its name?

Largest house in the United States
Largest house in the United States
Biltmore Estate
πŸ™‚ That’s correct! Biltmore Estate is the largest house in the US.
Oheka Castle
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Whitemarsh Hall
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Arden House
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Cornelius Vanderbilt II House
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“Hyde Park Corner” is an underground train stop in which city?

London
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New York
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Singapore
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Toronto
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Melbourne
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A portion of the United States’ Yellowstone National Park is located in which of the following states?

Yellowstone
Yellowstone
Wyoming
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Utah
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Colorado
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California
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South Dakota
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