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Best 40+ Fun World Famous Landmarks Quiz Questions (+ Answers) in 2024

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Ellie Tran 22 April, 2024 10 min read

Are you looking for some famous landmarks quiz questions and answers for your geography class or any of your upcoming quizzes? We’ve got you covered.

Below, you’ll find 40 world famous landmark quiz questions and answers. They’re spread across 4 rounds…

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Overview

What is a landmark?A landmark is a building or a place that is unique or easy to recognise, assisting you in locating yourself and navigating.
What are landmarks types?Natural landmarks and human-made landmarks.
Overview of landmarks.

Round 1: General Knowledge

Get the ball rolling with some common knowledge for your famous landmarks quiz. We’ve used a mix of question types below to give you more variety.

1. What is the name of the ancient citadel in Athens, Greece?

  • Athens
  • Thessaloniki
  • Acropolis
  • Serres

2. Where is Neuschwanstein Castle?

  • UK
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Italy

3. Which is the tallest waterfall in the world?

  • Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
  • Niagara Falls (Canada)
  • Angel Falls (Venezuela)
  • Iguazu Falls (Argentina and Brazil)

4. What is the name of the U.K. palace considered to be the full-time home of the Queen?

  • Kensington Palace
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Windsor Castle

5. Which city is Angkor Wat situated in?

  • Phnom Penh
  • Kampong Cham
  • Sihanoukville
  • Siem Reap

6. Match the countries & landmarks.

  • Singapore – Merlion Park
  • Vietnam – Ha Long Bay
  • Australia – Sydney Opera House
  • Brazil – Christ the Redeemer

7. Which US landmark is situated in New York, but wasn’t made in the US?

The Statue of Liberty.

8. Which is the tallest building in the world?

Burj Khalifa.

9. Fill in the blank: The Great ______ is the longest wall in the world.

Wall of China.

10. Notre-Dame is a famous cathedral in Paris, true or false?

True.

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Round 2: Landmark Anagrams

Shuffle the letters and confuse your audience a little bit with landmark anagrams. The mission of this world landmark quiz is to unscramble these words as fast as possible.

11. a-c-h-i-c-c-u-P-h-u-M

Machu Picchu.

12. C-l-u-e-s-m-o-o-s

Colosseum.

13. g-h-e-e-S-t-e-n-o-n

Stonehenge.

14. t-a-P-e-r

Petra.

15. a-c-e-M-c

Mecca.

16. e-B-B-g-i-n

Big Ben.

17. a-n-o-i-n-t-i-r-S

Santorini.

18. a-a-g-r-a-i-N

Niagara.

19. E-e-e-t-v-r-s

Everest.

20. m-o-i-P-e-p-i

Pompeii.

Round 3: Emoji Pictionary

Get your crowd excited and let their imagination run wild with emoji pictionary! Based on the provided emojis, your players need to guess the landmark names or related places.

21. What is the most popular tourist attraction in this country?  👢🍕

Leaning Tower of Pisa.

22. What is this landmark? 🪙🚪🌉

Golden Gate Bridge.

23. What is this landmark? 🎡👁

London Eye.

24. What is this landmark?🔺🔺

Pyramids of Giza.

25. What is this landmark? 🇵👬🗼

Petronas Twin Towers.

26. What is the famous landmark in the U.K.? 💂‍♂️⏰

Big Ben.

27. What is this landmark? 🌸🗼

Tokyo Tower.

28. Which city is this landmark in? 🗽

New York.

29. Where is this landmark? 🗿

Easter Island, Chile.

30. What landmark is this? ⛔🌇

Forbidden City.

Round 4: Picture Round

This is the park of the famous landmarks quiz with pictures! In this round, challenge your players to guess the names of these landmarks and the countries in which they’re located. Random parts of some pictures are hidden to make your famous places game even more tricky! 😉

31. Can you guess this landmark?

Taj Mahal - Famous Landmarks Quiz - AhaSlides
Taj Mahal – Famous Landmarks Quiz – AhaSlides

Answer: Taj Mahal, India.

32. Can you guess this landmark?

Moai (Easter Island) statues, Chile - Famous Landmark Quiz
Landmark Quiz – Moai (Easter Island) statues, Chile – Famous Landmarks Quiz

Answer: Moai (Easter Island) statues, Chile.

33. Can you guess this landmark?

Arc de Triomphe, France - World Famous Landmark Quiz
Arc de Triomphe, France – World Famous Landmarks Quiz

Arc de Triomphe, France.

34. Can you guess this landmark?

The Great Sphinx, Egypt - World Famous Landmark Quiz
The Great Sphinx, Egypt – World Famous Landmarks Quiz

The Great Sphinx, Egypt.

35. Can you guess this landmark?

A picture of the Sistine Chapel.

Sistine Chapel, Vatican City.

36. Can you guess this landmark?

A picture of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

37. Can you guess this landmark?

A hidden picture quiz question of Mount Rushmore.

Mount Rushmore, USA.

38. Can you guess this landmark?

Mount Fuji, Japan - World Famous Landmark Quiz
Mount Fuji, Japan – World Famous Landmark Quiz

Mount Fuji, Japan.

39. Can you guess this landmark?

A photo of Chichen Itza.
Chichen Itza, Mexico – Famous landmarks quiz.

Chichen Itza, Mexico.

40. Can you guess this landmark?

Louvre Museum, France - Famous World Landmark Quiz
Louvre Museum, France – Famous World Landmark Quiz

Louvre Museum, France.

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The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon (now lost), The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus in Turkey (now mostly in ruins), The Statue of Zeus at Olympia in Greece (now lost), The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus in Turkey (now mostly in ruins), The Colossus of Rhodes in Greece (now lost), The Lighthouse of Alexandria in Egypt (now mostly in ruins)
The only remaining ancient wonder of the world is the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. It is a monumental tomb constructed around 2560 BCE and is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex. The pyramid is an incredible feat of engineering, consisting of over two million blocks of limestone, each weighing several tons, and it was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years. Today, the Great Pyramid is a popular tourist attraction and continues to inspire awe and wonder in visitors from around the world.
The UNESCO World Heritage Sites include many remarkable cultural and natural wonders from around the world. However, UNESCO does not officially recognize a list of “Seven Wonders of the World.

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