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Where in the World Am I?

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Test your general knowledge of famous world and New Zealand locations.

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Where in the World Am I?

  1. 1. Where in the world am I? Can you name where in the world you are from the photo? Name the landmark = 1 point. Name the country = 1 point. A Social Studies Power Point Quiz produced by Mr John A Bower – Head of Social Sciences at McAuley High School, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand, July 2013.
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  12. 12. Answers follow • Swap your books or your answer sheets with the person next to you. • They will mark your answers and you will mark theirs. • Total marks out of 20.
  13. 13. 1. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the Taj Mahal. (b) It is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built between 1632 and 1652 by the Mughal (Muslim) emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
  14. 14. 2. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the Great Pyramid of Giza also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops. (b) It is located in El Giza, Egypt. It was built as a tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh named Khufu over a 10 to 20-year period concluding around 2560 BCE. Initially at 146.5 metres (481 feet), the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years.
  15. 15. 3. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the house of James Busby, also known as the Treaty House. (b) It is located at Waitangi, in the Bay of Island, New Zealand.
  16. 16. 4. What am I and where am I? (a) This is Dunedin harbor. (b) It is located in the region of Otago, on the South Island of New Zealand.
  17. 17. 5. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the statue of Christ the Redeemer. (b) It is located in the city of Rio De Janiero, Brazil.
  18. 18. 6. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the Parthenon (b) It is located in the city of Athens, in Greece. It is part of an ancient Athenian citadel known as the Acropolis.
  19. 19. 7. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the Coliseum (b) It is located in the city of Rome, Italy. The Coliseum was built between AD 70 and AD 80.
  20. 20. 8. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the Leaning Tower of Pisa. (b) It is located in the city of Pisa, Italy. It is approximately 56 metres tall.
  21. 21. 9. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the Eiffel Tower (b) It is located in the city of Paris, in France. The tower is 324 metres tall. It was erected in 1889.
  22. 22. 10. What am I and where am I? (a) This is the Statue of Liberty. (b) It is located on Liberty Island, Manhattan Harbour, New York City, USA. It stands 93 metres from the ground to the torch,

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