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Eiffel Tower (Tour Eiffel)It's probably one of the most recognizable structures in the world. And we've uncovered some interesting facts.
Why was the Eiffel Tower built?
As part of the Universal Exposition celebrating the anniversary of the French Revolution
Improve radio reception for the newly created national radio system
Provide a easily recognizable landmark for aircraft
To win the competition to build the world's tallest structure
The Eiffel Tower is definitely a tourist attraction. About how many people visited it in the year 2000?
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Let's get really far out. You want the most astounding view of the solar system. Where would you go?
Nearside of the moon
A black hole
The moons of Jupiter
Assistance with some of these questions and answers came from Bill Arnett, founder of www.nineplanets.org the best place on the Internet to learn about the solar system and the universe.
New York CityIt's the Big Apple. But how well do you really know the greatest city (perhaps) in the world?
Okay, ready for a really tough question? As you know, NYC is made up of five boroughs - The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. In what year were they incorporated into a single entity, known as Greater New York (and as New York City)?
All information for the New York City travel trivia comes from NYC Visit
It took 400 workers 14 years to create the 60-foot busts that make up this national memorial. But, how much do you know about one of America's most famous monuments?
Who are the Presidents of the United States immortalized on Mount Rushmore?
John Quincy Adams
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ulysses S. Grant
The Longest, Tallest, the Mostest in the World
Your passion is hogs, not the kind that provide bacon but the kind you ride with wind-in-your-face, flying-down-the-highway excitement. Where would you find the largest motorcycle museum in the world?
National Motorcycle Museum, Australia
Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum, Colorado
Barber Vintage Motorsports, Alabama
Sammy Miller Museum, England
If Superman was going to leap over the world's tallest building, over which one would he be leaping?
World Trade Center, New York City, USA (destroyed by terrorist attack September 11, 2001)
Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Taipei 101, Taiwan
Okay, this last one isn't a place at all, but when we found out about it, we just had to tell everyone about the world's smallest guitar. How small is it? Well, according to Scholastic Book of World Records by Jenifer Corr Morse, the guitar is about the same length as ...
The head of a pin
Speck of dust
Length of a human cell
How much do you know about the Statue of Liberty?Whether you live in New York, have visited this amazing site, or you just admire this famous lady, here are some questions about the Statue.
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This won't be a multiple choice because we haven't the vaguest idea of what would make good but incorrect choices. Instead, these are open-ended questions. When you think you know the answer, click on the question and find out.
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