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"Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the Burj Khalifa is an unbelievably tall building. Discover what this architectural creation is all about!"
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Standing at over 828 meters (2717 feet) when construction was completed, the Burj Khalifa broke more than one world record. Which of these is not one of those records?
Highest occupied floor in the world
Elevator with the longest travel distance in the world
Tallest free-standing structure in the world
Most gold and marble floor embellishments in the world
Which organization established three criteria which determine whether or not a building is tall?
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The Executive Council on World Architecture
World Council of Structures
Council Dedicated to Architectural Design
What determines the top of the height, to the tip, of a structure such as the Burj Khalifa?
Top of the architectural building, including spires only
Top of antennae, flagpoles, sign or other functioning technical piece of equipment
Top of the floor which has the highest occupied room
Air space used to determine clearance for aircraft
Which letter of the alphabet does the Burj Khalifa get its floor plan shape from?
Levels 111-121, levels 125-135 and levels 139-154, in the Burj Khalifa, are made up of which type of suites?
Which company performed the engineering and architecture for the Burj Khalifa?
Hankins and Anderson
TLC Engineering for Architecture
BJG Architecture & Engineering
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
The Burj Khalifa was named after United Arab Emirates' President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. What was the building's original name?
Burj Ali Alabbar
Burj Sheikh Zayaed
For which reason is the Burj Khalifa planning to use solar energy?
To be the first ultra large structure to use solar energy, thus making another world record
To keep up with the demand for hot water
To be able to add more stories to the structure solidifying its "tallest in the world" record
To keep up with other countries which use solar power
What is on the outside of Burj Khalifa that cost approximately 217 million dollars US?
An elevator on the outside of the structure
An amusement center
Which event happened on February 10, 2010 at the Burj Khalifa?
One of the two subterranean parking floors experienced flooding when the water storage system sprouted a leak
Illegal BASE jumper fell to his death
People were trapped in an elevator
A child tumbled out of 73rd story window, landed on a canopy and survived unharmed
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