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1. The City of Petra is carved out of rock, on the slope of a mountain. Where in the Middle East is Petra located (it is about 4 hours from the country's capital, Amman)?
2. This monument was built in a large country in Asia, to protect the country from enemy invasions, to control inmigration and to protect the merchants of the silk trade. What is its name?
3. This building is a temple to goddess Athena, represented in the statue Athena Parthenos. What is the name of this temple?
4. This emperor's tomb was discovered in the 20th century and it has over 6000 soldiers, each with a different face, life-size chariots and horses, all made of terracota. In what country is this marvel located?
5. This huge stadium, located in Rome, was the site of games, gladiator battles and the place where Christians were killed by wild animals. What is its name?
6. Ramses II was a pharaoh who lived during the 13th century B.C. His most famous monument is a temple called Abu Simbel, carved out of rock. In what country is this temple located?
7. The Temple of Hatshepsut is in Egypt, near the Valley of the Kings. It was built around 1400 years before Christ. Who was Hatshepsut?
8. The Romans extended their control beyond the area of the city of Rome and built many aqueducts to transport water from their source into different cities. In what European country, of which the capital is Madrid, is the aqueduct of Segovia?
9. The Walls of the City of Babylon is another construction that deserves to be mentioned. In what present day country was Babylon?
10. The palace of Xerxes at Persepolis in Persia, is said to have been a kilometer long. Xerxes, a Persian King, attacked the Greek city-states and lost. What the country of Persia known as today?
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