Buildings questions This is a list of recently added questions about buildings. Play buildings quiz and see all the questions. This is the Three Gorges Dam in China. On which river has it been built?On Jangcy river. Three Gorges Dam in China is the biggest hydroelectric dam in the world. It was built 20th of May 2006 on the Jangcy river in the center province of China - Hubei.Created by: Inesaverage 66% On Huang He riverOn Huang He river998On Jangcy riverOn Jangcy river3390On Mekong riverOn Mekong river548On Amur riverOn Amur river163China riddles » What kind of stone was used for the construction of the Panthenon's dome in Rome?Pumice. The porous light stone was used in the concrete of the dome to reduce its weight. Scientists estimated that, if normal weight concrete had been used throughout, the stresses in the arch would have been some 80% greater. The same technique was for the ceilings of the Colosseum.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 33% marblemarble491sandstonesandstone712granitegranite380pumicepumice782Ancient buildings riddles » What kind of building is that?Solar power plant. In The PS10 Solar Power Plant, 624 movable mirrors concentrate the sun's rays to the top of a 115 meter (377 ft) high, tower where a steam turbine is located. The plant is located near Seville, Spain.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% superlighthousesuperlighthouse1835solar power plantsolar power plant7700tent-type greenhousetent-type greenhouse821a fountain in Dubaia fountain in Dubai1386electricity riddles » Where was this photo taken?In St. Louis. The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot (192 m) monument in St. Louis, Missouri. It was built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States, it is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and has become an internationally famous symbol of St. Louis. It is the tallest man-made monument in the United States and the world's tallest arch.Created by: Софияhard 48% in Chicagoin Chicago3478in St. Louisin St. Louis8443in Dallasin Dallas3613in Yokohamain Yokohama1847Where was this photo taken riddles » What island is that?Runit Island, Enewetok Atoll. In 1977, the United States military began decontamination of Enewetak and other islands. During the three-year, $100 million cleanup process, the military mixed more than 111,000 cubic yards (85,000 m3) of contaminated soil with Portland cement and buried it in an atomic blast crater. Today, a concrete dome covers the material.Created by: Masahiro Yakoaverage 64% Easter IslandEaster Island1887Tenerife, SpainTenerife, Spain1294Bornholm, DenmarkBornholm, Denmark4066Runit Island, Enewetok AtollRunit Island, Enewetok Atoll13135tourist attractions riddles » With whom is this building associated?William Shakespeare. The Globe Theatre was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company. A modern reconstruction of the Globe, named "Shakespeare's Globe" (pictured), opened in 1997 approximately 750 feet (230 m) from the site of the original theatre.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 70% William the SilentWilliam the Silent1747William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare10802Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal1166Maximilien de RobespierreMaximilien de Robespierre1515London riddles » What is the tallest man-made structure in France? (not including broadcast antennas) Millau Viaduct. Designed by the French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux and British architect Norman Foster, it is the tallest bridge in the world. The P2 pier of the Viaduct is 343.0 meters (1,125 ft) tall, 19 meters taller than the Eiffel tower.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% Eiffel TowerEiffel Tower3483Millau ViaductMillau Viaduct4969Tour MontparnasseTour Montparnasse1057Tour du Crédit LyonnaisTour du Crédit Lyonnais1786skyscrapers riddles » What is the world's second tallest structure? (after Burj Khalifa in Dubai)Tokyo Skytree (pictured) reached its full height of 634.0 meters (2,080 ft) in March 2011, making it the tallest tower in the world, displacing the Canton Tower, and the second tallest structure in the world.Created by: Saorihard 52% Petronas Twin TowersPetronas Twin Towers1754CN TowerCN Tower1513Taipei 101Taipei 1013701Tokyo SkytreeTokyo Skytree7688towers riddles » This is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. Where is it?In New Zealand. The Sky Tower in Auckland (pictured) is 328 meters or 1,076 ft tall. It has become an iconic structure in Auckland's skyline.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% in Brazilin Brazil912in South Africain South Africa1601in Indonesiain Indonesia1695in New Zealandin New Zealand3249New Zealand riddles » This tower is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Lisbon. What was it used for?It is a lift. The Santa Justa Lift connects the lower streets of the Baixa with the higher Carmo Square. Since its construction, the Lift has become a tourist attraction in Lisbon. Among the urban lifts in the city, Santa Justa is the only remaining vertical one.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% it is a watchtowerit is a watchtower1124it is a water towerit is a water tower1768it is a liftit is a lift2504it is an execution towerit is an execution tower1023Portugal riddles » Play buildings quiz and see all the questions.