Skyscrapers questions This is a list of recently added questions about skyscrapers. Play skyscrapers quiz and see all the questions. 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 Tower5146Millau ViaductMillau Viaduct7073Tour MontparnasseTour Montparnasse1540Tour du Crédit LyonnaisTour du Crédit Lyonnais2666buildings 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 53% Petronas Twin TowersPetronas Twin Towers2426CN TowerCN Tower2228Taipei 101Taipei 1015331Tokyo SkytreeTokyo Skytree11377towers 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 Brazil1195in South Africain South Africa2125in Indonesiain Indonesia2154in New Zealandin New Zealand4243New 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 watchtower1439it is a water towerit is a water tower2237it is a liftit is a lift3348it is an execution towerit is an execution tower1392Portugal riddles » When is the Eiffel Tower the highest?July-August. The tower stands 320 meters (1,050 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building. Because of thermal expansion, the height varies by 15 cm (5.9 in) due to temperature.Created by: Steve Lambertyaverage 61% December-JanuaryDecember-January1940March-AprilMarch-April695July-AugustJuly-August10104There is no differenceThere is no difference3716Paris riddles » This is well known Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco. But what is Transamerica?Insurance company. Although the tower no longer serves as the Transamerica Corporation headquarters, it is still strongly associated with the company and is depicted in the company's logo. In 1999, Transamerica was acquired by Dutch insurance company Aegon. When the non-insurance operations of Transamerica were later sold to GE Capital, Aegon retained the building as an investmentCreated by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 36% airlinesairlines1251insurance companyinsurance company1806container ship operatorcontainer ship operator1006electric utility companyelectric utility company821companies riddles » Which city has the largest number of buildings taller than 100m?Hong Kong lost its leadership to Dubai if only high-rise skyscrapers above 300m are counted. But in category "over 100m", its position is safe with over 2300 buildings. It is followed by New York City with less than 800.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% New YorkNew York4179DubaiDubai3426Hong KongHong Kong6398TokioTokio1434geography of China riddles » How many stars does this hotel have, according to popular descriptions? 7. As no traditional organization or formal body awards or recognizes any rating over five-star deluxe, such claims are meaningless and predominantly used for advertising purposes. The Burj Al Arab hotel says the label originates from journalists and that they neither encourage its use nor do they use it in their advertising.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 62% 44248552430662691778777Arabia riddles » Which skyscraper was the longest holder of the "World’s Tallest Building" title?Empire State Building held the title for 42 years since 1931. It was surpassed by the North Tower of the World Trade Center in 1972. An early-1970s proposal to dismantle the spire and replace it with an additional 11 floors, which would have made it once again the world's tallest at the time, was considered but ultimately rejected.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 79% Empire State BuildingEmpire State Building7860Sears TowerSears Tower920Petronas Twin TowersPetronas Twin Towers814Woolworth BuildingWoolworth Building233New York riddles » What was special about the construction of the Empire State Building?It was built quickly and under budget. The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or 7 million man-hours. To this day, this is a record for a skyscraper of its height. Due to reduced costs during the Depression, the final costs totaled only $24.7 million instead of the estimated $43 million.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 38% it was built on a wooden frameit was built on a wooden frame1627it was built with no detailed plansit was built with no detailed plans2800it was built quickly and under budgetit was built quickly and under budget4767it was built top to bottomit was built top to bottom3052history of North America riddles » Play buildings quiz and see all the questions.