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Summer of Adventure - Ruins Quiz!

Who doesn't love a spooky ruin? Be it a crumbling castle or a forgotten city - these relics and remains be stone-cold CLASSICS, kid. But how much do YOU know of these ancient wonders? Take the quiz and test your skills!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 19th 2021
1/12 A volcano erupting

What is the name of the volcano that erupted in 79AD, freezing in time the ancient city of Pompeii?

2/12 Stonehenge

Where is the ruin of Stonehenge found?

3/12 Great wall of China

The Great Wall of China can be seen from the moon. True or false?

4/12 Pyramids of Giza with googly eyes

What is the Great Pyramid of Giza also sometimes called?

5/12 Ancient city monolith and steps

What is the name of the ruined city that was used as the location of the fictional moon Yavin 4 in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope?

6/12 Machu Picchu

Who built the now ruined Inca citadel Machu Picchu?

7/12 Huge head statues

Where in the world would you find these giant stone heads?

8/12 Hampi

What is carved on the inside of the temple on the ruined city Hampi in India?

9/12 Teotihuacan pyramid

Who built the famous ruin of Teotihuacan near Mexico City?

10/12 Roman Coliseum

How many people can the Colosseum seat?

11/12 Petra, Jordan

What is the ruined city of Petra - famously featured in Indiana Jones - also known as?

12/12 Spooky hilltop castle by the sea

Which castle inspired Cair Paravel from the Chronicles of Narnia?

Oh dear

Oh dear! It seems your trivia skills lay in ruins! Never mind, it was a tricky quiz! why not have another go and improve your score?

Not so hot

Not so hot! While not the worst score in the henge, you may need to brush up on your world wonders if you're to truly achieve quizzing competence... Never mind! Why not retake the quiz and improve your score?

Pretty good!

Pretty good! While not an absolutely PERFECT score, you certainly know you world wonders from your golden wonders! A very respectable result, good job!


Amazing! You got a PERFECT score!!! There's no doubt about it, you're the eight wonder of the world. An incredible ruin result, well done!

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