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Question 1: The design, posture and dimensions of the Statue of Liberty in ________ are based on what the Colossus was thought by engineers in the late 19th century to have looked like.
New JerseyNew York HarborNew York metropolitan areaGateway Region

Question 2: In ________, 'The Colossus' is one of the first wonders available to be built.
Rise of Nations: Thrones and PatriotsCommand & Conquer 3: Tiberium WarsStarCraftRise of Nations

Question 3: Those in favor say it would boost tourism in Rhodes greatly, but those against construction say it would cost too large an amount (over 100 million ________).
EurozoneEuroPound sterlingEuropean Central Bank

Question 4: ________ died at an early age in 323 BC without having had time to put into place any plans for his succession.
Macedonia (ancient kingdom)Seleucid EmpirePtolemaic KingdomAlexander the Great

Question 5: In the strategy game ________, the Colossus of Rhodes is a wonder that can be captured when a player's faction controls the Isle of Rhodes.
Medieval II: Total WarEmpire: Total WarRome: Total WarMedieval: Total War

Question 6: The new Colossus will adorn an outer pier in the harbour area of ________, where it will be visible to passing ships.

Question 7: The novel The Bronze God of Rhodes by ________ is a fictionalized account of the building of the Colossus.
Science fictionRobert E. HowardLin CarterL. Sprague de Camp

Question 8: In the comic book Asterix at the Olympic Games, Rhodes sends "a colossus" to compete in the ________.
Olympic GamesWomen's sportsRoller derbyNetball

Question 9: ________'s poem "The Colossus", refers to the Colossus of Rhodes.
Sylvia PlathRobert LowellTed HughesAnne Sexton

Question 10: The harbor-straddling Colossus was a figment of ________ imaginations based on the dedication text's mention of "over land and sea" twice.
Late Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesMiddle Ages


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