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Each of th­ese is a quiz ques­tion in its own right, but the an­swers connect to a com­mon theme, which could be any­thing from plumb straight­for­ward to bizarrely lat­eral



3 Which an­cient city was built on the Euphrates River, and di­vided in equal parts along its left and right banks? With a pop­u­la­tion of about three-and-ahalf mil­lion, which is Egypt’s third-largest city af­ter Cairo and Alexan­dria? Which sanc­tu­ary of an­cient Greece on the Pelo­pon­nese penin­sula is known for hav­ing been the site of the Olympic Games in clas­si­cal times?


5 Which is the largest of the Dode­canese Is­lands (so called be­cause of the 12 larger ones), that are Greek and found in the Aegean Sea? What was the Turk­ish port city of Bo­drum called in an­cient times, when it was part of the Persian Em­pire? Mau­so­lus of Tomb the and Colos­sus the Zeus, of Statue the Pyra­mids, the Gar­dens, Hang­ing

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