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An Interesting Quiz on the Great Wall of China

Pragya Singh Nov 18, 2020
The Great Wall of China has never failed to astonish its visitors or anyone who has ever heard of it. Take this quiz to know more about this longest man-made structure.
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The Great Wall of China is the collective name of fortification systems built across northern borders of China to protect Chinese states and empires.
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Over 10 million people visit the Great Wall every year. The most famous section - Badaling, has been visited by over 300 state heads and VIPs from around the world.
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With an average height of around 25 feet (7.62 meters), the wall has a width of 15-30 feet at the base.
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There were around 40,000 watchtowers along the Great Wall at one time.
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The mortar made of lime, clay, and rice flour was strong enough to outlast the brick used to build the wall sections.
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The Great Wall of China is made of several different sections, built by various dynasties over a long period of time.
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The construction of this wall began during the Qin Dynasty, in 221 B.C.
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The Great Wall of China, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 1987, is said to have been built over a period of about 20 years.
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This is the third line of Mao's poem "Mount Liupan", written in October 1935.
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This translation is preferred by some scholars who have written about the Wall in English.
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It is said that of the 400,000 people who died during the construction; many were buried within the wall itself.
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From May 4th, 1984 to September 24th, 1985, it took total 508 days for Dong Yaohui to complete the trek along the Great Wall of China.
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