WONDER #2606: What is the Sphinx?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. The sphinx is a mythical creature that started in ancient Egypt and spread to civilizations all over the world.
  2. The tragedy Oedipus Rex was written by Sophocles.
  3. The Great Sphinx at Giza is one of the largest sculptures in the world.
  4. History is full of many interesting stories about fantastic creatures.

Question 2 of 3

The Great Sphinx at Giza is a _________________ statue.

  1. abstract
  2. living
  3. monolithic
  4. wooden

Question 3 of 3

In Oedipus Rex, a sphinx plagued the city of _________.

  1. Thebes
  2. Athens
  3. Sparta
  4. Corinth

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