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Happy Memorial Day from Your Friends at GoCertify

How much do you know about famous memorials of the United States and the world? Celebrate the U.S. observance of Memorial Day with another GoCertify holiday quiz!

Grants TombToday is Memorial Day here in the United States. It's a federal holiday, so the offices of GoCertify are closed until Tuesday. Memorial Day honors the American citizens, both men and women, who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. It is spiritually akin to Veteran's Day (Nov. 11), which honors all Armed Forces veterans, including those who did not die while serving.

 

We'll return to our regular schedule of operations tomorrow. Until then, why not enjoy this Memorial Day-themed quiz about famous memorials in the world, courtesy of our friends at Certification Magazine?

 

1) Which American president's final resting place has become the object of a silly riddle?

 

2) Which memorial is located farthest from the site of any regular human habitation?

 

3) Which memorial is the tallest stone structure in the world?

 

4) Which memorial is the tallest masonry column (i.e., constructed of bricks and concrete, as opposed to finished stone) in the world?

 

5) Which memorial ranked as the tallest man-made structure in the world for nearly four millennia?

 

6) Which ancient memorial served as the inspiration for Napoleon's Arc de Triomphe?

 

7) Which American presidential monument required the drafting of six bills before finally receiving congressional approval in 1910?

 

8) Which memorial to a 17th-century Persian princess was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983?

 

9) Which memorial is the most visited tourist destination in Israel after the Western Wall?

 

10) Which floating U.S. memorial is constructed over the remains of a sunken vessel?

 

See next page for answers.