Which is a wonder of the ancient world?

(A) The statue of Jupiter at Olympia
(B) The Colosseum of Rome
(C) The Leaning Tower of Pisa
(D) The Mosque at St. Sophia (Constantinople)

Correct Answer : The statue of Jupiter at Olympia
Question Asked : SSC Combined Matric Level (Pre) Exam 2002
Explanation: The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World refers to remarkable constructions of classical antiquity listed by various authors in guidebooks popular among the ancient Hellenic tourists, particularly in the 1st and 2nd centuries BC. The Statue of Zeus (Jupiter) at Olympia was a giant seated figure made by the Greek sculptor Phidias in circa 422-430 BC at the sanctuary of Olympia, Greece and erected in the Temple of Zeus there. It was regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World until its eventual loss and destruction during the fifth century AD.
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