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Quiz: How much do you know about the world’s fountains?

You may have danced in fountains, but have you watched a fountain dance? Test your knowledge of the world’s quirkiest – and most beautiful – fountains

The Fountains of Bellagio (Shutterstock)

1. What bird species is the musical fountain in Xian, China named after?

Swan

Mandarin duck

Goose

Sichuan bush warbler

2. In which USA state can you see the Keller Fountain?

Oregon

California

Washington

Florida

3. In which German city will you find the Cascades of Hercules Monument?

Leipzig

Kassel

Dusseldorf

Hanover

4. What can you see in the fountains in Trafalgar Square, London?

Mermaids and dolphins

Mermaids and kings

Kings and dragons

Dragons and elves

5. In which country will you find this fountain?

Cambodia

India

Thailand

Laos

6. Set to music and lights, the UAE’s Dubai Fountain is as big as how many football pitches?

One

Two

Four

Eight

7. Who designed the Trevi Fountain in Rome?

Nicola Salvi

Andrea Palladio

Michelangelo

Filippo Juvarra

8. In which Spanish city can you find a fountain that resembles a boat?

Bilbao

Valencia

Seville

Murcia

9. Where in the UAE can you see this fountain of pearl divers?

Mall of the Emirates

Abu Dhabi Mall

Dubai Mall

Burj Khalifa

10. Banpo Bridge is the world’s longest bridge fountain. But which river does it cross?

Tancheon

Imjin

Han

Nakdong

11. In which South American city can you walk through the 35m Tunnel of Surprises?

Bogota, Colombia

Santiago, Chile

Lima, Peru

Buenos Aires, Argentina

12. Singapore’s Fountain of Wealth was once the largest fountain in the world. What should visitors to it do for luck?

Throw a coin in

Splash water over your right shoulder

Drop water on your forehead

Circle it clockwise three times

13. The 312m tall King Fahd’s Fountain rockets into the sky at 350km per hour. In which Middle Eastern city can you see it?

Doha, Qatar

Muscat, Oman

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Manama, Bahrain

14. Approximately how many fountains are in the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas?

100

110

1,000

10,000

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