How well do you the world’s most amazing aqueducts?

Consider yourself an expert on the world’s aqueducts? From Roman ruins to modern wonders this fun quiz is engineered to challenge!


1. When the Pont du Guard aqueduct in France fell into disrepair in the Middle Ages, what did the local monks use it for?


2. The Valens aqueduct was the longest single water supply system in the ancient world. Which metropolis did it serve?


3. The Nazca aqueducts in Peru feature an unique spiral design. What was the nickname the locals gave them?


4. Which Spanish aqueduct, built by the Romans, is known locally as the ‘Devil’s Bridge’?


5. Hampi aqueduct is regarded as one of the most sophisticated aqueducts outside of the Roman world. Where will you find it?


6. This aqueduct also serves as a road bridge and a passageway for the local trout. Where is it?


7. This park featuring the remains of seven ancient aqueducts is a popular day trip from which Italian city?


8. The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in Wales is an Industrial Age masterpiece. How many cast iron spans does it have?


9. As well as providing water, what else did the Incans use the Tambomachay aqueduct near Cusco for?


10. Which of these countries does NOT have the remains of a Roman aqueduct?


11. Where will you find the remains of a kariz, an underground aqueduct, built during the reign of Alexander the Great?


12. The beautifully-preserved aqueduct in Segovia, Spain has 165 arches. How many granite blocks were used to build it?


13. The Central Arizona Project is the largest aqueduct in the USA. Which river does it divert water from?


14. Aqua Appia is the oldest known Roman aqueduct. What year was it built?