Rediff.com  » Business » Which is the world's tallest building?

Which is the world's tallest building?

April 07, 2004 07:57 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
World's tallest buildings

Which is the world's tallest building?
Take the rediff business quiz and see how much you know about some of the tallest buildings of the world

Biz Quiz is best viewed in Internet Explorer (IE) and Netscape above version 6.0.

1. Which is the world's tallest building?
a) Petronas Towers
b) Taipei 101
c) Sears Towers

2. Which is the world's tallest residential building?
a) 21st Tower , Dubai
b) Trump World Tower, New York
c) Triumph Palace , Moscow

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong!
The correct answer is 21st Tower, Dubai.
The building, located in Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai is entirely pre-leased to Emirates Airlines to house its flight attendants. The tower includes a rooftop swimming pool and gymnasium. A 9-storey car park adjoins the main tower. Trump World Tower (262 m) was the world's tallest all-residential tower from 2000 to 2002, when it was surpassed by Tower Palace Three, Tower G (264-m). The 269-m high 21st Tower has 55 floors.
Correct!
The building, located in Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai is entirely pre-leased to Emirates Airlines to house its flight attendants. The tower includes a rooftop swimming pool and gymnasium. A 9-storey car park adjoins the main tower. Trump World Tower (262 m) was the world's tallest all-residential tower from 2000 to 2002, when it was surpassed by Tower Palace Three, Tower G (264-m). The 269-m high 21st Tower has 55 floors.

3. Which is India's tallest building?
a) Oberoi Towers
b) Shreepati Court
c) MVRDC

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong!
The correct answer is MVRDC.
MVRDC World Trade Centre I in Cuffe Parade, Mumbai is 156 m high and has 35 floors. The building was developed by Shapoorji Pallonji and Pheroze Kudianawala was the architect. The Shreepati Arcade is the 2nd tallest building – 152.5 m high with 45 floors.
Correct!
MVRDC World Trade Centre I in Cuffe Parade, Mumbai is 156 m high and has 35 floors. The building was developed by Shapoorji Pallonji and Pheroze Kudianawala was the architect. The Shreepati Arcade is the 2nd tallest building – 152.5 m high with 45 floors.

4. Which of the following is home to the second largest number of skyscrapers in India?
a) Gurgaon
b) Bangalore
c) Hyderabad

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong!
The correct answer is Gurgaon.
The financial capital of Mumbai has the highest number of skyscrapers in India - 476. Gurgaon is a distant second with 85 skyscrapers closely followed by Kolkata (83). Located to the south of Delhi, Gurgaon a major city of Haryana is a fast developing city and is part of the National Capital Region. Good quality and cheaper office buildings and residential complexes have proved attractive to many companies who have shifted their corporate and back offices from New Delhi's business centres to Gurgaon. DLF Sqaure Tower (90 m and 22 floors) is the tallest building in Gurgaon.
Correct!
The financial capital of Mumbai has the highest number of skyscrapers in India - 476. Gurgaon is a distant second with 85 skyscrapers closely followed by Kolkata (83). Located to the south of Delhi, Gurgaon a major city of Haryana is a fast developing city and is part of the National Capital Region. Good quality and cheaper office buildings and residential complexes have proved attractive to many companies who have shifted their corporate and back offices from New Delhi's business centres to Gurgaon. DLF Sqaure Tower (90 m and 22 floors) is the tallest building in Gurgaon.

5. What is common to Guys Towers, Galter Pavilion, Quenny Tower?
a) They are some of the tallest buildings in London
b) These skyscrapers are located in New York
c) These are some of world's tallest hospitals

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong!
The correct answer is These are some of world's tallest hospitals.
Guys Hospital was founded by Sir Thomas Guy, a printer, publisher and governor of St Thomas's in 1720. It formally opened in 1726 with 100 beds and a staff of 51. It is Europe's tallest hospital. The Galter Pavilion houses clinical and office space for up to 600 Northwestern Memorial Hospital and private physicians. Tower Place at Queeny provides private rooms that look more like a hotel rather than a hospital. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, housed at Queeny Towers, is the largest hospital in Missouri and is consistently ranked among the Honor Roll of America's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. An affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital has a 1,784 member medical staff with many who are recognized in the "Best Doctors in America."
Correct!
Guys Hospital was founded by Sir Thomas Guy, a printer, publisher and governor of St Thomas's in 1720. It formally opened in 1726 with 100 beds and a staff of 51. It is Europe's tallest hospital. The Galter Pavilion houses clinical and office space for up to 600 Northwestern Memorial Hospital and private physicians. Tower Place at Queeny provides private rooms that look more like a hotel rather than a hospital. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, housed at Queeny Towers, is the largest hospital in Missouri and is consistently ranked among the Honor Roll of America's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. An affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital has a 1,784 member medical staff with many who are recognized in the "Best Doctors in America."

Click here for More Quizzes

Tell us what you think of this Quiz

Compiled by: Rediff Business Desk

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
 

Moneywiz Live!