Walls are such a feature of everyday life that it’s easy to forget about them sometimes. But they’re actually pretty interesting things. See how much you really know about them!
- The Great Wall of China is sometimes said (wrongly) to be the only man-made object visible from the Moon. How many times better than normal (20/20) vision would your sight have to be to see it?
- Hadrian’s Wall famously separated Roman Britain from the Caledonian tribes to the north. But the Romans built a wall further north still. What is it commonly called, and which river estuaries did it connect?
- The Berlin Wall prevented East Germans from entering West Berlin. In what year was it built? And in what year did it start to come down?
- Which Wall appeared in three ITV soap operas?
- Wall’s ice cream is the original company behind the world’s largest ice cream manufacturer, Heartbrand. Which multinational company now owns it?