Quiz: Can you identify these abandoned places?
Can you identify these abandoned places?
By: Bambi Turner
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About This Quiz

Abandoned places are equal parts creepy and fascinating. While they offer a tantalizing look at places frozen in time, they also leave you wondering just how a place that was once so full of life could be left to decay, its buildings surrendered to Mother Nature. Take our quiz to see how much you know about some of the most intriguing abandoned places on the planet.

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What natural disaster left Six Flags New Orleans a ghost town?
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What U.S. state is home to the city of Centralia?
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The Maunsell Sea Forts sit off the coast of this country.
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Where is Pripyat located?
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Why was Pripyat abandoned?
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What country is Kolmanskop located in?
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This state's Central Rail Station was the tallest rail station in the world when it opened in 1913.
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What country is home to Ford company town Fordlandia?
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Copehill Down in Wiltshire, England was never actually occupied.
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Grossingers Resort in the Catskills was the first resort in the U.S. to use this.
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What was excavated from the Mir Mine in Siberia?
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What attraction did Disney open on the now-abandoned Discovery Island?
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What was Disney's first water park in Florida?
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There is a secret subway station located under New York's City Hall.
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What year did the City Hall Station close to the public?
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Where can you find the abandoned Nara Dreamland?
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This country's Communist Party HQ is shaped like a giant UFO.
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What state is home to Midgeville -- better known as Central State Hospital?
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What was mined at the abandoned Kennecott Mine in Alaska?
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What year did Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary close its doors?
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What country is home to the town of Mandu?
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How many people died at Oradour-Sur-Glane?
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Oradour-Sur-Glace has been left untouched since 1944.
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Demand for this product led to the creation of a town in Humberstone, Chile.
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How many people lived in Humberstone at its peak?
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What substance helped Wittenoom, Australia boom -- then bust?
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What is Hashima Island better known as?
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Where is Deception Island located?
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When was Tyneham, England seized by the British government?
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What country is home to the abandoned city of Kayakoy?
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