WONDER #2795: What Happened to Pompeii?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- how Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE and the work being done to excavate and protect it today.
- the best time of year to visit the ruins of Pompeii.
- the many ancient cities around the world that were destroyed by violent volcanic eruptions.
- how to tell when a volcano is about to erupt.
Question 2 of 3
When excavations of Pompeii began, archaeologists found that much of the city had been preserved by _________________.
- volcanic ash
- polar ice
Question 3 of 3
In what country is Pompeii located?
Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/What-Happened-to-Pompeii.