Beacons of hope in the darkness, lighthouses have guided sailors to safety for thousands of years. They've helped ships navigate dangerous coasts and survive treacherous storms. Test your knowledge of these structures with the lighthouse quiz.
Question 1 of 10
On which coast did America's lighthouses first appear?
Question 2 of 10
What's the tallest lighthouse in the United States?
Question 3 of 10
What fueled the building of lighthouses in America?
Question 4 of 10
How did lighthouses change in the 20th century?
Question 5 of 10
How many U.S. light stations are permanently manned?
Question 6 of 10
The oldest-standing U.S. lighthouse is located where?
Question 7 of 10
Admiralty Head lighthouse on Puget Sound has been repurposed as what?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following is a twin lighthouse?
Question 9 of 10
Which famous author wrote about the Cape Cod lighthouse?
Question 10 of 10