Largest Buildings in the World Quiz



By: Nathan Chandler

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Tall buildings are incredible, but so are buildings that are simply … huge. How much do you know about the world's largest buildings? Find out by taking this quiz!

What happens at the biggest building in the world?

The Boeing Everett factory is the world's largest building, and it is used to manufacture planes like the 777 and 787 Dreamliner.


How many cubic feet are enclosed by the Boeing Everett factory?

With 472 million cubic feet of space, there is more than enough room to create the massive planes made by Boeing.


About how many employees work at the Boeing Everett factory?

Roughly 30,000 people are employed there, enough to start small city.


How tall is a Boeing 747?

The 747s are about six stories tall, which tells you why Boeing needs such huge spaces to assemble its aircraft.


Where is the enormous Target Import Warehouse located?

At this Savannah, Georgia, facility, products are sorted and then distributed to other Target warehouses.


The Savannah Target warehouse has enough space to hold how many minivans?

With 2 million square feet of space, you could park about 153,000 minivans inside this warehouse.


By floor space, what is the world's largest office building?

The Desjardins Complex in Montreal has about 495,000 square feet of office space within its 87 floors.


What sort of business is housed inside the New Century Global Center in Chengdu, China?

The center is a hub of activity, from theaters to hotels to retail shops of all kinds. It has a footprint of more than 18 million square feet.


If you jogged the perimeter of the Savannah Target warehouse, you would travel about how far?

You'd go about 1.4 miles and keep in mind that this number doesn't include the parking lots or other grounds, it's only the building itself.


What kinds of products are made at the Belvidere Assembly Plant in Illinois?

The plant has more than 3.7 million square feet of space in which to manufacture Chrysler vehicles like the Dodge Dart and Jeep Patriot.


When did the Boeing Everett factory first begin producing planes?

For more than 40 years, the factory has been cranking out planes for companies all over the world.


What sort of product is manufactured at the Jean-Luc Lagardere Plant in France?

The plant is the third largest building in the world, and it’s the home of the Airbus 380, the world's largest airliner.


How long is the longest side of the Jean-Luc Lagardere Plant?

It is 1,600 feet long, or about one-third of a mile. It is also 820 feet wide.


How high is the ceiling in the Jean-Luc Lagardere Plant?

With more than 150 feet of headspace, engineers have more than enough room to build their giant airplanes.


How many tons of steel were needed to build the Jean-Luc Lagardere Plant?

The 32,000 tons of steel were four times the amount needed to create the Eiffel Tower in Paris


When did the Meyer Werft shipyard first begin assembling ships?

Since its first ships in 1795, the shipyard has evolved into one of the biggest buildings in the world.


Where is the Aalsmeer Flower Auction building located?

Located in the Netherlands, this is the largest building in the world, by footprint. It covers more than 5.5 million square feet.


NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building has which distinction?

The building is the tallest single-story building anywhere. It is more than 520 feet tall and meant to be exceedingly large to allow for the construction of NASA's huge spacecraft.


What will you find inside the Aerium, a huge building in Germany?

Originally meant for the construction of enormous airships made by CargoLifter, the building is now home to the Tropical Islands Resort.


How much floor space is there in the Tropical Islands Resort building?

There is more than 750,000 square feet of floor space, and more than 184 million cubic feet of total volume.


How tall is the ceiling in the Tropical Islands Resort building?

The ceiling is 350 feet above park visitors, who are simply dwarfed by the building's immensity.


How long does it take to open or close the doors on NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building?

The 450-foot tall doors require about 45 minutes to fully open or close. The building was constructed to withstand Florida's hurricane-prone weather.


How tall is the tallest section of the Meyer Werft shipyard?

With a height of nearly 250 feet, the covered sections of the facility are large enough to accommodate some of the largest ships in the world.


Where is the Austal USA shipbuilding facility located?

The Mobile, Alabama, company employs more than 4,000 people and builds large, complex sea vessels.


How long is the longest side of the Mitsubishi Motors North America building in Normal, Illinois?

The 3,018 foot length means that the structure is nearly six-tenths of a mile long.


Where is the O2 arena?

The O2 Arena was used for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Many gymnastics events were held there.


What's the maximum seating capacity of the O2 arena?

The maximum capacity is about 20,000 people. In 2015 it was by far the busiest music venue in the world, with more than 1.8 million tickets sold.


How many people work at the Tesla car factory in Fremont, California?

Those 6,000 people work in a building with more than 16 million square feet of space. In 2016, the plant was building about 2,000 cars per week.


Where will you find the largest exhibition ground on Earth?

In Germany, the Hanover Fairground has more than 5 million square feet of indoor space. The buildings were former hangars used during World War II.


How many product orders are fulfilled each week at the gigantic John Deere distribution in Milan, Illinois?

Roughly half a million orders are shipped each week. The footprint of this structure is more than 2.6 million square feet.


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