Which Famous Treasure Are You Destined to Find?

Mark Lichtenstein

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About This Quiz

If early man has taught us one thing, it’s that treasures are to be valued, collected and protected. People like pirates have been hunting what they thought to be some of the most valuable treasures in the world like El Dorado and the Fountain of Youth. Whether or not these things and places were real, they gave way to some of the greatest stories, and now movies, in the world. Although the hunt for these things has heavily diminished over the years, there are still modern-day treasure hunters in existence. But what if you were one of these pirates or treasure hunters, just which treasure would you find?

Are you the one who will uproot Genghis Khan's gold? It is supposedly in his tomb, but no one has been able to find the tomb for hundreds of years. Can you? Or will you be the one to find the Templar Treasure? Are you brave enough to go diving around Oak Island to find it? Or maybe you'll find D. B. Cooper's Cache -- will you get the remainder of the $200,000 that was never found? Or, maybe you'll be the one to get the Confederate Gold. Do you already have plans for what you'll do with all your loot?

If you’re curious to find out just how valuable of an object you're destined to find, take our famous treasures quiz! Let’s get started.

Which culture do you find the most interesting?

How few clues are you willing to go on?

Are you okay with following a well tread path?

Do you mind if your find has political implications?

How magnificent must your find be?

Do you mind if the law tries to stake a claim to your find?

Do you plan on spending a lot of time in musty old books?

Do you mind having to locate bygone landmarks?

Do you mind having to go someplace with strange food?

Do you mind having to go to the middle of nowhere?

Must this search happen in a heavily populated country?

Do you mind being in a fairly lawless place?

Do you want to be part of a large crowd of treasure hunters?

What languages do you speak?

Do you want your find to come with a story everyone knows?

What will you do with your find?

Which item would you most want to find?

Which religion interests you the most?

What would you most hope to find hidden in the treasure hoard?

Who would you want your find to matter to?

Do you mind if your find upends gold prices?

Do you mind if your treasure is hidden underwater?

Do you mind if you have to do a lot of digging in one spot?

Do you mind if you have to travel all over the place to find your treasure in bits and pieces?

Could your treasure could be complete fiction?

Do you mind if your find makes you a target of secret societies?

Do you mind if your investigation makes you lock horns with law enforcement before you even find a single coin?

Do you need all the facts to be available from the beginning?

Do you want to rack up the airline miles on your hunt?

Do you mind if your find makes the subject of your adventure a little less mystical?

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