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World Heritage Day Quiz | Find out if you are a seasoned globetrotter or a curious armchair traveller

Team StoryWeavers|April 17, 2023, 13:02 IST| 1
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Welcome, fellow adventurers! Today, we’re celebrating the cultural and natural wonders that make our planet a diverse and fascinating place. From ancient ruins to modern marvels, World Heritage Sites are a testament to the creativity, ingenuity, and sheer determination of humanity. Join us on a journey to explore remarkable places and test your knowledge. Get ready to channelise your inner seasoned globetrotter or curious armchair traveller.

Read the following questions carefully and choose the correct answer from the list of options:

1. Which of the following is not a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

a) The Great Wall of China

b) The Eiffel Tower

c) The Taj Mahal


2. The Pyramids of Giza are a World Heritage Site located in which country?

a) Egypt

b) Sudan

c) Libya


3. What is the name of the World Heritage Site that is a collection of ancient ruins in Cambodia?

a) Petra

b) Angkor Wat

c) Palmyra

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4. The city of Venice, Italy, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its:

a) Canals

b) Mountains

c) Forests


5. What type of stone was used to build the Taj Mahal?

a) Marble

b) Granite

c) Sandstone


6. Which entire island has been designated as a World Heritage Site?

a) Socotra

b) Madagascar

c) Mauritius


7. Can you guess which monument holds the title of a World Heritage Site?

a) Eiffel Tower

b) Machu Picchu

c) Empire State Building


8. A famous World Heritage Site, the Grand Canyon is located in which US state?

a) California

b) Nevada

c) Arizona

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9. The ancient city of Petra, known for its rock-cut architecture, is a World Heritage Site located in which country?

a) Egypt

b) Jordan

c) Greece


10. The Forbidden City is the world’s most visited World Heritage Site. Where is it located?





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About the Author

I'm Naqshib Nisar aka the Ministry of Happiness. A digital journalist who can write anything under the sun. When I'm not writing, I'm definitely discovering hidden gems of a city or exploring the food culture. Being a language enthusiast, I grasp words from songs I don't really understand. I'm mostly in the procaffeinating mode because coffee comes first. Hit me up if you ever want to find the best cappuccino and croissants in Bangalore.

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