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World Heritage Sites Quiz

This is a World Heritage Sites Quiz from taste2travel!

How well do you know your UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Test your knowledge with this quiz from taste2travel.

 

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1. Where would you be if you were exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nan Madol?

The impressive walls of Nan Madol.
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2. Which entire island has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Dragon's blood trees at Homhil.
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3. A famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Grand Canyon is located in which U.S. state?

The Grand Canyon is one of 1,154 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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4. The walled old town of Khiva, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which country?

Originally planned to be three times its current height, the stunning Kalta-minor Minaret is one of the main sights of Khiva.
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5. In which country would you be if you were visiting Alhambra Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

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6. The Rapa Nui National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located where?

Featuring fifteen moai, Ahu Tongariki is the largest ahu on Easter Island (Rapa Nui).
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7. The former Mayan city of Palenque is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in which country?

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8. In which country would you be if you were visiting Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

A triumph of the Inca empire, Machu Picchu is a 15th-century citadel, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, on a 2,430-metre (7,970 ft) mountain ridge.
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9. Göreme National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which country?

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10. In which country would you be if you were admiring the view from the top of the Jungfraujoch, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

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11. In which state of Australia would you be if you were visiting Kakadu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

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12. The Pantheon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which city?

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13. The ancient city of Samarra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which country?

A highlight of Samarra is the iconic Malwiya (Arabic for "twisted") Minaret.
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14. The Forbidden City is the world’s most visited UNESCO World Heritage Site. In which city is it located?

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15. The Statue of Liberty, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was a gift of friendship to the United States from which country?

Statue of Liberty
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16. In which country would you be if you were visiting Erbil Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Settled for more than 6,000 years, Erbil Citadel is one of the longest, continuously inhabited, places on Earth.
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17. Aapravasi Ghat is one of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in which country?

Photos of Indian indentured labourers at the Aapravasi Ghat museum.
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18. The Galápagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are a territory of which country?

A very colourful Galapagos land iguana on South Plaza Island.
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19. The historic centre of Cienfuegos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which country?

A view from Plaza José Martí, the heart of Cienfuegos, with the red dome of the imposing Palacio de Gobierno (home to the Museo Provincial) in the background.
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20. San Souci Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which country?

The ruined, Sans-Souci palace, which is located in the town of Milot.
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