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World Heritage Sites Quiz

Do you know your Aachen from your Zweibrücken? 10 Questions.

 
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Which agency of the United Nations runs the World Heritage Programme?

  • UNEP
  • UNFIP
  • UNESCO
  • UNICEF

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Which model industrial village in the North of England was granted World Heritage Site status in 2001?

  • Bournville
  • Portmeirion
  • Port Sunlight
  • Saltaire

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Which South American capital city, founded in the 16th century, became a World Heritage Site in 1978?

  • Quito
  • Lima
  • Caracas
  • Buenos Aires

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Which London borough was granted World Heritage Site status in 1997?

  • Islington
  • Greenwich
  • Richmond upon Thames
  • Southwark

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Which city, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic", became a World Heritage Site in 1979?

  • Brindisi
  • Rimini
  • Dubrovnik
  • Trieste

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Which island, known by its inhabitants as "Rapa Nui", became a World Heritage Site in 1995?

  • Christmas Island
  • Pitcairn Island
  • Tristan da Cunha
  • Easter Island

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"The Pont du Gard" in France, that became a World Heritage Site in 1985, is a Roman what?

  • Aqueduct
  • Amphitheatre
  • Bath house
  • Temple

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In which English city were the cathedral and nearby castle added to the World Heritage Site list in 1986?

  • Canterbury
  • Durham
  • Salisbury
  • Warwick

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In which US state is the "Carlsbad Caverns National Park", a World Heritage Site since 1995?

  • Arizona
  • California
  • New Mexico
  • Utah

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The delta of which river, the best preserved in Europe, was granted World Heritage Site status in 1991?

  • Danube
  • Rhine
  • Rhone
  • Volga

 

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