World Heritage Day 2020

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World Heritage Day 2020 - Quiz

April 18 is observed as World Heritage Day as suggested by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). It was in 1982 that the ICOMOS suggested that April 18 should be celebrated as the International Day for Monuments and Sites.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    UNESCO world heritage site “Fatehpur Sikri” is in which state

    • A.

      Karnataka

    • B.

      B.Uttar Pradesh

    • C.

      C.Goa

    • D.

      D.Maharashtra

    Correct Answer
    B. B.Uttar Pradesh
    Explanation
    Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It was built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire for a short period. The site is known for its stunning architecture, including the Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, and the palace complexes. It is a popular tourist destination and attracts visitors from all over the world to witness its historical and cultural significance.

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  • 2. 

    Sundarbans National park is in which state ?

    • A.

      A.Orissa

    • B.

      B.Assam

    • C.

      C.West Bengal

    • D.

      D.Karnataka

    Correct Answer
    C. C.West Bengal
    Explanation
    The Sundarbans National Park is located in West Bengal. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known for its unique mangrove forests and diverse wildlife, including the Royal Bengal Tiger. The park is situated in the Sundarbans delta, which is formed by the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers. West Bengal is the correct answer because it is the state where the Sundarbans National Park is located.

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  • 3. 

    Taj Mahal is in which state of India?

    • A.

      A.Delhi

    • B.

      B.Rajasthan

    • C.

      C.Orissa

    • D.

      D.Uttar Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    D. D.Uttar Pradesh
    Explanation
    The Taj Mahal is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is situated in the city of Agra. The Taj Mahal is a famous mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is considered one of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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  • 4. 

    Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram is in which state ?

    • A.

      A.Tamil Nadu

    • B.

      B.Gujarat

    • C.

      C.Karnataka

    • D.

      D.Orissa

    Correct Answer
    A. A.Tamil Nadu
    Explanation
    The Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is famous for its ancient rock-cut temples and sculptures. It is one of the most important historical and cultural sites in Tamil Nadu, attracting tourists and history enthusiasts from all over the world.

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  • 5. 

    In the case of western ghats how many propeties were designated as world heritage sites in India?

    • A.

      A.59

    • B.

      B.29

    • C.

      C.19

    • D.

      D.39

    Correct Answer
    D. D.39
    Explanation
    39 properties in the Western Ghats were designated as world heritage sites in India.

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  • 6. 

    How many cultural sites are there in UNSECO’s world heritage sites in India?

    • A.

      A.32

    • B.

      B.25

    • C.

      C.7

    • D.

      D.46

    Correct Answer
    B. B.25
    Explanation
    There are 25 cultural sites in UNESCO's world heritage sites in India.

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  • 7. 

    Khajuraho Group of Monuments is in which state?

    • A.

      A.Madhya Pradesh

    • B.

      B.Karnataka

    • C.

      C.Orissa

    • D.

      D.Bihar

    Correct Answer
    A. A.Madhya Pradesh
    Explanation
    The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. These monuments are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are known for their intricate and explicit carvings depicting various aspects of life, including love, spirituality, and mythology. Madhya Pradesh is home to several other historical and cultural sites, making it a popular destination for tourists interested in exploring India's rich heritage.

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  • 8. 

    In which state Group of Monuments at Pattadakal is located?

    • A.

      A.Bihar

    • B.

      B.Karnataka

    • C.

      Orissa

    • D.

      Goa

    Correct Answer
    B. B.Karnataka
    Explanation
    The Group of Monuments at Pattadakal is located in the state of Karnataka.

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  • 9. 

    Full form of UNESCO  

    • A.

      A.Union Nations Education ,Science and Cultural Organisation

    • B.

      B.United Nations Environmental,Social and Cultural Organization.

    • C.

      C.United Nations Enterprise ,Science and Cultural Organization

    • D.

      D.United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

    Correct Answer
    D. D.United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
    Explanation
    UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations that aims to promote international collaboration in education, science, culture, and communication. Its main objectives include fostering peace and sustainable development by promoting education, preserving cultural heritage, and supporting scientific research and cooperation.

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  • 10. 

    The ‘Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks ‘ is in which state ?

    • A.

      A.Karnataka

    • B.

      B.Uttarakhand

    • C.

      C.Uttar Pradesh

    • D.

      D.Madhya Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    B. B.Uttarakhand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Uttarakhand. Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks are located in Uttarakhand state. These national parks are known for their rich biodiversity and stunning natural beauty. Nanda Devi National Park is home to the second highest peak in India, Nanda Devi, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Valley of Flowers National Park is famous for its vibrant alpine flowers and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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