World Heritage Knowledge MCQ Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which continent has the most World Heritage Sites?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      North America

  • 2. 
    The Swiss towns of La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle were added to the Wold heritage List in 2009 for what cultural distinction?
    • A. 

      Traditional Cheesemaking

    • B. 

      Their town planning

    • C. 

      A Roman Aqueduct

    • D. 

      Twin minasteries

  • 3. 
    What is the Vredefort Dome? (a World Heritage site in South Aftica)
    • A. 

      The world's largest asteroid impact site

    • B. 

      And 11th century stadium

    • C. 

      A historic gold mine

    • D. 

      A volcanic crater

  • 4. 
    Which of these sites was in the first group added to the World Heritage List
    • A. 

      Historic Cairo, Egypt

    • B. 

      Old Havana, Cuba

    • C. 

      Yellowstone National Park, U.S.

    • D. 

      Venice, Italy

  • 5. 
    How many countries have adhered to the World Heritage Convention?
    • A. 

      37

    • B. 

      88

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      187

  • 6. 
    Which of these U.S. sites is on the World Heritage List?
    • A. 

      Los Alamos, New Mexico

    • B. 

      Jimi Hendrix's birthplace in Seattle, Washington

    • C. 

      Statue of Liberty, New York

    • D. 

      The White House, Washington, D.C.

  • 7. 
    Only two countries have ever had a World Heritage Site removed from the list. What are they?
    • A. 

      Ecuador and Cape Verde

    • B. 

      China Lithuania

    • C. 

      Iraq and Laos

    • D. 

      Germany and Oman

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a World Heritage site?
    • A. 

      Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Japan

    • B. 

      Sydney Opera House, Australia

    • C. 

      Sewell Mining Town, Chile

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    A World Heritage site added in 2006 recognizes what in Mexico?
    • A. 

      Its tequila-producing areas

    • B. 

      The Zona Rosa neighborhood of Mexico City

    • C. 

      A bullring in Acapulco

    • D. 

      Artist Diego Rivera's murals

  • 10. 
    China's Qionglai and Jiajin Mountains are home to a World Heritage site that protects what endangered animal?
    • A. 

      Red panda

    • B. 

      Snow leopard

    • C. 

      Giant panda

    • D. 

      All of the above