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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

World Heritage Site Quiz

Here's a great quiz I found... I was frustrated by what I didn't know and wanted to go study up. Don't check the comments till you're sure of your answers!!

Quiz: In which countries are the following World Heritage sites located?

(Each answer is the name of a country playing in the World Cup, and the answers are below some unrelated-to-the-World-Cup travel-book musing.)

  1. Galapagos Islands
  2. Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau
  3. Cocos Island National Park
  4. Iguazu National Park
  5. Alto Douro Wine Region
  6. Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
  7. Persepolis
  8. Historic Centre of San Gimignano
  9. Chaco Culture National Historical Park
  10. Kakadu National Park
  11. Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
  12. Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)
  13. Altamira Cave
  14. Site of Carthage
  15. Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba

1 comment:

Natalya said...

Answers to the quiz

1. Galapagos Islands: Ecuador
2. Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau: Germany
3. Cocos Island National Park: Costa Rica
4. Iguazu National Park: Argentina
5. Alto Douro Wine Region: Portugal
6. Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán: Mexico
7. Persepolis: Iran
8. Historic Centre of San Gimignano: Italy
9. Chaco Culture National Historical Park: United States
10. Kakadu National Park: Australia
11. Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara: Japan
12. Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct): France
13. Altamira Cave: Spain
14. Site of Carthage: Tunisia
15. Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba: Togo