Microsoft Rewards Bing Unesco Sites Quiz Answers:
1: Where are the Abu Simbel temples located?
Located in Egypt, the Abu Simbel temples were officially designated a cultural UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. The massive rock-cut temples were originally carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century BC, during the 19th Dynasty reign of the Pharaoh Ramesses II.
The correct answer is Egypt.
2: What year was The Great Barrier Reef added to the UNESCO World Heritage list?
Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1981, the Great Barrier Reef is listed as a site of remarkable variety, beauty, and outstanding universal value. Located on the northeast coast of Australia it contains the world’s largest collection of coral reefs and holds great scientific interest in the habitat of species such as the dugong and large green turtle.
The correct answer is 1981.
3: What type of site is Petra classified as?
Classified as a cultural site, the city of Petra in Jordan has been on the UNESCO list since 1985. Petra is one the world’s most famous archaeological sites and is half-built, half-carved into rocks having been inhabited since prehistoric times.
The correct answer is Cultural.
4: Which is the only official UNESCO site in Singapore?
A Singapore Botanic Gardens
B Gardens by the Bay
C Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 2015, the Singapore Botanic Gardens spans 49 hectares at the heart of the city of Singapore. The gardens include a variety of historic features, plants, and buildings that have developed since it was first created in 1859.
The correct answer is Singapore Botanic Gardens.
5: How many natural UNESCO sites can be found in Asia and the Pacific region?
Asia and the Pacific have the most natural UNESCO sites of any other region in the world. There are also 189 designated cultural sites and 12 mixed sites across the region. There is a total of 213 natural UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the world.
The correct answer is 67.