UNESCO World Heritage Sites are places of outstanding universal value to humanity. They are protected by UNESCO to ensure that they are preserved for future generations. There are over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the world.

Here you are given Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the Unesco World Heritage Sitethe topic of General Knowledge. First of all, you have to read all the GK questions related to Unesco World Heritage Site and click on one correct answer for each question. If your answer is correct, you will be displayed with a ✅ sign, but if your answer is wrong, a ❌ sign will be displayed, so that you can identify the correct answer you have given.

Q. Which among the following has been including in the prestigious list of UNESCO word heritage sites by World Heritage Committee at its meeting in St. Petersburg in July 2012?

 ◉ Konkan Railway

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 ◉ Chilka Lake

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 ◉ Amber Fort

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 ◉ Western Ghats

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Q. Who built the famous Khajuraho temple?

 ◉ Chandela kings

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 ◉ the Mughals

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 ◉ The Cholas

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 ◉ none of these

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Q. Who has been appointed as the head of UNESCO by the member countries of UNESCO?

 ◉ Nikki James

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 ◉ Margaret Thatcher

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 ◉ Audre Aajole

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 ◉ Alexa Blix

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Q. In which city of Uttar Pradesh, the famous Hazratganj square will be named after Bharat Ratna and former Prime Minister of the country late Atal Bihari Vajpayee?

 ◉ Ambikapur

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 ◉ Lucknow

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 ◉ Ahmednagar

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 ◉ Punjab

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Q. Where is the 'Sun Temple' known for its amazing architecture located?

 ◉ Konark (Odisha)

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 ◉ Shillong

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 ◉ Manipur

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 ◉ Himachal Pradesh

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Q. Under whose leadership, UNESCO instituted the Kalinga Prize for the promotion of science in the year 1951?

 ◉ C V Raman

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 ◉ Biju Patnaik

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 ◉ S. Radhakrishnan

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 ◉ Jagdish Chandra Bose

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Q. From which year Ajanta was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO?

 ◉ 1983

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 ◉ 1985

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 ◉ 1984

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 ◉ 1986

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Q. Who was appointed as the Director General of UNESCO in November 2017?

 ◉ Audre Ajole

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 ◉ Julian Huxley

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 ◉ Luther Evans

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 ◉ Jam torres bodet

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Q. In which year UNESCO declared Bhimbhetka rock shelter caves as a World Heritage Site?

 ◉ 2005

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 ◉ 2003

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 ◉ 2006

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 ◉ 2004

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Q. Which part of India was included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO on July 1, 2012?

 ◉ Southern Ghats

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 ◉ western ghats

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 ◉ Eastern Ghats

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 ◉ Northern Ghats

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Q. Which is the latest addition to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India?

 ◉ Mughal Garden

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 ◉ Fatehpur Sikri

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 ◉ Ramappa Temple

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 ◉ Hawamahal

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Q. Where is the headquarter of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) located?

 ◉ London

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 ◉ in Paris (France)

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 ◉ Rome

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 ◉ Europe

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Q. Where is the headquarter of UNESCO?

 ◉ in london

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 ◉ in paris

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 ◉ in the philippines

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 ◉ in california

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Q. Which is the continent that does not have any identified culture-site recognized by UNESCO as a 'World Heritage Site'?

 ◉ Africa

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 ◉ south america

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 ◉ Antarctica

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 ◉ Asia

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Q. Which region of America has the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites?

 ◉ USA and Canada

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 ◉ France and India

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 ◉ Britain and Russia

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 ◉ Australia and New Zealand

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