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"Since I enjoyed "Canada's Wonders", I thought I would explore wonders in the United States. This quiz is on mostly American World Heritage Sites. I have never been to any of these places so if I have made mistakes please, let me know."
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In order to become a World Heritage Site, UNESCO first nominates and then votes on the site. If the site meets all the necessary requirements it is accepted as a World Heritage Site. What does UNESCO stand for?
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
The Universal Nations of Eco-systems in Support of Cultural Organization.
The Universal National Education of Scientific and Cultural Organization.
The Universal Nationwide Education in Support of Cultural Organization.
What year was Mammoth Cave National Park accepted as a World Heritage Site?
France gave the United States the Statue of Liberty as a gift of friendship. Who was the President of the French Republic when this gift of friendship was sent to the United States?
Jacques René Chirac ( May 17, 1995 to May 16, 2007)
Charles the Bald (June 13, 823 to October 6, 877)
François Paul Jules Grévy (January 30, 1879 to December 2,1887)
Louis XV, the Beloved (February 15, 1710 to May 10, 1774)
Yellowstone National Park is home to which of the following once-endangered species of animal?
What is one of the things that Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is famous for?
Due to continuous seismic activity the ground is literally littered with various semi-precious gemstones.
Due to the remoteness of the park several famous authors retreat there to write.
This park contains what are considered to be two of the world's most active volcanoes.
At this park the area is totally barren, and is considered by many,to be a mirror image to the moon.
The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is managed by what group/agency?
Nevada Historic Preservation Agency
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
National Parks Subcommittee for the United States
What national park in 2001 began a program for releasing Elk within its boundaries?
Great Blue Mountain National Park
The Rainforest Preserve
Great Grey Mountain National Park
Great Smoky Mountain National Park
What is different about Pueblo de Taos from other World Heritage Sites?
It is a community that has had people living and making their homes there for over 1,000 years.
It is one of the largest burial grounds in North America, with over 1,000 preserved bodies, dating back 3,000 years.
It is the only place, worldwide, where the sun literally stops moving for ten minutes at noon daily.
It was a Neanderthal settlement.
This World Heritage Site, had documentations (hand drawn maps) that were found in a diary from 1540. What is the name of the site?
Grand Canyon National Park
Spanish Peak National Park
Washington National Monument
Rocky Mountain Sasquatch Preserve
What makes Waterton Glacier International Peace Park unique?
It is the world's first international peace park.
The park boundaries span across two countries.
It is the first peace park accepted as a World Heritage Site.
All of these
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