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1. The Arg-é Bam or Bam Citadel is at the heart of the World Heritage Site known as "Bam and its Cultural Landscape". In which modern day country does it lie?
2. By what fragrant name is the World Heritage Site of the "Desert Cities in the Negev" known?
3. The World Heritage Site of Jam lies way up in the Ghur mountains of Afghanistan. Dating back to the early twelfth century, just what is Jam?
4. Where can the World Heritage Site known by the names of Al-Hijr, Madain Saleh or Hegra be found?
5. The ancient city of Sana'a in Yemen is a World Heritage Site. It is known for the architecture of the houses, mosques, and the fourteen hammams. What is the purpose of the building known as a hammam?
6. What ruins can be found at Palmyra, Syria?
7. Qal'at al-Bahrain is named for the fort which crowns the ancient site. Continuously occupied since at least 4500 years B.C.E., it was the capital city of which ancient civilisation?
8. In which country on the Arabian Peninsula can the Land of Frankincense or Frankincense Trail be found?
9. The ancient city of Zabid in Yemen was named for a nearby geographical feature; what is it?
10. While Egypt has a few better known World Heritage Sites, what makes the site of Abu Mena special?
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